DENVER - March 7, 2006 - Quark Inc. and Image Source Ltd., a leading independent producer and brand for creative royalty-free stock photography, announced today a new strategic relationship as Image Source joins the global QuarkAlliance program.
The relationship enables members of the QuarkAlliance program to purchase Image Source photography directly from www.imagesource.com and receive special member benefits based on their membership plans. For the first month before generally releasing new images through its worldwide distributor network, Image Source offers its material exclusively through www.imagesource.com. With this strategic relationship, QuarkAlliance members will now have access to Image Source photography before it is released through the network. Image Source is one of only two stock providers currently offering such benefits in partnership with the QuarkAlliance program.
“We are very excited about our new partnership with Quark,” said Duncan Grossart, CEO of Image Source. “It allows us to offer Image Source’s exceptional collection through the QuarkAlliance program, providing value for its customers, as well as easier access to Image Source’s market-leading royalty-free photography.”
QuarkAlliance (www.quarkalliance.com) is a partner program that promotes members’ visibility within the Quark community and provides significant product discounts among the partners involved in the program. Quark’s goal is to connect developers, consultants, resellers, and related companies to build a community that provides Quark customers with additional and valuable products and services.
“The QuarkAlliance program is designed to offer Quark partners and customers — some of the world's largest publishing, design, and media companies — special benefits and support based on their level of membership and usage of Quark software, including QuarkXPress,” said Cyndie Shafstall, director of QuarkAlliance. “Image Source is a premier provider of professional stock imagery, and we are thrilled to provide the benefits of their service through the QuarkAlliance program.”
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