Press Releases Nov 06, 2003

SHUTTERFLY NAMED “BEST ONLINE PHOTOFINISHER” IN COMPUTER SHOPPER’S “TOP 100 PRODUCTS OF THE YEAR”

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. – (November 6, 2003) — Shutterfly (www.shutterfly.com), the leading independent online photo service, today announced that Computer Shopper magazine (www.cnet.com/computershopper/) has named the company “Best Online Photofinisher” in its annual editors’ awards for The Top 100 Products of the Year. On newsstands now in the November issue, the Top 100 list is the cover story.

Chosen from more than 1,000 products tested by the magazine’s editors, Computer Shopper says that its roster of “Top 100 winners demonstrate an unbeatable combination of performance, features and values.”

The Shutterfly write up notes that the service’s “prints are among the best we’ve seen, showing rich, accurate colors.” Also cited are Shutterfly’s:

  • “Colorful and well-designed site”
  • “Easy navigation and ton of nifty features”
  • “Excellent preview function (which) shows how prints will look at any size”
  • “Album and slideshow views (that) are impressive”

This is Shutterfly’s second nod for excellence from Computer Shopper within six months. In the magazine’s May issue, Shutterfly garnered a “CNET Editors’ Choice” for online printing. In a test of 10 online printing sites, Shutterfly received the highest editors’ rating in the category (8.2) and was one of only two online printing sites to receive an Editors’ Choice award.

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About Shutterfly (www.shutterfly.com)
Since 1999, Shutterfly has made it simple and fun for people to stay connected with those who matter most. Using film or digital cameras, Shutterfly customers enjoy the benefits of the company’s award-winning products and services; including film-quality prints and an assortment of personalized photo products, as well as free image editing, picture sharing and secure storage in online albums. Shutterfly’s Pro Gallery service (www.shutterfly.com/progallery) provides an end-to-end fulfillment solution for professional photographers who want to sell their photos online. For more information, please visit http://www.shutterfly.com/about/prs_center.jsp.
Media Contacts:
Bridgette Thomas
Shutterfly
(650) 610-3519