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Get Noticed on Wikipedia

Increase and influence your web presence on the world's largest encyclopedia

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    Companies and individuals can influence how they are portrayed on this user-generated online encyclopedia if they play by the rules. * How Wikipedia Works The rewards and risks of being on Wikipedia and guidelines for contributing content. * Getting Started How to create or request an entry. * Crafting Effective Wikipedia Content Content guidelines, ideal page structure and tone, and when to use additional pages. * Maintaining Your Wikipedia Presence The art of making your changes stick. How to counter unflattering, negative, or slanderous additions to your page.

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Take a close look at information super resource Wikipedia in this Crash Course on how to get the most out of the world's largest encyclopedia. With millions of articles on an endless number of topics, Wikipedia has become the essential resource for user-generated encyclopedic information. It's only a matter of time before you or your business finds its way onto Wikipedia's pages. But what approach should you take toward creating or developing these pages? Are you allowed to influence your own Wikipedia presence? Find out the strategies for maintaining a presence on this home to over six million articles in 250 languages, all of which have been created, developed, and maintained by volunteer users from across the globe.

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