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By James Yates
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PPA members are always making and saving more money with their membership. Now, you can continue taking advantage of preferred pricing on the world's most popular and advanced operating systems: Apple products and accessories. 

Discounts on business equipment are part of the list of benefits offered to the 30,000 photographers who rely on PPA for perks and savings. Apple Association Member Purchase Program perks include:

  • Preferred pricing on Apple products
  • Special promotions
  • Complimentary shipping on all orders
  • Free engraving on all new iPod and iPad models
  • Mac customization
  • Ratings and reviews on accessories and software
Members can purchase or sponsor up to three computer systems, three iPads, three iPhones, three Apple watches and ten iPod devices per calendar year, as well as software and peripherals. Members can begin using the offer by visiting the website or by calling 1-800-854-3680 and requesting the Association Member Program pricing.

The program is a benefit provided by Apple Inc. to members of PPA and other participating organizations. The program is intended for personal use. Under this program, Apple sells and ships products to end-user customers only. Apple reserves the right to refuse or cancel any order if they suspect it is being purchased for resale.

"PPA is always looking for ways to help improve our members' businesses," says Kristen Hartman, Director of Member Value & Experience. "This Apple program is a valued benefit to the photographers who rely on PPA to help run their studios. We're so pleased to announce we're renewing the program and keeping our members happy."

Head over to BeMore.PPA.com/MakeMore to learn about all the ways you can save and make more money with your PPA membership!

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James Yates is an Atlanta-based writer/actor and the Communications Specialist at Professional Photographers of America (PPA). A graduate of Georgia State University, James has worked in the non-profit sector his whole life and is proud to be able to help artists achieve their goals. In his spare time he can be found walking his dogs on the Beltline or partaking in the nightly theater and comedy scene in the ATL.



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By James Yates
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Good news, PPA members...you can now take advantage of savings on Dell products and accessories. 

Discounts on business equipment are already part of your PPA list-of-benefits offered and now, Dell is offering year-round savings every day of 5%-10% on selected products, plus special monthly savings of 20% on select products. 

Dell discount perks include savings on:
  • PowerEdge Servers
  • Dell Precision Workstations
  • OptiPlex Desktops
  • Latitude Laptops
  • XPS and Inspirion PCs
  • Dell monitors
  • Dell Electronics and Accessories
  • ...and more!

"The Dell discount program is just one more way that PPA works to support working photographers," says Kristen Hartman, PPA's Director of Member Value and Experience. "We're always looking for ways to help improve our members' businesses. This Dell program is a valued benefit to the photographers who rely on PPA to help run their studios. We're so pleased to announce this partnership."

You can redeem the offers by logging into the Member Discounts section of PPA.com! If ordering by phone, you should mention PPA to get your association discounts.

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At PPA, we're always striving to help you be more as a professional photographer. There's many ways we do this, but just one of those ways is offering PPA members deals and discounts on products you use in your photography business! 

PPA members already get unbelievable discounts on products and services that they use on a daily basis, but occasionally PPA negotiates something extra special with top photo companies. We call these Extreme Deals. Extreme Deals are short-term discounts and offers, only for PPA members. This March, we've got an extreme deal for PPA members on Accucolor albums. 

Here's the offer: Get one 10x10, 15 side/30 page album and two 8x8, 15 side/30 page albums with the "Elite Collection" or "Leatherette" cover material for only $300! Plus save 50% off any album upgrade options. 

Sounds pretty good, right? Just be sure to log-in to the member only Extreme Deal page by March 31 to get all the information on how to take advantage of this deal. 

Of course, being a PPA member gets you access to more than just the Extreme Deals and other discounts. You'll also get full access to PPAedu, our collection of live workshops and webinars and on-demand videos on various techniques for photographers and business practices. You can even take the PPAedu Assessment to get recommendations for the courses you should attend or watch to help you be more as a photographer!  

Along with PPAedu, members can also access theLoop, our online community just for PPA members! Here, you can discuss various topics that impact the photography business, all without fear of having potential customers see what you've been posting. 

These are just a few of the benefits of PPA membership. Browse the benefits section to see even more perks of joining our photography association. And remember, to access the Extreme Deal, PPAedu or theLoop you've got to be a PPA member, so join today!
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photoshelter_websites_graphic.jpgStart 2012 off with a website that works for your business! PhotoShelter, the leader in websites and marketing tools for photographers is pleased to offer an extreme deal to PPA members. Sign up for PhotoShelter before December 31, 2011 and get 2-months of service completely free! That's a $60 value.

