How to Recruit New People for wikiHow





wikiHow can always use new members to spur inspiration and create new articles. Anyone can become a valued editor just by doing a few edits on a regular basis.

Steps

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    Inform others of your personal use of wikiHow.
    • Let them know of your interests, experience and fun.
    • Encourage them to participate in your project.
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    Inform others about wikiHow for their personal use.
    • Help them solve their everyday problems with wikiHow.
    • Once they understand more about the site, they're bound to edit.
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    Inform others about wikiHow to create a new article.
    • Ask them to share their knowledge about a particular technique.
    • Ask them to demonstrate a certain process.
    • Clarify the details and take photos.
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    Request a topic.
    • Send the request to your knowledgeable associates.
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    Create a wikiHow t-shirt and wear it to social gatherings.
    • Some catchy slogans are:
    • What is wikiHow?
    • Let me tell you all about wikiHow!
    • Ask me why I love wikiHow!
    • Learn all about it on wikiHow!
    • Life is better with wikiHow!
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    Write a letter to your local newspaper.
    • Mention the popularity and benefits of wikiHow.
    • Report on several local wikiHowians.
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    Contact your school.
    • Volunteer to be interviewed for the school paper.
    • Advertise in your yearbook.
    • Offer to tutor others in how to participate.
    • Create a wikiHow Club.
    • Be sure your friends understand that wikiHow is not a chat site.
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    Get permission to hand out flyers, business cards or bumper stickers at work or school.
    • Use the wikiHow logo.
    • Add a link to our site.
    • Create a slogan, such as "The How-to Manual you can edit!"
    • Include our current number of articles to attract attention: 193,228
    • Encourage participation with "We need your help!" or "Registration is Free!"
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    Add our link to your blog and online Forums.
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    Start a monthly wikiHow event online or in your town.
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    Teach a wikiHow course in your community.
    • Inquire with your senior citizen's center, library or college.
    • Create a short presentation or offer extensive classes.

Tips

  • For assistance, inform others of our {{Welcome}} links and the URL of your Talk page.
  • Offer a piece of candy with promotional material as a kind gesture.
  • Do not force others to participate.
  • You will not be held responsible if your newly-recruited editor vandalizes wikiHow.

Article Info

Categories: What You Can Do to Help