links for 2006-11-01
[Websnark: Time for the yearly Wikipedia bitching-out. After all, they’ve been *so* successful in the past, right?](http://www.websnark.com/archives/2006/10/time_for_the_ye.html)This is the problem with things like wikis: give people the power to be arbitrator on things they know nothing about, and it will be abused. This story is a great argument for niche wikis.
[Micro Persuasion: Quantcast is a Viable Alternative to Alexa](http://www.micropersuasion.com/2006/10/quantcast_is_a_.html)An alternative to the problematic Alexa for measuring web stats?
[7 Ways to Optimize Your Blog – Folksonomy.org](http://www.folksonomy.org/2006/10/7_ways_to_optimize_your_blog/)Some really good ideas about shaping your blog here
[seanbonner: Washington Post totally rips off BoingBoing](http://www.seanbonner.com/blog/archives/002417.php)Beware, print journalists. Make sure you’re aware of internet precedents for you story, and that what you do is different enough that posts like this can’t be written.
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