Four tips to preserve and share your analog photos during Photo Preservation Day and year-round

Photo Preservation DayIn case you hadn’t heard, March 31st has been designated Photo Preservation Day as a reminder of the importance of backing up your data. While most think of just their computers when it comes to backing up, what about your old photos that may not be susceptible to computer crashes, but are vulnerable to weather, natural disasters, fire and more? Here are some tips to backup those old photos before disaster strikes.
1) FIND: Collect all your old (non-copyrighted) photos. Get your entire family and circle of friends involved as a treasure hunt to track down those Polaroid snapshots, shoeboxes of pictures and photos stacked away in draws and on closet shelves. Continue reading

Stepping into the Future with Online Scrapbooking

While traditional scrapbooking may be hard to ditch for some enthusiasts, it is arguably the better choice and the reasons to go digital are quite convincing. However, it is important when choosing to switch over to pick the right program to fit your needs. Here are some guidelines to consider when switching over.

Why switch?

 

Digital ScrapbookingOnline scrapbooking turns the time consuming, expensive hobby into something stress-free and simple while still remaining a hands on experience. Digital scrapbooking can be found at low costs and even for free! This means no more shelling out for endless supplies that require lots of space to work with and often times get messy and unorganized. Plus, working online with digitized photos will ensure a backup of your work so room for mistakes is allowed and your creations will be easy to share rather than gathering dust on a bookshelf. Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Scanning and Backing Up Photos Will Help You Save!

Ever feel like your to-do list is never ending? You start one task and all of a sudden you have eight more. You finally took your dog to the vet, but now you feel guilty because you haven’t bought your mom a birthday present yet. We’ve all been there- don’t worry. Well, here’s another task for the to do list, but this one will help you save in multiple ways. Here are three reasons why scanning and backing up your photos today will help you save time, avoid damage and create memories.

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Reason #1: Scanning and backing up your photos will save you time

 

A major benefit of an online service, such as ScanMyPhotos, is the time saved from organizing your photos. All you have to do is send the photos and they will be sorted, scanned and backed up after the click of a button. Not only will this save you time doing a laborious and repetitive task, but by scanning and backing up your photos progressively you will save time in the long run. Scanning a little at one point will ultimately be easier than waiting years and years (and years). If you wait to scan photos, you will waste a lot of time trying to play catch up. So why not save time now? Continue reading