Meet SmugMug: A valued Blurb partner
So many of the beautiful books made with Blurb feature gorgeous photography. So we love it when we’re able to introduce our customers to companies that think about photography the same way that we do. We asked our friends at SmugMug to tell you a little bit about who they are and what they do.
Who is SmugMug?
We're an independent, family-run company of photographers and photo-lovers. We come from all over the world, all age groups, and all walks of life. We’re joined together by our crazy happy love of taking photos—and taking care of the people who love doing that, too. We also love dogs, pictures that make you go "wow!", and camera geekery. And we believe in playing hard because we work hard, too.
Why photo websites?
Everyone should have an opportunity to tell, share, and print his or her story. We're all about self-expression and making that expression easy. And you shouldn't have to pick which memories matter most, so we think that everyone should have a safe, protected, reliable way to keep their memories online where the people they love can see them.
Who are we for?
Everyone and anyone who loves to preserve their everyday memories and share them with the world. Whether you're a writer or a photographer, a celebrity or a student, you'll be able to easily create a website that is a true reflection of what you do and who you are. And it will look gorgeous.
How are we different?
We are independent and over 10 years strong, built on family and a shared love of photography. We blend old-fashioned, human customer service with cutting-edge Silicon Valley technology to create a powerful product supported by actual people who will answer your questions. Our Support Heroes are world-famous for their speed, helpfulness, and friendliness, and we’re not at all shy about how great they are. They are artists, moms, dads, photographers, explorers, travelers, and storytellers, just like you. Do you have a problem, burning questions, or an idea for a SmugMug feature request? Tell us. We listen.
What sets SmugMug apart from other photo sites is our warmth and commitment to the customer. Your website should be all about YOU and whatever you put on it, so instead of capping your web space and cluttering it with ads and spam, you get an unlimited, gorgeous website clean of anything but you. Your photos can be huge (we love that!); they’ll stretch perfectly to fit any browser size. This means that viewers with enormous screens can still see your photos edge-to-edge, the way they were meant to be seen.
All SmugMug accounts enjoy fresh, clean, modern layouts and safe storage and backups. We also give our top three account levels deep, site-wide customization—a rarity in the market. In addition to the existing drag-and-drop customization available at SmugMug, you can add your own HTML and CSS, resulting in infinite creative possibilities.
Come see what’s new and start sharing your story at SmugMug.com. Use the code SMBLURB13 and save 30% off your first year of membership. (Exp. Jan 15, 2014)