liveBooks Inc., under its portfolio of brands liveBooks, Pinhole Press, Pinhole Pro, and Fotomoto, is a content management platform offering photo sharing, e-commerce and print-on-demand solutions including websites, mobile applications and other digital storefronts for the photography and design industries. The Company's core value propositions of elegance in design, quality in product and simplicity of user experience carry across the full spectrum of offerings for the professional, consumer and enterprise markets.

liveBooks, Inc. at a Glance

  • Incorporated: 2005
  • Headquarters: Sausalito, California
  • Additional offices in Albany, New York and Brasov, Romania
  • Customers: More than 25,000 photographers, interior designers,
    architects and other artists worldwide
  • Employees: approximately 70 full-time
  • Pinhole Founded: 2010
  • Pinhole acquired by liveBooks, Inc.: 2012
  • Pinhole acquired by Kalium, 2013
  • Fotomoto Founded: 2008
  • Fotomoto acquired by liveBooks, Inc.: 2012

The liveBooks, Inc. Story

Incorporated in 2005, liveBooks is the leading content management platform for professional photographers who seek to create and distribute a superior online impression. From the beginning, liveBooks has developed a reputation as the photography industry’s most prestigious website building platform, serving the needs of 25,000 professional photographers and designers and hosting over 4 million photographs, including some of the best-known photographers in the world such as Chase Jarvis, Vincent Laforet, Art Wolfe, Joe McNally, Corey Rich, Magnum Photos, Carol Highsmith and Richard Avedon. Additionally, the Company has expanded its reach with enterprise clients including The Washington Post, Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Rolling Stone Magazine.

Under its portfolio of brands, liveBooks and Fotomoto, liveBooks today is a robust platform offering photo sharing, e-commerce and print-on-demand solutions including websites, mobile applications and other digital storefronts for the photography and design industries. The Company’s core value propositions of elegance in design, quality in product and simplicity of user experience carry across the full spectrum of offerings for the professional, consumer and enterprise markets. Read more…

Established in 2008 and acquired by liveBooks Inc. in 2012, Fotomoto is an e-commerce application that gives independent photographers, graphic designers, illustrators and large enterprises the power to offer print-on-demand for their images. Fotomoto’s technology integrates seamlessly with websites, blogs, social networks and countless platforms including Facebook, WordPress, Tumblr, Behance and Pinterest. Whether clients have a few photos or an archive of millions, our robust one-line script efficiently brings e-commerce to all imagery.

Headquartered in Sausalito, CA, liveBooks Inc. also maintains and office in Brasov, Romania. Show less…

Notable Clients

liveBooks Product Features

All liveBooks custom and template websites offer core features such as:

  • Scaler, allowing sites to scale to fit perfectly on every browser
  • editSuite, liveBooks’ intuitive drag-and-drop content management system
  • Vimeo high-definition video integration
  • Social media customization (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more)
  • Mobile compatibility for the iPad and iPhone, and for Android tablet and smartphone devices
  • Unlimited galleries
  • Personalized URLs

View a complete list of liveBooks features

liveBooks Additional Services:

liveBooks offers a range of marketing services such as:

  • SEO consultation service
  • Design and logo services for client marketing support