5 Social Media Video Challenges You’ll Want to Try with the Family

video challengesRemember back in the good old days when we would have family game nights where we would all get together for a memorable game of Monopoly or Trivial Pursuit? While board games are still around, our loved ones spend far more time on social media sharing pictures and videos. So, why not meet your family where they are and have fun along the way?

 

We pulled together a list of some fun social media video challenges you’ll want to try with the family. Some are silly, goofy, or downright funny, but the creation of the video will help preserve those memories of fun shared with your loved ones. Check it out:

 

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“How to keep your old videos, music, and photos safe forever”

Francis Navarro, at Komando.com shares many smart and innovative tips for preserving your invaluable media. Follow along as Francis explains why you must digitally preserve all those special memories.


We all know by now that technology always marches on and media formats always come and go. If you’re like me, you probably have a whole library of old cassette tapes, vinyl records, photographs, slides, film and Polaroid snapshots gathering dust somewhere.



MAIL-IN PHOTO SERVICE (excerpt from KimKomando.com)

 

If you’re not very mobile then mailing your photos to a service that operates online may be a better option. You can send your photos or slides to services iMemories, ScanMyPhotos and FotoBridge; they mail you a DVD with all of your images and they return the original photos too.


iMemories is running a limited time offer that charges 49 cents per slide or photo. ScanMyPhotos has a prepaid box option; you pay a flat rate of $145 to digitize a box of photos and $196 for a box of slides. The box is 11″ x 8.5″ x 5.5″ and it can hold about 1,800 photos or 450 slides. FotoBridge has several different price points for packages that start at 250 photos or slides and goes all the way up to 10,000 photos or slides. It’s $99.95 to digitize 500 photos and $189.95 for 500 slides.


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Just Added To Enhance Your Photo Scanning Order: Your Concierge Expert

Concierge expert to seamlessly oversee your order, from start to finish


Elite Concierge Expert ServiceSign Up for Your Own Elite Concierge Expert at ScanMyPhotos


The “Elite Concierge Expert” ScanMyPhotos service provides new, added benefits as you tap into our team of personalized assistants. This customer-centric service is a blueprint, built on our 28-years of experience to deliver an enhanced, superior service as we help you digitize your nostalgic photo memories.


We understand that there is a definitive difference between a fine dining experience and waiting in line at a fast food restaurant; that is why we have dedicated experts ready to be assigned to your order.


Benefits:

  • You are assigned to an Elite Concierge Experts who also oversees a dedicated team of photo technicians just for you
  • Receive a new, added level of comprehensive and expanded personalization for your photo scanning order
  • More efficient access and an easier way to connect with us throughout the entire process — from your first touch to your completed scanning project being returned to you.
  • You are our highest priority, as we seamlessly oversee your order, from start to finish
  • We remove the complexity of all your “how-to” and other questions as our highest priority to optimize your experience with ScanMyPhotos
  • Added access to directly communicate with your own personal assistant with expedited attention who will already be familiar with your order
  • This Elite Concierge Service from ScanMyPhotos is just $12.95 extra per order.
  • To order and include a dedicated concierge expert click “Add to Cart” as you are placing your order, and we handle the rest.
  • It is instant, automatic and nothing else is needed.
  • Whenever you need to reach them, just call, email or use our online help desk and you are directly connected after adding this to your order.

Behind-the-scenes tour at ScanMyPhotos via KTLA-TV


 


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5 Photo Challenges You’ll Want to Participate in on Social Media

photo challengesSocial media has changed the way in which we share and take pictures. Facebook personally ushered in the rise of the selfie while Instagram made food photography an everyday occurrence. These days, we’re so used to seeing our friends and loved ones share pictures and posts that it’s fun to step outside our comfort zones and participate in some photo challenges.

 

The following list includes five fun photo challenges you’ll want to try out. Some have been around forever and a few are currently trending. Check it out.



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Parenting Bytes Podcast: Preserving Photos From Disasters

Amy Oztan and Andrea Smith hosts the widely popular Parenting Bytes, talk about how to preserve your photos in case of a disaster, including a conversation with ScanMyPhotos.com’s CEO Mitch Goldstone.

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The popular Parenting Bytes is featured on the CBS play.it network as a weekly podcast all about raising the digital generation. From apps and gadgets to screen time, and other digital dilemmas, they tackle all the issues that parents are facing while raising Generation Z. Each weekly episode is available on their website, Facebook page, and on iTunes.



Background: From digital dilemmas like managing screen time to new apps and devices that can make parenting easier (or at least more fun) family tech expert and host Rebecca Levey, along with tech reporter Andrea Smith, mom blogger Amy Oztan and guest parenting bloggers, explore the ups and downs of parenting in the digital age. Join them every week on Parenting Bytes where they will discuss the latest tech, gadgets, apps and issues around raising the digital generation – and maybe even learn something even your digital kid didn’t know!


Click here to listen and learn “How To Preserve Your Photos In Case Of Disaster”


Andrea, Amy and Rebecca at Parenting Bytes

 

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