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Wikimedia Survey 2010[edit]

Introduction[edit]

  • Thank you for your time and opinions, which will help Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation better inform you and others who are interested in the Foundation’s mission of making the sum of all human knowledge freely available to all.
  • This survey should take no more than ten (10) minutes to complete, and your responses will be kept completely private.
  • Thank you again for sharing your thoughts.

Questions[edit]

  • Questions 1 & 2
  • How often would you say you visit Wikipedia?
  • At least once a day
  • Several times a week
  • Once or twice a month
  • Less than once a month
  • Not sure
  • Thinking about a typical visit to Wikipedia, would you say you are more likely to be hunting for some specific information or are you browsing with no particular objective?
  • Hunting for specific information
  • Browsing with no particular objective
  • Both are equally likely
  • Not sure
  • Question 3
  • If you were to boil Wikipedia down to just three words, what words would you choose to capture Wikipedia's essence?
  • Questions 4, 5, & 6
  • Have you ever contributed information to, or edited an article on, Wikipedia?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How often would you say you contribute information or edit articles?
  • Once a week or more
  • Once or twice a month
  • Less than once a month
  • I only did it once or twice
  • Would you say you contribute information or edit articles more or less often than you did a year ago?
  • More often
  • Less often
  • Like I said, I only did it once or twice
  • Over the next year, would you say you are likely to contribute and/or edit more information, contribute and/or edit less information, or contribute and/or edit information at about the same level as an editor of Wikipedia?
  • Likely to contribute and/or edit more
  • Likely to contribute and/or edit at about the same level
  • Likely to contribute and/or edit less
  • Which of the following reasons best explains why you have never contributed information or edited an article:
  • It seems too complicated
  • I don't feel like I have anything important to contribute
  • I don't have time
  • I never really thought about it
  • Questions 7 & 8
  • Have you donated or provided financial support to Wikipedia in the past year?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How likely would you say you are to recommend Wikipedia to a friend? Use a 10 point scale, where 10 means you are highly likely to recommend and 1 means not likely at all.
  • Likely to recommend Wikipedia (10 = very likely, 1 = not very likely at all)
  • Questions 9 & 10
  • Thinking about Wikipedia and other causes you support, how would you personally rank your support for the organization? Would you personally consider Wikipedia to be:
  • The most important cause you support
  • One of the two or three most important causes you support
  • One of the many causes you support
  • One of the less important causes you support
  • Not sure
  • Overall, how many causes and charities would you say you have contributed to in the last two years?
  • Just one or two
  • Between three and five
  • Between six and ten
  • More than 10
  • Question 11
  • Following are some reasons others have given to explain why they donate to Wikipedia. Looking at each, would you say that for you personally the reason is an:
  • Extremely good reason
  • Very good reason
  • Somewhat good reason
  • Not that good of a reason
  • Not a good reason at all
  • Not sure
  • No answer
  • Because the grassroots/volunteer community approach to gathering and editing information deserves my support
  • To keep Wikipedia free for all users
  • To keep Wikipedia free of advertising
  • Because Wikipedia is more than a tool, it's changing the world
  • Because I feel it's important to support something I use so heavily
  • To maintain Wikipedia's independence and objectivity
  • To provide access to knowledge to people who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford it
  • Question 12
  • In addition to the Wikimedia Foundation, Wikipedia is supported by 27 national chapter organizations around the world. Chapter organizations help us to promote Wikipedia's vision and goals world-wide, by running on-the-ground programs in their geographies. Were you aware that you had the option to donate to a Wikimedia national chapter organization?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not sure
  • Questions 13 & 14
  • Next time you donate, would you say you would rather donate to the Wikimedia Foundation that operates Wikipedia, or to the national chapter representing your country?
  • Wikimedia Foundation
  • My national chapter
  • Both equally
  • Not sure
  • How likely would you say you are to donate to Wikipedia (either its headquarters and/or one of the national chapters) in the future?
  • Extremely likely
  • Very likely
  • Somewhat likely
  • Not that likely
  • Not likely at all
  • Not sure
  • Question 15
  • Following are some concerns some people have raised about Wikipedia. How concerned would you say you are with the following?
  • Extremely concerned
  • Very concerned
  • Somewhat concerned
  • Only a little concerned
  • Not at all concerned
  • Not sure
  • That Wikipedia will be forced to sell advertising to maintain itself
  • That the volunteers who contribute the vast majority of Wikipedia's content will lose interest over time and Wikipedia will become out-of-date
  • That Wikipedia will include information that is incomplete, distorted, or wrong
  • That Wikipedia will be forced to charge money for access
  • That major corporations or other interested parties will influence Wikipedia's content and priorities
