Get involved with Save Your Photos Day

Save Your Photos Day LogoOne of the benefits of organizing your prized photos is they are readily on hand if disaster strikes. On Sept. 27, Save Your Photos Day has been set aside to encourage people to organize, to back up and to print their photos for safekeeping. Mediaclip is proud to support Save Your Photos Day.

Now that the spring and summer storm seasons are over, most people are not thinking about planning for a disaster. It is a great time for a family, however, to consider how you … Continue Reading »

Come and visit us at Photokina!

The biennial photo/imaging event, Photokina, takes place Sept. 16-21 in Cologne, Germany. The latest version of our solutions can be seen and experienced at our European distributor, Softec ApS, located in Hall 9.1 Stand F004.

You will be able to review the recently released version of our HTML5 builder.

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See our new HTLML5 Builder at Photokina

Some of our own representatives will be at show as well to get a live demo, discuss your needs and learn about what we have in store for … Continue Reading »

Release 3.1 is now available!

HTML 5In our June release (version 3.0.2), Mediaclip introduced an HTML5 builder optimized for tablets to provide you with a concrete way to take advantage of the growing usage of these devices. In this release, we focused on the improvements to the new HTML5 builder to expand its capabilities and performance.

We did so by enlarging the scope of products that can be supported in the photo gifts builder; implementing a more flexible UI to address the challenges of smaller screen sizes like phones and mini-tablets; and enhancing the user experience through … Continue Reading »

What is Release 3.0 all about? (Besides HTML5, of course!)

Simple…Empowering users!
Our goal in release 3.0 is to provide the best user experience regardless of device or O/S technology in use. As part of this release, we are proud to introduce new HTML5 builders for photobooks and photo gifts on phones and tablets, the Smart Design concept for layouts and themes and refreshed and improved user interfaces for all builders. We want to empower your customers by providing you with the tools required reach them wherever they are and, most importantly, whenever and however they want to connect with your services.

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What is Creos?

The Changing Market Challenge

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Making personalized products is easy across different devices.

The personalized photo product market has continued to evolve rapidly over the last few years. While many consumers no longer even bother to make photo prints, some are finding new and exciting ways to use their personal images in customized products like photobooks, jewelry, coffee mugs and hundreds of other unique image bearing products. InfoTrends projects the photo product market “will grow substantially over the forecast period, reaching $2.2 billion in revenues by 2015.” … Continue Reading »

Guest post: The Triangle of Impact on Marketing

By Jennifer Birch

As consumers get swamped with various labels, modern businesses are prompted to prowl the Internet to search for tools and trends to make their brand a cut above the rest. Adding to the rigors is the need to dispose with large sums of money, which becomes a constraint for most startups. In this endeavor, the Triangle of Impact comes in handy. While it may be a new trend from the marketers’ perspective, the Triangle of Impact was the result of brand analyst agency Clear’s 2013 Brand Desire Study.

This approach involves three aspects: Energy, Substance, and Connection. … Continue Reading »

Guest post: Fotolia – The World’s Local Stock Image Website

fotolia-logoAt Mediaclip, we see many opportunities for using images beyond just memories. For example, including licensed content is one way to add interest and value to a wide variety of personalized imaging products. We’ve asked Dinah Hilsdon, from our friends at Fotolia, for her views on the stock image and video marketplace:

Paris tourist with cameraAround the world, almost 4 million people rely on Fotolia for affordable, royalty-free photos, vectors, illustrations and HD videos – and Fotolia has over 27 million of these. So whether you’re … Continue Reading »

Photobook market continues to grow

Photobook1The growth of the photo-book market has been long and consistent, not explosive, as some industry watchers would have preferred. Still, according to Futuresource Consulting, the combined photobook markets of the United States, Western Europe and Eastern Europe will had a combined retail value of $1.4 billion in 2013, a $120 billion increase from 2012. By 2016, Futuresource Consulting predicts these markets, respectively, to be $979 million, $625 million and $37 million.

“The photobook market is alive and kicking, and remains one of the more robust segments of the photo imaging market,” says … Continue Reading »

HTML5 is the future, but users don’t care

An article on the Flash to HTML5 transition
Mediaclip HTML5Don’t get me wrong, I strongly believe HTML5 is the best available technology for most web applications, and I personally love it. On the other hand, people who actually use applications just don’t care what technology they have been built with, as long as they are running smoothly.

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Smartphone apps bring new generation of photo-product creators

Have you ordered photo products?

Have you ordered photo products?

Photo industry watchers have complained today’s new generation of screen-centric snap shooters are happy looking at their images on screens, and won’t print. At Mediaclip, we believe these photographers will print if the products and services are compelling enough. Further, with a visual-centric creation system, ordering personalized photo products has never been easier.

The upcoming Mediaclip photobook for tablet was designed with this in mind. This is why it you can create a slick-looking product in less than three minutes. You don’t … Continue Reading »