Webshots Introduces Free 7-Day Premium Membership Trial for Busy Summer Photo Sharing Season

Jun 08, 2004, 01:00 ET from Webshots

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 8/PRNewswire/ -- Webshots, the leading
 photo-sharing website, today announced the availability of a free seven-day
 trial of its Premium service. With summer approaching, anyone with a digital
 camera can take advantage of this free trial to fully enjoy and share a season
 of weddings, vacations, graduations and family reunions.
     Two types of membership are available at Webshots:  Basic and Premium.
 Basic membership is free and provides personal storage for 240 photos plus
 access to Webshots' photo network of thousands of professional photos and
 millions of member photos for download. Members can also order prints and
 customized photo merchandise, and camera phone owners can upload and share
 photos in real-time for free.
     Webshots Premium membership offers a number of additional benefits and
 features, including:
     --  personal storage for up to 3,000 photos;
     --  access to thousands of highest-resolution and exclusive professional
         photos from the Webshots Gallery;
     --  unlimited daily downloads;
     --  the ability to surf Webshots with no distracting third-party ads;
     --  personalized customer support.
     "We are thrilled to offer our millions of free users a firsthand view of
 the superior benefits of Premium membership," says co-CEO Narendra Rocherolle.
 "Now they can experience what hundreds of thousands of Premium members already
 enjoy -- risk-free and just in time for the busy summer vacation photo
     Webshots' online photo sharing network continues to grow at a steady rate.
 In May, 2004, an average of 275,000 new photos were uploaded daily to the
 Webshots site, an increase of 165% over May 2003. The Webshots Community holds
 over 70 million photos uploaded and shared by members.
     Following the seven-day free trial, members can choose to continue their
 Premium membership for $3.99 per month or $29.88 per year.
     About Webshots
     Webshots (www.webshots.com) is the world's largest photo-sharing site,
 providing consumers with a variety of ways to enjoy photos:  on their computer
 desktops as screensavers and wallpaper, on their mobile phones, and in their
 own homes and offices as prints. In addition, Webshots offers a number of ways
 for friends and family to share photos with one another -- Photo Messages(TM),
 online photo albums, and custom prints and gifts. With over 32 million
 registered users, Webshots is where the world shares photos!
     Contact Information:
      Danielle Siemon                Diana Donovan
      Edelman                        Webshots
      650-429-2739                   650-622-0900 x 28
      danielle.siemon@edelman.com    dianad@webshots.com

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