Dan Morrill works in Interactive Media and Cloud delivery systems for Comics Forge as the COO. He has been blogging since 2003 covering different emerging technologies, management and information security. Dan works as a founding member of a number of startups, including Startup Academy International and Dead Tree Comics. His interests are in intellectual property protection, piracy, and information security as it applies to cloud computing. He also has a deep interest in media, mobile computing, and education.. His personal blog is here,  his other pro-blog is here .

2 responses to “Why I am leaving Smugmug. Hint: it is not just about the money”

  1. Clinton Blackburn

    My problem with SmugMug is the lack of decent organization tools. As much as some people like to harp on Flickr’s UI, the Organizr is a great tool, especially for batch operations. SmugMug doesn’t even support batch operations or having photos in multiple albums. This is a basic feature to me.

    I only joined SmugMug about two months ago so that I could integrate print sales into my website. Before that I hosted everything on Flickr (which I still do). $150 is already a sharp increase from the $50 I pay Flickr, but I took the leap. This increase makes SmugMug unprofitable for me.

    If someone from Flickr is reading this, add print sales to Flickr! I would pay (slightly) more for the privilege, say $75 per year.