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APPO continually researches, identifies and partners with the best brands in the industry to ensure our members and their clients have access to high quality products, services and tools. Many of our Partners offer education, additional training and income opportunities to our member community.



Traditional Photo Albums and/or Scrapbooks



Video Slideshows and Montages

Photodex
 

 

Picaboo

www.picaboo.com
Picaboo enables people to easily create beautiful custom photo products such as photo books, cards, calendars and canvas prints. We also seek to inspire people to live their best lives by sharing content rooted in topics we believe contribute to making the world a better place. We are dedicated to inspiring creative spirits who want a simple and beautiful way to bring memories to life, because we are passionate about creating bursts of happiness that last throughout generations.

Picaboo is a web-based image publishing and printing service based in Hanover, New Hampshire. Customers can upload their digital photos through Picaboo's in-browser application and create a variety of personalized photo products. Picaboo is best known for its line of photo books.
 
 
 

 

DouZen, Inc. 

www.haleorb.com
Halē Orb is a smart device that makes viewing digital photos and videos on TV fun again. It combines the intuitiveness of a physical controller with voice input and wraps them into a fast and practical user interface based on proprietary patented technology. It does not require a smartphone or a tablet to operate. It gives all family members easy photo upload from any PCs or smartphones.
 
 

 

Vivid-Pix

www.vivid-pix.com
Vivid-Pix software improves photographer, scrapbooker, genealogist, historian, and "folks who just like pictures" photos and documents.

Our approach? Fast, easy software to improve your images.
 

 
 
 
 
www.biographynow.com

BiographyNOW is passionate about personal stories and the history surrounding them. We take pride in weaving them together in beautiful hardcover "Life and Times” books. The result is a high-quality 10x10 coffee table book which includes a professionally-written life story, photos and engaging historical content, requiring just a few hours of time to provide basic information, participate in a phone interview and submit pictures. The biography is then published and delivered within a few weeks.

 

 


WhiteWall, an Avenso GmbH company

www.us.whitewall.com

WhiteWall photo lab is trusted as the complete resource for turning digital images into stunning gallery-quality artworks. Customers’ favorites include Acrylic Prints & Blocks, Photos on Wood or Metal. Bring something completely new to your clients, easily create a stunning family gallery wall or a giftable keepsake. Our products are made-to-order in Germany, arrive ready-to-hang, and are delivered in under two weeks.

 

 

 

Creative Memories (CM)

U.S.: www.creativememories.com
International sites: www.creativememories.com/international

There’s something magical about photos and stories preserved in handcrafted albums. Building on the best of Creative Memories’ 30-year history of quality and service, the new CM has reinvigorated the product line with fresh colors and designs. For the time-crunched we offer pocket albums and award-winning Fast2Fab albums to get a scrapbook look without tools or time. We also offer a groundbreaking, no-minimums opportunity with earnings up to 48%.

 



Pixellu SmartAlbums

www.pixellu.com
Professional album design software. Make Beautiful albums with ease.

For professionals who want to make and sell beautiful albums but don’t have the time or skill required to create them, SmartAlbums is an intuitive album design software that’s fun and easy. Simply select your images, drag and drop, and immediately see a design. It’s that simple. No more hours wasted tinkering with bleeds, safe zones, and margins in Adobe InDesign; design your album in less than 15 minutes with SmartAlbums and spend your time doing the things you love.

 


 

Bay Photo Lab

www.bayphoto.com
Bay Photo offers complete pro lab services to professional photographers in the U.S. and around the world. Whether you specialize in wedding, portrait, sport, school, landscape or other style of photography, Bay Photo's approach is to provide you with a large variety of professional printing and photo finishing solutions to help you maximize your efficiency and excel at your business.





Aprèsfoto

www.apresfoto.com
Aprèsfoto provides archival quality storage and presentation products from University Products, a reputable and longtime supplier of conservation and preservation materials to libraries, museums and archives. From storage boxes to albums and pages, we have many options for family photos, negatives, slides and documents. And because we provide a full line to museums we also offer products like time capsules and storage items for collectibles such as rare stamps, coins, books and newspapers.

 



National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)

www.napo.net
The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) is a group of approximately 4,000 professional organizers dedicated to helping individuals and businesses bring order and efficiency to their lives. Our vision is to have the world recognize the value of organizing and turn to NAPO as the leading organizing authority. Our mission is to develop, lead, and promote professional organizers and the organizing industry.

 


Pictli

www.pictli.com
Pictli is the easiest way to send a high-quality, framed photo gift. All Pictlis are hand-assembled at our warehouse in San Francisco, CA. We print with a state of the art 3000 dpi, nine-ink, professional gallery photo printer. Not only do we have a 100% money back guarantee on all orders, we proactively help customers with Photoshop optimization by an experienced technician on every photo. Lastly all Pictlis come gift wrapped with an optional gift note, making them the perfect gift.




