When comparing Pinboard vs EmailThis, the Slant community recommends Pinboard for most people. In the question“What are the best ways to organize bookmarks?” Pinboard is ranked 3rd while EmailThis is ranked 19th.
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Pro An ad-free site with no third-party tracking
The standard account is $11/year. The pro account ($25/year) provides you:
- A permanent personal copy of every bookmark you save.
- Full-text search of all your bookmarks
- Dead link and error detection
Pro A searchable archive of all your tweets and favorites
Pro Easy tagging
Pro Excellent API
Pinboard has an API that gives you access to all features used in the webapp, so you can build scripts and apps that work against it very easily.
Pro Easy download of all your data
Pro Paid service
The service receives direct income from its customers so it is less likely to disappear overnight like so many free services, taking all your bookmarks with it.
Pro The ability to bookmark by email from your iPhone
Pro A way to save notes and other snippets of text as bookmarks
Pro Built-in sync of links and favorites from multiple Twitter accounts
Pro Built-in integration with Instapaper
Pro Available on the web and mobile devices
Extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.
Bookmarklet for Safari & IE.
Also includes a 'mail to self' feature for Android and iOS devices.
Pro PDF snapshots & notes
Lets to save PDF snapshots of all web pages. EmailThis also lets you add notes and keywords for faster searching.
Pro One-click save
The Chrome extension allows you to save articles with a single click.
Pro Makes it easy to organize and save pages for later
Pro Allows reading saved content in offline mode
Web pages are cleaned up and sent to your email inbox. They can be accessed even offline from mobile devices.
Con Unresponsive support
Don't expect a response from their support email. Developer is very active on twitter, perhaps a tweet might work better.
Con Paid service
Costs $11/year. Many features are available elsewhere for free.