Our Help Me Do It services
Our range of Help Me Do It services have been tailored to suit all circumstances. There is bound to be a solution that will ensure your photobook project runs smoothly, with just the type and amount of help you need. The following options are available:
Screen Clip Movies
If you learn best by visual means, take a look at our screen movies on YouTube. We’ll be adding to these over time, so keep in touch with us so we can let you know when new content is available. Our first “overview” video Cahoots Software Quick Start, shows just how easy it is to create a photobook with Cahoots software.
During shop hours, we are able to take your calls and emails regarding questions about using our software or services. Naturally, there is no charge for this. (You’ll be speaking to someone who uses the Cahoots software more or less on a daily basis. You won’t get diverted to a support department, or issued with a ticket number. Normally we are able to answer your questions right there and then.)
These are scheduled once or twice a month and are ideal for those that just like a friendly introduction to using our software and plenty of time to try it out and ask questions. By the end of the session, you will have enough confidence to continue (or start) your photobook project, safe in the knowledge that you can always request a quick reminder of how to access a specific piece of functionality.
If the timing of the public workshops does not suit, or you wish to have a dedicated, concentrated session one-to-one, we can schedule a private session at a mutually convenient time. The subject matter is the same as that covered in the public workshops, but it generally can be covered in around half the time. Private workshops cost $80 per hour. See below for more information.
Sometimes our clients like to book a consultation to check their photobook project and perhaps receive advice on areas for improvement, or to learn a little more about using the capabilities of the Cahoots software. There is no charge for reviews that are less than 15 minutes. Beyond that, the cost is $20 per 15 minute block.
Cahoots “Do It For Me”
Of course, if your project becomes too overwhelming and/or you simply no longer have the time to finish it, you can make use of our “Do It For Me” service, and let us design a unique book that meets your expectations.
The Cahoots “Getting Started” workshops are a fun way to learn how to make beautiful books. In the workshop we’ll cover layout and design, backgrounds and understanding colour. We’ll also look at photo editing and how you can easily improve the look of the photos you put into your book.
If you can’t bring your own (fully charged) laptop to the workshop, we can supply one of our own small laptops for you to use free of charge. Of course, don’t forget to bring a selection of photos you’d like to practice with in creating your book.
The workshops are very hands on and you will become comfortable using the software, having had the opportunity to practice on the first several pages of your book, in the 2 hours allotted. We will be on hand to give you design and layout tips and will make sure you end up with all the necessary knowledge to enable you to continue creating your beautiful book.
Our public workshops are held once or twice a month on Saturdays between 9am and 11am. The cost is $50.
Venue: Cahoots retail store
Shop 7, Forrest walk
97 Rokeby Road, Subiaco
As places are limited (3-4 persons), advanced booking and advanced payment is required to secure your place.
If you would like to book a place at a public workshop please call us at the shop on (08) 9388 7619 or send us a message.
We also run private one-on-one sessions for you in our shop in Subiaco at any mutually convenient time. We download the free software onto your computer, show you how to use it and give you some design and layout tips. An hour private session is $80. The content covered is very similar to the public workshop. Being a one-to-one session, we are able to cover the material in a much shorter time.
If you would like to book a private workshop or a one-on-one please call us in the shop on (08) 9388 7619 or send us a message.
All workshops and courses are routinely run at our Subiaco shop. However, by special request, we may be able to facilitate a workshop session in the privacy of your own home, or at some other external location you may wish to provide. There may be an additional charge for this convenience, to cover travel time etc. Our ability to offer offsite courses is subject to a number of factors, including the availability of suitable leaders.