Personalized greeting cards are still growing

Holiday cards come in many shapes and sizes

Holiday cards come in many shapes and sizes

Just as holiday cards evolved from the traditional snow-swept scene printed on fine paper to personal photos on 4×8 photo paper, today’s modern photo-printing processes, however, can expand that definition even further. We’ve now seen photo printing and gifting sites now offering holiday greeting cards printed on metal, which is expanding the idea for what photo greeting card can be.

Make no mistake, despite the popularity of JibJab and other electronic greetings, the printed … Continue Reading »

Collaboration as a selling advantage

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Access to photos is a key to creating personalized products. The cloud and social media services have made it easier to connect pictures within different contexts, allowing for greater sharing and for greater utilization of photos. A beautiful sunset picture of a seaside cottage can be used as a Facebook cover image, a canvas print or a greeting card, all from the same ordering platform. It’s this sharing of data that makes for the next frontier of photo enablement: collaboration.

Earlier this year, Photizo Group analyst Larry Jamieson observed the … Continue Reading »

See you at Mobile Photo Connect

Mobile-Photo-Connect-logo-outline-with-artboxIf there’s one thing we like to do at Mediaclip, it’s show off our latest software. You’ll get the chance to see our latest at the Mobile Photo Connect conference, the leading forum where entrepreneurs, investors and senior executives gather to discuss the key technology and business issues driving the surge in mobile imaging and visual communication. The event is Oct. 15 at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Calif.

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Planning ahead for the holiday selling season

With vibrant autumn colors and cool weather activities like college football games, the fall season has become one of the best picture-taking opportunities. This is is also the beginning for push for the holiday selling season and, for many retailers, their first real “mobile” shopping season.

As with many industries, the photo and photo-gifting segments make the majority of their revenue in the fourth quarter. With so much activity crushed into such a short time period, however, it’s important to plan ahead to ensure marketing efforts and production capacity are aligned for peak periods.

According to Shopify.com, shoppers are already looking … Continue Reading »

Showcasing version 3.1 at Photokina

Mediaclip is at the world largest photo/imaging event, Photokina, here in Cologne, Germany, through Sept. 21. 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. Our representatives are on-hand to give a live demo.

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 »