Smugmug, which acquired The Other Place a while back, is going to drastically cut back on free storage there (1000 photos max). As of Jan 1st unlimited storage is going to cost $49.99 per year. I had had high hopes when Smugmug acquired Flickr, but it's been months and the same clunky interface is still present. And even some of the biggest cheerleaders for the "awesome" "improvements" that Marissa introduced are now complaining and threatening to leave. They also are acknowledging that lots…
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September 2, 2017Just a quick note before heading out for the Labor Day weekend: I can understand why people are upset because of losing the rest of their subscriptions due to the revamped financial structure. But hey--it's better than losing them because the site shut down completely! At least this way we have a chance of building on what we've already done. It was always obvious that a new infusion of money was going to be needed to fix the previous team's mismanagement, and I've been prepared for that. YM…
December 9, 2016Well, what I (alas) figured would happen is happening--Ip is closing. Clint made a back-of-the-envelope financial analysis a while back that seemed to be right on--as it was. I still think Ipernity thoroughly botched a great opportunity. They had a chance to grow and achieve financial stability at the time of the massive Flickr exodus, but instead of rolling out a (figurative) red carpet they instead got all sidetracked into the silliness about "spam" comments, with the result that they drove…