[Foundation-l] readership draft for feedback

Mani Pande mpande at wikimedia.org
Mon May 30 16:49:57 UTC 2011

Hi Samuel,
We have not discussed these ideas, but I think they sound wonderful and 
are all interesting, and we can look into it to see how easy or 
difficult it is to do a survey for sister projects or have a year-round 

On 5/29/11 11:09 AM, Samuel Klein wrote:
> Thanks for the update, Mani.
> Are we going to start running the equivalent surveys on the sister
> projects?  We have a fair bit of data about Wikipedia already,
> comparative data from all projects would be useful.  Most of the
> questions would not change.
> In addition to the time-limited study that's being conducted, is it
> possible to have a simplified version of this survey running
> continuously in the background - say for 1 in 100,000 visitors,
> year-round?  That sort of data stream could be very useful as an
> addition to our current monthly reports.
> SJ
> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Mani Pande<mpande at wikimedia.org>  wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> We are in the process of fielding a survey of Wikipedia readers to
>> understand the needs of Wikipedia readers. The survey will get their
>> opinion on Wikipedia content, understand what are the barriers to
>> editing Wikipedia, understand how they use Internet, and get some
>> quantitative data on the experience of using Wikipedia on their phone.
>> This survey is being done in parallel to the Editor Survey, whose
>> results we are working currently analyzing and mobile user experience
>> research that we are conducting in India, Brazil and the US.
>> The draft of the survey, and a FAQ section is available on meta, if you
>> are interested. Here is the link to meta space that I have set up for
>> the survey. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Readership_survey
>> Thanks in advance
>> Mani
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>> Wikimedia Foundation
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Mani Pande, PhD
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