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Kodak Launches Online Printing Service for the Small Office / Home Office

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Editor's Note: Kodak released the following statement which clarifies the release below. The printing is done by customers of Kodak - not Kodak. "KODAK Creative Network is in response to requests from our customers to drive more demand for print business. Production for the KODAK Creative Network, KODAK EASYSHARE Gallery and other independent online services is done by Kodak customers utilizing KODAK NEXPRESS solutions. Our customers are asking for more business, and we're doing everything we can to get more of it to them." - Jeff Hayzlett, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President, Graphic Communications Group. ROCHESTER, N.Y., Mar. 13 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) today announced the launch of KODAK Creative Network (creative.kodak.com), a new, online design and printing solution for the small office/home office market. Distinguished by online convenience and professional design tools and assistance, KODAK Creative Network gives entrepreneurs the combined benefits of an experienced design firm and a high quality printing house and offers one-stop online shopping for the wide range of printed marketing materials essential for small business growth. “For more than 100 years, Kodak has established itself as an innovator and leader in new imaging solutions,” said Mark Cook, Kodak’s Marketing Director, Consumer Imaging Services. “KODAK Creative Network is a natural extension of the high quality products and services our customers have grown to trust and respect from Kodak. Our latest service offering gives small business owners all the tools they need to design and print the professional materials that will help them stand out and grow their businesses.” KODAK Creative Network’s unique and high-quality marketing materials provide the same look and feel of professionally-designed products at a fraction of the cost. They are easy to create with the design tools that are provided, such as industry-specific templates and finishing options including a variety of binding styles, unique sizes, and coatings. Customers enjoy the added convenience of having their orders delivered straight to their door. KODAK Creative Network makes it even more economical for small business by offering ultra short run orders and no set-up fee, as well as providing professional consultations online at no additional cost. Customers’ orders are saved so future reordering is easy and hassle-free. Small businesses—from real estate agents to beauty salons and home services—can tailor a broad range of products to suit their needs including business cards, postcards, flyers, calendars, posters, rack cards and sales sheets. “The postcards I made with KODAK Creative Network were exactly what I was after to help promote my new business,” said Linda Witt, President, Witt & Witt Interior Design. “The postcards have helped me gain new customers and I have been able to creatively and effectively show off what my business could provide. The site gave me the flexibility to tailor my designs and produce unique marketing collateral.”