Archive for May, 2011

Why me?

Do you ever find yourself wondering why anyone would be interested in your stories? Do you find yourself more drawn to recording stories from other people rather than your own? I’m sure you remember your parents and grandparents telling you stories. I’m sure you loved them and asked for more. Your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews […]

May 31st, 2011 by Sarah Jansen
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Why storytelling anyway?

Since the first humans gathered around a fire, we have been telling stories. Since we first figured out how to make markings, we have been recording them for future generations. Telling stories is fundamental to how we make sense of this often confusing world, how construct our identities, and how we tell each other who […]

May 11th, 2011 by Sarah Jansen
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Getting your family banking

People love to talk about themselves. The best way to get your family in on the act of storytelling is to bank some stories about them. Once you have uploaded a story about someone in your family to your story bank, email them a link to it so they can log in and comment on […]

May 4th, 2011 by Sarah Jansen
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Zahmoo is a story bank for collecting and sharing your family and business stories.