Wikipedia Article Notability Factors

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Notability Factors of a Wikipedia Page

Wikipedia is the most powerful domain in the world. Everyone is aware about the power of Wikipedia. It has the power of page#1 in most of the search engine results. Each search engine loves Wiki pages. 

Creation of a Wikipedia page is based on true facts and figures with underlying proofs in the form of some news or publications and subject must be notable enough. For creating a Wikipedia page the subject must be notable. However the Wikipedia is completely free encyclopedia, anyone can edit or create pages on Wikipedia. But you may hire any experienced and Expert Wikipedia Writer to create your page.




What are the Factors of Subject Notability on Wikipedia?

There are five components that must be evaluated separately and independently to determine the notability of the subject:
1. Significant coverage about the subject
2. Multiple Sources
 There must be a multiple of such qualifying sources that could establish the notability of the subject
2. Independent Sources
3. Reliable Sources
4. Secondary Sources

Let's take an example to understand the above factors: A draft article on Acme INC. cites four sources: (1)a single-sentence mention in an article by The New York Times when pointing out a missing feature in a competitor's product when compared to the product by Acme. (2)An extensive company profile in Forbes blog by a non-staff contributor. (3) A blog post from a tech enthusiast who has provided a review of the product. (4) A court filing by a competitor alleging patent infringement. 

Analysis:
The New York Times is reliable, independent, and secondary – but not significant (a single-sentence mention in an article about another company).
The profile in Forbes blog is significant and secondary – but not independent or reliable (most of such posts are company-sponsored or based on company's marketing materials).
The blog post is significant and secondary – but not independent (blog posts are often sponsored; thus without evidence otherwise, editors should exercise caution and exclude the source) and not reliable (self-published sources are generally not reliable).
The court filing is significant, independent, and reliable – but not secondary (court filings are primary sources).

Note that the subject must meet all of these criteria to be counted towards notability. I.e. each source needs to be significant, independent, reliable, and secondary. 

Golden Rule of Wikipedia

Significant coverage
We need significant coverage. This helps show that a topic meets the notability guidelines. We need multiple sources that discuss the topic directly and in detail. Not: passing mentions, directory listings, or any old thing that happens to have the topic's name in it.

Reliable sources
We need sources that are reliable. Usually this means that the publisher has a reputation for fact checking and the text must be approved by an editor before it is printed. Choose: books from reputable publishing houses, mainstream newspapers, or other periodicals. Not: tabloids, discussion boards, fansites, Facebook, YouTube, or most blogs. (Some blogs are written by professional journalists and published on newspaper websites, but most blogs have no editorial oversight, and comments on blogs, like forum posts, are almost never ok.)

Independent sources
We need sources that are independent from the subject of the article. Not: articles written by the topic (including interviews), paid for by the topic, their website, or their organization. Not a press release written by a publicist that puts a positive "spin" on a subject and omits negative incidents. Not a report put out by an organization owned by the subject. We want readers to be able to rely on what they read, and to be able to verify claims they read in Wikipedia articles. So, please add footnotes to your article citing reliable sources such as mainstream newspapers, magazines and published books.

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