Wiki Life: Exploiting the Power of Connected Communities

Welcome again to Wiki Life Wednesday!

Being a member of the Technet Wiki community is good, but isn't it better to be a member of a bigger community?

Nowadays, connecting different networks is a quite common feature, and have some benefits.

For example, Technet Wiki has a feature to share Wiki articles with social networks - and using this, you can draw the attention of members of other communities to valuable contributions on Technet Wiki.

Why is it good?

There are people who might be unaware of Technet Wiki, however they would be valuable contibutors.

For you, if you share an article you created or modified, you can increase the view count, so you can earn more recognition points! See the earlier article by Ed Price how.

For the people, who were notified on different networks by you about the articles, it's good because they can get information regarding the technologies they are interested in.

And it's good for the Technet Wiki community as well: you basically give the chance to grow, since more people can contribute!

You can share the articles very easily: you can find the buttons at the bottom of each Wiki article (right above the comments section). By clicking the More button, you can see more networks listed:

You can share content on the following networks:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Digg
  • Reddit
  • SlashDot
  • MySpace
  • Technorati
  • FriendFeed
  • Messenger
  • and StumbleUpon.

Add new articles, use this feature and compare the results with your earlier contributions!

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Comments (5)

  1. I tried to click on those social buttons. Ha! This is a great topic. Thanks, Zoltan!

  2. Some of those networks are actually new to me, i'll have to investigate them!

  3. Janos Berke says:

    Nice, but I think Facebook, LinkedIn with Twitter integration is more than enough 🙂 + Klout

  4. says:

    I'll put the images into a 1-pt wide black border 🙂

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