My virtual co-working work rooms will give you the help organizing photos you need. Work alongside other family photo keepers and a professional photo manager so you can make headway on this important project.
For many family photo keepers, organizing your treasured memories can be quite the project. You find yourself tasked with preserving and curating generations of precious moments from your boxes and devices full of photos.
In this Q&A article, I’ll discuss how the Family Photo Keeper Virtual Co-Working Work Rooms can assist you. They aim to make your project more enjoyable and less daunting, guiding you through the process with ease. So, let’s dive in and discover how you can transform your photo organizing experience into a fun and affordable virtual adventure!
What are These Work Rooms and How Will They Give Me Help Organizing Photos?
The Work Rooms are a dedicated time where family photo keepers can get together virtually while they work on their photo memory collections. Stay in the comfort of your own home. No need to haul your boxes of photos anywhere!
Doing this important work with others adds an element of fun and community. It also adds accountability. First-time attendees often rave at our first break about how much they’ve gotten done.
What’s Included in the Work Rooms?
Accountability, community, and fun! This is a great way to get help organizing photos from other attendees. In addition, you’ll have open access to me, a Professional Photo Manager with over 20 years experience helping family photo keepers with their collections. You can ask questions, bounce ideas around, and get help as you need it.
How Much do the Work Rooms Cost?
The Work Rooms cost $5 per event.
Sometimes I have sales where you can buy a bunch of Work Rooms at a reduced price. In that case I give you a coupon code so you can apply your credit to only the dates that work for you.
Why does the Work Room Only Cost $5?
I believe it is so important that people get help organizing photos so they can get their photo memory collections in order. I want them to be able to enjoy them again, and also to be able to leave a meaningful collection for future generations.
And I’d like to help as many people as possible to do this. I believe our organized and curated collections of photos and stories can change the future for the better. Research supports how intergenerational stories improve mental health and well-being, especially in children. Future generations will know where they came from and how previous generations solved problems.
That’s why I’ve kept it affordable.
Is there a refund policy?
I do not offer refunds on the Work Rooms. However, if you find, after you’ve registered, that you cannot attend, just email me. I will send you a coupon code that will allow you to register for a future Work Room for free. So there’s nothing to lose. I will apply your entire fee to a future Work Room.
Who are the Work Rooms for?
The Virtual Family Photo Keeper Co-Working Work Rooms are not for everyone. I only want you to sign up if it will help you meet your own photo management goals.
Whatever your photo memory collection needs is likely a perfect activity for the Work Rooms.
This is for you IF:
- You know you need to deal with your photo memory collection, but you struggle to get started, or to keep going.
- You enjoy visiting with other family photo keepers – sharing stories, photos, ideas and more.
- You want to get started but worry you won’t know where to start or what to do first, and you’d like some help.
- You’re willing to commit some time to meeting your photo management goals.
This is NOT for you if:
- You don’t want to do the work.
- You plan to leave it all for your kids to figure out.
- You’re not interested in creating a collection that would be meaningful for future generations.
- You already know all the answers and figure you’ll get to it “someday.”
Will this work for my Situation?
This will work for you if you have photo memories that need to be brought up to date, organized, preserved, celebrated or shared.
Participants have worked on many projects: sorting, culling, organizing, inventorying, scanning, scrapbooking, creating photo books and more. Some work with printed photos while others work with digital photos.
If you have photos that need to be organized, this will work for you.
How Often Do the Work Rooms Occur?
The Work Rooms occur twice per month, usually during the 2nd and 4th weeks of the month. However, my goal is to serve those who want the help organizing photos, so I am always open to discussing different options and dates.
How long are the Work Rooms?
They run for 4 hours, although you are not obligated to stay the whole time. We have a structured schedule which lends itself to powering through your work. Here’s how it goes:
- 15 minutes – We chat, ask questions, and share our goals for the next session.
- 60 minutes – We work! If you need help organizing photos, you can ask any questions during the work session if they are stopping you from continuing.
- 15 minutes – We share our progress, ask questions, and share our goals for the next session. And chat. That’s the fun, social part.
- 60 minutes – We work some more!
- 15 minutes – Share and ask time. And chat.
- 60 minutes – We work some more again!
- 15 minutes – We wrap up by sharing our progress and any plans we have, either personally or photo related.
I also start the Work Rooms at different times of day to accommodate family photo keepers in a variety of time zones. If you’re interested, but the current times don’t work for you, please reach out. I do my best to make it work for everyone who is interested.
Who Leads the Work Rooms?
I do (Fancy). I have over 20 years experience helping family photo keepers manage their photo memory collections, and I can help you, too.
Do I have to leave my camera and mic on while I’m working?
I do ask that you leave your camera on while you work. This is for accountability and community reasons. It helps us feel we aren’t alone. However, I want you to do whatever makes you most comfortable. If you turn it off I’m not going to call you out on it.
As for the mic, we mute during the work sessions and unmute during the chat sessions. If you’re on a roll and you don’t want to join the chat session, that’s totally fine. Just turn your camera off so I don’t call on you to share.
How Do I Access the Work Rooms?
Once you register for a Work Room, you’ll receive a confirmation with the link from my scheduling software. We are currently using Google Meet which works a lot like Zoom. If you are on a computer, the Work Room will open in your browser. If you are on a mobile device like a phone or tablet, you’ll need to download the app from your app store.
You will also receive several reminders from my scheduling software, and each one has the link in it.
Why Were the Work Rooms Created?
Previously in my business I offered in-person Work Rooms and Classes in my home. In the early 2000s the focus was on traditional scrapbooking and organizing printed photos. As technology changed I added digital organizing and scrapbooking.
Over time, I met more and more people who just needed help doing anything at all with their outdated photo memory collections. Many of these family photo keepers lived no where near me. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed me to start offering Virtual Work Rooms so that I can help as many people as possible.
What results can I expect?
You can expect to make progress on your photo management goals. You can expect empathy and kindness from myself and the other Family Photo Keepers.
You can also expect to meet new friends from other states and countries. And there are other benefits as well. You can read about those here.
How Do I Learn More Or sign up?
Scroll down about halfway that page to Upcoming Events and choose which Work Room to attend.
By joining virtual co-working work rooms, you’ll find the motivation you need to tackle this big project. You’ll also connect with like-minded individuals who can provide valuable tips and tricks for organizing your photos.
You may not be ready to commit to attending an event. But if you want to receive tips and tricks, join the Family Photo Keeper Community here. I’ll even send you my free “Getting Started Checklist.” I’ll never share your information with anyone, and if you don’t find the emails helpful, you can unsubscribe at any time.
I look forward to helping you with your photo management goals! And if you still have questions, you can click that pink button in the lower right corner of the page. If I’m online, I’ll answer right away. If not, leave a way for me to contact you and I’ll be happy to answer your questions. (And you will not be automatically added to my email list – only if you check that box).