Editor Instructions – last edited 7/31/2007 – cheralyn Check to make sure you have manager access: 1.
Log into Wink with your account. 2. Go to http://wink.com/editor/ - if you are unable to access this page then email me at email@example.com so I can get you set up with access Creating a profile for someone: 1. Search for the name of the person you are creating a profile for on Wink. 2. Look for a Wikipedia entry for that person. Look for the word “Wikipedia” to follow My Places: in the search result, like this:
3. What to do if you do not find a Wikipedia entry for this person: a. If you believe the person is famous enough and should have a Wikipedia entry already in Search Results, then go to http://wikipedia.org and find their entry and make sure you have searched using the exact same name as in the Wikipedia entry. b. Look for an IMDB entry for this person. Look for the word “imdb.com” to follow My Places in the search results, like this
c. If there is no Wikipedia or IMDB entry for this person, go to http://wink.com/editor/ and skip to step 6. 4. If you find a Wikipedia or IMDB entry, click on the name of the person to go to their Wikipedia/IMDB profile page. Click on the Wikipedia/IMDB entry and open it in a new tab or window. You will use the information in the Wikipedia/IMDB entry to complete the profile later so make sure you open it now. 5. Click on grey “Promote to Wink” button on Left Side of page.
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N. Occupation – you should be able to fill this out for everyone.) a. Enter the name of the celebrity. h. (See following page for a screenshot with the specific fields you will need to enter. In general. then save it to your desktop and then click “Change Image” to upload the picture to Wink. remove the  footnote from the following: “She is often cited by popular media as one of the world's most beautiful women and her off-screen life is widely reported.” because this is what the Wikipedia entry says. Picture – Find a really good picture to use. Generally. Description and birthday – Copy the first few lines of the Wikipedia entry and paste them into this box.6. Work – enter the place the person works if it is relevant. For Angelina Jolie. If no specifics are given. take this from the Wikipedia entry. If not. If you can’t find this. e. If the text in the Wikipedia entry is too long. Don’t use the Wikipedia image if it is not a compelling picture of the person.” The description needs to be readable. Once you find an image. at http://images.com/imghp?tab=wi . Gender – Select male or female for the celebrity d. it is not relevant for an actor or singer/musician. but for a CEO or other business professional. f.”
7. Please do manual cleanup for extra characters. this is quite relevant. Now you are on the Editor page.google. then just entering the country is acceptable. such as “AngelinaJolie_actor. page 2 – 7/31/2007
. Current Location – Enter as much of the celebrity’s current city. In this example. then choose what the person is most famous for. if you can find it in the Wikipedia entry. You can generally extract this information from scanning the wikipedia entry. leave it blank. it would be “Actress. c. Close-up face shots are preferable to long body shots. where you will enter the profile name. Use Google Image search to find an acceptable image. for Angelina Jolie. b.”
Wink Editor Tool Instructions.” If that name is taken. state and country of residence as possible. without spaces. Birthday is also available on Wikipedia. Do not upload offensive images. School/College – enter info on school attended. Very few people are famous with no occupation. Enter the following profile data using Wikipedia or other sources you find. If the celebrity does not have a nickname then just enter the First and Last Name there as well. I entered “Actress and Goodwill Ambassador for U. For example. i. you would enter “AngelinaJolie. enter a middle initial or a word to indicate the celebrity’s profession. Hometown – usually this is given in the first paragraph of the Wikipedia entry. For example. g. Click on “Browse” and select the image on your desktop and then click on “Upload Image” to upload it to Wink. Name – Enter the celebrity’s First and Last Name. there will usually be an “Early Life” area that specifies where the celebrity grew up.
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Now you are on the celebrity’s Profile page. CLEAN UP: If you used “Promote to Wink” to create an account. a. you will already see links to websites. make sure it is relevant and should be on the profile. This is relevant in the context of the Wikipedia entry but not relevant as a list of profiles or sites ABOUT Angelina Jolie. If this is a Wikipedia account. you will add links to websites about the celebrity. titles of profiles on MySpace should be changed from http://www. Also.com/angelinajolie to “Official MySpace profile. From this page. For example. An example of a link to remove would be if the Angelina Jolie profile had a link to a website with information about how to adopt children from other countries. If this is a converted Wikipedia page. most likely it will have many links. You should see the information here that you entered on the previous page. page 4 – 7/31/2007
Wink Editor Tool Instructions. go to the “Places” tab. Click on “Save Profile” to save the data you have entered. iii. If not. Click on the pencil to edit the title and description to make them more indicative of the link. the page will have no links and you will need to add everything manually.8. Next check the title and description. you will now need to clean up the links that are already tied to the profile.myspace. You must check each one as often the links are old or broken. The page should look something like this:
b. Click on “X” to delete non-relevant links. If the link is broken. (If you need to fix or add more data later. 10. click on the “X” to delete it. Check each link by right-clicking on it and opening it in another tab or browser. such as “Rolling Stone Interview 2003”. ii. To check and edit / delete links. i. you can always get back to this page by clicking on “Edit this profile” on the next page) 9. If the link is good. a title that says “Interview” should be changed to indicate what publication the interview was in.
click on “Add to Places” – this will bring up a pop-up. This brings up the “My Places” page.” This will bring up a page of search results for that celebrity. Click on “add a Google link. page 5 – 7/31/2007
Wink Editor Tool Instructions. Edit the title and description if necessary and click on “Mark as verified. which is where you will manually add links.” Click on Save and it will be automatically added to the profile. (This is currently not working. There are 2 ways to add URLs.” Enter the URL in the box and click on “Check URL. The tool will check if this is a valid URL and return the following if successful. To add a link to the profile. Here’s how: a.
d. If you have a list of URLs to add in a spreadsheet (or else you know a specific URL to add). 11.”
i. Will add instructions and screenshots when this is fixed. c. Use Google search to add URLs directly (this is generally faster).
b. Click on “Add a URL.The site being linked to should always be mentioned in either the title or description. ADD NEW LINKS: It’s time to add new links.) i. please check the URL for typos. Click on “Add a Link” to start. If you get an error message.
Also. Check each link you have added and verify and edit as necessary. such as “Rolling Stone Interview 2003”. Here you will see the links that you have added. Click on “Done: View My Profile” to return to the profile view. i. click on “Stop being AngelinaJolie” on top of browser.myspace. If there is no check mark and you can’t verify it.
g.com/angelinajolie to “Official MySpace profile. This will return you to the Editor screen. check the title and description. Click on the pencil to edit the title and description to make them more indicative of the link. page 6 – 7/31/2007
. titles of profiles on MySpace should be changed from http://www. If there is a ? next to the link.” The site being linked to should always be mentioned in either the title or description. Now go back to the “Places” tab to verify the new links and check the titles/descriptions.e. click on the check mark to verify it. For example. a title that says “Interview” should be changed to indicate what publication the interview was in. To stop editing the Angelina Jolie profile. f. ii. 12.
Wink Editor Tool Instructions. then skip this step.
Because you stopped being AngelinaJolie earlier you must become this user again to edit the page.13. Now you can change the profile information and edit. add or delete links. which will look like this:
a. You can find her by searching for her on Wink and clicking on her Wink profile. go back to her profile.
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. Click on the name “Angelina Jolie” to return to the profile page. like so: (you must be signed in to see this link)
b. You do so by clicking on “Become this User” in the profile navigation. If you need to return to editing the Angelina Jolie profile.