“Failed Family Photos” Photo Contest
Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix.com, the newest online photo-printing site, announced “Failed Family Photos” is the topic of its monthly photo contest conducted on its Facebook page, now underway. The MailPix Facebook community will determine three finalists, with the winner chosen by MailPix receiving $500.
“Holiday photos are the cornerstone of family memories,“ says Fred H. Lerner, president and CEO, MailPix Inc. “Sometimes, however, things don’t go as planned. We’d like our Facebook friends share their holiday mishaps and to preserve those memories forever with prints, photo books, photo gifts, canvas prints and more.”
Lerner also announced Linda from California is the winner of $500 in in the “Halloween Fun” contest. Her winning photo can be seen on the MailPix Facebook page.
The contest begins Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:01 PST and ends Jan. 7, 2013 at 11:59 PST (the contest period). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Public voting for the contest begins Jan. 8, and runs through the end period of Jan. 12, 2013. During which time, members of the Facebook general public will vote for three potential contest finalists. On Jan. 12, 2013, public voting ends. MailPix will select a winner from the three finalists, and will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about Jan. 13, 2013. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, MailPix may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.
Founded in 2012, MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for preserving photo memories as photo books, 4x6 prints, 5x7 prints, photo cards, enlargements and other tangible products. The goal of MailPix is to keep costs low and to pass savings along to consumers. Founder and CEO Fred H. Lerner has had a long career introducing thousands of people to the importance of “Turning Images into Memories.” He worked his way through college at Berkey Film Processing, spending his early career in New York City, Alexandria, Va., and Long Beach, Calif. Lerner led several photo businesses, including Lerner Photo Inc., Lerner Processing labs Inc., Kodak Processing Labs Inc. and was active with Australia photo businesses like Pacific Film Labs, Rabbit Photo Inc. and Metro Photo Inc. Most recently, he was president and CEO of Ritz Interactive Inc., parent company of RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com, CameraWorld.com and PhotoAlley.com. Lerner is a Life Member and past president of Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI) and serves on the board of the International Photographic Counsel (IPC), a United Nations NGO, where he is a Hall of Fame member.
The MailPix board of advisors includes James Joaquin of Catamount Ventures, formerly president and CEO of Ofoto; Ted McGrath former President of Fujifilm, USA and General Manager of Kodak’s Consumer Imaging Division; Gary Pageau, of InfoCircle and former Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives at Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI); William A. Roskin, board member of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and is the former Executive Vice President of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB); Oscar B. (Bud) Marx III, chairman of Amerigon (NASDAQ: ARGN) and is the former President & General Manager, Ford of Mexico and CFO of Ford, Europe; Bruce Charles, a founder of the law firm, Charles, Kane & Dye LLP; Gary Kramer, the founder and a co-managing partner of Kramer & Olsen Accountancy Corp.; and Peter Tahmin, an advisor to Powsumer.com and former vice president, RitzPix.com.
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