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If You Want Visitors To Come Back, Send Them Away

Dave Winer has a knack of taking complex ideas and reducing them to their essence: “the fundamental law of the Internet seems to be the more you send them away the more they come back. It’s why link-filled blogs do better than introverts. It may seem counter-intuitive — it’s the new intuition, the new way of thinking….People come back to …

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Wikipedia Inventor Now Wants to Bury It

The internet equivilent of taking your ball and going home is to repurpose content and start up elsewhere. RoughType: “Larry Sanger, the controversial online encyclopedia’s cofounder and leading apostate, announced yesterday, at a conference in Berlin, that he is spearheading the launch of a competitor to Wikipedia called The Citizendium. Sanger describes it as “an experimental new wiki project that …

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10 Ways To Make A Blog More Interesting

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The Web Encourages Crap Content

The web is full of crap content because web content doesn’t pay. Now, before I get hung, drawn and sent to Iraq for suggesting such a thing, let me qualify that statement. 95% of anything is crap, so it isn’t like the alternatives get off lightly, either. Also, some web content, particularly that which converts to a transaction of some …

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The Problem With Web Communities

The problem with web communities: “The top 20 or so users on these sites will direct and set the culture of a site.  People who do not agree with the leaders,  ie their stories don’t make it to the top  will get pissed off and leave the site.   Eventually  you will start to get cliques forming that vote each others …

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