Episode #109
The Pros and Cons of Having a Wikipedia Page
November 17, 2016

In Episode #109 Eric and Neil talk about whether you should or should not have a Wikipedia page. Listen as they highlight the pros and cons of having a wiki page and to find out whether having one really does fit your business profile.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:27 – Today’s topic: The advantages and disadvantages of having a Wikipedia page
  • 00:36 – Having a Wikipedia page adds credibility
  • 01:05 – Neil used to have a Wikipedia page but he had it removed
  • 01:23 – Knowledge graph pops Wikipedia to the top of search pages INSTEAD of Neil’s website
  • 01:43 – A person or business can have a Wiki page for added credibility but not if you’re doing sales
  • 02:53 – A Wikipedia page can help you with reputation management
  • 03:28 – You can use it to verify your profiles
  • 04:24 – Leonard Kim can help to make a Wikipedia page
  • 04:41 – That’s it for today’s episode!

3 Key Points:

  1. Every platform has its own advantages and disadvantages.
  2. Wikipedia ranks so if you run a sales website, don’t use it.
  3. A Wikipedia page adds credibility to an individual or business.

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