Picturing Major Life Events – Part 1: Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

spring cleaning tipsLife is hard to plan for. Seasons change, things happen, and time wears on. But when a major life event occurs, you need to make sure you’re able to see the big picture.


This is why we’re crafting a series of posts on the tips and tricks that will help us manage major life events. These events range from something as simple as spring cleaning (and how it can affect your entire life) to as complicated as divorce or separation. And, of course, we’ll help you determine what to do with those old print photos at every step of the way.


Part 1: Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks  


As winter starts to (hopefully) melt away, the urge to get rid of the old and bring in the new becomes almost unbearable.


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KRON4 TV Tech Profile on Scanning Pictures

KRON4 TV Tech Profile on How to Professionally Scan Your Pictures… Fast


A giant thank you to Vince Cestone and KRON4’s Technology Reporter Gabe Slate for inspiring the nation to revisit and digitize their decades-past family photos for today’s all-digital world. Gabe’s tech stories help improve your life and this one relates to every person stockpiling generations of photographs — fading away from the ravages of time.


Excerpt: Most of us have gone completely digital with our pictures, storing them now on our computer or in the cloud. So, what do you do with all those old printed photos piled in boxes or living in analog photo albums? KRON4’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate shows you online services that let you quickly get those old pics turned digital in an easy and affordable way.



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Added background story: Are Photo Scanning Apps Worth the Headache? New photo scanning apps put the power of preservation into consumers’ hands, but at what cost? We decided to test out these new apps and made this startling discovery.


 

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4 Free Online Photography Classes from Prestigious Universities

free online photographyThe Digital Age we live in continues to change and disrupt the education industry—which is great news for photo fans like us. Becoming a pro photographer is no longer dependent on getting a $40,000 degree at a local college or university—there are plenty of ways for us to attend free online photography classes right from the convenience of our own homes.


In fact, several prestigious and Ivy League schools offer their very own photography courses right online—so quality of education is hardly an issue. The only thing you’ll need to decide is which course best fits your needs and lifestyle.


So, to help you determine which free online photography classes are best for you, we pulled together the following rundown:

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#1 Missing Content for Snap to Monetize on Snapchat are 3.5 Trillion Analog Photos

Post Snap IPO, we share these observations on their missing pictures opportunity


As Snap [SnapChat] evolved from a phone app for disappearing pictures into a “camera company,” they are missing a big market that’s quickly disappearing as generations of analog photographs fade away from the ravages of time.


The Problem with Snap: While sharing life’s moments, most are recent pictures from smartphones, yet they are missing 3 1/2 trillion decades-past, still analog photo snapshots.


ScanMyPhotos logo - #1 Missing Content for Snap to Monetize on Snapchat are 3.5 Trillion Analog Photos

ScanMyPhotos.com has professionally digitized more than 300 million photos

The Snap Solution: To enhance the Snap experience and help them better monetize its content, ScanMyPhotos.com has identified a simple way to boost engagement while gaining an entirely new older demographic for them, as we digitize the world’s photos.   Think outside the box. Study how more content can be uploaded to Snap, Twitter, Instagram, Google Photos, Facebook and the rest of the popular photo-sharing apps. We provide digitized pictures which are then uploaded, and indirectly yield enhanced revenues for them as more pages are viewed and available to post advertisements on. The definition of “win-win.’


So, how does ScanMyPhotos professionally digitize 300,000 pictures every day? Check this out:



 

 

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Photo Scanning Service Reviews Score Raves

Sampling of Customer Comments Sharing Their ScanMyPhotos Experience


How many companies do you know that do not rely on advertising? You are on the web site of one. Instead of having an advertising budget, ScanMyPhotos redirects Customer Reviewsthose savings towards maintaining the world’s greatest staff, quality, and relying on ‘word-of-mouth’ raving experiences.  We do have a team of professional copywriters who engage and interview customers for our blog and Tales From The Pictures We Saved free podcast.


At ScanMyPhotos.com, our source for scoring raving fans is caring. Our passion is to help digitize the world’s 3 1/2 trillion analog photos. With 300 million scanned to date, we have loads more of family photos to welcome into today’s all-digital world.  Our customers and every employee are the reason for our 27-years of success. What this means is the money saved by doing no advertising – to promote our photo digitizing services – gets passed back. That is how we can scan about 1,800 pictures with free 3-ways delivery for just $145, and completed in just days, when ordering our popular prepaid fill-the-box service online.


Watch this KRON4 TV news story for details: Tech Report: Turn old printed pictures to digital

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Just how fast is the ScanMyPhotos professional photo digitization service? This fast:


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