• Goodreads Raises Angel Round To Help You Find That Perfect Book

    Los Angeles based Goodreads, a social network focused on book lovers, has managed to get to 650,000 registered users and near profitability without any funding at all in their first year since launch. Today they will announce an angel round of financing from James Currier (founder of Ooga Labs and Tickle), Michael Birch (founder of Bebo), Chris Michel (founder of and Affinity… Read More

  • Tag your books with Library Thing

    Writing about Etsy yesterday got me fired up on tagging again, so I am going to write about at least two tagging sites tonight that I’ve been testing. The first is Library Thing, which is turning into quite a nice service for tagging your real-world books. Registration is simple – give it a username and a password. No other personal information is requested. Adding books is just… Read More

  • Organize Your Stuff With Listal

    Company: Listal
    Launched: August 29, 2005? (based on earliest date in forum)
    Creator: Tom Mascord
    Location: UK (based on whois information) Overview Listal is a very early beta product that allows you to catalog, tag and share your physical media. At this point it is free. While functionality is currently limited (heck, it’s only a few days old), the site clearly… Read More