How to Get Noticed on wikiHow

Everyone dreams of having people saying "Wow, you are an amazing person!" Studies that show everyone feels good inside when someone compliments you. This article will teach you how to get some appropriate attention on wikiHow!

Steps

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    Start at a simple edit. Browse through articles and fix a couple of grammatical errors. This will get you comfortable with touching other people's work and the original authors will not get mad.
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    Be known. Use one of the Community Dashboard apps, or leave messages on talk pages. Do not leave too many messages, though, or you'll clog up RC patrol.
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    Read articles. Look at the formatting of these articles, the tone that these authors write in, and try to follow it with the next step. If you think something needs fixing, edit it or comment on the discussion page.
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    Write an article. It's time to write an awesome article on wikiHow; it's best to just follow the tips that this site provides for writing an article.
    • Pick a topic that most interests you, such as a recipe, magic trick, sewing, holiday tradition, etc.
    • Give it some time. Soon, you will see views on your article; every day you will see the numbers go up!
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    Keep contributing! Write more articles and get more views. You can also try editing others' articles to more depth.
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    Get fans. People should start to realize the work and effort you put into this site, and will even fill up your fan mail and talk page with compliments.
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    Patrol recent changes. It's an easy way to get feedback from administrators and experienced patrollers. Don't be discouraged if the Patrol Coach corrects you; patrolling can be a little challenging from time to time!

Tips

  • Be kind and humble while leaving a message or replying to criticism.
  • Avoid edit-warring.

Article Info

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