Monday, 13 January 2014

Thinkstock RF Images Directly within Adobe Software




You are now able to access Thinkstock Royalty Free stock imagery directly within Adobe Photoshop, inDesign, & Illustrator (CC6 & above.)


Does your company purchase Creative Royalty Free and/or Editorial stock imagery?

If so, ask yourself these simple questions:-

1. Are you frustrated by spending too much time searching for the right image?
2. Would you like access to a unique blend of high quality images, at a very cost effective & competitive price?
3. Would you like to fix your image cost yet have access to all file sizes (up to 50mb) and file types (jpg & EPS Vector) with no hidden extra costs?
4. Would you like the freedom to choose from over 9 million images & vectors from iStock, 5.5 million images from Getty Images PLUS 500,000 Editorial Images from Getty Images?
5. Would you like to control how you pay; monthly, quarterly or even bi-annually. All interest free?

If the answer is “yes” to any of the above questions, then Thinkstock by Getty Images is definitely the answer for your Royalty Free image requirements.

Book a 5 to 10 minute on line demo of Thinkstock to see for yourself

Call 01432 870528 or email Mike.Spencer@gettyimages.com

Video Detailing the following info about Thinkstock: -

High-quality content from Getty Images and iStock - Create powerful designs with fresh, bold photos, illustrations and vectors. 
More freedom and time to design - Expand creativity with simple licensing and easy access.
Simple pricing and plans - Multiple subscription options to meet growing imagery needs.


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Sunday, 11 November 2012

Thinkstock



Spencer Print is now an Independent Sales Agent for Getty Images, dealing with their Stock Photography brand "Thinkstock".

Thinkstock offers millions of premium art-directed and user-generated royalty-free photos, vectors and illustrations selected from Getty Images, iStockphoto, Jupiterimages and our worldwide image partners. 

Thinkstock are the only stock subscription designed with one goal in mind -- to give you the freedom to focus on being creative. Find out how we do it.


Why choose Thinkstock?


What makes Thinkstock unique
Thinkstock is the only subscription that combines millions of photos, vector art and illustrations selected from Getty Images, iStockphoto, Jupiterimages and worldwide image partners.

Access to premium image collections

Thinkstock is the only subscription that offers images from over 40 unique collections, some of which are the most recognisable and highest quality brands in the world.
Monthly payments
Thinkstock offers one of the only subscriptions that can be paid in 12 monthly instalments. For less than the price of a few images per month, use as many images as you need to create your best work.

Legal protection

Because we review and edit every image, we are able to offer industry-leading legal protection--anywhere from $10,000 to $250,000--for every Thinkstock image you use in a project. For an overview of licence options and acceptable uses for images

Ideal Solution

Thinkstock is the ideal solution to meet your stock photography requirements, whether it be Image Packs, or Subscription Plans, no matter what type of license you require.

More information here





Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Smash Solution


Introducing Smash Solution

Smash Solution is set to become one of the most powerful marketing suites on the market With over 20 different marketing tools this innovative newcomer to marketing will;-

  1. Maximise your on line presence
  2. Increase the effectiveness  of your marketing results
  3. Decrease your time spent on marketing
  4. Decrease money you spend on marketing
It's also a great tool to give to existing & potential clients, who can advertise on the Smash Solution, which is set to be huge. In addition, earn money through an affiliate program as businesses pay for upgrades, training, & clicking on adverts..

Tools Included

  •     Video Email Campaign Manager
  •     Contact Manager
  •     Integrated Calendar
  •     SEO & Google Analytics
  •     Automated Personal Virtual Assistant
  •     On line Automated Training
  •     Campaign Manager
  •     Social Media Buzz Wall & Post Hub
  •     Automated Social Media Posting
  •     Ad Specials Hotlink
  •     Pay Per Click Marketing
  •     Task Manager
  •     Instant Mesenging
  •     Media Library
  •     Video Conference Room
  •     Portable Smash Bar (can be inserted on al your blogs & web sites)
    Plus many more tools, all in one place

INFORMATION VIDEO at http://youtu.be/ihHReNwXVqk

REGISTER FOR FREE HERE



Friday, 16 March 2012

Klick2Contact

Klick2Contact - Improving On Line Customer Services & Sales

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Klick2Contact are able to offer your company a call back service that will greatly enrich the on line shopping experience of your potential customers, & increase the chances of them purchasing your products on line.


