Nikon D7100 Canon EOS Rebel T5i Nikon D3300 Canon EOS 1200D Sony A5000 Nikon D4S
Nikon D7100 Canon EOS Rebel T5i Nikon D3300 Canon EOS 1200D Sony A5000 Nikon D4S
LetsGoDigital for Sale
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Nikon Nokia Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
US online photo services are growing
Mark Peters : November 8th 2005 - 10:56 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
InfoTrendsUS online photo services are growing : InfoTrends / CAP Ventures’ online photo services report finds that 29% of US internet users are now online photo service members, representing an increase of 12% over 2004. Pureplay online photo services, dot-coms, dominate the online print market. About 78% of online photo service members belong to a pureplay site like Kodak EasyShare Gallery, while just 14% are members of a retail online photo service like Walmart.com. Today, pureplay online photo services members are more motivated to share their digital photos, while retail online users are more motivated to print. Nevertheless, changing market dynamics could shake up the status quo of the online photo services market.
US online photo services are growingOnline photo service
“Today’s online photo service market is the pureplays’ for the taking. We are just beginning to see the effects of retailers’ entrance into the online photo services market,” said Jill Aldort, a Senior Consultant at InfoTrends/CAP Ventures. “Retailers are expected to drive higher year-over-year growth rates in terms of the number of people who use online photo services, as well as the number of prints ordered online.”


Digital photo storage
2005 marked the first year that major retailers began offering and marketing their online photo services in earnest, but retail vendors already process more prints per user than pureplay vendors. InfoTrends/CAP Ventures’ research shows that retail online photo service members order twice as many prints per month on average than pureplay members. Pureplay vendors must figure out ways to make money from members who are not printing, perhaps by tapping into consumers’ digital photo storage needs. Select demographic groups are willing to pay a fee for a membership that includes long-term photo storage.

Online photofinishing
High satisfaction levels continue to be a golden selling point for online photofinishing. Even among online users who also print at home and/or at retail, online photofinishing is perceived to be the quickest and easiest, the best way to print batches of photos, and the best way to obtain the highest-quality prints.

2005 Online Photo Services End User Study
InfoTrends/CAP Ventures’ report entitled 2005 Online Photo Services End User Study is available immediately. The report answers key questions about online photo service user and non-user behavior to provide guidance about online photo service providers, mobile imaging vendors, the retail community, and all digital photography vendors. This 100+-page analysis with 85 figures and two sets of 220-page tabulations provides extensive research and analysis by age, income, and other demographics and usage patterns. It discusses member activities in terms of uploading and sharing digital photos, member satisfaction, how many people are printing online, non-members’ interest in online photo services, and more.

About InfoTrends/CAP Ventures
InfoTrends/CAP Ventures is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industries. We provide research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses. Additional information about InfoTrends/CAP Ventures is available on the Web at the Infotrends-rgi.com website.

   HP Snapfish will host Walgreens new photo website
   Free Prints at Picturebug online photo service
   Faces.com offers unlimited digital photo printing
   Next  JetMovie visual effects in consumer electronics
   Previous  Nikon EN-EL3 battery recall
   News by brand:InfoTrends
   News by category:Online Photo Service
   News by brand and category:InfoTrends Online Photo Service
   Canon EOS 700D - $749.00
   Nikon D7100 - $1146.95
   Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ40 - $339.00
   Sony CyberShot DSC HX300 - $398.00
   Canon IXUS 255 HS - $176.80
   Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ35 - $169.00
   Canon PowerShot SX280 HS - $199.00
   Canon EOS 1100D - $326.49
   Sony CyberShot DSC HX50V - $348.00
   Canon PowerShot SX510 HS - $229.00


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest InfoTrends announcements
Digital photography market developments for 2007
Document scanner sales survey from InfoTrends
Online photo print solution survey from InfoTrends
Photo printing solution study from InfoTrends
34% of USA digital camera owners are repeat buyers
Camera feature popular application on mobile phones
InfoTrends shows growth retail photo print service
Digital Camera Market expected to grow again
Changes in the Digital Photography Market for 2006
Digital cameras dominate professional market by 2010
Cameraphone shipments grow rapidly
US online photo services are growing
Workflow Professional Photographer changes fast
InfoTrends Western Europe largest camera market
Rising demand for retail photo printing expected
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Sony Xperia Z2
Sony Xperia Z2 tablet
Nikon 1 J4
Nikon Coolpix S810c
Samsung Galaxy Ace Style Android phone
Panasonic Lumix GH4
Nokia X smartphones
Nokia Asha 230
Nokia 220
Nikon 1 V3 test photos
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
HTC Desire 310
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
Canon IXUS 265 HS
Nikon Coolpix P600
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA