When comparing start.me vs Raindrop.io, the Slant community recommends Raindrop.io for most people. In the question“What are the best ways to organize bookmarks?” Raindrop.io is ranked 2nd while start.me is ranked 13th. The most important reason people chose Raindrop.io is:
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Pro Beautiful & Customizable Interface
It has a very nice and customizable interface + you can get your bookmarks online anyware.
Pro Great to have bookmarks, feeds and notes in one place
Start.me offers a great tool to stay organized and productive because it allows all bookmarks, news feeds and notes to be available in one place.
Pro Design (UX)
Cross-platform because it's browser based. There are also apps for Mac, Chrome, iOs & Android.
Pro Mobile native clients available
Clients for iOS and Android available that are better integrated than the browser version.
Pro Import bookmarks
Offers a possibility to import bookmarks from browsers.
Add tags to bookmarks.
Pro Regularly updated
Updated with features, yet not with performance.
Pro Export bookmarks
There is also a possibility to export bookmarks.
Con Should sell itself as a start page, because they are a bookmark service thats lousy at bookmarks.
Be careful if you Curate Bookmarks or even just have a bunch. First there is a file size limit that is pretty low for your Bookmark HTML import. Second If you have or gain to many book marks even if you paid for the pro. You wont be able to export them. Third Customer service Is beyond terrible, indifferent, lazy, and full of crap.
Con Development is stagnant, several features have been broken for years
There's a lot to like about this product, but little patience should be had for people that try to charge money for something that appears to be just a hobby. The e-mail and RSS feed widgets have worked only sporadically for nearly two years. Calls for support are met with a hard sell for the premium edition.
Con Security/Privacy Concerns
Con Slow Performance in Safari
Slow to use with delays in response on Safari. Has not been fixed over many years.
Con Quite new company
Time will tell if this product will survive.
Con Subscriptions are non-recurring
You have to resubscribe every month to keep pro which is a real pain.