smilebox family photo albumsThere are plenty of free online sites to create family photo albums, slide shows, personal greetings, and such but what about printing those photo albums? Another good question is who has the rights to them? Without rights they can not be printed in a store or studio, were you aware of that fact?

You might just want to learn more before you starting creating that free First Day of School photo album. has the perfect, affordable solution for this dilemma.

With a free account, users have access to over 1000 designs for almost every occasion. Projects include photo albums, slide shows, scrap book pages, e-cards, and invitations to name a few. Videos and music can be added to projects in addition to photos. Yes, all of this is free along with the capability to email your project and post it to face book too.

Now if you need to have your project printed, that would be considered a premium design. The premium design is a one time fee of just $3.99. Not only do you own it, it displays in full-screen, is sent without ads, and has broader music options. In addition, you can update and resend creations based on that template as many times as you wish for that one-time purchase fee.

For those that have a need of numerous projects that include print capabilities offers a subscription of $5.99 per month for unlimited premium designs or an annual fee of $39.95. Best of all, they offer a 14 days trial membership. A try before you buy membership is a very upfront and a most helpful feature as well. Gave me the idea Smilebox wants satisfied customers, I’m just sayin’.

Smilebox offers a number of sweet, free slideshow templates too. Overall, Smilebox is an impressive, creative digital media site and I sense a very forthcoming company as well.