The Surprise Anniversary Gift that Garnered Happy Tears

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We all know that classic love story where two kids grow up next door to each other and eventually fall in love, get married, and live a happily ever after tale. Well, one ScanMyPhotos customer shared a similar story with us–but with a twist.


Brian Jorgensen and his wife didn’t grow up together in the same sleepy home town. They didn’t share a similar childhood, background, or even culture. But despite their different upbringings, they got together in high school and just recently celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary where Brian pulled together a very special and touching gift for his wife.


“I was looking to scan the print photos I had of my wife and I so I could surprise her with them for our 20th wedding anniversary party. That’s how I found out about ScanMyPhotos—through a Google search.”


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How to Ensure the Protection of Your Valuables in a Disaster

We’re in the midst of hurricane season and this year is proving to be a disastrous one. After seeing the photos of the damage Hurricane Harvey left in its wake, we want to take this time to ensure our customers are protected against any potential loss—particularly when it comes to your precious print photos and memories.

 

So, in honor of National Preparedness Month and in the event of such a catastrophic hurricane season, we pulled together the following list of ways to ensure the protection of your valuables in a disaster. Take a look.

 

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Hurricane Evacuation Checklist via Accuweather

Beyond the devastating losses from natural disasters are something often overlooked until it’s too late. Pictures. In the aftermath from Hurricane Harvey, one billion family photos were destroyed. There are to many heartbreaking stores, as lifetime’s of analog family photos are ruined.


Accuweather just posted this vital story on preparedness, what would happen in you had only hours to evacuate?  Excerpt:


Also, don’t forget about creating digital copies of irreplaceable items such as family photos.  “It’s so troubling that with the number of pictures out there, so few have been digitized,” said Mitch Goldstone, president and chief executive officer of ScanMyPhotos. He stressed the importance of not only digitizing photos but also having backups saved to a cloud or at a relative or friend’s house.



Evacuation checklist: How to get your family out safely in the face of an imminent disaster


We also just saw this heartbreaking from Casey Neistat that Candice’s parents lost nearly everything from the Harvey flooding, including their family photos.


 

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Tales From The Pictures We Saved – Episode 13: Scanning 50,000 Photos

print photosWelcome to this week’s episode of Tales From the Pictures We Saved. 


 

We’ve spent the past 27 years helping our customers preserve tens of millions of happy memories, milestones, achievements, and events—all of which have incredible stories behind each and every photo.


And now we’re eager to share these stories with you.


In this week’s episode, ScanMyPhotos customer Margaret Hoybach shares the details on her incredible life as illustrated by over 50,000 print photos.



Preview:

You might think you have a lot of print photos sitting in your attic or closet, but how many do you really have? We often hear customers say they are working on scanning 1,000, 3,000 and sometimes even up to 10,000 print photos they have laying around, but this is the first time, in a long time, where one customer shared with us that she has over 50,000 print photos in her possession that she needs to have scanned.


Do you have a photo story to share?

Contact us today and your tale could be featured on an upcoming episode!


This episode features music by Bensound.com. Margaret was voiced by voice over actress Norma Jean Gradsky.   

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Help Prepare for the Next Hurricane

 6,000* photos scanned for under $300, including free 3-way S/H, to help prepare for the next hurricane, wildfire or natural disaster


3 for 2 Special – FREE Extra Photo Scanning Box + Free S/H. Save $145. 


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As the nation prepares for the next category 5 hurricane, we are standing by to help.



Get about 6,000* photos scanned for $290 + free S/H.  To help many prepare for the next natural disaster, ScanMyPhotos announces this program to affordable digitize your photos and your entire photo scanning project. Now it’s this easy to professionally digitize about 6,000 photos with free S/H. That’s about 5-cents per scan with speedy-fast professional photo scanning, returned in days. Because it takes weeks to code and ready a discount, we chose this because it was our most popular discount that is being shared here. But there are several added extras, including coding to provide nearly same day scanning and more.


Loads of popular add-on features available. This newly added discount applies to Social Media Photo Scanning (150dpi) $145, Archival Photo Scanning (300dpi) $259, and Ultra High Quality Professional Photo Scanning (600dpi) $299).



The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, AARP, Real Simple, USA Today, KRON4 TV News, KTLA5 TV News and 100’s more are raving about our most popular service.


 

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