As part of your campaign link building strategy, you may be tempted to add or edit a candidate profile on Wikipedia. If so, there are a few things you should know…

First, we should note that writing your own autobiography on Wikipedia is strongly discouraged. The site wants biographies, not autobiographies. Here is Wikipedia’s (paraphrased) take on the matter:

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