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Tiny Prints Partners with Blurb to Offer Consumers Access to High Quality Photo Books
Mountain View, CA, October 18, 2008 – Tiny Prints, Inc. (www.tinyprints.com), a leading online retailer of premium, personalized stationery and parent company of Tiny Prints and Wedding Paper Divas, announced a partnership today with Blurb, a creative publishing platform that enables anyone to design, publish, share and sell bookstore-quality books. Blurb is now the preferred photo book provider for both Tiny Prints and Wedding Paper Divas.
"Blurb's bookstore-quality books are the perfect solution for our customers who already have an appreciation for beautiful photos and quality paper for life's special occasions that bring them to Tiny Prints," said Ed Han, Co-Founder of Tiny Prints.
Both companies offer their customers an opportunity to create custom, professional-quality products with ease, making the partnership a natural fit and of mutual benefit to each companys customer base.
"With Blurb, Tiny Prints customers now have another way to share their photos — in a professional-quality book," said Wes Riggins, VP of Business Development, Blurb. "Our customers have an appreciation for high-quality print products, and we're pleased to showcase Tiny Prints modern and exclusive stationery designs as a way to further promote their work."
The partnership arrives just in time for customers of both companies to discover unique holiday print products and gift ideas. Tiny Prints recently introduced its line of 2008 holiday stationery. Blurb books are always a popular and personal gift for friends and family.
To create and publish a Blurb book, all users start by downloading Blurb BookSmart™ software from the Blurb Web site. Blurb's BookSmart software is free, runs on a Mac or PC, and offers a wide variety of book layouts created by professional book designers.
About Tiny Prints
Tiny Prints, Inc. is a web-based company comprised of two brands offering premium, personalized stationery. Tiny Prints provides simple, modern and unique stationery from photo birth announcements to baby shower and birthday invitations to Christmas cards and holiday photo cards. Offering exclusive designs from the nation's top designers, easy card personalization, a powerful preview engine and top-notch customer service, their designs have been lauded by numerous television networks, publications and celebrities. Tiny Prints finds great joy in helping their customers discover the perfect blend of paper and design to will leave a lasting impression for any occasion.
Blurb is a company and a community that believes passionately in the power of books: making, reading, sharing, and selling them. Blurb is flexible and smart enough to help anyone make a book — photographers, creative professionals, bloggers, artists, writers, travelers, everyone. Blurb's bookstore and online marketing tools let people share, market, and sell their books, and keep 100% of the markup. Blurb's community features empower socially connected groups of consumers and professionals to create Blurb books together.
Blurb won a 2008 Webby Award for Best Services website, has been recognized as an OnMedia 100 winner by AlwaysOn in 2008, was named a Momentum 15 company by Dealmaker Media in 2007, and was the 2007 Pixel Awards Geek Winner. Blurb was founded by Eileen Gittins in 2005 and is funded by Canaan Partners and Anthem Venture Partners. Blurb BookSmart™ software is free for Mac or PC at www.blurb.com.