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Community Central

Fandom is THE place where aspiring editors like you have the power to create content that can be consumed and enjoyed by millions of fans. But do you want to know a much cooler power? The power of recognizing and appreciating the contributions of others. You heard that right! What would be Fandom without these editors like you?

The power of collaboration[]

The beating heart of Fandom are its editors. It is the rallying point for passionated fans to come together and create something amazing. Remember, every contribution is like a part of a big puzzle. If one single piece is missing, the puzzle would remain incomplete. Recognize the power of collaboration and embrace the opportunity to work with others.

Build relationships[]

Collaboration does not only improve the quality of the contents in a wiki, the community bonding does also improve and grows over time. Participating in discussions, asking for advice, and sharing knowledge are all valuable aspects of your journey. With your active participation, you will gain a much deeper understanding of your favorite fandom, the wiki's processes and the passion of the community. Do not hesitate to ask any questions, whether it is about wiki editing or the topic itself, and learn from experienced editors - not only can they put themselves in your shoes, they are more than willing to help you as a newbie.

Value contributions[]

Now you'd might think, "how can I acknowledge other's contributions?". Well, fear not, here's your answer: The most effective way is just saying "Thank you!". When you come across a well-written article, take a moment to thank the contributor for their efforts. This is the best fuel for their drive to keep going - because recognition strengthens their motivation and engagement. Recognition is a powerful driver that inspires people to do their best and keep moving forward.

Give constructive feedback[]

Feedback is the key to continuous improvement. Make an effort to provide constructive feedback that will help other editors improve their work. Be specific in your comments and point out both positive aspects and areas for improvement. By providing thoughtful feedback, you will help grow and develop the community as a whole.

Collaborative Projects[]

Joining collaborative projects is a great way to enhance your skills and connect with other editors. These projects often feature multiple editors working together on a single goal, such as creating a comprehensive character guide or a list of notable episodes. By working with other enthusiastic editors, you not only contribute to the community, but you also build your overall reputation as a reliable and involved editor.

What did we learn today?[]

To become a successful editor of a fandom requires a combination of skills, engagement, and collaboration. Remember that your journey is not a solitary effort, but a shared collective effort in which you work with others to create and maintain an engaging Fandom experience. Be sure to take the time to appreciate the contributions of other editors, get advice, and actively participate in the community. By supporting collaboration and expressing your appreciation, you not only improve your own editorial skills, but also contribute to the growth and success of Fandom as a whole. So let's celebrate the power of collaboration and create something amazing!