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THOMAS PUBLIC RELATIONS CHOSEN
AS AGENCY OF RECORD BY PICTOPIA
Pictopia is Leading Online Photo Commerce Provider to the World’s Top Media Companies — Associated Press, National Geographic, Washington Post, Gannett, & Tribune Company, etc.
Melville, NY, February 6, 2007 –Thomas Public Relations, Inc. http://www.thomas-pr.com, the award-winning high tech, digital imaging, consumer electronics and Internet public relations agency, announced today that it has been chosen as agency of record by Pictopia http://www.pictopia.com, the premier photo commerce provider to the world’s top media companies, including The Associated Press, National Geographic, The Washington Post, Gannett, and Tribune Company, among others. Thomas PR was chosen because of its industry leadership and specialized expertise in public relations and branding for digital imaging, entertainment, and Internet companies, with an over 10 year history of successful PR campaigns for companies like Olympus, Concord Camera, Foveon, Lexar Media, Unibind, FotoNation, Digital Foci and more.
“We are excited to represent photo commerce leader Pictopia, which will be announcing news in the coming months about Pictopia powering Hollywood and the leading multimedia and portal sites,” said Karen Thomas, Founder, President & CEO, Thomas Public Relations, Inc. Headquartered in Melville, NY, Thomas PR is a full service public relations firm highly skilled in new product roll-outs, branding, media placements, and positioning.
“We felt Thomas PR was the right fit for Pictopia in building our brand recognition among media companies and consumers. Like us, Thomas PR stands out as a success leader in the photography and digital imaging space,” said Joel Miller, Vice President of Content and Business Development, Pictopia.
Thomas Public Relations is well-known for its aggressive PR strategies and high-level results. Thomas PR’s clients have won over 500 awards and have frequently appeared on the NBC Today Show, ABC-TV, CBS-TV, Time Magazine, Newsweek and many other magazines, newspapers, TV, radio and Internet sites. Thomas PR achieves this by having a long history of strong personal press relationships and by quickly and efficiently responding to journalist’s requests.
Thomas PR’s clients include DXG (consumer digital camera manufacturer), Other World Computing (leading Mac and PC company), Fotonation (creators of the PTP-IP wireless standard and other advanced camera technologies), Jadoo Power (portable fuel cell power products), Unibind (office binding systems), Roadmaster USA (automotive consumer electronics), Kidz Gear (children’s electronics), Digital Foci (imaging storage, digital frames, and accessories), Spymac (leading online social community for video chat; posting movies, photos, and music), and The Great Kat (Classical/Shred guitarist and music composer for the best-selling “Extreme Guitar Shred” DVD)
About Pictopia http://www.pictopia.com
Founded in 1999 in Emeryville, CA, Pictopia http://www.pictopia.com is the premier photo commerce provider to the world’s top media companies, including The Associated Press, National Geographic, The Washington Post, Gannett, and Tribune Company, among others, enabling such organizations to sell photos from their vast image collections directly to the public. Pictopia has developed proprietary reproduction technology and streamlined fulfillment processes to make selling prints directly to their audiences a profitable revenue stream. Pictopia’s Print This Picture (PTP) Service combines high-quality, automated photography reproduction with e-commerce infrastructure, to make any image seen in mass media accessible to consumers as framed or unframed wall decor for the home or office.
Consumers can now buy world-class photography over the Internet, mail or telephone, instead of through high-priced art galleries. Pictopia also provides the highest quality photographic services to professional and amateur photographers, other photo labs, museums, galleries, and corporations. Pictopia’s professional photographic services include Heidelberg drum scans, Lightjet c-prints and other state-of-the-art digital imaging services. For more information, see the site: http://www.pictopia.com.
About Thomas PR http://www.thomas-pr.com
Founded in 1993, Thomas PR represents the leaders in technology. The company has delivered thousands of articles in high-level media and has won over 500 awards for its clients. Thomas PR’s President, Karen Thomas, has served on the boards of the leading digital imaging organizations: PhotoImaging Manufacturers & Distributors Association (PMDA) and the International Photographic Council (IPC), a multinational non-profit organization of the United Nations. Ms. Thomas was also named one of “Five People to Watch,” by Newsday. Thomas Public Relations has also won numerous awards for its PR services, including “5 Star Rating” from Positive Image News, “Best Industry Press Conference” from Marketing Computers Magazine, and accolades from PR Intelligence, NextGenelectronics, NTS News and more.
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