This is done by connecting potential customers to your customer service advisors at key points during the browsing experience. It is completely FREE to implement, only costs you when you are connected to a customer and can be fully deployed within a week.

To see a visual demonstration of their services visit: www.klick2contact.com & click on ‘How it Works’ on the homepage.

Monday, 14 November 2011

Google+ For Business Guide

Spencer Print on Google+
On November 15th, Google+ finally rolled out business pages. Now the platform not only enables companies to create pages, but also encourages businesses to grow their following. “I expect brands will notice this and will build marketing plans around it,” said Bradley Horowitz, Vice President for products at Google+ in an article for reinforces the potential of the social network for marketing purposes.

On the day Google announced the release of Google+ business pages, hundreds of media outlets covered the story and drew attention to its importance. While many reporters and bloggers viewed it as a great improvement to Google+’s feature set, some decided to take a more controversial angle, viewing the story through the lens of a facebook rivalry.

  HOW TO GET STARTED
  1. 1. Visit http://plus.google.com/pages/create to create a Google+ Page.
  2. 2. Follow the wizard (it's much like Facebook's Page Creaztion wizard)
Google+ accoutn page
3. Choose the most appropriate option to classify your business. You'll be able to select from the following options:-
  1. * Local Business or Place
  2. * Product or Brand
  3. * Company, Institute, or Organization
  4. * Arts, Entertainment, or Sports
  5. * Other
4. Customise your public profile. The profile basic basics include your tag line (think of it your business' elveator pitch) and an image (your company logo is a great option). Keep your tag line brief but descriptive.
  USING GOOGLE+ FOR BUSINESS ON YOUR BLOG & WEB SITE Google follow

 To place this "Add me on Google+" widget on your blog or web site simply add this script to your blog or web site. <script type="text/javascript">mbgc='f5f5f5';ww='320';mbc='cecece';bbc='3F79D5';bmobc='3b71c6';bbgc='4889F0';bmoc='3F79D5';bfc='FFFFFF';bmofc='ffffff';tlc='cecece';tc='6a6a6a';nc='6a6a6a';bc='6a6a6a';l='y';t='Add_me_on_Google+';fs='16';fsb='13';bw='100';ff='4';lu='6a6a6a';pc='4889F0';wh='340';b='s'; pid='109337308226786599928';</script><script type="text/javascript" src="http://widgetsplus.com/google_plus_widget.js"></script>


To insert a Google+ Feed widget insert the following code:- <iframe frameborder="0" border="0" cellspacing="0" src="http://stream.pluswidget.com/google-plus-widget/iframe/107927865479255490235/?width=300&height=500&shell_bg=333&shell_text=fff&shell_links=4D90FE&post_bg=1e456d&post_text=fff&post_links=4D90FE&scroll_bg=1e456d&scroll_handle_text=aaa" width="300" height="500"></iframe>

  Be sure to insert your own Google+ ID number in the appropriate place. Accessing your Google Plus user ID is simple: Google profile tab

Accessing your Google Plus user ID is simple:

1. If you look at the URL in the address bar, it should look something like this:
https:://plus.google.com/109337308226786599928/posts

2. The long numerical string in the URL is your Google+ ID. Here is mine from the URLabove:
109337308226786599928

Hope this information was useful. If so, please feel free to follow Spencer Print on Google+

Monday, 10 October 2011



2012 - A Window to A New Beginning

There are so many negative posts & articles on the Internet about 2012, such as Comet Elenin, Pole Shift, Niburu, Anthrax Threat, Swine Flu , Project HAARP, Corona Mass Ejections etc. What if 2012 was a window on a new age in consciousness?

