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Software Description:

Shutterstock maintains a library of over 50 million royalty-free stock photos, vector graphics, illustrations and 2 million video clips and pieces of music for license.
They connect creative business professionals with the best photos, vectors, illustrations and video from thousands of contributors around the world.
This service operates in more than 150 countries in 20 languages.

Software Description:

Pics.io is a cloud service built on top of Google Drive, and it works inside the browser on any device. There are no servers to worry about and no complex setup to slow down your work. If you’re stuck with your current solution, you can try out Pics.io in just 3 minutes.

Pics.io supports over 60 file formats, so you can access all your photos, purchased stock, videos, audio, and product images from one central place. You can reclaim the hours spent on digging up photo archives and find files easily by keyword, description, and custom metadata. You can even generate keywords automatically by relying on our artificial intelligence engine. Comparing different versions is easy with the Pics.io visual diff tool, and you can be sure important changes are never lost thanks to our integrated revision control.

Pics.io makes it easy to add freelancers and contractors with just a few clicks as your project is ramping up. When the project is winding down, it's equally easy to scale back your creative staff and downgrade your subscription plan. With Pics.io, your team can make comments with visual marks and get notifications with our email and Slack integration.

Pics.io also allows you to automatically create blazingly fast websites from a set of your digital assets. These websites can function as your portfolio, or as a way deliver your work to clients or share your assets with partners. Each website is connected to Google Analytics and can have a custom domain name.

Software Description:

It all begins with a story. Talu quickly builds well-crafted, beautifully designed stories (reports) from your data without the complexity of spreadsheets and convoluted reports.

Talu does all the complicated work. You get a beautiful, readable report – your story. Talu brings all your various data silos (web, social, email, etc) together, runs the numbers, and outputs easily digestible information relevant to your business.

Your story goes beyond just a pretty report. The real power of Talu is harnessing your data to provide insights for better marketing. Talu is your in-house analytics expert, helping you elevate your business.

Features:

Features:

  • Document Comparison
  • External Integrations

Features:

Summary:

  • High-quality stock photos

  • 2,948,613 royalty-free stock videos

  • High-quality music tracks

Summary:

  • Build on top of Google Drive digital asset management

  • Create website from your media files in 2 minutes

  • Unlimited storage

  • Version control

Summary:

  • Beautiful responsive design that works just as well on a phone as it does on the desktop.

  • Web-based app that works in all modern browsers.

  • Unlimited free stories during 30-day Free Trial.

  • Easy, free sharing of stories with anyone you choose.

  • Story types for social media, web traffic and campaign tracking, with more on the way.

  • Human-readable marketing analytics stories (reports) that provide better insights for better marketing.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Basic: $49 for 5 downloads, or $229 for 25 downloads
    Professional: $199/month for 1 year; $224/month for 6 months; $229/month for 3 months; and $249/month for 1 month.
    Enhanced Subscriptions: $199 for 2 downloads; $449 for 5 downloads; and $1,699 for 25 downloads.

Micro

$100.00
10 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Up to 10 free users in your team
  • Up to 15 free websites

Small

$400.00
50 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Up to 50 free websites
  • Up to 50 free users in your team

Medium

$700.00
100 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Up to 100 free websites
  • Up to 100 free users in your team

Pay as you go

$15.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All DAM features like search, download, versioning and commenting
  • Unimited assets amount
  • EXIF/IPTC metadata management
  • Public websites $10/mo each
  • Additional user $15/mo each
  • Fast support

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $39.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • 30-day Free Trial, starting at$39/mo + $10 for each additional story (report)
    Agency pricing/white-label in development.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Shutterstock provides images, video clips and pieces of music to photographers, designers, illustrators, videographers and musicians.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used for licencing images, video clips, and music tracks.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This service works on all browsers, and there are mobile apps for iPad, universal iOS app, and iAndroid App.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Shutterstock partnered with Facebook to integrate Shutterstock's library within Facebook's Ad Creator. Also, Shutterstock and Salesforce partnered to integrate Shutterstock's image library into Salesforce's Social Studio.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with other apps, as well as with content management systems.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Their stock photo API supports a wide range of integrations across websites,
    mobile applications, and content management systems.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • For multiple-user access and licensing, they offer Shutterstock Custom Accounts. This type of account gives login access and usage rights to as many users as needed.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer customer support via phone and email, help page, and guide.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Our users are in-house marketing teams, digital marketing consultants, business owners interested in improved marketing results and marketing agencies providing services and reporting to their clients.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Talu provides visibility to efforts and surfaces insights for better marketing.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Talu is a responsive web app that works beautifully on devices of all screen sizes and operating systems, from desktop to tablet to phone.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with social media and web data sources, such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Analytics. Talu provides the reporting and insights to then use other tools like Hootsuite and Spredfast to improve marketing efforts.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Currently, Talu integrates with the APIs of Google Analytics, Facebook and Twitter, with ongoing plans to add more channels like Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc. We are also exploring integrations with other SaaS-based reporting tools to create a larger suite of integrated digital marketing services.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Currently we do not have an open API, but this is in our product roadmap.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, teams can use Talu through use of a D-list email account. Organizations (companies) and multi-user support are in the product roadmap.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, we have email and in-app messaging support channels built into Talu. Additionally, we are building a library of web-based and video-powered tutorials and help.

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2003
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Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Pics.io
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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Who uses Talu
  • Personal
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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