The most common reason why Wikipedia pages fail the review process is the lack of notability.
And here’s the harsh reality: Your brand is less notable than you think.
I had no doubt about the notability of Ahrefs. We have arguably the most popular SEO toolset and pretty much everyone in the industry has mentioned us at one point or another:
On top of this, our two biggest ‘competitors’ already have Wikipedia pages. So it should be pretty easy to get it for us as well, right?
Well, here’s the outcome of my first article submission:
4 submission declined
So, even for us, it took a lot of effort to put together enough good sources to stand a chance at withstanding the notability criteria.
And you already know our results. Some editors thought that it was good enough, and some disregarded most of the sources as not reliable due to the affiliation with the marketing and SEO industry.
The workload like this whatsapp number list allows both the vendor and the affiliate to focus on. Clicks are the number of clicks coming to your website’s URL from organic search results.
So, how do you know what to use as sources?
What notability means for Wikipedia
The notability criteria that apply to companies state that:
An organization is generally considered notable if it has been the subject of significant coverage in reliable, independent secondary sources. Trivial or incidental coverage of a subject by secondary sources is not sufficient to establish notability. All content must be verifiable. If no independent, third-party, reliable sources can be found on a topic, then Wikipedia should not have an article on it.
There are quite a few terms that need to be explained further. That’s because even some well-established sources don’t always meet the criteria.
For example, I’m sure you’ve seen many brands with sections like this on their homepage, displaying the logos of well-known websites like Forbes and Entrepreneur: