If you scan in all of your old pictures, slides, negatives
and documents you can safely store copies of them away from
your home. This will increase the chance that at least one copy
of everything will survive an emergency.
In fact, you could start a Local Scanning Business and make
money by scanning in pictures, slides and negatives for your
Below are some ideas of things you may need to undertake the
task of scanning in keepsakes.
Stock - These are post cards that are on
a card stock that will fit your printer. You can design
your own cards that advertise your business, then post them or
mail them as desired.
To see some Advertising Card Stock solutions, click these
CDs/DVDs - If you plan to scan photos for
others, you will need a supply of CDs or DVDs to deliver your
product on. Don't forget the jewel cases.
To see some Blank CD/DVD solutions, click these
Stock - Make your own business cards and save
money. Design them on your computer and then print them on
Business Card Stock.
To see some Business Card Stock solutions,
click these links:
Labels - To add value to the discs that you
burn, put nice labels on them that have been printed on
To see some CD/DVD Label solutions, click these
Pens - Use these to write on CDs/DVDs.
To see some Felt Tip Pens, click this link:
Gas Duster -
This is nothing more than compressed air in a can that can be
discharged through a thin tube. It can be used to blow dust off
of pictures, slides and negatives prior to scanning them.
To see some Gas Duster solutions, click these links:
Gloves - To be
sure that you do not get oils from your hands and fingers on
the scanner glass or the objects you are scanning, you might
consider obtaining some gloves that are made for this
To see some links to Gloves that would work well for
scanning, click these links:
Cloth - It is nice to have a special cloth to
wipe photos off before scanning them. A Lens Cleaning Cloth
works well for this purpose.
To see some Lens Cleaning Cloth solutions,
click these links:
Scanner - In
addition to allowing you to scan your own keepsakes, the
correct kind of scanner can be used in a home based Local
Scanning Business to scan in your neighbors old photos and
make good money in so doing.
To see a Scanner that meets these needs, click on this