To give you the best chance of getting hired in every sales meeting, we recommend updating your Sample Albums every year. We know that sample albums can get expensive (even with the Zookbinders sample album price of 50%), especially if you’re working with multiple vendors, and have multiple cover options to show.
So here’s a tip: If you’d like to make ONE album and show TWO different covers, we can make you a “Sample Half Cover” saving you the cost (and work) of an entire sample! For example, if you like our contemporary Reflectionz or Leather Spine cover, and want something even more contemporary like a Splash cover, we can make a Half Cover of the Splash. We charge a flat fee of $50 for ANY Half Cover and usually make them as 12×12’s.
These are a little tricky to order, so it’s best to give Sales Support a call when you’re ready to order this. We can even design a cover for your free of charge.
More tips on Sample Albums:
We’ll Design it For You: Let Zookbinders design the album AND choose the cover – this will give you a completely differently look for the New Year. Photographers trust us to design hundreds of albums every week, so we know what brides want and can give your designs a fresh approach. If you’ve never tried our album design service, ask Customer Service for a promo code for a free design!
Order Samples For Vendors That Refer You – If you have relationships with venues that refer you, offer to supply them with a free sample album that shows off their venue, and your work. Be sure to include the venue name and your name on the album’s cover. Samples for partner vendors are available at 50% off and generally have fewer pages than an album that you would show to future clients. We recommend smaller sizes (10×10, not 12×12), and NOT using the Wraparound Covers as albums with leather will wear better over time than albums with a full image wrap.
My Sales colleagues and I have plenty more ideas for samples, so please reach out to us anytime!