Zooomr Articles

Zooomr Hits Upon People Search
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There are just sixteen days left until Yahoo Photos shuts down, and as users look for another service, they might consider using Flickr, which is also owned by Yahoo.  Or they could consider Zooomr, which just added a people search feature.

Social Photo Sharing and Stock Photography

Dan Heller’s Photography Business Blog: "In 2000, I wrote an article called, ‘The Five Truisms of the Photography Business’, and Truism #1 is ‘There are more people who have photography as a hobby than as a profession.’

Easy Social Media Optimization via Photos

In case you haven’t noticed, social media optimization (SMO) is the new big search marketing term. I think you’ll be hearing a lot about it this year and thought I’d give you an easy tip to get started.

First think you need to know is what social media optimization is. Basically, it’s just getting exposure and traffic from social media sites like Digg, del.icio.us, MySpace and many others. For a more in depth explanation, check out the new rules for social media optimization.

Google Dominating the RSS Market?

One of the things that has been interesting to see over the course of the past year is how Google has been quietly dominating the RSS market. While this shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise given Google’s market clout today it’s been interesting to watch it happening.

Hangin’ at the Bloghaus

Kristopher and I are here and landed at CES. Our first visit? Straight to the Bloghaus.

The Most Popular Blog Posts Of All Time

Popular Blog Posts: Philipp Lenssen over at Google Blogoscoped recently wrote me asking for my most popular blog post. In my case it was the story I published about a year ago regarding my hellish consumer run in with PriceRitePhoto when trying to buy my Canon 5D.

Eric Schmidt Talks User Portability of Data

WEB 2.0: Google CEO: Take your data and run – Network World One of the things that all internet companies need to do a better job on is in ensuring that our users have portability of data. So it was refreshing to read this morning that Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, was talking up user portability today.

Facebook Testing Social Bookmarking

Techcrunch – Blog Archive – Facebook Beta Testing Social Bookmarking – Marshall Kirkpatrick has a post out saying that students with Facebook accounts from Berkeley and Stanford have been given access to a new bookingmarking feature on Facebook.

Getty Images Under Pressure
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I’m sitting here listening to Jonathan Klein talk with a variety of bloggers. Thomas Hawk, CEO of Zooomr, and Kristopher Tate, Founder of Zooomr, a photosharing site are here too. So is Marshall from TechCrunch.

Technorati and OpenID

Technorati Weblog: Blog Claiming with OpenId – Technorati is out with an announcement that they are going to begin to support OpenID as a way for blog authors to associate their identity with their blog.

Zooomr: Better Mousetrap or Copycat Hype?

Currently, the Internet’s better mousetrap is the photo sharing website. The success of Flickr.com, now owned by Yahoo!, is loved and lamented by users and developers alike for its usability and its limitations. Michael Arrington believes he’s found the better phototrap, an assertion some call premature, in Zooomr.com.