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PRESS RELEASE: PhotoShelter Announces Exclusive Offer for WPPI Attendees - Three Months of Standard Account Service for $9.99
Normally Valued at $89, WPPI Attendees to Gain Access to Robust Archive System and Marketplace Features for Just $9.99
WPPI 2007, Las Vegas, NV, Booth #1216, March 24, 2007 - BitShelter Inc®, the creator of PhotoShelter®, a leading online archive and marketplace for professional photographers, today announced that the company is offering a three-month PhotoShelter Standard (35GB) Account for only $9.99 exclusively to attendees of the 2007 Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Convention and Trade Show. This one-time offer includes 35 gigabytes of storage space and enables photographers to waive the e-commerce setup fee, normally priced at $50. Typically valued at $89.97, the exclusive WPPI offer will be available from March 24, 2007 through March 29, 2007 and can be purchased via Samy's Camera at booth: #1216, where representatives of PhotoShelter will be on hand, giving demos of the system.
PhotoShelter provides professional photographers a truly affordable and robust archive system, along with the tools and resources needed to turn their image storage into sales. PhotoShelter provides disaster-proof storage that is both locally and geographically redundant, with 24-hour online accessibility, while simultaneously serving as a sales platform that enables photographers to create galleries, determine fair market value, sell images, add search capabilities to personal sites and create RSS syndication feeds. PhotoShelter supports all three major image sale types including print, royalty-free, and rights-managed - enabling wedding and portrait photographers to sell their images for editorial and advertising purposes. PhotoShelter empowers the individual photographer to take control of the sale of their images by eliminating excessive commissions and providing seamless customization.
"Like all professional photographers, wedding and portrait photographers are faced regularly with the challenges of safe, reliable and rapid storage and the hassles of ensuring smooth image delivery to a wide range of clients," said Grover Sanschagrin, vice president of business development and co-founder of PhotoShelter. "With this exclusive three month offer, WPPI attendees can experience all of the benefits of a PhotoShelter Standard Account at a significantly lower cost, including the very popular seamless integration system that allows photographers to seamlessly integrate PhotoShelter's advanced technology into any website."
"PhotoShelter enables wedding and portrait photographers to access their images 24x7 from anywhere with a computer and Internet access. Using PhotoShelter they can create galleries and grant access to clients whenever they call. This offer will help introduce a new venue of professional photographers to the powerful and cost-effective capabilities of PhotoShelter."
PhotoShelter's standard account retails for $29.99 per month and includes 35 gigabytes of archive storage and 20 gigabytes per month of high-resolution bandwidth, enabling clients the ability to download high-resolution versions of images and FTP to multiple sites simultaneously. Standard Account holders can purchase additional bandwidth for $5 per five gigabytes. Using PhotoShelter's built-in e-commerce tools to license images as Rights-Managed, Royalty Free, or prints involves a very favorable 10% transaction fee on sales.
PhotoShelter, created by BitShelter Inc., is the ultimate workflow solution for professional photographers. Combining industry-leading distribution and sales tools with a redundant, disaster-proof image archiving solution, PhotoShelter is the only system suitable for the world's most important images. PhotoShelter empowers individual photographers by providing a comprehensive online archive and marketplace. More top photographers choose PhotoShelter to handle their images than any other online system. For more information on PhotoShelter, go to http://www.PhotoShelter.com/ .
(First posted on Monday, March 26, 2007 at 13:42 EDT)