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Is Simplenote dying?

Phillip Luebke Jan 08, 2014 03:43PM PST

No blog posts since October.
Unanswered questions in support center.
Spam-filled support center.
Web app that CRAWLS.
Is Simplenote going away?

When do.com announced it was closing up shop, I landed at Simplenote. I started using it for new notes right away, but I continued to look for an easy way to import my do.com notes to another cloud-based note app. Yesterday, I gave up and did a manual copy-and-paste on all of my notes to get them into Simplenote. Now I'm experiencing performance issues I wasn't experiencing before. I'm hoping this is a temporary thing, but based on posts I'm reading here in the "support center," it looks like this has been going on for a while now. Please don't tell me that I am going to have to migrate all my notes to another tool.

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rupi Jan 19, 2014 01:12AM PST
Not sure about this myself, their Mac app was last updated on December 10, 2013...that's not too long ago, but support not showing up here is not a good sign...

Same old problem with 'everything is free' services... They launch with great service, keep going for a while, attract users and then die because they fail to come up with a way to keep business sustainable.
I'd gladly pay some money for a good service knowing that this would create a financially healthy situation for it.
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steve powell Jan 26, 2014 08:00PM PST
scary - no answer to your comment Phillip. Is anyone there??
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Dan Roundhill Feb 06, 2014 03:27PM PST Simplenote Agent
We're here ;)

To quote GLaDOS:

And believe me I am still alive.
I'm doing Science and I'm still alive.
I feel FANTASTIC and I'm still alive.
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Sebastian Feb 07, 2014 04:30AM PST
I feel the same way. I think Simplenote is great, just moved over from Evernote and it totally fits my requirements. I´d love to see you guys being around for some time. Please find a way to take my money.

+ No information into to your process doesn´t build trust, and I need to trust the system I´m using day in and day out to manage my information. It doesn´t help that there are almost no answers to any questions in this support system and articles like this one can stay up: http://help.simplenote.com/customer/portal/questions/5443829-http-www-hikanpou-com-product-immoral-html

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