After lying low for a long time, we have a new logo and home page look. The users’ personal bookmarks pages have been updated too. I would really appreciate if you can take a minute to tell us how you liked it (or disliked it) and what new things you will like to see?
We want to help you bookmark your favorite links easily and quickly and 1-click to these sites when you want.
I want to announce our most important update in the recent times. We have implemented the multi-column, multi-row stacked layout that will make this bookmarking tool extremely useful for the most demanding user.
For quite some time, I have been worrying about the wastage of space in the lower half of the screen when your groups have few sites each.
I have been silently testing a layout that will help reduce this space wastage. This multi-column, multi-row layout helps you to squeeze many more links above the fold, thereby making it easy for you to 1-click even more sites.
How to get your groups stacked for better organization
You have to be a little adventerous. While we are working on an easy interface for this, you will have to play a little with numbers for now.
- First you must login to your easyBM page with ‘Remember me’ ticked.
- Now enter this in the location bar (or address bar) ->www.easybm.com/stackform.php
- You will see a screen like the following ->
We want to have Forums group in the 2nd column at the top, so I put 2 in column and in row fields. Now I want Blogs group in the same column but after Forums. So I put 2 in column and 2 in row fields.
Similarly, you can see how we implement stacking in the 4th column. You may have noted that column 3 is missing. Actually the numbers have to be in ascensding order but all numbers do not need to be present.
There you are. If you are feeling adventerous and want to make the best use of the screen space, you can implement stacked groups and 1-click to many more sites.
Note: This post is made in a lighter mood and you may skip it without any problems
We have this site put up on the HEDIR forum for reviews and a nice lady, Aunt Renee recently mentioned that EasyBM sounds like an acronym for easy bowel movement.
While this is an amusing comment, I want to assure you that we will continue to offer an Easy BookMark service only and do not intend to offer products for easing your bowel movements
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The strength of EasyBM private bookmarks is its multi-column, multi-row layout that puts the maximum number of bookmarks in front of you – above the fold – ready to be 1-clicked.
However if you are using a PDA or a mobile to browse the Internet, you cannot see multi-column data easily. So we have introduced a new way to see your favorite links and browse to your target sites on your handhelds. If you visit
http://www.easyBM.com/mobile/?u=USERNAME&pwd=PASSWORD, you can see all your links in a single column. Just scroll down to your desired site link and click with the joystick or OK button.
For best results, keep the number of links in this account low and put only the links that you will like to browse with your handheld. Also, if you set the homepage of your mobile to this page, you will have all the links ready, right in front of you when you access the browser.
We already make it easy for you to locate the frequently visited links by grouping them together. Now we are pleased to offer you several new link highlighting options.
While the default color of the new bookmarks will be blue, you can make important links red or green or whatever tickles your fancy. You can also have the system make certain links bold or italicised by choosing the appropriate options while adding or editing the links.
We are committed to make your personal bookmarks as easy to use as can be.
You asked for an easy way to add the sites to your personal bookmarks page. Well, you got it!
If you are using Google toolbar, click on this link to add a button for easyBM to your toolbar. You will be prompted to download version 4 if you don’t already have it.
Then there will be a pop-up box telling you that your information will be sent to easyBM. Don’t worry – all your information is not going there. Only the URL (site address) of the page where you click the button will be sent to easyBM so that your site can be bookmarked.
Once installed, using the button is a breeze. Keep browsing the Internet sites and if you like some place that you want to record in your favorites, just click on the easyBM button on the toolbar. You will be prompted to add the site and then, returned to the page you were browsing.
How do you enter the address of the websites in your browser, for sites that you visit regularly? Do you type it in, or pick it up from Favorites/Bookmarks? Or may be you search for the relevant keywords in Google/Yahoo and then click on the result?
I used to face a big problem while browsing because most of the times, I had to visit inside pages with long URLs and these were quite difficult to remember. Like all of us, I started using the Favorites/Bookmarks but the straight line lists were very dificult to navigate. Then I had the problem of needing to access these bookmarks from other computers when I was travelling or at a client location.
All this prompted me to launch this private bookmarks service that will be fast and free – no ads, no spam. I get to put any number of sites on a single page, neatly arranged so that I can visit any of these sites with just 1-click! I have bookmarked news sites, my online bank account login pages, blogs and forums that I cannot live without and like.
You are welcome to register your own personal bookmarks page (takes about 40 seconds), add a few sites and experience the convenience for yourself. Once you have used it for a few hours, you will never go back to type the website addresses again. That’s a promise!