[Foundation-l] Banners to increase editors

Keegan Peterzell keegan.wiki at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 08:00:44 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 1:26 AM, James Heilman <jmh649 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Having trouble posting.  Trying again:
> We had a banner last year to raise funds for the WMF.  Unsure if anyone has
> suggested this yet but how about running a banner to encourage our readers
> to: 1) add content 2) correct spelling 3) revert vandalism?
> I have asked many people about their use of Wikipedia and many are unaware
> that it is even possible for them to edit.  We could have something like
> "Wikipedia is in the public domain that means it belongs to all of us.
> Please help us expand, protect, and improve it" or some such thing?  We
> could either run this sort of message alone or combine it with the fun
> raiser banner next year?
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> James Heilman
> MD, CCFP-EM, B.Sc.
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I'd rather see a banner about contributing to your own native language wiki,
along the same spirit of your idea.



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