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Blinkbuggy Answers More FAQs: Managing a Brood

Question: I have more than one child.  Do I need a separate account for each child?

Answer:  No, you just have to pick the one you love the most. JUST KIDDING (seriously, just kidding!)  We approach this with the view that the memories we capture are all part of one big story with several key characters – our children, parents, grandparents, friends. etc. – and we don’t want to separate the characters and lose the richness from their inter-connectedness.  Rather than multiple accounts, we think a better way to manage memories for multiple children on Blinkbuggy is to have one account and use the built-in tagging system to associate memories with specific children/people.  Here’s an example of how we tagged a picture with two children in it. Continue reading

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Blinkbuggy Reflections: Looking Beyond The Lens

So here we are: Memorial Day (for our U.S. Blinkbuggy-ers).  It snuck up on us once again and, if you’re like us, you find yourself wondering… what just happened?  Didn’t winter just start?   And surely, we are not alone.  Our non-U.S. Blinkbuggy-ers must be asking the same the same thing about their start of summer/winter (? – apply relevant season for your hemisphere) in general, right?

For us, the “surprise” that it’s already Memorial Day causes a sudden realization (again) that time seems to pass so quickly when you don’t pay close attention.  It’s a stark reminder that we really need to slow down once in awhile, take a good long look at what we have and truly appreciate it. This is especially true as we look at how fast our kids are growing. Continue reading

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Blinkbuggy Answers Some FAQs

Hello Blinkbuggy-ers! We hope that you are enjoying your time with Blinkbuggy and are capturing some of those little moments with your families that you might have missed or forgotten before. We’ve been getting some great questions from you and there are a couple of FAQs we wanted to address.  

Question 1: Can I export my memories from Blinkbuggy?

Answer: Yes!  Our philosophy is that the memories you put up on Blinkbuggy are yours and Blinkbuggy was designed with that in mind.  We recently added the ability for you to export all of your memories to a file on your computer at any time. This is great for backups and making sure that you have another layer of control and protection to keep your memories safe.  You’ll find the “Export” function on the bottom of your “Account Settings” page as shown in the snapshot below. Continue reading

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Blinkbuggy Tips to Get You Started

Hello Fellow Blinkbuggy-ers,

To all our new Blinkbuggy-ers, Welcome to Blinkbuggy!  As you begin capturing your memories we wanted to offer a few quick tips on getting started strong.  They’re quick, they’re easy and we believe they will add an additional personal touch to the stories you capture and and share.

And here they are: Continue reading

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Blinkbuggy on Techcrunch!

Good morning!  We hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day (mothers and non-mothers alike!) and got to make some more happy memories with your family and friends.

We are so excited to share a great Mother’s Day gift we received while also enjoying time with family.  We were thrilled see that Blinkbuggy was covered by Leena Rao at Techcrunch!  You can read the full article on the Techcrunch website at http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/12/blinkbuggy-wants-to-reinvent-the-baby-book-for-parents-to-capture-memories-online/.

As we look ahead to the near future, we can’t wait to share more exciting things with you about Blinkbuggy.  In the mean time, as always, we love to hear from you, so please reach out if you have questions, thoughts or suggestions.  Your feedback is critical to helping us make Blinkbuggy the best experience possible.

Until next time…Happy Memories!

The Blinkbuggy Team

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Blinkbuggy Features Update

We’ve been hard at work making improvements to Blinkbuggy so that capturing your memories will now be even easier.  We want to share with you some of the improvements (with some screenshots) that we’re particularly excited about.

  • Memory Management and Bulk Editing:  this is a big one! We’ve updated these features so that you can now manage and edit your memories directly from your homepage and you can now select multiple memories at one time and manage or edit them in bulk batches.

  • Export Memories: another big one!  You can now, at any time, export all of your memories to a file on your computer. This is great for backups and making sure that you have another layer of protection and control.  You’ll find this on the bottom of your “Account Settings” page.

  • Google+ Integration: now, in addition to Facebook and Instagram, you can import pictures directly from your G+ account!

We hope you like the changes and would love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to comment here or send us a note using the feedback tab on the site.

We’re always make improvements and adding features, so stay tuned and happy memories!

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Welcome To The Blinkbuggy Blog!

This is our first post and we’re really excited to start sharing with you all of the exciting things that are happening at blinkbuggy.com.  We’re moving quickly and adding new features all the time so stay tuned here for news, announcements and our general thoughts!  In the mean time, check out the site (www.blinkbuggy.com), sign up and start capturing your memories in one place.

Don’t forget to follow us on twitter (@blinkbuggy), Facebook (Blinkbuggy) and Google+ (+blinkbuggy) and please share with your friends too!

Memories are made in the blink of an eye… capture them with Blinkbuggy and turn them into keepsakes for you, your children and future generations.

Talk to you soon!