KODIME, the developer of the award-winning STARtxt platform, is pleased to announce that its entry-level ARTIST edition is now available in a special configuration for photographers and other visual and graphical artists. Using the complete toolkit to present, promote and sell photos and digital art to thousands of different mobile phone models and mobile network enables the growing community of photographers to easily generate revenues from their website and as well as flyers, mailings and catalogues.

"STARtxt is all about enabling direct ecommerce and mobile marketing. This new configuration allows anyone to easily upload, promote and sell their visual content, in their own mobile store, from photos to streetart, directly to consumers, while retaining ownership of rights and full control over pricing, product selection, presentation", comments Nico Köpke, CEO, KODIME Ltd.

The new configuration also enables photographers to easily send their mobile-phone optimized images for the price of a single SMS message, be it to friends and family, other photographers and any interested parties, to showcase their work.

While not all photo art can be fully appreciated on the typically smaller mobile screen, the rapid growth of advanced devices such as the iPhone@, Blackberry@, Windows Mobile@ and the convenience of having that special photo available as digital wallpaper anywhere, at any time, offers real opportunities to generate revenue and awareness.

The 100% web based STARtxt ARTIST account is available Online from only £29 per month (US version $59, other markets equivalent, plus VAT).

The new package includes all elements to mobilise visual content:

• Shortcode number to enable ordering from anywhere, anytime, in an instant
• Storefront Microsite, easily linked from photographers websites, blogs and social networks
• Storefront Mobile Site, enabling purchases and downloads directly from the mobile internet
• Charge by phone bill (premium SMS), credit card and PayPal
• Content Management including price management, live reporting
• Automatic image conversion for more than 2000 different mobile phones models
• Unlimited technical support
• All hosting of content and store

Product options include mobile video support, and offering the selected images for download in high resolution for use as PC-compatible wallpapers and screensavers. The entry-level version supports up to 10 digital content items (these can be edited at any time), with easy add-ons and upgrades available for larger portfolios.

New accounts are opened and activated online, a 14 day free trial is available.

STARtxt ARTIST is based on the same solid platform and infrastructure that drives mobile services for companies such as the London Symphony Orchestra, TNT Post, Coachella Music Festival and many more.

For more information on the new edition and an example photographer service please visit
http://www.startxt.com/version/photography-edition.html

The STARtxt solution is also available in PRO and SUITE versions to companies wishing to offer a wider range and larger volume of digital content to their target audience. For an example of a STARtxt-powered download portal with more than 1000 content items please visit http://www.booseyradio.com.


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For more info about KODIME and STARtxt, screenshots and to arrange an online demo, please visit http://www.kodime.com

About KODIME

KODIME is a leader in developing and providing a portfolio of innovative self-service solutions that enable businesses to easily interact with consumers in their rapidly evolving digital lifestyles. All of KODIME’s products are delivered as software as a service, requiring no hard or software installations.

Published on: 12:00AM on 6th June 2008