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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.


Accuracy and Collaboration New title encouraging participation?

Help:Edit and Contribute

FamilySearch Wiki:Welcoming committee

Recruiting potential users/contributors Why we built FamilySearch wiki

The Vision: Why We Built FamilySearch Wiki

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

Recruiting potential users/contributors Scope of the wiki

    FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics    
Recruiting potential users/contributors Guiding Principles     FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles    
 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

Projects Seeking Contributors

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:Guiding Principles   3  
Beginner Material Editing etiquette Basic editing etiquette - how to play nice in the sandbox -  

FamilySearch Wiki:Avoid Edit Wars

FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines

Contributor Guidelines

Beginner Material Register 

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

Join a project! Everyone knows something of value. 

  Help:How to Register with the Wiki
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  

Edit a page

Help:FCK Editor

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

Copying and Pasting into a Wiki Page

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

Copy Spreadsheets into the Wiki

Beginner Material   Wiki Policies        
Beginner Material Naming a new page Categories   Name a new article
Beginner Material Renaming a page
    Help:Renaming a page
Beginner Material Creating a new page     How to author an article in the Wiki
Beginner Material Creating a new unlinked page
    Create a page not linked from an existing page
Beginner Material Creating a new linked page
    Create a page linked from an existing page
Beginner Material Linking to wiki pages

 Create an internal link

Beginner Material Linking to other Websites
    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 community meeting