This Organized Life Podcast Profiles ScanMyPhotos

If you are overwhelmed with photos, especially ones from years past, on this episode of Laurie Palau’s weekly This Organized Life — simply B organized’s Podcast, ScanMyPhotos shares advice on how to organize your family pictures and so much more. It is a journey behind the company and how it has digitized 400 million photos.

Listen to the entire episode here.

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ScanMyPhotos CEO Mitch Goldstone’s Top Photo Scanning Tips

You press the button, we do the rest. – George Eastman


Mitch Goldstone

Mitch Goldstone, CEO of ScanMyPhotos

When Mitch Goldstone and his co-founder Carl Berman decided to get into the photo printing (and now scanning) business in 1990, Mitch adopted the motto of George Eastman (co-founder of Eastman Kodak). He wanted to make the process as easy as possible for the customer – and he and Carl have done just that.


In a recent interview on Blog Talk Radio with Janet M. Taylor, a Life Strategist who hosts Got Clutter? Get Organized! every week, Mitch shared his top photo scanning tips to make your life easier:


Scan your photos before it’s too late


When Mitch was just 7, his dad passed away, and the only memory he had was a single picture of the two of them taken at Disney Land. He always remembered how important and valuable that irreplaceable memory was, so he decided to tackle the challenge of preserving snapshots before they’re lost to time, natural disasters, or your kids who decide that the photos in this shoebox would make a great art project.


Get the whole family involved


Send a message out to your entire family – aunts, uncles, parents, grandparents, siblings, cousins – and make it a family project. Have everyone gather snapshots, slides, and all those nostalgic memories so you know you are preserving your entire family history at once.

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