Support department schedule for the Winter Holidays

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Similar to last year, our lovely colleagues from the support department will have a few days off to celebrate Christmas and New Year with their loved ones this year as well. The schedule for the next few days will be as follows:

Between December 24 15:30 UTC and December December 27 07:30 UTC Live Chat will be unavailable. The same goes between December 31 15:30 UTC and January 3 7:30 UTC.

Phone Support will also be unavailable December 24-25 and December 31-January 1.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our wonderful customers for using our tools this year, we are truly grateful for each and everyone of you for your support and dedication shown throughout the year. We are going to bring a lot of updates and new features in 2016 and we hope we can continue our collaboration with you.

If you have any issues during these days you can still send us an e-mail contact@snacktools.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!

Happy Holidays and a prosperous Happy New Year!

 

3 reasons why businesses should create a video this holiday season

This holiday season, according to a study from Google consumer, 32% of shoppers are planning to use online video to make any purchase. Also, people in the U.S. are spending almost twice as much time as watching fashion and apparel shopping videos this year compared to last one. With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time for businesses to gear up and share some holiday jollity with the power of video to its customers.

According to Brainshark, by the end of 2017, 74% of all internet traffic will be video. So, businesses cannot afford to ignore video. Video is a remarkable way to connect with your customers and this holiday season, creating a personalized greeting video will simply make your connection even stronger. Video is one of the good marketing tools that drive holiday sales.

Photosnack new feature: Download your slideshow in mp4 format

We know a lot of you’ve been asking for an option to export your slideshows as video files and today we have some great news: you can now download your slideshow in mp4 format!

Someone in your family has a birthday coming up? Create a slideshow and play it on your TV in the background during the awesome surprise party you throw for them!

You can also upload the mp4 files on Facebook or youtube and share them that way if you so desire.

We gave the My Photosnack page a visual upgrade and we have new icons for the Embed/Download MP4 and Download buttons. Leave us a comment below and let us know what you think about the changes and what other creative ways you found in which you can now use your slideshows!

 

5 types of notifications you can create in Notifysnack

Today we’re going to have a quick look at 5 types of notifications you can create in Notifysnack.

1 Sales and discounts. Probably the most obvious way to use Notifysnack is to highlight any kind of sales and discounts currently active on your website. This generally applies to e-commerce sites and it’s really useful if you want to highlight a certain category of products but you can also have a promotion like free shipping in the next 24/48 hours, bonus credit for purchases larger than X amount etc.

4 reasons to start using Photosnack today

Here are our top 4 reasons to start creating beautiful slideshows in Photosnack today!

   1. Easy to use. Upload your images or add them from one of your social profiles, click next and you’re done! You can also customize your slideshow, add sound to it, check if you want it to auto-play or not and choose from one of our 8 stylish templates. Now you can even add images from Facebook pages you manage! Speaking of Facebook…