Wiki: Compare them All

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I compared wikispaces with pbwiki - the two user-friendly hosted wiki apps that I like. This is a cool site. It lets you select any two or more wiki packages and then it dynamically creates a feature-by-feature comparison. Great model! Speaking of wikis, there's gonna be an online wiki and nonprofit event next week over here and here

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After asking around, I considered four free-ish options for the wiki: pbwiki , wikispaces , Google sites , and I eliminated pbwiki because you have to pay if you want to have more than 3 contributors.

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More online than local: Why I love Google Docs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I've used wikispaces, pbwiki, socialtext, jotspot, and writely (now google docs). Last month, when I had my horrible computer crash, I lost one or two documents and a few emails. It was because I wasn't only backed up within 24 hours, not minutes. I didn't loose a whole lot more because most of my work is now "backed up" or inside of web applications. I've been using online wikis - documents and more recently, spreadsheet wikis for the past year.

Just found something intensely cool.


I went to the help site to try and figure out what happened, and ended up on this site: Get Satisfaction is a one-stop "help center" for a whole ton of companies and services including Apple, PBwiki, Brightkite, Seesmic, Mozilla, MyBlogLog, Paypal (the company with the worst customer service on the planet, IMHO - hate 'em intensely since they bought over Verisign who used to be great). I discovered over the weekend that my twitterfeed had not been working (i.e.

Evaluating Wikis


There are plenty of great hosted Wikis, like PBWorks (formerly PBWiki) and WikiSpaces , in addition to all of the Wikis that you can download and install on your own Server. I'm following up on my post suggesting that Wikis should be grabbing a portion of the market from word processors. Wikis are convenient collaborative editing platforms that remove a lot of the legacy awkwardness that traditional editing software brings to writing for the web.