  • Question 16
  • Following are information services that the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia, currently offers or is planning to offer to donors or other interested supporters. How personally interested would you be in each of these services?
  • Extremely interested
  • Very interested
  • Somewhat interested
  • Not that interested
  • Not at all interested
  • Not sure
  • A live web page with information about the most-visited, most-talked about, or most-edited articles on Wikipedia
  • A monthly email update with news, stories, and inspiring tidbits from Wikipedia
  • The opportunity to be a beta tester or serve on an advisory panel for new features and projects
  • An email update whenever you have news of high importance and of general interest
  • An occasional email update about new developments, new functionality, etc.
  • Hands-on training on how to contribute and edit articles on Wikipedia
  • Question 17
  • How frequently would you say you engage in the following online activities -- nearly every day, once a week, once a month, less than once a month, never, or you don't know/not sure.
  • Nearly every day
  • Once a week
  • Once a month
  • Less than once a month
  • Very rarely
  • Never
  • Don't know/not sure
  • Providing a rating or review of products or services you have used
  • Posting your own views on someone else's blog or on a discussion board
  • Shopping online
  • Uploading photos online
  • Uploading video online
  • Using your smartphone (iPhone, Blackberry, etc.) to access the Web
  • Watching live video or photo streams online
  • Listening to or downloading music or podcasts
  • Watching videos on YouTube or another website
  • Sending or receiving mobile phone text messages
  • Writing a blog
  • Taking political action online
  • Question 18
  • Following are some online publications, social networks, and other services. For each, please tell us whether you visit it nearly every day, once a week, once a month, less than once a month, never, or don't know/not sure.
  • Nearly every day
  • Once a week
  • Once a month
  • Less than once a month
  • Very rarely
  • Never
  • Don't know/not sure
  • Care2
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter or other microblogging platforms
  • Del.icio.us
  • Flickr or other photosharing site
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • MySpace
  • Question 19
  • Which ONE or TWO of the following news sources would you say you personally use most often to track current events?
  • Facebook posts
  • Newspaper web sites
  • Radio news or talk shows
  • Print newspapers
  • Twitter
  • Print news magazines (such as Newsweek or Paris Match)
  • News-oriented websites (such as BBC.com or Huffington Post)
  • Other websites such as Google News, blogs, or aggregators
  • Wikipedia
  • Questions 20 & 21
  • What is your profession?
  • Professional/Technical
  • Executive/Managerial
  • Administrative
  • Journalist
  • Business owner
  • Sales/Service
  • Teacher/Educator
  • Government
  • Military
  • Non-profit
  • Health Care
  • Agriculture
  • Artist/Craftsman
  • Student
  • Homemaker
  • Retired
  • Questions 22 & 23
  • What is the highest level of education have you achieved?
  • High school, A-levels, apprenticeship, etc.
  • Diploma, Associate's Degree, Bachelors or Honors Degree, etc.
  • Masters or equivalent
  • Ph.D. or equivalent
  • What is your marital status?
  • Single
  • Married or live with life partner
  • Divorced
  • It's complicated
  • Other
  • Questions 24 & 25
  • Do you have children under 18 living with you at least part of the time?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is your gender?
  • Male
  • Female
  • Transgender
  • Questions 26 & 27
  • Into which of the following age ranges do you currently fall?
  • 17 or younger
  • 18-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80 or older
  • Which of the following categories describes your approximate household income (US DOLLARS) for 2009 before taxes? (As a reminder, all questions in this survey are for research purposes only. You will NOT receive any solicitations as a result of participation in this survey.)
  • Less than $25,000 USD
  • Between $25,000 and $49,999 USD
  • Between $50,000 and $74,999 USD
  • Between $75,000 and $119,999 USD
  • Between $120,000 and $199,999 USD
  • More than $200,000 USD
  • Prefer not to say
  • Questions 28 & 29
  • What is your home country?
  • [Country list goes here]
  • Would you say the area in which you live is best described as a:
  • Large city
  • Small-to-medium size city
  • Small town
  • Suburban
  • Rural or sparsely populated area
  • Not sure

E-mail[edit]

Subject: Wikipedia wants your opinion

As a member of our community, we want to know why Wikipedia is important to you.

Your insight is incredibly valuable to us here at Wikipedia, so we would like to invite you to take a special Wikipedia Community Survey, which will help us communicate better with donors like you in 2010.

Please take our brief survey by clicking here.

The survey should take you no more than 7 to 10 minutes to complete.

Please be assured that your name and contact information will never be sold or traded with any other organization. No solicitations will result from your participation in this research.    

This survey will only be open for a short period of time. Click on the link below or copy and paste the address into your Internet browser’s address window to begin:

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Because of committed Wikipedia supporters like you, we are able to do what we do. We look forward to hearing your thoughts and ideas.

Sincerely,

Rand Montoya

Wikimedia Foundation