FamilyArc

www.familyarc.com
FamilyArc is the private digital archive platform that allows your family’s history to be captured beautifully and securely for generations to come. Our simple curation tools empower you to organize your memories and turn them into meaningful stories, and our professional services ensure your legacy is preserved in the most compelling and engaging way possible. From media creation to digitization to special events, FamilyArc will take care of every detail.






Unique Photo

www.uniquephoto.com

Unique Photo is one of the largest camera and video superstores in the world. We have become the industry leader by providing customers with the best in price, service, quality, and education since 1947. We offer state of the art photo lab services, from photo restoration and 4x6 color prints to professional scanning and wide format printing. We also offer photography education for beginners to professionals. You can order online or at our superstore, located at 123 US Hwy 46W, Fairfield, NJ.



 
www.photosolutionsgroup.com

Photo Solutions Group wants to help you focus on your business needs by providing you the tools necessary to meet all of your printing needs, for the growth of your business, to the products you offer to your clients. PSG offers members a complete solution to design a wide range of high quality photo gifts. Wholesale pricing on the ENTIRE product line is unmatched when ordering as a member through the easy-to-use Photo Solutions Group website.

 

 
www.zquaredaway.com

We Offer Peace of Mind. ZquaredAway offers a line of fire protective covers and bags to meet your archival needs. Our uniquely designed covers are elegant and functional serving as the front line of defense in the event of a home fire. The covers are made to withstand the average house fire and subsequent water application from fire fighters. By harnessing the same technology in fire fighter gear our bags offer fire, water, and heat resistance for your keepsakes, documents and photo albums.

 

 

 

My Workflow Studio

www.myworkflowstudio.com
Sherra Humphreys and Rita Norton are the founders of My Workflow Studio. My Workflow Studio was launched in 2014 and is the only comprehensive photo organizing resource center that offers tools designed by photo organizers to help you grow your business. As certified photo organizers and APPO’s authorized trainers our goal is to develop tools and training to help every APPO member be successful and profitable.



Mylio

www.mylio.com
Mylio -- which stands for My Life is Organized -- is a complete photo management system that helps you gather, organize, access and protect all of your photos so you can enjoy them on all your computers and devices, with or without the cloud. It's fast, plays well with other photo software, and allows you to edit non-destructively while you're on the go. It's the ultimate complement for any photo work flow, for phone-tographers to professionals.





How To Photograph Your Life

www.howtophotographyourlife.com

Nick Kelsh is a nationally known photographer and instructor. His passion for teaching and helping others, knack for delivering photo tips in easily digestible bites, and entertaining style has earned him a following of thousands on his How To Photograph Your Life website and Facebook page. His popular online photography courses provide a progressive and interactive learning experience guaranteed to turn everyday snapshots into family treasures.


 


Photoflashdrive.com

Photo Flash Drive is the premier shopping destination for custom flash drives, hard drives and beautiful packaging. We understand that when you are delivering images in digital or print form "Presentation Matters!”. Our USB flash drives, hard drives & unique beautiful packaging can be customized with your design at no additional charge & with no minimum order! Photoflashdrive.com services a photo – centric clientele, so we understand the specialized needs of the industry.






The APPO Webstore

www.appo.org

The APPO webstore is home to the Legacy Box Collection and our award winning Legacy Box. This exclusive product line has been designed for photo organizers, by photo organizers to archive printed photos, memorabilia and loose artifacts. This photo-safe collection is only available through the Photo Organizers.






Forever.com

www.forever.com

FOREVER.com offers the world’s first permanent digital family archive – a place to pass down a family’s most important stories, values and traditions to future generations. Permanent members upload cherished photos, children’s artwork, scrapbook pages and soon videos, recipes and more. FOREVER.com allows families to easily organize, share and preserve the stories of their loved ones and is backed by the FOREVERTM Guarantee Fund to ensure these memories last for generations.

 
 
 
 

www.mymemories.com

My Memories is the creator of the #1 rated digital scrapbook and photobook software, My Memories Suite. We believe that everyone has memories worth keeping and stories that should be shared. By incorporating photos, scanned images, and text documents, My Memories Suite helps to make every story captivating. My Memories Suite provides the design tools needed to create projects effortlessly and is great for beginners and design pros alike.


 


www.mam-a.com

MAM-A's Archive Grade DVDs and CDs help you and your business archive and share files with your customers. We offer MAM-A branded products, or can custom print discs for your company. Make sure you use only the best discs available, as all DVDs & CDs are not created equal. MAM-A is the leader in 24 karat Gold Archive discs, engineered to preserve irreplaceable digital content for customers around the world. Visit our website or contact our Sales Dept directly.


