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Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates

Today we're pleased to release a set of improvements to the Activity Feed feature on Ning 3.0 networks. The updated Activity Feed allows members to view older items in the feed, and to view new items that have appeared since they loaded the page. We've expanded the capabilities of Social Feeds so that you can have items automatically added to the Activity Feed via RSS and Twitter. We've added a status feature, so that your members can leave status updates in the feed, and we've added link…

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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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Strumelia replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Hi Fedmedic,
My Jamroom network is almost ready to go live now, and I'm excited!   Also see Ron's thread earlier today- he has a reallly big network that just went live.  Using jamroom servers and hosting, I'm now paying less monthly than I am for m…"
11 hours ago
Roy Simmons replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"I am not a coder, but I know someone who is. I cant say it will be 'trouble free' to migrate to JR but I have found them to be incredibly helpful. It all depends what you need, I would say lay out your requirements, ie: spec the site then ask the JR…"
11 hours ago
Roy Simmons replied to Roy Simmons's discussion Moving from Ning 2.0 to Jamroom
"Indeed! I should have stressed that bit! We are a big and very active site (in the scale of things)! well over 100k images and 25k members."
12 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Roy Simmons's discussion Moving from Ning 2.0 to Jamroom
"Roy, when your members are happy, that says it all.  And I know you have a very large network, like over 25,000 members, right?  With many thousands of images.
So glad to hear your migration went well!  I'll be not far behind you, my JR site is just…"
13 hours ago
Paul Asher replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"See above :-)"
14 hours ago
Paul Asher replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"We do have our own servers and you could have a Jamroom site to play with in just a few clicks.
https://www.jamroom.net/hosting
Entry level is $49pcm and that is pro-rata so you could be testing out JR for less that $2/day.
However, I can also spin…"
14 hours ago
FedMedic replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Several hundreds? Really? LOL! Then no, I will not be testing Jamroom. Cripes, I did that before with another company. Got my own sever AND paid $149 for the software only to be highly disappointed. I'd rather stay with Ning until I can find another…"
14 hours ago
Kos replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Paul that's why I asked several months ago if you (all) had considered offering a free trial b/c to hope someone will cough up several hundred only to be disappointed is, well, disappointing.  *lol*  o/c you're there to make $ so maybe that's why yo…"
15 hours ago
FedMedic replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Ok, I'm game. How much to try? Do you have your own hosting? I really don't want to have to get my own server just to try out a product."
15 hours ago
Paul Asher replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Fair enough, but there's nothing like trying something out for yourself - You might be surprised ;-)"
15 hours ago
FedMedic replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"I have a sandbox at 3.0 and it is easy enough to manage, however, it's missing everything my members use and moving to 3.0 would definitely be a knife in the throat to my business. LOL!"
15 hours ago
FedMedic replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"I was going off the information Kos gave, He's more proficient in coding than me and if he's having problems I will surely have problems as well."
15 hours ago
Kos replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Kwan this forum has saved me so many times.  The members are awesome.  Best of luck!"
15 hours ago
Kos replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"FedMedic you're welcome. I'm over at StockBuz and I absolutely, positively, without a doubt love 3.0.  What an enormous difference when designing and so simple to change and make it stand out from all the "drag/drop" look of others but there certain…"
15 hours ago
Paul Asher replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"OK, but can you let me know what is more 'user-friendly for non-coders' than a drag and drop site builder? Just worried that we're missing a trick :-)"
15 hours ago
FedMedic replied to FedMedic's discussion Jamroom Question
"Thanks for your honesty and your fast reply Paul. Maybe one day if you guys become more user-friendly for us non-coders, I will definitely look into Jamroom."
15 hours ago
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