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Introducing: Out of the Box

Oct 11, 2018 09:02AM

Out of the Box  

Melinda Hollis

El Dorado Hills, 916-729-1234,

Describe your business. Did you find it, or did it find you?

Out of the Box is a result of 20 years in the photography/scrapbook industry, as it became obvious that everyone is overwhelmed with an enormous collection of photos—be it boxes of printed images or thousands of scattered digital photos on several devices. Our goal is to get only the best of our client’s photos into their lives by offering ideas that will meet the needs of their family or business—whether it’s a traditional or digital photo album, a slideshow, framed photos in a gallery, etc. We provide many services, including printed and digital photo organizing, creating albums and media conversation (VHS, etc.), and a complete on-site scanning department. We never let client’s photos out of our hands. Starting with the end in mind, we work with them in many different styles—from swooping up all the boxes and delivering the end product with a bow tied on it, to working one-on-one with or guiding the client along as they do the work. We know everyone has good intentions, but oftentimes it’s so daunting that it never becomes a reality.

How are you involved with both the community and your customer? 

We make an annual donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, in honor of our loyal clients.

What life accomplishments are you most proud of? 

It’s a toss-up between my six children and five grandchildren or pulling up my boot straps after a divorce to start this business that has grown mainly through word-of-mouth referrals.

What’s your favorite local business other than your own? 

Sienna Restaurant and Land Ocean New American Grill.

And finally, customer service is…? 

Our number one goal. Out of the Box’s motto is to deliver as promised without exceptions and make good intentions become reality.  

Photos by Dante Fontana

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