With a PhotoShelter website, you get 10 professional website design themes or the ability to customize your own look. Plus, you get powerful tools to support your photo business, including:

  • A robust shopping cart for selling prints, products & image downloads
  • Powerful marketing tools to attract clients with social media and search engine optimization
  • Client management tools like password protected galleries, proofing & online image delivery
  • A true archive for storing JPG, RAW, TIFF, and PSD images online
  • Plus so much more

Members can read more about this extreme deal and how to signup for it here.

110810_ExtremeDeal_250x250.jpgGive your customers an online viewing and ordering experience they will love with this amazing Extreme Deal from ImageQuix: PPA members get one year of Unlimited Uploads with ImageQuix for only $99 when they sign up by September 9 (a $249 savings).

That savings is just icing on the cake! ImageQuix provides an exciting, easy to use, and profitable e-commerce experience for you and your clients. It's designed to ensure your photography stands out and your revenue is maximized, thanks to the fastest image uploading software, the user-friendly ordering interface, and flexible order fulfillment.

ImageQuix has been partnering with professional photographers for over 14 years, and now's your best chance to see why more pros use them than any other online proofing system. Sign up by September 9 to enjoy your Extreme Deal!

In today's highly competitive Web environment, the importance of search engines cannot be underestimated. To help you make the most of your online presence, Collages.net has just launched a NEW service called collagesGSO, which will allow photographers to appear on Google's page one--the first page of search results--within 45 days. Collages.net's team of experts will work closely with the photographer to define keywords that will drive the desired traffic to their studio website, and then work daily to maintain the photographer's site on Google's first page.

PPA members receive an exclusive limited-time discount for collagesGSO. PPA members, learn more about this Extreme Deal here.
NIK_logo.pngFor the first time ever, Nik Software is bringing together three of its most popular and award-winning tools for an exclusive PPA Extreme Deal. For a limited time, you have access to the Creative Efex Collection, which includes Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro and HDR Efex Pro.

With this collection, you'll be able to maximize your creativity and work seamlessly with your favorite image editing software to provide high-quality retouching, color correction, creative enhancements, high-dynamic range imaging, fine art black-and-white conversion, and much more.

"Nik Software's new Creative Efex Collection is perfect for the wedding and portrait photographer," says Tony L. Corbell, Cr.Photog., API, Senior Manager of Product Education and Planning at Nik Software and PPA member since 1979.  "This set is amazing, and I use it on literally every picture I take. Color Efex Pro is my favorite series of filters, while Silver Efex Pro is the only real answer to making quality black-and-white images. Of course, HDR Efex Pro will change the way in which we view high contrast scenes by making the dynamic range no longer a problem to solve, but a condition to enhance."

PPA members can take advantage of this limited-time Extreme Deal here. Don't wait, this offer only runs through May 31, 2011!

"Seriously, everyone is using Nik Software for a reason," Corbell adds. "They work...and they work beautifully."
FedEx-Office.pngIt's now even easier for you to save time and money with FedEx. As a member of PPA, you are eligible to receive special savings of up to 20% off select FedEx Office copy and print services and 10% off other select services at more than 1,800 locations nationwide.

Plus, for a limited time, you can double your savings on select services! Use your PPA FedEx Office discount today, and you can save up to 40% on select copy and print services through May 31, 2011. That's twice the normal discount!

PPA members can learn more about this Extreme Deal here.
Rock your customers, crank up your brand, and turn your business on with XM for Business. America's most popular satellite radio service is available for businesses--just like you!--and can help attract and entertain your customers with vibrant, branded music and audio content. Plus, your ASCAP, BMI and SESAC fees are paid by XM for Business on your behalf, so you don't need to worry about renewing your licensing fees!

PPA members already receive a discount on the XM for Business service, but now you can save even more with this limited-time deal.
Imagine . . . a credit card processing option that won't cost you anything unless you use it!

Imagine no more! It's now available to PPA members through this Extreme Deal offer from Midwest Transaction Group (MTG). And this deal couldn't be any more extreme--it's a telephone-based credit card processing application with no setup or monthly fees. If you've considered accepting credit cards payments in the past, but thought it was too expensive for the number of payments you would accept, this Extreme Deal is a deal you simply can't pass up!

Take advantage of:

  • No expensive equipment to buy.
  • No setup or monthly fees to pay.
  • Pay only when you process a transaction (at a rate of 2.65% +  $0.50 per transaction).
 
PPA members can learn more about this Extreme Deal here. And don't wait--this Extreme Deal runs only through April 15, 2011!


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