Most people, most of the time, aren't creative, generous or willing to stand up and contribute worthwhile work to the community. At least not the contributions you're hoping for. The myth of wikipedia is that, when given the chance, hordes of people stepped up and built it. In fact, 5,000 people contribute most of the value on the site.
Amazon start selling the paperback edition of my latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur . APE explains how to publish a book by breaking the process down into three stages: Author explains how to write a book. Publisher explains how to produce both ebooks and printed books. Entrepreneur explains how to market and sell your book with an emphasis on social media .