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Recruiting  potential users/contributors

How collaborating on projects helps beginners, intermediates, and advanced genealogists
Use value propositions to attract new users/contributors  

Value Propositions: a community that loves family history.

Record & Preserve genealogy knowlege from files and experience.

Genealogical information on records and places consolidated

Home Page
Community Center

Using the Wiki - page of links

Contributing to the Wiki

Is the Wiki for Me?

   
Recruiting potential users/contributors Accuracy and Collaboration

Offer opportunities for involvement in editing and contributing like welcoming committee,  partner with an editor and link to projects. Entice with:

Why use/contribute to the wiki? "Is the wiki for me?" and Everyone knows something of value.


 

FamilySearch Wiki:Accuracy and Collaboration New title encouraging participation?

Help:Contributor Help

FamilySearch Wiki:Welcoming committee

   
Recruiting potential users/contributors Why we built FamilySearch wiki
     


FamilySearch Wiki:Introduction

File:Purpose of FamilySearch Wiki - Supporting Family History Researchers through Online Communities.pdf 

   
Recruiting potential users/contributors Scope of the wiki


    FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose, Policies, and Procedures    
Recruiting potential users/contributors Guiding Principles     FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose, Policies, and Procedures    
 Recruiting potential users/contributors     Make it easy for newbies to connect with other users/contributors  

Community Center

   
Recruiting potential users/contributors  
Shorten learning curve by connecting motivated beginners with experienced editors
  Community Center    
Recruiting potential users/contributors   Have "help" readily available for new users        
  Recruiting potential users/contributors   Clear paths for users/contributors/professionals   FamilySearch Research Wiki

 Community Center

Get Involved in Wiki Projects

   
Beginner Material   How to Register and What you are registering for.   New Page with new instructions for LDS Account - check if familysearch has one that can be modified.   1  
  Beginner Material 

  

     
 
   
Beginner Material   Create User Page and talk page - purpose and use of   Create page for creating user page?   2  
Beginner Material Guiding Principles Help searching/using the wiki   FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose, Policies, and Procedures   3  
Beginner Material Editing etiquette Basic editing etiquette - how to play nice in the sandbox -  


FamilySearch Wiki:Avoid Edit Wars

FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines

FamilySearch Wiki:Contributor guidelines


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Beginner Material Register 

Basic editing technical -
Italics, bold, headings, numbered lists, bullets

Join a project! Everyone knows something of value. 

  Help:Registering with the Wiki
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Beginner Material   Purpose and Use of Talk pages        
Beginner Material Content license (Copyright) 
Create a New Page - naming conventions - copy & paste - basic copyright rules - basic internal/external linking  

Text of the GNU Free Documentation License

   
Beginner Material Which browser to use when editing
         
Beginner Material Italics, bold, headings, numbered lists, bullets Citing Sources  


Help:Editing a Page

Help:The Editing Tool (FCK Editor)

   
Beginner Material   Guiding Principles        
Beginner Material   Watching Pages        
Beginner Material Copy and paste     

Help:Copying and Pasting into a Wiki Page

Help:How to Convert a Microsoft Office Document into Wiki Format

Help:Copy Spreadsheets into the Wiki

   
Beginner Material   Wiki Policies        
Beginner Material Naming a new page Categories   Help:Name a New Article
   
Beginner Material Renaming a page
    Help:Renaming a page
   
Beginner Material Creating a new page     Help:How to Create an Article
   
Beginner Material Creating a new unlinked page
    Help:Create a Page Not Linked From an Existing Page
   
Beginner Material Creating a new linked page
    Help:Create a Page Linked From an Existing Page
   
Beginner Material Linking to wiki pages
   

 Help:Create an Internal Link

   
Beginner Material Linking to other Websites
    Help:Create an external link    
Beginner Material            
Beginner Material            
Beginner Material            
Beginner Material Discussing page changes      Help:Talk Pages    
Beginner Material User pages and user Talk pages     Help:User Page

Help:Talk Pages

   
Beginner Material Community meeting
    FamilySearch Wiki:Technical Meeting