Why does Wikipedia demand notability?


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Why does Wikipedia demand notability?
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July 12, 2019 - 2:54 pm
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I have just started out in the field of writing so maybe I can call myself a professional writer and maybe I cannot. I would have to first seek professional advice to know where I fit. Especially for businesses and companies, there is a need to set a budget for marketing first and then commence with the relevant strategy. Supposedly, to create a Wikipedia page for your company you would first have to analyze your notability and it is called the notability testing phase. Then you are eligible for a page only if you are notable. Do you think it is a fair deal?

Richard Pedersen
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I'm not sure what the definition is of "notable" in this case, but it's probably part of their vetting system. They certainly want knowledgable people writing for them and not some fly-by-night ignoramus adding mush to their articles.

If you'd like to test your skills in the Blogging waters, why not try your hand at writing some computer-related posts for DCT? We are always on the lookout for new, creative people.


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