Bigstock Partners with Constant Contact to Provide Small Businesses Access to Millions of High-Quality Photos and Illustrations
Integration enables Constant Contact’s more than 500,000 customers to more easily create visually compelling online marketing campaigns
New York, NY – November 12, 2013 – For small businesses, images just got easy. Bigstock, a leading provider of stock images and a subsidiary of Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), today announced an integration with Constant Contact,® Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) that will provide small businesses with seamless access to millions of high-quality photographs and illustrations for their online marketing campaigns. Through this integration, Constant Contact customers will now be able to search, select, and license from more than 15 million Bigstock images directly within Constant Contact’s interface. “We are excited to help Constant Contact users more easily reach customers through visually powerful campaigns,” said Shutterstock VP of Corporate Development David Fraga. “This partnership underscores the importance of imagery in online communication, especially for small businesses.” Marketing campaigns with images have been shown to lift click-through rates by 47 percent, while helping businesses to improve their reputation among customers. “Unique and targeted images that make your campaigns truly stand out are often the hardest to find. By partnering with Bigstock, our users will have no trouble finding the perfect photo or illustration for their marketing campaigns,” said Ken Surdan, SVP of Product for Constant Contact. “Our customers can look forward to spending less time searching for that perfect image, and more time growing their business.” To learn more about the integration, as well as other enhancements to Constant Contact’s image and document management feature, MyLibrary, click here.
About Shutterstock, Inc.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), directly and through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 160,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 100 million images and more than 5 million video clips available.
Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Paris, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.
Siobhan Aalders and Niamh Hughes