With the average point a shoot camera these days boasting anywhere from 8 to 12 megapixels, image resolution and file sizes have gotten considerably bigger -- that's not to say more megapixels equals higher quality but let's leave that topic for another day. The thing is, sharing these large files online can be quite the challenge for inexperienced users, and even those who know their way around a computer will agree that manually resizing a bunch of pictures can be a painful task.

Luckily there are a number of tools you can use for speedily batch processing your image files. might be worth a look.