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Friday, October 01, 2010

Xmarks: millions of users + no revenue = R.I.P.

How can you have millions of satisfied customers but go out of business?

 

The Xmarks (originally Foxmarks) story is here.

 

http://blog.xmarks.com/?p=1886

 

Basically, you can build up a user base on a free service, but eventually need to find a way to produce revenue out of it. Xmarks was never able to.

 

I’ll miss it, because I’m forced to use different browsers on different machines.

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