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Youtube Howto's based on Wikipedia Articles
Create an area where YouTube motion-graphic or tutorial videos can be linked to and article. Such videos would have to be based on a specific article and would undergo the same scrutiny an article does but would be more conversational, possibly even viral.
countrySouth Africa
contact email• victorgeere@gmail.com
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created on10:15, 2 February 2018 (UTC)


Audience[edit]

Who are the people you want to introduce Wikipedia to?[edit]

Try to be as specific as possible about this group.
Vloggers and their followers, TED viewers

In what languages do they search for information, online or otherwise?[edit]

English

In what ways does this group communicate with each other?[edit]

This can include services and apps in social media, mailing lists, physical spaces like conferences or lectures, or at specific institutions like at a library.
YouTube

What are some reasons this group would use Wikipedia? How would they benefit from it, or what would they find useful?[edit]

Think about what they would be interested in reading and learning about; does Wikipedia provide better access to information this group cares about?
Trivia

Project idea[edit]

What language Wikipedia projects will you promote to new readers?[edit]

English

How will you communicate with new readers? Will you be communicating with them online, in-person, or both?[edit]

Online video

Describe your idea to engage new readers. How might it be implemented? What will you tell people about Wikipedia?[edit]

Think about the steps that might involved to make this idea happen, and what you might teach people about your experience or others' experiences using Wikipedia.
Make Wikepedia cool, human accessible, possibly viral

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

If you’re not certain about how to respond to this question when starting your idea, you do not need to answer it right now. Campaign participants and Wikimedia Foundation staff can help you consider some options.
YouTube views, traffic to related articles

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills or resources to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? Do you need advising from Wikimedia Foundation staff?
Any Vlogger could do this but would need a style / quality guide to make it recognisable as a Wikipedia vlog in the same way TED talks are recognisable.

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

wikipedia reader

Participants[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

Expand into a Rapid Grant

No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschilling@wikimedia.org for help!