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April 10, 2007 – Online digital media provider Komotion, Inc. yesterday launched a beta version of Shozam! Web gallery generator. Offered in four editions at various price points, Shozam! offers Flash image hosting, video and audio support, geo-tagging, and e-commerce options, enabling photographers to sell their images online.
According to the company, Shozam! is the "next generation Web gallery generator,' allowing users to post images in as fast as a few minutes. Users can customize their own site, allowing more control than currently offered by online photo sharing sites, according to the company website. Users can also choose from theme templates or write their own HTML code. The Shozam! portfolio site includes adjustments for image compression or watermarks.
In addition to multimedia features, users can add geo tags to their photos to easily plot them on Google Maps and QuickSEO metadata tags to make their site visible to search engines.
For those looking to turn a profit from their photos, Shozam! includes a shopping cart so that visitors can purchase images using PayPal. Shozam! also allows users to include Google AdSense to increase revenue from their site.
Shozam! is Windows compatible and is offered in four editions, which range in price from free to $299.95. Free trial versions are available at http://www.shozam.com/. The Business version is offered at a discounted rate of $199.95 for the month of April.