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Your GA nomination of Yelp[edit]

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This week's article for improvement (week 34, 2014)[edit]

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Nomination of David Thomas Williams for deletion[edit]

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Yes check.svg Done I have made the sources that suggest notability available by uploading the PDFs to DropBox and providing links where they can be verified by other editors. CorporateM (Talk) 15:14, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

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Your GA nomination of BabyFirst[edit]

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Lots of articles, lots of unverified and non-neutral information, tons of spammy links... Drmies (talk) 02:14, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

@user:Drmies Are you asking if I have some time to clean them up? CorporateM (Talk) 02:41, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Well, you know, yeah man. But it's like, you know, three dozen articles. Drmies (talk) 04:25, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
@user:Drmies I've gotten started on it. Trimmed a few and PROD'd a half-dozen. I think almost all of those could be consolidated to just one article on the Group. CorporateM (Talk) 13:59, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Thanks! That's one of the reasons I asked you: I don't know of anyone better to judge the validity of all those separate articles. I appreciate it Corp--Drmies (talk) 14:03, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

Asking for help and advice on corporate page initiative[edit]

Dear CorporateM, I am pleased to contact you because I noticed your User page that inspires trust. I am confident that you can help me a lot on how to proceed with the following initiative. I am trying to recreate the current "Adobe Systems" page that is clearly outdated. This page was first created and published on September 27, 2001‎ and edited numerous times for more almost 13 years. Its current content shows several outdated sections, ill-structured and incomplete information. Instead of engaging in a large scale updating of the current live article "Adobe Systems", I have opted for writing an entirely new article. My intention is to replace the current one with the new draft. Could you please give your opinion on this initiative and on how to proceed safely. Your ideas, suggestions and advice are very welcome.

The current live "Adobe Systems" article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Systems The new draft I have ready is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Bostonscribe/sandbox

I am looking forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you for help. Bostonscribe (talk) 12:55, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

@Bostonscribe A few notes at-a-glance:
  • Avoid long lists of products, locations, divisions, etc. (this is also a problem in the current article). Please see WP:ORGLISTS
  • We prefer paragraph-style prose over bullets
  • Avoid words like "innovation" and "solutions"
  • Also avoid stuff like "successful" give specifics. They grew from $___ in revenue to $_____ in revenue and acquired a ____% market-share
  • A lot of the material in your draft is unsourced
  • The grid of logos in the Products section is silly - we need a paragraph-style summary
  • Any "Awards" section is inheritly promotional. Please see WP:ORGAWARDS. All that needs to be deleted.
  • The entire Logos section seems to rely on low-quality sources and needs to be removed
  • The See Also section is excessive
  • The Leadership section is also a typical COI thing - needs to be deleted entirely. The company website is the most appropriate place for that
  • We should not list office locations individually.
  • I would suggest acquisitions, revenue growth, going public, etc. be merged with Corporate history
  • This is a useless promotional sentence "Employees, partners, and stakeholders have appreciated the unique Adobe environment."
  • For the Corporate Culture section, please check it against WP:ORGAWARDS.
  • Dedicated controversies and criticisms sections are also seen as non-neutral. They should be integrated into the article. For example, the anti-trust issue should be under Corporate History. Some of those controversies probably belong on individual product pages. I would recommend you separate out the product ones and let a disinterested editor move those to the appropriate pages.
CorporateM (Talk) 15:01, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

@Corporate : I really appreciate your prompt review, constructive remarks and wise suggestions. Do not hesitate to let me know if you have more. In particular, I am a little unsure on how to proceed with the replacement of the old article after all your editing suggestions. Should I entrust this to someone else? Thanks. Bostonscribe (talk) 15:22, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

Generally you are expected to obtain consensus, then ask a disinterested editor to merge the draft into article-space; probably you will be better off vetting it section-by-section. "Corporate History" is suppose to be the first section and is usually the largest. The draft has a long ways to go before it is ready though. CorporateM (Talk) 15:40, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
@CorporateM : Sure. This is certainly the way to go. The idea of a "a disinterested editor" is definitively what I was looking for. I will keep on working on the draft in the light of your excellent remarks. Thanks again. Bostonscribe (talk) 16:06, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
(talk page stalker)@Bostonscribe: Despite the material being out of date you need to understand that WIkipedia can and will only accept material backed by references. We require references from significant coverage about the entity, and independent of it, and in WP:RS please, that reflect the changes you hope to make. See WP:42. If reliable sources say that black is white then that is what we must record. WP:TRUTH will interest you. Replacement of one article by another is not generally a way that will be acceptable to the community.
Put simply, your sources must be impeccable. Fiddle Faddle 15:49, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
(talk page stalker)@Timtrent: @Timtrent : Yes indeed. I am familiar with the importance of reliable and secondary references. You said: "Put simply, your sources must be impeccable" Thanks for the reminder. This is an ideal towards which I am doing my best. Your suggestions are always welcome. Thanks Bostonscribe (talk) 16:06, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
I disagree (sort of). You say Adobe must use impeccable sources, but the community has not. We have used blogs, forums and junk sources to create a pile-on article dominated by a Criticisms section. In a case where an article-subject is genuinely treated unfairly, it is irresponsible for us to provide barriers / double-standards that prevent the article-subject from correcting it. In the case of general improvements, it is the COI editor's responsibility to demonstrate value to Wikipedia/the community, but when an article-subject is treated unfairly in a substantial way, we need to accept responsibility and bend over backwards to fix it.
I have started by removing large amounts of poorly-sourced contentious material and putting the article into a more neutral article-structure.CorporateM (Talk) 16:14, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
@CorporateM: I have never let the deficiencies of the past or of less than good editing stand in the way of a vision of a substantially better future. As a member of the community it is up to me, up to you and up to others to hold ourselves to the highest standards we are able. We can't solve it all, but we can solve what we touch. Fiddle Faddle 16:26, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of BabyFirst[edit]

The article BabyFirst you nominated as a good article has passed Symbol support vote.svg; see Talk:BabyFirst for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Bentvfan54321 -- Bentvfan54321 (talk) 17:03, 31 August 2014 (UTC)