SOURCE: Proust


August 16, 2011 08:00 ET

Preserve, Share and Print Back-to-School Memories With

New Print-at-Home Feature Lets You Create Storybooks for Free

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2011) -

News Facts:

  • Proust (, a private place for families and close friends to share and preserve memories, today announced a new Print-at-Home feature that lets you easily print your own storybook, or that of your family and friends, for free.
  • With summer nearing its end and back-to-school season in full swing, memories such as your child's first day of school or seeing your high school senior off to college, can all come to life and be memorialized in a beautifully-formatted Proust storybook.
  • With the Print-at-Home feature, users now have access to a simple and free printed storybook of their most cherished moments and memories, to offer as gifts for loved ones or to celebrate any special occasion.
  • In addition to printing your Proust storybook, you can also visualize your story in a variety of ways, including a map and timeline, all available on
  • Proust is committed to providing users of all ages with a variety of tools to take the stories they share on offline, and transform them into tangible keepsakes.
  • How to Create & Print Your Proust Storybook:
    • Answer questions to help you share memories from all the chapters of your life.
    • Bring your story to life by adding photos, videos and more.
    • Then flip through the pages of your online storybook and share it with family, and close friends.
    • When browsing your story or the story of someone you're connected to, simply click "Print" to create a unique print-at-home storybook.

Attributable to Tom Cortese, co-founder & CEO of Proust
"As part of our commitment to helping users share more deeply with their closer network of family and friends -- we think that providing a variety of tools such as the ability to print, and share stories offline and transform those into tangible keepsakes can make for unique and thoughtful gifts. This is a first step toward offering professionally-printed books that you will soon be able to order on"

Attributable to Kyra Aylsworth, Proust user
"I think that being able to publish family photos and stories in a book really helps people 'get' the point of Proust. My family will be able to collect and write our own history and have a tangible artifact to share with the next generation."

Attributable to Ashley Bailey, Proust user
"I am so excited to be using Proust to create MY story. The option to print the story in a book format is so appealing because then I can share my Proust story with my children and potentially even my grandchildren!"

About Proust:
Proust is a private place for families and close friends to share their meaningful stories, and preserve their memories. Today, for the first time, every living generation is online, from grandson to grandmother. Proust offers a way for the whole family to capture, preserve and share cherished memories. Named for the famous Proust Questionnaire, the site makes chronicling your history simple by prompting you with questions for each chapter of your life story. Founded by Tom Cortese and Jason Fotinatos in 2010 and owned by IAC/InterActive Corp., Proust is headquartered in New York City. Start telling your story at today. You can also follow us on Twitter (!/Proustdotcom) and Facebook (

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