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Recruiting  potential users/contributors

How collaborating on projects helps beginners, intermediates, and advanced genealogists
Include value propositions on new user pages

Value Propositions: a community that loves family history.

Record & Preserve genealogy knowlege from files and experience.

Genealogical information on records and places consolidated


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.


https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Accuracy_and_Collaboration
Recruiting potential users/contributors Why we built FamilySearch wiki
Make it easy for newbies to connect with other users/contributors https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/The_Vision:_Why_We_Built_FamilySearch_Wiki
Recruiting potential users/contributors Scope of the wiki

Shorten learning curve by connecting motivated beginners with experienced editors https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Purpose_and_Appropriate_Topics
Recruiting potential users/contributors Guiding Principles Have "help" readily available for new users https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles
 Recruiting potential users/contributors   Clear paths for users/contributors/professionals  home page/community page/other?
Recruiting potential users/contributors Why we built FamilySearch wiki  https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/The_Vision:_Why_We_Built_FamilySearch_Wiki
Recruiting potential users/contributors
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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.
  Beginner Material  Scope of the wiki

 

Intro page with links for new users  
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Purpose_and_Appropriate_Topics
Beginner Material Basic Editing on User Page Create page for creating user page?
Beginner Material Guiding Principles https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles
Beginner Material Editing etiquette https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Etiquette_Guidelines https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Avoid_Edit_Wars
Beginner Material Register 
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/How_to_Register_with_the_Wiki
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Beginner Material Content license (Copyright) 

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License

Beginner Material Which browser to use when editing
Beginner Material Italics, bold, headings, numbered lists, bullets https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:FCK_Editor https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Edit_a_page
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Beginner Material Copy and paste  https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Copying_and_Pasting_into_a_Wiki_Page https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Copy_Spreadsheets_into_the_Wiki https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Help:How_to_Convert_a_Microsoft_Office_Document_into_Wiki_Format
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Beginner Material https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Name_a_new_article
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Name_a_new_article
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