My First Successful Edit-a-thon

The Story of My First Successful Edit-A-Thon

A few weeks ago I wrote about my big Wikipedia Edit-a-thon failure.  This week I want to talk about my first successful Edit-a-thon. Meeting Win There was about a 2 year span between the first and second Edit-a-thon experience.  I was trying to get some traction on campus to simply have bigger conversations.  I wasn’tRead more

My first Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

My First Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Was A Failure

I never have a problem talking about my failures.  I fail routinely!  One of my biggest Wikipedia failures was my first Wikipedia program on campus, an edit-a-thon. The Edit-a-thon Plan I had wanted to run an edit-a-thon for a while.  I had been immersed in Wikipedia research, which included a news alter for Google.  IRead more

Why I Finally Started Editing Wikipedia

It took me years to go from casual Wikipedia editor to active Wikipedia editor.  There were so many things that kept me from becoming an active editor, but there were just as many things that helped me shift into the new role. First, what do I mean by active editor.  There are thousands of registeredRead more