|By Business Wire||
|February 13, 2014 04:48 PM EST||
FOREVER.com announced their partnership with the Association of Personal Photo Organizers (APPO). The partnership enables both organizations to further their missions to help millions of people organize, preserve, and share their most important memories. FOREVER will be APPO’s preferred partner for cloud-based permanent family and personal archiving.
Details of the partnership include APPO certification of FOREVER’s Digital Archivists who will complete training modules on photo organization best practices. In addition, FOREVER will be adding new curriculum to the certification which includes education on data file migration, digital rights and permanent cloud storage.
“This is a perfect marriage,” says FOREVER’s Founder and CEO, Glen Meakem. “We’re solving a big problem for consumers. People’s most important family memories are at risk of being lost for good. APPO’s certified Personal Photo Organizers provide the hands-on help to organize their clients’ memories. And FOREVER.com provides the permanent digital family archive to enjoy, share and pass them down to future generations.”
FOREVER is also the Gold Sponsor this week at the APPO National Conference in Dallas, Texas. APPO Founder Cathi Nelson says, “We’re so thrilled to have FOREVER as a strategic partner. The ability to offer our members’ clients’ a permanent, shareable place for their memories is incredibly important.”
About Forever, Inc.
Forever, Inc. owns and manages FOREVER.com, the world’s first permanent digital family archive — a place to pass down a family’s most important stories, values and traditions to future generations. Permanent Members upload cherished photos, children’s artwork, scrapbook pages and soon videos, recipes, and more. FOREVER.com allows families to easily organize, share and preserve the stories of their loved ones and is backed by the FOREVER™ Guarantee Fund to ensure these memories last for generations. FOREVER was founded in 2012, by Glen Meakem, who previously founded and led B2B e-commerce success, FreeMarkets, to a record breaking IPO and multi-billion dollar valuation. FOREVER is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Association of Personal Photo Organizers is a community of people - organizers, photographers, graphic designers, storytellers, historians, direct sales professionals and people who love photos and stories. Through training, education, networking and collaboration, APPO strives to advance the new and growing profession of photo-life management. Our hundreds of trained Personal Photo Organizers specialize in assisting consumers and businesses to rescue their irreplaceable photos and organize them in a way that makes it simple to share their memories, lives and traditions. We help make those distant memories tangible so you can cherish the life you shared with others, reconnecting you to that exact moment of your past. www.appo.org