SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music

August 14, 2007 10:02 ET

Indigo Brings Customized Photo Albums Online With New Photobook

Indigo Books & Music Launches Web-Based Photo Books That Allow Photo Sharing Through Scrapbooking and Digital Photo Albums

TORONTO--(Marketwire - August 14, 2007) - Canada's online bookstore, chapters.indigo.ca (TSX: IDG), introduces an easy-to-use photo sharing and custom scrapbooking service that allows customers to share life's memories by creating professionally bound, hardcover photo albums filled with their own digital photos. Indigo's new Photobook (http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/photobook?s_campaign=PR_pbook_0807) offers a variety of exclusively designed background and layout templates, themes and cover options in four different sizes and a range of affordable prices. Shutterbugs and scrapbooking lovers can author their own customized photo albums of travel photos, baby pictures and special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.

"With the explosive growth of online photo sharing and the dominance of digital photography over traditional film, we're excited to offer Canadian booklovers an easy-to-use scrapbooking service and beautiful product that's in keeping with Indigo's commitment to being the most complete and trusted resource for books, music, and gifts," says Carolyn Beatty, Sr. VP - Online, Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Photo Albums Get an Online Update with Indigo and Chapters

Booklovers looking for a way to save, show and share the endless digital photos accumulating on their digital camera, laptop or home computer, now have a beautiful and affordable solution online at http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/photobook?s_campaign=PR_pbook_0807. Canada's biggest bookseller brings scrapbooking online with the launch of Photobook, an easy-to-use service that literally delivers a beautiful bound book chock full of a customer's own memories, complete with text and pictures.

From the online novice to the digital photography pro, making customized photo albums with Photobook is as easy as one, two three:

1.   choose your style, size or theme
2.   upload your photos
3.   create your photo book

And before ordering the finished masterpiece, customers can save, edit, preview and share their memories online with loved ones.

Capture, Create and Connect with Family and Friends at chapters.indigo.ca

Whether celebrating baby, capturing precious wedding memories, showing off the best travel adventures, or preserving any occasion, customers can use Photobook to capture every image in personalized online photo albums and share them with friends and family both online and in print. From small, entry-level, 10-page Mini books with 20 pages of photos to large-format leather bound volumes, Indigo photo books are perfect gifts, fun keepsakes and timeless journals of every great scrapbooking occasion in any life.

http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/Photobook-All-Themes/pball_themes-artnb.html?s_campaign=PR_pbook_0807

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo is a Canadian company and the largest book retailer in Canada, operating bookstores in all provinces under the names Indigo Books Music & more, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore and Coles. Indigo operates www.chapters.indigo.ca, an online retailer of books, gifts, videos, and DVDs.

Indigo is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol IDG. To learn more about Indigo, please visit the About Our Company section of http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/About-Indigo-Books-Music-Inc/chaptersinc-art.html?s_campaign=PR_pbook_0807

In 2004, Indigo also founded the Indigo Love of Reading Fund, a registered charity whose mission is to provide new books and creative learning materials to high-needs elementary schools, enhancing the literacy and self-esteem of students in Canada. Visit http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/Corporate-Giving/corpgiving-art.html?s_campaign=PR_pbook_0807 for more information.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Lisa Huie
    Manager, Public Relations
    Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    416-646-8926
    Email Contact