October 21, 2021
Raise your hand if you have tons and tons of pictures on your iPhone (or Samsung) that never get printed??? I used to be that person! I literally have 28,000 + photos on my phone, it’s insane. I take SO many pictures of my kiddos and I realized all these great pictures would be digitally “stuck” on my phone if I didn’t figure out a system to get them printed. So I decided on using Chatbooks and I’m so happy I did!!! Don’t get me wrong, it still takes work and dedication. But it’s worth it when the photos are physically printed in books. My daughter absolutely loves looking at them. It’s the best way to relive memories!
There are a few different ways to setup your account. You can either automatically print from a Facebook album or an Instagram account OR manually make your books. I have mine setup to automatically print when a book is full from my instagram account. Then it gets mailed right to my house. It’s the best because it’s SO easy and takes minimal time once it’s all setup. This is such a life saver for busy moms! Best part- free shipping with Chatbooks. ALWAYS. So see my process below and I’d love to help if you have questions!!
1- Take all the cute photos on your iPhone of family life, events, kids, animals, etc. (I think most of you have this part covered already, haha)
2- Sit down with my iPhone and “favorite” the photos I want printed in my chatbooks.
3- Slightly edit the iPhone photos. I usually brighten, bring up shadows, etc. just a tad match my style. This is not a requirement by any means, it’s just something that makes my photography heart happy! It would actually save a lot of time to not edit the photos.
4- open up my personal/family instagram account and start posting my favorited/edited images to my account with a caption of what was happening or what we were doing that day. sometimes I don’t caption at all to save time.
5-let chatbooks work it’s magic. Go to my mailbox and pickup my new chatbooks that were auto- generated and sent right to me in the mail!!! I LOVE it!!
If you want to try this for yourself, Use my code for $10 off your first book!!! It’s worth a try to see if you like it!
copy and past this code>>>> danielledykes13-V7GY for $10 off.
Let me give you some last minute mom advice- don’t feel guilty. We have all been in your position. years and years of photos backlogged on your phone. don’t get overwhelmed. make a decision today to be better going forward. start your first book now and stick to the process you come up with going forward. Don’t worry about starting from the beginning or you’ll never do it because it’s so overwhelming! I would suggest trying this and seeing if you like it, if you end up loving it like I do after doing it for awhile, THEN you can go back in time and print older photos in books!
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