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PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Launches Online Printing Service for the Small Office / Home Office
KODAK Creative Network Provides a Dependable and Time-Saving Solution for Easily Creating High Quality Printed Products and Designs.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Mar. 13 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) today announced the launch of KODAK Creative Network (creative.kodak.com), a new, online design and printing solution for the small office/home office market. Distinguished by online convenience and professional design tools and assistance, KODAK Creative Network gives entrepreneurs the combined benefits of an experienced design firm and a high quality printing house and offers one-stop online shopping for the wide range of printed marketing materials essential for small business growth.
"For more than 100 years, Kodak has established itself as an innovator and leader in new imaging solutions," said Mark Cook, Kodak's Marketing Director, Consumer Imaging Services. "KODAK Creative Network is a natural extension of the high quality products and services our customers have grown to trust and respect from Kodak. Our latest service offering gives small business owners all the tools they need to design and print the professional materials that will help them stand out and grow their businesses."
KODAK Creative Network's unique and high-quality marketing materials provide the same look and feel of professionally-designed products at a fraction of the cost. They are easy to create with the design tools that are provided, such as industry-specific templates and finishing options including a variety of binding styles, unique sizes, and coatings. Customers enjoy the added convenience of having their orders delivered straight to their door.
KODAK Creative Network makes it even more economical for small business by offering ultra short run orders and no set-up fee, as well as providing professional consultations online at no additional cost. Customers' orders are saved so future reordering is easy and hassle-free.
Small businesses - from real estate agents to beauty salons and home services - can tailor a broad range of products to suit their needs including business cards, postcards, flyers, calendars, posters, rack cards and sales sheets.
"The postcards I made with KODAK Creative Network were exactly what I was after to help promote my new business," said Linda Witt, President, Witt & Witt Interior Design. "The postcards have helped me gain new customers and I have been able to creatively and effectively show off what my business could provide. The site gave me the flexibility to tailor my designs and produce unique marketing collateral."
About Eastman Kodak Company
Kodak is the world's foremost imaging innovator. With sales of $13.3 billion in 2006, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak's system of digital and traditional products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; Creative Professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images; and leading Healthcare organizations rely on Kodak's innovative products, services and customized workflow solutions to help improve patient care and maximize efficiency and information sharing within and across their enterprise.
More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at www.kodak.com.
(First posted on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 09:13 EDT)