Proposal:Proposal for indian market

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  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


As India is the most potential market on the globe,you need to concentrate on Indian market too. As an Indian I have some proposals to make which will benefit both parties (Indians & Wikipedia). I am going to propose some ideas to make Wikipedia popular in Indian market.

  1. Create a localized wikipedia page (wikipedia.in or wikipedia.org)
  2. Promote and conduct Wiki Academys Wikipedia Academy India 2010 ,Bangalore1
  3. As we all know India is a young country and some social networking sites are very popular in Indian youngsters.(Orkut, Facebook, ibibo) We need to promote Wikipedia on these sites as the ocean of knowledge.
  4. Internet is getting a big popularity in Indian market and most of the Indian are using electronic mails we need to promote wikipedia on such mailing sites too.
  5. Movies and novels are very popular in india we need some promotion on that front too.
  6. we can organize some yearly quiz contest of national level (for India) with some scholarship amount in the Indian schools and colleges.
  7. We can also start some informal comic strips in Indian national newspapers (as newspapers are very popular in Indian households, parents will definitely support this cause).
  8. We can develop some cartoon characters to attract Indian children and teenagers (like wiki, or pedia).
  9. Support the Government Initiatives like SchoolWiki,

EXPECTED COST

1/2) For promotions on internet & social networking sites we need to have a team of 3-4 persons. This will cost about $2000 a month, and will get a guaranteed 5000+ members in a month.

3) for movies and novels it depend on the producers.

4) for yearly quiz contest we need $100,000 in a year.

5) for newspapers this will cost about $5000 in a year.

6) this depends on us.

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  1. Naveenpf 03:40, 25 September 2010 (UTC)
  2. Vibhijain