Why Marie Kondo is Right About Your Closet But Wrong About Your Photos

Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying: A Simple, Effective Way To Banish Clutter Forever is an organization lover’s bible. The Japanese professional organizer’s “KonMari Method” prescribes minimalism and keeping only the items that make you happy. But how can this extreme method be applied to your photos?

 

Kondo recommends only keeping five photos per life event. She says that we fool ourselves imagining that we’ll want to look at them again someday because someday never comes.

 

Marie Kondo maybe right for your closet, but she is wrong when it comes to organizing your photos and here’s why:

 

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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6 Reasons Why Arkiver is a Great Tool for Family Historians

Ever wanted to record and share your family history, but have no idea where to start? It can seem daunting: gathering all the information together, finding ways to store and organize it, and getting other relatives engaged. Arkiver is a platform that makes collecting and sharing family memories easier and more enjoyable and here are six reasons why Arkiver is a great tool for genealogists and family historians…

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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New Feature: Groups

One of the major advantages of Arkiver over other apps is privacy: nobody can see anything of yours unless you choose to share it with them. But what if you’re a part of a large group that wants to collaborate on a Collection? At Arkiver, we want you to have the best experience possible–that’s why we’re introducing Groups.

 

Alexis Tabb
Alexis is the marketing intern for Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. A senior at Washington and Lee University, she’s excited to work in her hometown of Greenville, SC to help others preserve their photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with their family and friends.
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Tips for Sorting Your Digital Photos

In the digital age we live in today, it’s difficult to manage all your photos, spanning from your smartphone, Facebook, Instagram, and laptop. By now, you probably have a photo collection that’s swelling to the tens of thousands. So, how can you get the situation under control and organize your digital photos? Well, take a look at the tips below to find out:

Logan Metcalfe
Logan is the founder and CEO of Arkiver, a company dedicated to saving life stories. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wondeful wife and two children who inspired him to create Arkiver to preserve their family photos, videos and other memories and share them privately with his family back in New Zealand.
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