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Gary Pageau is principal of InfoCircle LLC, continuing his marketing communications career. InfoCircle LLC is a marketing and communications consulting firm, specializing in business-to-business markets. For nearly 25 years, he was with PMA International, serving most recently as Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the Association’s editorial department, marketing research unit, education and corporate relations department.

Product quality as important as price for US photo merchandise buyers News 

Product quality as important as price for US photo merchandise buyers

A new consumer study from Rise Above Research has found product quality is nearly as important as price when choosing a vendor. When study respondents were asked about the most important considerations when choosing which company to buy from, “product quality” ranked second at 62%, just behind “price” at 63%. Product quality was also the leading consideration among 25-to-34-year-olds in... Read More
Improving Your SEO with Brandon Leibowitz Marketing Podcasts 

Improving Your SEO with Brandon Leibowitz

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brandon Leibowitz, the founder of SEO Optimizers. SEO Optimizer Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Brandon Leibowitz, the founder of SEO Optimizers. SEO Optimizers is a digital marketing company focusing on helping small and medium-sized businesses get more online traffic, which in turn converts into clients, sales, leads,... Read More
Lomography releases limited edition Lomo LC-A cameras New Products 

Lomography releases limited edition Lomo LC-A cameras

To commemorate its 30-year anniversary, Lomography has released special editions of the Lomo LC-A family cam-eras – the Lomo LC-A+, Lomo LC-Wide and Lomo LC-A 120 – dressed in a handcrafted leather design with a colorful metal emblem. These metal emblems will also be available as collectible Lomography pins, magnets, and stickers. The three camera models are below: LOMO LC-A+... Read More
Condé Systems becomes an employee-owned company Acquisitions Investments 

Condé Systems becomes an employee-owned company

Sublimation and heat-transfer supplier Condé Systems Inc. announced its employees are now the owners of the company through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Condé Systems is a leading supplier of sublimation and digital heat-transfer equipment, supplies, products, and education. As a 100% ESOP-owned company, all of Condé’s stock is now held in trust by the ESOP exclusively for the... Read More
Easy Cut Studio adds support for Mimaki cutting plotters Updates 

Easy Cut Studio adds support for Mimaki cutting plotters

EasyCut Studio, a developer of sign-making and specialty graphics solutions, announced its vinyl cutting software has been fully tested and can be used with Mimaki vinyl cutters including the newly Released CG-AR series and the CG-SRIII series. Easy Cut Studio is available for Windows and macOS as a free update to all existing users. New users can get the lifetime... Read More
NRF: Retail sales growing as holiday season begins Market research 

NRF: Retail sales growing as holiday season begins

Retail sales grew again in October as consumers set aside concerns about inflation and many got a jump start on the holiday season, the National Retail Federation said today. “October retail sales data confirms that consumers continue to stretch their dollars on household priorities, including gifts for family and loved ones this holiday season,” said Matthew Shay, president and CEO,... Read More
Armed robberies prompt security concerns at San Francisco photo spots News 

Armed robberies prompt security concerns at San Francisco photo spots

San Francisco, Calif., is considered one of the most photogenic cities in the United States. Unfortunately, the City by the Bay has received unwelcome attention as a place where photographers are the targets of thieves. Photographers with big gear bags are being cautioned to avoid popular spots – like the Palace of Fine Arts – or bring security. The latest... Read More
Building a new photo economy with Ori Guttin, Viewbug Marketing News Podcasts 

Building a new photo economy with Ori Guttin, Viewbug

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Ori Guttin, co-founder of Viewbug. In this episode, Guttin talks about the tools developed for photographers for minting NFTs and its newest innovation, Viewbug Coins. Viewbug Coins allow users to earn coins, give them to other users, and to spend them on prizes. Viewbug is a long-standing community of millions of photographers that challenges and rewards creativity.... Read More
WhiteWall adds Canson, Epson fine-art papers to offerings New Products 

WhiteWall adds Canson, Epson fine-art papers to offerings

Fine-art wall-art printer WhiteWall announced it offering six new fine art papers from Canson and Epson, in addition to Hahnemühle papers, for inkjet printing. All papers can be ordered in individual sizes up to 300-byp 105 cm and are also available in passe-partout (matted) frames. The new Canson papers are: The Canson Arches Aquarelle Rag is a pure white paper... Read More
Amaze partners with OnlyFans to sell merchandise Partnerships 

Amaze partners with OnlyFans to sell merchandise

Amaze announced creator platform OnlyFans has integrated its Spring platform to allow creators for the first time to sell personalized merchandise to their fans. OnlyFans Creators will be able to connect their Spring stores directly to their profile pages, allowing OnlyFans Creators to create and sell physical and digital merchandise, such as T-shirts, calendars, and puzzles, directly to their fans.... Read More
NRF: Record 166.3 million shoppers expected during Thanksgiving Weekend   Market research 

NRF: Record 166.3 million shoppers expected during Thanksgiving Weekend  

An estimated 166.3 million people are planning to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. This figure is almost 8 million more people than last year and is the highest estimate since NRF began tracking this data in 2017. “While there is... Read More
SeaLife debuts underwater photographic gear New Products 

SeaLife debuts underwater photographic gear

SeaLife Underwater Cameras debuted numerous new underwater photography products and gear. Among the highlights: SeaLife’s SportDiver Smartphone housing fits the new iPhone 14 series including the iPhone Pro Max. The SeaLife SportDiver is a compact, lightweight underwater housing that fits most Android and Apple smartphones, and accommodates the new iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Ultra, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14... Read More
Tamron Americas announces up to $200 instant savings for the holidays Promotions 

Tamron Americas announces up to $200 instant savings for the holidays

Tamron Americas announces its Holiday Instant Savings promotion through Jan. 1 for U.S. customers on 15 lenses designed for Sony and FUJIFILM mirrorless cameras and Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Purchasers of the 11-20mm, 17-28mm, 17-70mm, 18-300mm, 28-75mm G2, 28-200mm, 70-180mm, 70-300mm, 150-500mm, 20mm, 24mm and 35mm for Sony E-Mount mirrorless, the 18-300mm for FUJIFILM X-Mount mirrorless, and the 18-400mm, SP... Read More