SmugMug’s popular Camera Awesome app is now available for iPad. The Camera Awesome iPhone app, which launched last February, now has 7 million users that have taken and shared more than 160 million photos. [click to continue…]
Late Friday night, SmugMug subscribers (including yours truly) got an email regarding a new pricing structure for Pro users. The former account options have been changed from Basic, Power and Pro to now Basic, Power, Portfolio and Business.
Essentially, the Pro account is split into Portfolio and Business. The key difference between the two new types of accounts is that the Business account allows you to set prices and make profits on prints purchased through your online account.
Previously, the Pro account, which allowed you to set prices and make profits on prints, was priced at $150 per year. Now, the Portfolio account is priced at $150 per year. The Business account is priced at $300 per year. Existing Pro users can renew for $250 for next year. [click to continue…]
SmugMug had a packed booth at PhotoPlus 2011. There were a number of SmugMug staff members on hand who were offering support to members on the iMacs in their booth, as well as showing off site features to prospective customers. [click to continue…]
Although it has offered video uploads and embeds for over three years, SmugMug has just added the ability to sell video downloads for pro members. If you’re a pro member and accustomed to pricing your wares, video download pricing works just like any other digital download products.
Full details over on SmugMug’s blog.
In a recent customer survey from Canon USA, current Canon owners were asked about their interest in a paid membership program from Canon USA. Based on Canon’s questions, this appears to be more targeted toward enthusiasts rather than professionals.
The survey began with the usual categorical questions about types and models of cameras, and then it jumped into questions about other online photo communities like Flickr, SmugMug and Facebook. Then Canon popped the big question: [click to continue…]
I’ve been a SmugMug user for a little over 4 years now. And, if you’ve been reading Photography Bay for a while, you know that I’ve been a big fan since day one. The handful of times that I’ve emailed customer service, I’ve gotten an response and solution within minutes. They listen to their customers, and the prices are incredibly generous for the service delivered.
I’ve heard about SMUGs (aka SmugMug User Groups) before, but I had never been to SMUG meet up – until this week. [click to continue…]