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If you want to give your members a tool to use for showing where their posts and content are geolocated, here is a tool for you.  Use this static map generator tool to create an embed code for adding maps to your posts, pages and groups or virtually any post on Ning 3.0 networks using this tool. Code is below for adding your own to a site.  

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Last week, we hosted our first Migration Demo and Q&A Webinar. Thanks to Juliet for her awesome Demo and to everyone who attended. There were a few technical glitches, but we worked some of those out for the recording and we'll definitely be taking your feedback on things we can improve on for the next webinar. Read on for the video and additional resources.
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Members need both the motivation to initiate and to overcome their fear of starting a discussion. Their motivation to initiate will be to either learn something (e.g. "Does anyone know how to....?"), to impress others (e.g. "does anyone else think business class travel isn't as great as it used to be?" or to bond with others (e.g. "I'm upset Kelly got fired from the Apprentice").
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Getting Started

Welcome to Creators! 

This is the space where Ning Network Creators come to discuss anything to do with managing their Ning communities. From how to get members more engaged and active to best ways for implementing a feature on your network, it's all here. 

What's Up with Ning 3.0

PROJECTS THAT THE NING 3.0 TEAM IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON: 

Activity Feed Updates - options for more content in the activity feed.

APIs - The ability to create new members and content programatically.

For more information on what's next, visit the Product Roadmap

The Feature Prioritization Survey is now closed. Thanks for your feedback and we'll be reviewing the responses and releasing a report in early May.

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Nor Cal Social Media replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Sometimes people just put their fingers in their ears and say - I'm not listening to you!"
53 minutes ago
CocteauBoy replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Now why would you go and characterize those who are not happy with their networks as those who are "negative" and will "rain on his parade"? You do realize that you are just trolling when you say crap like that? It's great…"
57 minutes ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion TIP Ning 3.0 & 2.0 timed Full screen overlay .. Update logged in divide delay fix.
"Update logged-in divide delay fix. If you're already using this tip just add this code to your ( Custom Code - <Head> Code box )<!-- START  logged-in divide delay fix for the "memo board" V6.1 part 2…"
1 hour ago
CocteauBoy replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"@Jason, I cannot say enough to praise the software SocialEngine. The PHP version. My site if frickin' gorgeous, has all social amenities, pretty great support (I had a bit of an issue with them at first, but they have redeemed themselves and…"
1 hour ago
Kos replied to Nyein Lwin Oo's discussion Can't cancel ning network
"Nyein while signed in as Admin, click on your name in the top right corner of your site and go to your "My Networks".  From there select "cancel my network" and see if that works.  Let us know"
1 hour ago
Laura Occhipinti replied to Dominic Lehane's discussion Confirmation Email
"You'll have little control over the spam filters.  I often find that AOL and HOTMAIL will just toss mail I send, it never even makes it to spam, let alone an inbox. Try to capture emails with a bribe, it is good to do this even if you are…"
1 hour ago
Kos replied to Dominic Lehane's discussion Confirmation Email
"This is concerning (imo) because one would think if you lose that initial contact, you may never regain it.  I assume these were friends and associates so that is how you were able to discover it? You could place a box on your home page with a…"
2 hours ago
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to Nyein Lwin Oo's discussion Can't cancel ning network
"There are no Ning employees moderating this forum on a regular basis now.  So, you will have to use the ticket process to request cancellation of your networks. There's no other way.  If you have the Pro plan, you can call them.…"
2 hours ago
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Woah.  It's SO REFRESHING to see a positive post about 3.0!  It's wonderful that your network is thriving, and TJ is utterly AMAZING. I love his apps.   I'm sure someone(s) will come along and try to rain on your parade…"
2 hours ago
Anna replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Hello Skye, I would LOVE to hear what the recommended alternatives are. I have a healthy 3.0 network but it is paid access which I am trying to manage manually - not OK! I'd hoped Ning would bring it in as an option but it seems it is forever…"
3 hours ago
Zachary Moonshine favorited Crystal's blog post How to Monetize Your Online Community [Video]
6 hours ago
Rowald replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I am open to any suggestions, would like to move too. What is in your opinion the best alternative which includes hosting?"
6 hours ago
Jason Newey replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Hi CocteauBoy, Could you please recommend an Alternative as I am sick of waiting for Ning. I need everything thats on Ning 3.0 plus chat and events. I have delayed launching my website for over a year now as I desperately need "Events". My…"
7 hours ago
NC for Hire Jen replied to Jen's discussion Got Some Great Ideas for Member Gifts, Member Awards, or Contests?
"Hi Strumelia, Very nice! I hope everyone enjoys the contest. Thanks for sharing this. =)"
9 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Jen's discussion Got Some Great Ideas for Member Gifts, Member Awards, or Contests?
"Hi Jen, I stumbled upon this older thread, but thought I'd post to show the current contest I am holding on my Ning 2.0 network-  to celebrate our 5th anniversary coming up in a few…"
13 hours ago
Antonio Ancelmo Matos Santos replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"In a month, exited from 1.500 to more than 15.000 team members!!! As creator of Orbati Social Network, I am very happy to have trusted have transfered my contacts for Platform Ning 3.0. Even with a few missing tools being implemented, had the…"
14 hours ago

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