"I'm considering moving/copying some content from my site to the TechNet Wiki but I'm concerned that I will lose the traffic that allowed me to build my reputation or even sell products. So can I link to my personal or company web site from a Wiki page when
I contribute content? "
"Can I post "teaser" content to the Wiki to actively drive people to my own site? "
"I want to be a good community player and not as a spammer. But where is the line? "
Some Wikis, like Wikipedia, see each article as a shared piece of work. The concept of a single author does not apply and articles are not even signed.
Below are example of activities, with recommendations on how to handle on the TechNet Wiki:
Detailed procedure at:
Wiki: Best practices for source references and quotes
First rough draft for discussion by Council
Thanks Richard Mueller and Naomi N for the corrections.
Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 6. Comment: Removed points that may have suggested that copying other people content is OK. Clarified that it's not
Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 17. Comment: Added See Also
Richard Mueller edited Revision 20. Comment: Fixed link in Reference section