Happy First Birthday, Dripbook.
Posted on 10th October 2008 by Alex Wright

On October 10th, 2007, Dripbook opened our doors. That makes us one year old today.

Our steady and strong growth around the world is directly thanks to you. So, pop open a bottle of beer or champagne or milk and celebrate what you all have contributed to.

Thank you. We really mean it.

Here's a quick re-cap of Dripbook's progress in the past year:

September 24th, 2008:

Dripbook sends out our first monthly "Featured in Dripbook" newsletter to ad agencies, art directors, art buyers and others who are keeping their eyes on Dripbook.

The newsletters will continue on a monthly basis.

September 8th, 2008:

Dripbook launches a Facebook application that allows you to display your public books on Dripbook inside your Facebook profile.

With the "new" Facebook layout, you can add a Dripbook "Tab" in your Facebook profile to create a really great display of your books on Dripbook.

September 1st, 2008:

Dripbook is featured in the pioneering fashion-focused Zink Magazine.

"Complete with a snappy layout, this online resource is a visual treat." We couldn't agree more.

July 15th, 2008:

Dripbook launches our new home page, streamlining the "Browse" functions and opening a new split-screen world map view of the artists on Dripbook. It is easier-than-ever for clients to find artists needed for jobs.

Dripbook also launches a new About Dripbook section to better explain all of our features.

July 1st, 2008:

Dripbook emerges out of BETA testing with a new set of account types and pricing.

Prices are frozen for artists who assisted Dripbook during the BETA testing phase.

May 19th, 2008:

Dripbook announces improvements to the popular Dripbook Sites program that allows artists to export customized Web sites powered by their Dripbook portfolios.

Improvements include custom logos, custom external links, and Google tracking.

April 27th, 2008:

Dripbook is awarded the Gold Prize (the top prize) in the Horizon Interactive Awards.

April 26th, 2008:

Dripbook is featured in Picture Magazine and in Resource Magazine.

Two great magazine features in one day.

April 13th, 2008:

Juztapoz has some nice words about Dripbook.

March 17th, 2008:

Dripbook announces "our most bad-ass feature" - Dripbook Sites.

With three templates to choose from, export your existing portfolio on Dripbook as a fully customized, Flash-based Web site.

December 28th, 2007:

Dripbook announces improved displays on Dripbook. Both the "Left-Right Slider" and the "Thumbnails" displays are made larger and cleaner. And, a pre-loader is added to the "Thumbnails" display to make the viewing experience even smoother.

November 6th, 2007:

Dripbook announces our Widgets feature - export your books on Dripbook as portable Flash-based widgets. Slap 'em on your blogs or social networking sites.

And, when you change your books on Dripbook, your exported Widgets automatically change. Cool.

October 10th, 2007:

Dripbook is open to the public after a four month closed testing period. Dripbook immediately begins growing worldwide.