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Saturday, August 1, 2009

Kim Guymon reviews ScanMyPhotos.com


Kim Guymon, author, entrepreneur and scrapbook industry expert who operates a very well recognized photo imaging company called Photo Books{etc} that creates custom items with your photos or scrapbook pages just write about her experience with ScanMyPhotos.com.

Photo Books{etc} was started by Kim Guymon of ScrapBiz. Lots of traditional scrapbookers have discovered photo books and gifts and Photo Books{etc} found this program to be a fabulous way to make them! Its products are top quality and you will be thrilled with their competitive prices and product selection!

Scan My Photos Scanned My Photos - Blog posting:

A while ago, there was a contest sponsored by Scan My Photos on Twitter. If you re-tweeted the contest tweet, you could win free scanning. Well, I won free scanning!!!

The prepaid shipping box was quickly emailed to me and then I had to decide which photos would go into it. I hauled out all my photos and started sorting. I actually wish now I would have just grabbed piles and put them in the box instead of trying to sort them. They will all have to eventually be scanned anyway. But, I wanted the photos of family members scanned first so I went for those. I followed the instructions provided and crammed the box FULL - I think I ended up with well over 1000 photos and I could have probably crammed in a few more. Then I dropped the box in the mail - it was all pre-paid so all I had to do was take it to the post office and send it off to California (not India as some services do).

In a week or so, I got it all back - all the photos were scanned! WooHoo! The prize package included several copies so I was able to give a CD to my folks. Now, I have to decide what to do with the photos now that they are scanned. Do I throw them away or keep them? I guess I'll keep them.

I can't wait to use them for digi scrapping and make photo books at PhotoBooks{etc}!

The best part is that I didn't have to scan them! I had started several times but doing one at a time on a flat-bed scanner was going to take FOREVER!!!!!

If you're on the fence about the cost of a scanning service - get off the fence and go for it! Time is money! There is no way I could have ever scanned this many photos myself! I highly recommend ScanMyPhotos.com and will use them again to finish up my scanning.

For more info on Kim's company, visit Photo Books {etc}.

Background: Kim Guymon is considered one of the foremost authorities on starting and running a business in the memory preservation industry. Her company, ScrapBiz, helps entrepreneurial-minded women and men start and run their own businesses. In 2008, she added PhotoBookBiz to tap into the growing digital scrapbooking side of the industry. Kim is a memory preservation industry expert at the Roundtable Group, a Platinum level author at Ezine Articles and a SUNbassador Community Leader at StartUpNation.com. She is a also on the advisory committee of the Professional Scrapbook Retailers Organization for the International Photo Marketing Association and has written for several industry publications.

Scan Photos, 35mm Slide and Negative Scanning, Photo Restoration, Digital Printing - ScanMyPhotos.com