Holiday Gift Giving: Portrait +

DON’T LEAVE MONEY ON THE TABLE!

Now is the perfect time to reach out with special offers to your past clients.  Many of them are probably looking for personalized gift ideas and are planning on spending this holiday season; your job is make sure those dollars are spent with your business rather than the big box store down the road.  Your work has already been done as you’ve already selected & corrected, and many of you have probably already designed/sold/delivered a main album or sold a main wall portrait.  Those same files can be used or tweaked to make new products for Mom & Dad, G&G and Big Sis.  You simply need to get the order!

Make sure that your clients’ parents, grandparents, friends and other family members are covered with great products like these:

Wall portraits, folios, and brag books.

Parents, grandparents and siblings would all love a wall portrait or grouping.  The Xhibit is a top of the line fine art print for a price that’s for everybody!  It features a stunning giclée print expertly mounted and double-matted in museum-quality mat board and embellished with a beautiful V-groove.  Fully finished and ready to display in any standard-sized frame, the Xhibit is the perfect gift for family and can be ordered with just a few clicks of the mouse – get one now!

8x10 Xhibit in an 11x14 mat - photo by Turn Loose the Art
Xhibit – 8×10 print in an 11×14 mat – photo by Turn Loose the Art

 

A folio featuring a portrait or two of a loved one is also a great gift idea requiring no design.  Xcetera Folios come in a wide array of cover materials so that each one can be created to fit the personality and tastes of the recipient.  Prints are available in photographic luster and metallic, or giclée and again, are mounted and matted with a museum-quality mat and finished with an embossed embellishment.  Choose between images on both sides, or maybe try a single image on one side with a personal note and signature on the opposing blank side.  Xcetera Folios are also fully-finished products that require no work on your end other than placing the order!

Single Xcetera Folio. Photography by mod4 photographic - Michigan
Single Xcetera Folio. Photography by mod4 photographic – Michigan

 

Portrait Albums are definitely something that shouldn’t be missed as they are walking, talking billboards for your photography.  Even if you’ve already delivered a larger, high-end album to your clients for their home, now is the time to suggest some smaller brag-book copies that are easily slipped into a purse and shared on the go.  What proud parent wouldn’t want to show off their beautiful family and children to everyone they know?  Include studio imprinting of your logo inside the front cover and get maximum exposure.

The Finao playBOOK is the album where super affordability meets great style and quality construction.  You just can’t go wrong with this book.  Submit your page-spreads and, in just a few days, receive a fully-finished photo album featuring panoramic spreads and seamless construction (no ugly gutters here!).  Plug-in Fundy Album Builder to you PhotoShop or check out fantastic templates from Design Aglow to make a stunning presentation in minutes!

playBOOK photos provided by Zofia & Co.
playBOOK photos provided by Zofia & Co.

 

Self-mount Elements albums are also a super quick and easy gift option.  These are books you can pre-purchase and keep in-stock in your own studio, or custom order for each client as you can easily mount a few of their favorite prints on each page-side.  Think 4×6, 5×7 or 8×8.  With a low minimum number of prints required to fill one, this makes for the perfect “greatest hits album”.  The minimum capacity is 5 leaves/10 prints, or with the guestbook style pages, there is room for 5 prints and 5 blank pages for personalized notes and signatures.  Elements can be custom ordered with a normal turn-around of about 5 days, or for a last-minute option, check out our in-stock options!  Again, Design Aglow has some really cute templates to add some pizazz to your prints, or use simple full bleed 4×6 prints for a 4×6 book, it’s totally up to you!

Finao Elements self mount album
Finao Elements self mount album

Help your clients give the gift that only they can give!