Genuine Mayans believe in the change in consciousness that is coming. I went to the Yucatan Peninsula last year & visited many Mayan ruins. I was honored & fortunate enough to have my own personal native Mayan guide at Ek Balam. He spoke & could read Mayan. He told me that he, & many other Mayan were really annoyed at the way that Hollywood was portraying the Mayan Calendar & 2012. He told me that 2012 was a window to a new level of consciousness.

This is the same thing that Mayan expert, the late Ian Lungold, was saying years ago, before 2012 became such a major topic. He explained that the Mayan step pyramid explained the evolving states of consciousness through the ages. Each step was shorter, reflecting the increasing speed at each step of change. It's all part of the plan of the consciousness/divine.


Time to Make a Difference!

The evil elite in this world are spreading these fears, trying to keep us locked & trapped in this awful & evil reality. Now, all over the world, people are asking questions, & waking up to who they truly are.

It is worth noting that Religion has played a key roll in this control & fear.Christianity has hijacked the true Jesus. According to the Gnostic Apostle St. Thomas, the Divine/God is within all of us. We do not need Bishops or organized religion to mediate with God. It is no wonder that the Council of Nicaea decided to keep this book out of the New Bible. I wonder how many souls would have been saved if this book had been part of the New Bible? What a better world we might now be living in We are all part of the same consciousness, and if we harm another person, are we not harming each other?

Mankind is capable of such beauty & love, yet also of such atrocity. As Buchenwald Concentration Camp survivor Elie Wiesel so eloquently put it "Even in the depths of despair & atrocity there was still humanity"

I hope that we are returning to the Golden Era to which we once belonged in, a state we are meant to be in. It's time to end the endless cycle of wars, & hating people because they have different views, or colour of skin. We should be celebrating our differences, not using them as an excuse to hate.

These differences are contributing to the experience of the whole. I can feel in my heart that this change will happen, & nothing the elite can throw at us will stop this change.

Even findings in Science are confirming this change in consciousness, are true spiritual selves. Quantum Physics says that everything is connected.

Sometimes I feel so frustrated & sad at the vast population's indifference to all the evil that is happening. The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”

Its' time for us all to say "enough is enough, no more wars & killing, & controlling what people can say & think.

The Banks caused this economic crisis. This has resulted in people losing their jobs, & in many cases, having their houses re-possessed. To add insult to injury, the banks are re-possessing the houses. BP and other oil companies continue to poison our oceans, & in all probability suppress Free Energy or more affordable & cleaner alternatives.

It's all about control & enslaving us, & creaming off everything for the elite few.

INTENT FOR CHANGE!

I've just joined a global movement catching fire across the globe -- demanding a government that serves the needs of the 99% of us, not the whims of the wealthiest 1%. We can bring the world together in one giant, deafening call for real democracyh9% by clicking this link.

Together we can make a difference!

Media Starting To Take Notice

As this CNN Report says, the Media treated the Wall Street Protests as a joke, but are now having to take the protests seriously. The protests are spreading across many cities in the USA. At last Americans are waking up getting up off their backsides & saying no more!. For too long they have seen their democracy eroded with draconian legislation like the Patriot Bill.

The Arab world has shaken itself from it's shackles, will the American people do the same? As the video asks below, Is this the American Spring? I hope so, if it is, there is hope for us all. It's time to take back our planet & democracy.

Is This The American Spring?



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Monday, 6 June 2011

Mobile Trends




I run a UK based Print Agency and have been looking for alternative ways to generate income for the company. This is due to the current economic recession in the UK. Companies are tightening their purse strings and one of the first things they cut back on is marketing. This a bad strategy, I believe that in such economic downturns companies should promote themselves more than ever, in order to stay ahead of the competition. Companies are having less print & are looking for alternative ways to make their goods & services. Businesses now use digital
media, such as the Internet, particularly social networking, such as Twitter, & Facebook.

