RE: [evonline2002_webheads] Re: Posterous
- I like it! Maybe I could adopt it as name!
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Barbara Dieu
Sent: 17 February 2013 21:50
Subject: Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Re: Posterous
Sorry for the Christmas...my iPad plays these autocomplete tricks on me. I
should've re-read before sending.
Sent from my iPad
On Feb 17, 2013, at 5:42 PM, Carla arena carlaarena@...
<mailto:carlaarena%40gmail.com> > wrote:
> You're right, Bee. I've been using and testing those free online spacesfor
> years because of the educators I train. They are always in the look forthe
> free tools and don't have or don't want to spend money on that.<mailto:beeonline%40gmail.com> > wrote:
> However, I've decided that even if I test things, I should keep things in
> my own domain, which I already have, so I guess it is time to make the
> definitive move...
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 5:14 PM, Barbara Dieu beeonline@...
><mailto:chrisfry%40pangea.org> > wrote:
>> Hi Christmas, Carla and Vance,
>> For about 70 dls a year you buy your freedom if you have your own domain
>> and host it at Gandi.(less the first year)
>> There may be better deals at other providers. (Eg. Bluehost
>> As you can see here
>> your own domain provides you with a point of privacy and control
>> Barbara Dieu
>> Sent from my iPad
>> On Feb 17, 2013, at 4:20 PM, "Chris Fry" chrisfry@...
>>> I have been a great fan of posterous over the last two years and have
>>> to reply on it for my work with students' recordings.
>>> I'm left wondering what to do from now on.
>>> As this news hit us right at the end of the mMOOC, I have been posting
>>> my search for something to use instead of posterous in that group on
>>> I have made my posts public so that they can be read by people not using
>>> Edmodo. This is the link to the public page:
>>> I have posted about Tumblr, Chirbit and briefly about Spreaker and plan
>>> do the same with audioboo, Soundcloud and iPadio.
>>> When I decide where to go next, I will still be left with the problem of
>>> what to do with the backups I have ordered from posterous.
>>> The two solutions posterous suggest won't work for me. Squarespace is
>>> free and I wouldn't want to pay or ask my students to pay and Wordpress<mailto:evonline2002_webheads%40yahoogroups.com>
>>> won't be able to host the audio files.
>>> I can foresee any solution being very time consuming as I link posts to
>>> wherever I can find to house the audio files.
>>> I'm am keen to examine all possibilities for a replacement to posterous
>>> audio files, so if you've got any suggestions, please let me know. I
>> fear we
>>> will be mostly commiserating with each other more than finding solutions
>>> the back up problem, but, hey, that's something!
>>> From: email@example.com
>>> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:evonline2002_webheads%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of John Hibbs
>>> Sent: 17 February 2013 04:54<mailto:evonline2002_webheads%40yahoogroups.com>
>>> To: email@example.com
>>> Subject: Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Re: Posterousbut
>>> One would think that before the Final Decision to shutter the doors
>>> would be to blast all the users with some rate chart -- and see if
>>> there was enough income to stay afloat.
>>> As good as Posterous was, I would think that it could have made it on
>>> a fee-for-service basis? (So long as the provider doesn't keep
>>> offering new bells and windows, one would think that maintenence
>>> costs would be relatively small.
>>> It would be interesting to know more about Posterous 'on going'
>>> service costs would be? It would also be interesting to learn what
>>> would Tribe Leaders, like Vance, would be able to "collect" from
>>> their Tribe for continuing the service?
>>> At 2:50 AM +0000 2/17/13, Michael Coghlan wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone.
>>>> It does seem the nature of the free software beast that eventually, in
>>>> most cases,
>>>> 1) it will no longer be free.
>>>> 2) it will close down.
>>>> Backupify (backupify.com) provides back up service (at a small cost)
>>>> all Google apps (Gmail, Blogger, etc), Flickr, Facebook and Twitter,
>>>> not for Posterous :(from reply BUT retain info to help retain context :-)
>>>> It's a real shame that Tapped In and Posterous are closing. TI is part
>>>> of webheads history! It's been one of our default home bases for a long
>>>> time. And I thought Posterous was the simplest tool out there for
>>>> getting content on the web quickly. It seemed to accept just about
>>>> anything you threw at it via email, upload, or phone.
>>>> It seems that as Facebook goes on expanding and convincing people that
>>>> it is THE internet, other niche products fall by the wayside because
>>>> they can't compete. Just like small businesses close as supermarket
>>>> chains monopolise the market.
>>>> And yes, as Nina said, back up and keep a local copy of anything you
>>>> value and want to keep
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- This might be useful. I noticed that Larry Ferlazzo posted this morning about how to migrate from Posterous to Edublogs:
I hope I am not repeating something already obvious to those of you who have already written in this thread.