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liveBooking Season is Here.

The industry leader since 2003 wants to work with YOU.
“…#1 in custom design websites…”
“…#1 in search engine optimization…”
“…#1 in ease of use…”
“…#1 in customer service…”

What are our wedding customers saying…

Our website is getting us crazy bookings. liveBooks is the driving force in our business success.
– Mike Adrian

Other than purchasing a camera, liveBooks is the single most important investment we’ve made.
– Donald Pope

I highly recommend liveBooks, a complete solution that will give you a huge competitive advantage.
– Karen Hill

With top flight customer service, an intuitive admin interface and a host of sophisticated tools and products to meet all needs, it’s no wonder why liveBooks is an industry leader.
– Michael Corsentino

Customizing my liveBooks preDesign could not have been easier! Now I have a reliable, SEO friendly, awesome looking custom site with a company that I trust!
– Audra Bayette

If I did it all over again I would go with liveBooks in a heartbeat. They are off the hook rad!!!
– Doug Miranda

Puteti incerca site-urile liveBooks, cu o perioada de proba de 14 zile, fara sa introduceti date de credit card. Succes.

Site-uri de fotografi cu prezentari Flash

Terry Heffernan
Check out Terry’s cool and subtle home page videos. A random video is chosen each time the home page is visited.

La Vie Imagery
Here’s a pretty nice splash page animation. The clients are stoked!

Kate Bentley – Happily Ever After
Dayle showed us all this site already. Lots of custom stuff going on here. The home page includes a dynamic slideshow and key images and links for the first 5 portfolios. Great design by Ryan!

IA Agency
This agency site has really come together. Included: a custom splash page animation and a crazy custom interactive home page.

Camille Tokerud
Here’s an interesting custom interactive home page. The dynamic images link to their respective portfolios.

Kurt Gardner – Adirondack Mountain Productions
I don’t get to work on many gallery-functioning sites, but here’s a pretty good one. All sorts of landing pages here.

Toate site-urile folosesc versiunea de site oferit de

Site de fotograf cu 39$/luna si 14 zile gratis a lansat versiunea de comanda a site-ului, fara a furniza si datele de credit card. Astfel, puteti comanda un site de fotograf, la o calitate profesionala, cu o perioada de incercare (free trial) de 14 zile.

Facandu-va un cont, puteti incerca aplicatia de administrare, prin care sa incarcati fotografii si apoi sa le atasati in portofolii. Puteti produce fotografiile la 920 de pixeli latime (cele late) sau 562 pixeli inaltime (cele inalte) sau sa le lasati in varianta originala si sa bifati redimensionarea de catre editSuite. Succes.

Mallory Morrison

The editSuite is very straight forward and easy to understand. I was excited about the shopping cart feature and was able to set that up in an hour. Customer support has been very helpful and quick to answer any questions I had. I will be a loyal liveBooks-ian for life!

Mallory Morrison, Photographer

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Versiunea de iPhone/iPad a site-urilor care merg cu liveBooks

Fiind implicat direct in dezvoltarea acestui proiect de versiune pentru iPhone, iPad sau iPod a site-urilor care functioneaza cu aplicatia liveBooks, public mai jos stirea despre noua versiune liveBooks 5.9.
Site-ul propriu functioneaza pe o astfel de verisiune liveBooks.

Update for liveBooks Web Portfolio Service Adds iPhone and iPad Support
By Dan Havlik, PDN’s Technology Specialist

Website portfolio provider liveBooks announced today it will update its service next month to make it iPhone and iPad compatible. The update, called liveBooks Version 5.9, will let web browsers on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch view liveBooks’ Flash-based sites.

Since those mobile devices from Apple do not support Flash, photographers who’ve used liveBooks’ portfolio sites either couldn’t show off their work on iPhones, iPads etc., or have had to specifically customize their websites to do so.
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Criza incepe sa treaca in SUA, incep investitiile este un furnizor de site-uri din SUA si are peste 7000 de clienti fotografi si designeri. Folosesc un site liveBooks si pot spune ca este un instrument util pentru prezentare, promovare si administrare a unui site de fotograf amator sau profesionist. Va invit sa vizitati Fotografi cunoscuti folosesc platforma liveBooks pentru site-urile lor, inclusiv National Geographic.

