Unsolicited User Comment

A few days ago, PHP version upgrade on the server made the EASYBM service go down for a few minutes. While I was grappling with the technical issues of getting the service back up, this unsolicited comment from Arie (an easyBM user) cheered me up and made my day:

My apologies for disturbing you with this request, but it seems that the service has become inoperable today. When I log in to the site – as I do every day, because as you may remember from our previous correspondence I am a very satisfied user of this fine service! – I get the following error message:
<technical mumbo jumbo…>

I hope there will be an easy solution for this problem, because living without EasyBM would be a great loss of productivity!

And Arie sent me this note a few days after the service was restored:

Just a quick note to thank you for bringing the EasyBM service back into full operation. This really is a fine product, and I felt thoroughly handicapped when we had the short service interruption earlier this week – which really shows to what extent I have integrated it into my daily activities…..

Thanks for the notes Arie and I will do my best to keep this service in full operation always 🙂


Spammy User Registrations on EasyBM Are Not Welcome

I have seen a lot of registrations recently that look spammy. These have names like genericpills01 or seomaster47 and once registered, they (are they human?) do not add any sites to their bookmarks page, ever.

1. In view of this, we will add some extra checking to the registration page which might be like jumping through an extra hoop for the genuine users. I sincerely apologize for this but it is needed to make sure that we can continue to offer the services to real people like you.

2. We are also going to make it compulsory for people to add at least one favorite site to their bookmarks page, within 2 days. Why else did you register my friend, if you do not want to add 1-click browsing to your arsenal? All accounts without a single bookmark for 2 days will be deleted.

Note: Your account is safe and free for life if you are using it regularly and have at least 1 bookmark added to your account.