Welcome to this episode of the Real Fast Results podcast! Gina Carr is with us today. Gina has a masters degree in business administration. It’s a Harvard MBA. She is known as “The Tribe Builder”. That’s why she’s on the show. It’s one of the goals of this podcast to encourage you to always be building your own tribe. You need to have your own raving fan base. Gina is a great resource to turn to for this. She knows precisely how to do it, and as a matter of fact, she’s been helping passionate people do so for a long time now.
Gina is also an expert in marketing. She works with organizations and uses online reputation management, Wikipedia marketing, and event marketing to boost the bottom line of businesses and individuals that she works with. She is also the co-author of a great book, titled Klout Matters: How to Engage Customers, Boost Your Digital Influence – and Raise Your Klout Score for Success. Klout, for those of you who don’t know, is basically a social media scoring site. Gina, welcome to the show…
Promise: How to Qualify for a Wikipedia Page
Thank you. I’m honored to be here. Our big, bold promise today is that if you get a Wikipedia page, it’s going to greatly enhance your reputation and your credibility, as perceived by others. So, it’s going to make you look good, and it gives you more credibility in the world. Definitely, more “street cred”.
We’re going to talk about how to qualify to get one of these pages. It’s the kind of thing that not everyone can have. It takes some serious qualifications to be able to get a Wikipedia page, and most people don’t qualify. Click To TweetThat’s why getting a Wikipedia page is so prestigious. Most people know that most people don’t qualify to get a Wikipedia page. So, when someone is doing a search for you, your organization, your product, your service, your book, they are going to see it. Usually, it’s one of the top items in search results.
People see that you have a Wikipedia page, and it’s like, “Oh!” It just adds a real layer of credibility. I’m sure each of the members of this audience have experienced this when they were looking for someone or something and find that there’s a Wikipedia page. It causes a person’s perception of something to go up another notch.
- The benefits of having a Wikipedia page
- How having a Wikipedia page can open doors for you
- How to qualify for a Wikipedia page
- You need to have extensive, substantive press
- How your career effects your qualification
- Focus on getting press
- Being quoted as an expert
- Getting recognition at a local level
- Klout score
Connecting with Gina
You can, of course, connect with me through RealFastResults.com/wiki, but I also have a website. It’s GinaCarr.com. It has a “Contact Me” tab, and all of my social links are there. My main social “Bat Channel” is Facebook. So if you want to contact me directly, you can get in touch with me through the website and/or through Facebook.
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