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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

3 Ways for Marketers to Handle Disputes on Wikipedia

As an editor with a Conflict of Interest, you’re a guest on Wikipedia.
Not only do you not have control over the Wiki of your own company, but Wikipedia’s community policies urge editors with a Conflict of Interest to let others make edits. If the community is using advert tags (to signal a post is too close to an ad) or setting up roadblocks, they’re probably right.
Many of the admins on Wikipedia have spent much of their waking life on Wikipedia for years, and you just made a username the other day. Think about it. Try to address their complaints and work with the community instead of fighting them.

3 Ways for Marketers to Handle Disputes on Wikipedia
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