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Making the Most of Your Social Media Images: Introducing Square Prints

If you’re like most people, you take a lot of pictures but don’t carry a camera. You use your phone to take pictures of you and your best mates, the tucker you ate at a new restaurant, and the cute things your baby (or niece or nephew) does on a daily basis. Some of the best pictures are those we turn into profile pictures on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter or collages on Instagram. 

Besides showcasing all your favorite pictures on your social media sites, do you ever print them out? In our increasingly digital world, we can become so overwhelmed with the amount of pictures we have we don’t think twice about just leaving them on the Internet. But sometimes the best way to look at pictures isn’t online. 

“But wait,” you’re probably thinking. “I can’t print out square pictures at my local photo centre.”

In the past that may have been true, but Fujifilm has recently made it possible to print square photos at store kiosks. Additionally, Fujifilm’s new app called TransPix (now available for iOS and soon for Android devices) now allows you to send your social media pictures straight from your phone to the kiosk for printing, without needing any USB cables or a memory card. 

All you have to do is download the TransPix app to your phone, select the kiosk from the list, preview your pictures on your phone, and then click “send.” Once you see the confirmation page on your phone, you can print your photos from the kiosk. 

Now that you’re aware of the cool new technology available, let’s consider why you should print your photos in the first place.

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Topics: Photo Printing, transpix app

Showcasing Your Photo Kiosk: Occasions to Inspire Photo Book Creations

Have you ever seen those people who scrapbook everything? They document all the elements of life that bring them joy—whether it be children, sports or friends’ weddings—then head to their craft rooms and break out scissors, stickers, multi-colored paper, ribbons, stamps, pens, glues and glitters—all of which are highly organized in individually labeled containers.

Other people, however, are not so artistically inclined or do not want to spend their days cutting and pasting. As a storeowner, you can point these customers to an alternative way to organize and beautify their photos without all the glitter-covered supplies: photo books.

When you have a Fujifilm photo kiosk available to your customers, they can create photo books right in your store. They can even upload their photos to the kiosk right from their mobile phones using our new TransPix app, no cords required.

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Topics: Photo Books, photo kiosk, transpix app

Helping Customers Print Photos More Easily: Introducing TransPix App

Have you ever gone into a store to print pictures and realized, when you got there, you forgot your USB cables and memory card? Have you ever been running errands around town and thought, “Hey, maybe I should stop at the store and print out my pictures,” only to realize you don’t have the necessary equipment with you to do so?

Your customers have been in this situation numerous times, and because of that, they often have to turn around and go home. In other words, they’re not entering your store, and that’s a problem for your business.

That’s why Fujifilm recently released a new app for helping customers print out their pictures at your photo kiosks, even if they don’t have the right equipment on hand. It’s called TransPix. 

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Topics: digital photo centre, photo kiosk, transpix app

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