Make your Business Wikipedia Official: Insider Tips, Tricks and Strategies

Date: 5/14/2015
Start Time: 11:00:00
End Time: 11:50:00
Session Number: 310

Speaker(s): Frank C. Jones and Kasey Baker

So your team has done it all – you’re on Facebook, Twitter, G+, LinkedIn, and Instagram? Now, it’s time to turbo charge your organization and take it to the next level with a Wikipedia page! Join us to learn how to build legitimacy and reputation as well as premium placement within the first five Google search results for your organization, by getting onto Wikipedia. Kasey Baker and Frank Jones, Wikipedia’s former Regional Ambassadors and Coordinators for their Education Program, will give you an advanced crash course in how to start, write, or improve an existing Wikipedia page for your organization. You will learn: 1. Why is it so important to have a Wikipedia page? 2. Why it is so hard to get into Wikipedia? 3. How to drive traffic to your site with Wikipedia links. 4.What you need to do to become a “Notable Organization.” 5. Tricks for writing your first article. 6. Tips for handling conflicts with “Wikipedians.” 7. And an open Q&A session. Do not waste months just to have your article rejected, learn how to do it right the first time. Before going through all the work to create a Wikipedia page, we’ll help you find out if this is right for your business. Established organizations with active social media and existing community presence will gain the most from this presentation. Marketing managers, business consultants, and anyone trying improve their position on the search results page will find special interest in this workshop.