If you ask a marketer what are the attributes of the best platform for marketing in the digital realm, they will tell you that the platform should have a huge audience body and the audience should trust on the platform. That is because there are a plenty of marketing platforms around and only a few are found to truly functional for marketing because of the online platforms fail to win the trust of their audience.
Though it is not a marketing platform in its essence, Wikipedia is one of the few platforms that has a huge audience body all around the international market and yet, it is being trusted by most of its users. The site is an online encyclopedia that is often considered one of the only online encyclopedias with such huge collection of information. It is a unique website that has the potential to become a necessity for many people who frequently want to have information about different things and that is the reason why it has a huge audience who regularly visit the site.
With all of these characteristics of Wikipedia, businesses can benefit from this site a lot in numerous ways. Many of the firms and organizations understand the potentials of Wikipedia and tend to incline towards taking help from professional Wikipedia editors to set their page on the site and have a share in what advantages the site offers to the businesses that have a presence on it.
This article is outlining the steps that are required to be followed for anyone who wants to have a page on Wikipedia. By following the given guide, businesses can create their own Wikipedia page without requiring any professional help.
- Have an Account
The process begins with having an account on Wikipedia. The information provided for creating a Wikipedia should be credible, as the site blocks all the suspicious IP addresses without any prior notice.
- Explore the Site
After creating your account on the site, you should explore all the features that are accessible through the account and check out different pages to see how things roll in the Wikipedia’s official community. Go through the rules and laws that are set by the page and seek information about editing and page creation procedures. Along, try to edit something small at first to gain some experience and see how it works.
- Research the Topic
Once you get familiar with the site, choose your page topic and start researching. Find out every detail about your topic and collect all the evidences and references that you are going to use in your content. Make sure the information and the sources that you gather before starting the writing process are authentic and credible.
- Write it Down
After collecting all the information, draft your first content for the page. Take especial care of the content structure, writing style, and the tone. It should not be difficult to read the content in any way for any type of readers.
- Proofread and Edit
Once you are done with the first draft of writing, move to the step of proofreading and editing to refine its quality. Do it twice to ensure that there is no mistakes in your final draft. You can consult a professional editor or a specialist of the area about which you have written to eliminate any issues that you could not see. After you are done with editing and proofreading, finalize a draft and then submit it for publication to the Wikipedia editors.
This is the entire procedure for getting a page published on Wikipedia. In case you do not succeed in the first attempt, do not think it as a failure and try again because Wikipedia receives some 600plus entries everyday and only a few of them get published.