Six Steps to Create a Wikipedia Page (and Get it Approved)
Wikipedia is an open encyclopedia where anyone can suggest or contribute pages, articles, and knowledge about just about anything. By creating a Wikipedia page about your business or product, you can improve the chances of getting more traffic from Google.
Content Marketing Institute contributor Ann Gynn has published an article on developing and creating a Wikipedia page that sails through the approval process.
She says, “Though you should visit Wikipedia’s help pages for more detailed information, Dianna shares this outline to provide a brief and helpful step-by-step version to create a Wikipedia page.
1. Do some research about Wikipedia
Learning the ins and outs of being a good Wikipedia citizen can help you create pages that are less likely to be deleted or challenged in the official review process review.
TIP: Explore Wikipedia’s conflict of interest guidelines before you begin.
Only registered users can create or edit Wikipedia pages. Dianna advises using your real name and email address.
3. Edit existing pages
Test your skills by making minor edits to existing pages before creating new content. Dianna says to start with topics with which you’re familiar.”