dotPhoto Launches New dotPhotoPro.com
Web Site with Expanded
E-Commerce Services for Professional Photographers
dotPhoto’s Pro Web site, spearheaded by
recently appointed VP/GM-Web Fred King,
lets professional photographers easily create an online store to sell
and better serve their clients
Orlando,Fla.—February 28, 2006—dotPhoto, a leading provider of photo,
video, and multimedia applications, content, and services for wireless and
Web users, today announced from the PMA 2006 International Tradeshow the
launch of an enhanced Web site that dramatically expands the company’s
unparalleled services for professional photographers and newspapers: www.dotPhotoPro.com.
The site provides e-commerce services that help professional photographers
rapidly establish an online store to sell more photos and better serve
customers, whether they are a sports, event, portrait, or news
photographer; a newspaper offering archived photos; or other photo
Professional photographers can simply
register at the new www.dotPhotoPro.com site to launch a
customizable online store or ‘Online Portfolio’ that makes it easy for
them to upload, organize, exhibit, and offer their work for sale. Once
their Online Portfolio is established, professional photographers can
focus on shooting while dotPhoto takes care of literally all the back-end
operations, including online ordering, order tracking, payment processing,
and fulfillment; customer service; financial reporting; and more.
“We reached out to our professional
photographers, listened to their feedback, and directly addressed their
unique needs for an improved online e-commerce presence,” says Fred
King, Vice President and General Manager–Web for dotPhoto. “The new www.dotPhotoPro.com
Web site’s expanded offerings of professional services gives them the
flexibility, control, and convenience they need to generate more revenue
from their work. CNET recently gave our professional photographer services
a 7.5 out of 8 rating, and these new features make them even better.”
online professional services are available now on www.dotPhotoPro.com.
They offer professional users services that are:
Amazingly Easy, with
customizable product lists that help pros create unique product offerings for
customers; standard pricing and ‘mark-up’ tools that help them quickly
price an entire store’s inventory; expanded album sharing tools that let
pros assign specific albums to specific groups, while keeping other albums
private; and an attractive Online Portfolio that acts as a photographer’s
Impressively Flexible, with
increased secure storage capacity that extends the shelf-life of professionals’
online images; a new user interface that makes it easy for their customers to
find images and albums; and a simple one-step registration process that
instantly launches an online store with just a few clicks.
Enormously Profitable, with
the ability to easily group sets of photos for sale, and create the type of
popular photo packages typically offered for school portraits; bi-monthly
payments for photos sold; industry-leading printing services; responsive
customer service support; and very low base product costs that let
professionals earn a greater share of their revenues.
Recently appointed Vice President and
General Manager-Web, Fred King spearheaded the development of dotPhoto’s
expanded offerings for professional photographers. He has nearly 20 years
of executive experience, 11 of them leading Internet services companies
and building over 200 Web presences for Fortune 1000 and startup firms
alike. He’s responsible for dotPhoto’s consumer, professional, and
other Web services.
To learn more about the new and improved
services being offered on www.dotPhotoPro.com,
please contact Kathryn O’Connor at 610-642-8253 ext. 154, or Kathryn@GregoryFCA.com.
About dotPhoto, Inc.
dotPhoto is an online (r)etailer and
vendor of an integrated Web-to-wireless platform. The company offers
compelling digital photo sharing and storage services through its Web
sites for consumers (www.dotPhoto.com)
and professionals (www.dotPhotoPro.com).
dotPhoto also offers a comprehensive portfolio of wireless applications
that let consumers use their camera phones in new, innovative ways.
dotPhoto’s pictavision® application gives camera phone users a mobile
photo and video portal that allows integration of easy-to-use camera
controls with online uploading and sharing functions. dotPhoto’s ‘My’
Brands applications let consumers personalize their phones with rich
multimedia content. The company’s pictavision, My Brands, and other
branded wireless applications, as well as OEM and co-branded applications,
are deployed on 23 carriers in the Americas and India.