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OK, this Delicious ‘sunset’ stuff isn’t making too many library folk happy. Yahoo!’s business strategies aside, your organization’s service and technology strategies are more important to you.

First the good news from CNET

Delicious to jump ship from Yahoo, not shutter

Apparently they are seeking an ‘exit strategy’ which could mean anything from sale to merger to whatever.

My advice is that your best option is to keep your mission critical stuff that you may have in something like Delicious backed up in an alternate system as well.

Perhaps these two great postings will hep you with that.

28 delicious alternatives to Delicious
via Phil Bradley’s weblog

10 Alternatives To Best Bookmarking Servicesvia New Media News for Independent Publishers hand-picked by Robin Good by Matt McGee

How to Export Bookmarks

How to Prepare for the Delicious Shut Down

This way, you’ll have less stress when these events happen.



Posted on: December 17, 2010, 3:22 pm Category: Uncategorized

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  1. Thanks for the tips!