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Automatic migration to the new Fotomerchant

Automatic migration to the new Fotomerchant

Just on 8 months ago we announced the release of Fotomerchant 2 our all new platform for managing your photography website and online sales. Fotomerchant 2 was always intended to supersede PhotoMerchant 1 and eventually replace it all together. Starting from today we are officially beginning the shutdown process of PhotoMerchant 1. Over the coming [...]

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New & Improved Fotomerchant Pricing Plans

New & Improved Fotomerchant Pricing Plans

We are thrilled to be announce that we’ve update our Fotomerchant Pricing Plans and have dramatically reduced the transaction fees across our major plans.

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Lenstag: Free theft protection and monitoring for cameras, lenses and video equipment

Lenstag: Free theft protection and monitoring for cameras, lenses and video equipment

We’re always on the lookout for cool new ways to help our users. Lenstag is a recently-launched free online service that records the serial numbers and images of all your camera gear in a secure, private registry. Lenstag is available for iOS, Android and the web. If any item should go missing, you can update [...]

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Improved Order Management Tools

Improved Order Management Tools

If you’re using Fotomerchant for making sales, you’re going to love the new order management tools we’ve just added to your accounts. Some of these features have been upgraded from their previous incarnation in the old PhotoMerchant and others are designed to make it easier for you to create and organise the products in your [...]

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2013 Christmas Direct Fulfillment Cut Off Dates

2013 Christmas Direct Fulfillment Cut Off Dates

The silly season is here again! Here are the dates you need to know if you want your customers to receive their orders before the lab cut-off dates. Please keep in mind that the courier and postal systems are under a lot of stress in the coming month, so consider promoting the “courier” shipping options [...]

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Migration Phase 3: Now Available

Migration Phase 3: Now Available

We’re happy to announce that Migration Phase 3 is now available for all customers still using PhotoMerchant. This latest release means that you can now migrate almost all of your essential website content across to the new-and-improved Fotomerchant and start benefiting from the faster uploading, improved layout options, and of course, the new Phoenix website [...]

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Sell bundled products with Packages

Sell bundled products with Packages

Back by popular demand, the new Packages store option allow you to bundle any combination of self fulfilment, direct fulfilment and digital download products into a single sellable package. This is a great way to increase your sales while offering your customers a greater incentive to buy from your store. You probably have a few [...]

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Members Special: Protect your images with Image Witness

Members Special: Protect your images with Image Witness

Image Witness tracks and protects your entire image collection Image theft and copyright fraud is one of the most important challenges facing the photography industry today. While Fotomerchant provides a range of ways to protect your images and galleries, how do you know if your images are being re-used without your permission? Image Witness is [...]

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Two amazing special offers for AIPP members (updated)

Two amazing special offers for AIPP members (updated)

As a proud Gold sponsor of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers we are delighted to provide two amazing special offers to all AIPP Accredited and Emerging members. To be eligible, all you need is a membership card that shows your current Accredited and Emerging membership. Read on for the full details.

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New photography website templates – Introducing “Phoenix”

New photography website templates – Introducing “Phoenix”

One of the main reasons we re-built Fotomerchant was so that we could more easily develop new and prettier photography website templates. We’re proud to announce “Phoenix” our first new website theme in a long, long time (don’t ask us how long). We’ve taken on your feedback and created a theme with larger thumbnails, that [...]

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