How to Stay Active on wikiHow Despite a Busy Schedule

It may happen that life gets busy suddenly..school, work, college...the list goes on. But that doesn't need to mean you must take a wikiBreak if you do not want to.

Steps

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    On your user page, notify others that you will be busy and not on wikiHow as much. Perhaps this may mean your response time to messages will grow longer-say this as well.
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    If you have any pending business, take care of it. This includes having placed a Deletion tag on an article.
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    Be efficient with your time. Procrastinating may mean you have less time for wikiHow.
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    Every day, if possible, quickly scan your talk page for new messages. Reply to them, allotting no more than five or ten minutes per day for this. This way, you will not be ignoring those in need of help.
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    Set aside one hour or so a week, or more if you can, to contribute to wikiHow. This could be RC patrolling or writing/editing/boosting articles (if you are a booster).
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    Be realistic. If your schedule has gotten too busy, it may be time for a wikiBreak. If this happens, place a notice on your user page.
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    If you still want to keep in touch with wikifriends, keep in mind Facebook, email and other social networking sites are always an option.

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