Astazi s-a relansat site-ul si ofera cateva sute de pre-design-uri care se pot inchiria sau plati lunar, anual sau o singura data. Mai jos aveti comunicatul oficial legat de investita de 5 milioane de dolari, care arata ca in SUA criza a inceput sa treaca si oamenii au inceput sa investeasca. Urmeaza H1N1…

liveBooks secures $5 million in funding from strategic and private investors

Company introduces subscription-based pricing and pre-designed websites delivered through SaaS; aligns strategic partners to expand into graphic design, interior design and other new markets

SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 3, 2009 – liveBooks, Inc., ( the leading provider of award-winning websites that allow creative professionals to promote and manage their businesses online, today announced that it has secured $5 million in funding from strategic and private investors. This allows the company to expand into new markets and create more flexible and affordable payment and design options for its customers.
With this funding, liveBooks has:

1) Lowered the cost of entry into the liveBooks suite and service so that any professional can now afford a liveBooks site;

2) Introduced a subscription-based service to eliminate the need for front-loaded monetary commitments;

3) Launched pre-designed site offerings with unrivaled choices in terms of number, design and utility;

4) Broadened its market reach with new, creative professional industries such as graphic design and interior design

The net result of these changes is that every creative professional now has access to an affordable solution designed to differentiate their online offer, without the need to get involved in the technology of running a website.

“We have been impressed with liveBooks’ approach to the photography industry and believe that a liveBooks site is a great solution for anyone selling a visual product to manifest their unique brand on the internet,” said Laura Shore, senior vice president of communications at Mohawk Fine Papers. “Our strategic relationship with liveBooks is an important component of our effort to expand our sphere of influence beyond paper products and to incorporate a 360-degree focus on products and services related to the
graphics industry.”

For customers who want the benefits of liveBooks’ proven design expertise and intuitive site administration in a more affordable package, the company is now offering an unrivaled array of pre-designed themes and layout options with subscriptions priced at $39 a month. liveBooks is also extending this pricing flexibility to its customized design customers who want completely unique sites that are both visually stunning and true
manifestations of their brands. Single customized sites will require a one-time design fee plus a subscription charge.

“liveBooks’ website platform empowers professional photographers with the tools they need to easily and successfully leverage the power of the internet to run their businesses,” said Chris Rainier, National Geographic Photographic Fellow. “At a time when creative professionals in all disciplines are facing job cuts and finding making a sustainable living increasingly difficult, the new liveBooks offering – which is at a price
that even a student can afford – will be a saving grace. This gives me hope for the future of the global and independent creative photographer working as a professional.”

liveBooks has a history of creating beautifully designed and easy-to-manage websites for the world’s top photographers, such as Rainier, nature photographer and host of PBS’s “Adventures to the Edge” Art Wolfe, and celebrity photographer Harry Benson. Since its inception, liveBooks has created sites for more than 7,000 photographers and creative professionals.

“We’re extremely proud that our work has helped professional photographers grow their businesses over the past five years and we remain committed to delivering exceptional designs and customer service to the photographic community,” said Andy Patrick, CEO and president of liveBooks. “This financing allows us to take advantage of the significant growth opportunities in other creative markets where professionals’ business needs are similar to that of photographers. This, together with the implementation of the more scalable, SaaS- and subscription-based business model, presents our customers with more affordable options in these difficult economic times.”

liveBooks was incorporated in 2005 and quickly became well-known for developing and delivering customized websites that allow professional photographers to easily manage their online presence with an intuitive drag-and-drop interface and advanced search marketing tools. The 70-person company is headquartered in San Francisco and has satellite offices on the East Coast and in London.
To reflect the expansion of its business model and offerings, liveBooks today relaunched its website at The company can be reached at (888) 833-4605.

About liveBooks
liveBooks, Inc. provides award-winning websites that serve as a business hub to help professionals in creative industries like photography, graphic design and interior design save time, promote their businesses and make more money. The company works with an extensive ecosystem of advisors, partners and consultants to deliver unrivalled products, services, partner applications and customer experiences through the powerful combination of small-business acumen, award-winning designs, a scalable platform and
extensible architecture. liveBooks is committed to customer success through design leadership, business integrity and its belief in the power of image and creativity to enable social change.

Media contact:
Marci J. Hait
Matter Communications
978-499-9250 Ext. 238