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Pointers to adhere while creating a Wikipedia page

Few Criterias Wikipedia use to create a new page

How to create a Wikipedia page??? The question is easy but the explanation is difficult as there are many points to be kept in mind and also certain rules to adhere to. Now it is not very easy for a person who is an influential person of the society or the person can be a businessman out to achieve profits and also flourish his business, to understand the real workings of a wiki page. It might seem easy but there are a few things that are of much consequence when creating a Wikipedia page.

First and foremost the intent for the creation of the page is to be known in order to make the page portray the purpose. This is majorly the work of the content that is to be displayed, the content needs to be spot on and at its unique best. There should be no scope for duplication. The Wikipedia page is a marketing strategy for the businessmen and for an individual to help promote their image in the market and society. So the page should display the facts along with something more that can interest the readers who can be potential clients. And these facts should come with a proof or citation that is recognized by everyone, so no one can deem it to be fake.

The ranking and the visibility of the wiki page depends upon how authentic the content is and how unique it is. The impression the content has on the reader or the potential customer is the deciding factor for the future prospects of the business or the individual. And with the set of rules that are to be adhered to make a wiki page are also difficulties to be overcome to achieve the desired outcome of promoting the business.

Never challenge the authenticity of the information that is to be provided on the page, because if there is any false information that is displayed on the page and when the time comes to justify it and its information is proved false then there are chances that the page might be terminated. So it is better wise to play the safe side and be utmost honest about the content to be written.

Related: How To Get A Wikipedia Page And Get It Stick?

Sometimes it so happens that the writer may even find it difficult to adhere to all the rules for a Wikipedia page, so it’s best to seek professional help and make sure that the content is up to par with the rules to be followed.

Having cleared all the rules now the question of how to make a wiki page well explained? The last thing that needs to be taken care of are the basic mistakes that a content could have in it, be it spelling error or grammar errors or there could be some words that do not make any sense at all.

So in order to avoid these, it is better to revise and make the changes accordingly to avoid any mistakes that occur unintentionally. And if everything surpasses then there is a successful Wikipedia page created.

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Salamuddin Shaikh is a senior digital marketer, having more than 4 years of experience in Digital Marketing. He is known as the best digital marketer, specializes in leveraging cutting edge web technology to generate high returns for organizations across sectors. Having worked with over top companies, in India and has consistently excelled in delivering high-quality services. Salamuddin is also a volunteer Wikipedia contributor and a Wikipedia editor; He has been editing Wikipedia since 2012. With the experience of creating over hundreds of articles and editing thousands other fully in compliance with Wikipedia policies and terms of service. He is a founder of Wikipedia Experts, a client-based service, dealing with Wikipedia pages for businesses, organizations, and notable people all in compliance with the Wikipedia submission guidelines.

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