However, there is another medium, that is set to explode & change the way we do business for ever. This is mobile phones & other hand held devices.

This mobile technology is the new technological revolution & is set to be the biggest change in the way in which we do business since the Internet

(& before that, the invention of the Desktop PC).

It is believed that within 4 years more people will be browsing the Internet on mobile devices than on their desktop PC's.

Worldwide there are currently 5.282 Billion people who subscribe to mobile phones. It is clear after studying mobile trends for a while that this

development was something that businesses ignore at their peril. Need convincing? If so, here are more very significant facts:-

1. Twitter is now used by 13 percent of U.S. adults online, up from 8 percent in November, as more older Americans embrace the service.

Among Twitter users who own cell phones, 54 percent have used the mobile devices to access the social-media service, according to a report today by the Pew Research.

2. There are 277 million mobile Web users in China, up 43 million in six months. This amounts to 65.9 percent of total web users in China 420 million, the majority of these also access the Web via PC or laptop, but 11.7 percent of Web users exclusively use mobile to access the Web
(this works out about 49 million – or more than the number of people that live in Spain).

3. 90% of the Chinese population aged between 14 & 15 have mobile phones. Out a total population of 1.4 billion that is a potentialy huge audience .

4. The growth in mobile phone usage is growing faster than the usage of Desktop PC's ever did.

5. At the end of 2009 almost 530 million users browsed the mobile Web on their handset. This is forecast to rise to over 1 billion by 2015. IDC (December 2009) estimates there were more than 450 million mobile Internet users worldwide in 2009; this will pass the 1 billion mark by 2013.

6. It is inevitable that mobile access to the Web will overtake PC access at some point (assuming the present expansion of 3G networks and availability of Internet-ready phones continues) is that mobile phone penetration outnumbers fixed Internet users 5:2. In the developed world, only 21 percent of people have Internet access, lowest in Africa at 9.6 percent. The price of
fixed broadband in developing countries remains prohibitively expensive. (all figures from the ITU estimates, October 2010)).



I could go on, but it is obvious that mobile marketing is something that businesses must consider. Can your business afford to get left behind on this bandwagon?

Hence I have been looking into a novel way to use this technology. I eventually came up with a service called Talking Product Videos. This service takes still images & clip art of animals, caricatures, & products, & makes them talk on videos for Email, Internet pages, DVD, & more importantly, on mobile phones.

These videos are great for charities. Imagine the power for instance of a Sheltered Dogs Home using a video of a dog asking to be homed, to peoples mobile phones. They are also great for promoting Environmental issues. For example, I have a used talking Seal to promote petition to stop drilling of the Arctic, & a talking Orang Utan to promote a petition against Deforestation. Using Wireless Bluetooth technology they have also been used to send business adverts to potential clients, in shopping malls. This technology sends the mobile video adverts to anyone's mobile phones within a 100 metre radius inside the mall. In addition my videos were sent to journalists mobile phones, to attract them to a big Christian exhibition at Sandown Park in Surrey, UK .

Lastly, I have been asked to provide video ring tones for the Chinese mobile market, by 2 world leading mobile content providers, Vringo, & ZGroup Mobile. Given the fact that 90% of Chinese people aged between 14 & 50 have mobile phones, this is a huge potential.




The one advantage that mobile marketing has over print is that it has global potential. I am able to sell my Talking Product Videos in every country, not just the UK. The world is my oyster.

So please investigate mobile marketing & unlock it's potential.

A PDF detailing more facts on mobile trends, can be read, & downloaed from my web site at this link.

Talking Product Videos can be found on my web site at this link.

They are split into the following categories:-

Ringtones
Business Advertisments
Ethical
Caricatures
Greetings

Last but not least, here's a little teaser. A mobile video sent out as part of a Promotion, featuring an invite to the recent Royal Wedding.


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