EverPresent digitizes any photo, video or audio format, including very delicate albums and scrapbooks and even damaged videos. We go to the next level on folder structuring, caption transcription, facial recognition and photobook/slideshow design. Our premium services are perfectly suited to the sophisticated, custom needs of APPO organizers and their clients. Work with our Boston-based professionals to create unique, sharable digital archives.

 

E-Z Photo Scan, powered by I/oTrak

www.ezphotoscan.com
E-Z Photo Scan, powered by i/oTrak helps Personal Photo Organizers to provide tools and solutions to their clients by using KODAK’s best-in-class photo and document scanning products. We specialize in KODAK’s Picture Saver Scanning System. And we make it easy to buy, rent, or lease scanning equipment the E-Z Photo Scan way!

 
 
 
 

www.backblaze.com
Backblaze automatically, continuously and safely backs up an unlimited amount of the photos, videos, documents and more from your Mac or PC to our secure data centers. Easily restore a file, folder or all your data using just a web browser from anywhere in the world. Our iPhone/iPad app let's you access, experience and share the data you have backed up to Backblaze. Get truly unlimited online backup for just $5/month or $50/year per computer.

 
 
 

www.constantcontact.com
Constant Contact®, Inc. wrote the book on Engagement Marketing™ — the new marketing success formula that helps small organizations create and grow customer relationships in today's socially connected world. Through its unique combination of online marketing tools and free personalized coaching, Constant Contact helps small businesses, associations, and nonprofits connect and engage with their next great customer, client, or member.

 
 

Hollywood FotoFix

www.hollywoodfotofix.com
Hollywood FotoFix provides wholesale photo restoration services to photo professionals.  In their 20 years of operation, they have seen (and fixed) nearly every type of damage that nature, and man, can dish out on photographs. The company provides strong support to APPO members, including image handling and marketing materials.  Their goal is to work as a team with APPO members to save precious damaged family photos.

 

pixels2Pages

www.pixels2Pages.net
pixels2Pages (pixAbilities, LLC)  is a comprehensive web-based resource run by an international collaboration of women providing education, inspiration, and training for Panstoria, MyStory, and Creative Memories-branded digital scrapbooking software. Our goal is to equip users to have the understanding and confidence to celebrate their photos, complete projects, and create treasured keepsakes.


 
 
 
 

Big Picture Coaching

www.bigpicturecoaching.net
Sherra Humphreys is the founder of Big Picture Coaching and provides photo industry specific coaching and training. Her comprehensive background in business coaching, training and website design means you get real life experience from this business owner. As a certified photo organizer herself, she helps APPO members create or refine a marketing strategy with concrete ways to become successful and profitable.
Visit the Big Picture Coaching FAQ page for more info.

 
 


Pro8mm

www.pro8mm.com
Since 1972 Pro8mm has been pushing the tiny Super 8 Film format to its maximum potential as a production format and for archiving legacy and home movie footage. We have transferred millions of feet of film and tape for moguls and the masses. Our broadcast quality, color corrected transfers are done on the same equipment we use when working on a Hollywood Blockbuster. For consumers wanting to capture milestones on analog film, our one-stop-shop sells modern Super 8 film kits and refurbished super 8 cameras.

 
 

Archival Methods

www.archivalmethods.com
Archival Methods is a leading supplier of storage and presentation solutions.  Our products meet or exceed all current applicable standards for archival storage.  Our products are suitable for photographs, art work and documents.  We offer several options for storing and preserving family snapshots. Many of our product lines are available in various sizes and with minimum quantities can be customized to meet the requirements for special projects.

 

 
 

Professional Photo Albums

www.professionalphotoalbums.com
Why is Professional Photo Albums right for you?
We have over 50 years of experience in the photo finishing industry, and we produced over 6 million books in 2012. We use top quality papers and bindings tested to last 100 years. All photo books are unbranded, and you can add your own logo. We offer a design service that creates unique and sophisticated designs at unbeatable pricing. Or you can have complete control and design yourself with our easy and flexible software, or import designs from your favorite book design program.

 
 

 

Photodex

www.photodex.com
Photodex makes products that empower consumers, photographers and creative types in any field to do more with their digital content. Our award-winning line of ProShow slideshow tools have helped millions of people across the world turn their photos and videos into compelling stories and shareable memories.


 
 
 

 

FotoBridge

www.fotobridge.com
FotoBridge professionally prepares, enhances and scans photos, slides, home movies and video tapes which are then transferred to high quality DVDs. FotoBridge, located in New Jersey, works in partnership with Appo by providing dedicated onsite support exclusive to APPO members. 

 
 


Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner

www.flip-pal.com

The Flip-Pal® mobile scanner is a battery powered, color flatbed scanner for photos, cherished memorabilia, and documents. The patented flip-and-scan technology allows scanning photos in place without removing them from an album or frame. The included EasyStitch software quickly and automatically reassembles multiple scans into their larger original. When safeguarding your client's memories really matters, Flip-Pal is the best scanning solution.

 
 
 
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