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Community Compass: Reimagining Getting Started Guides for Online Communities

So, I've been experimenting with a new way of presenting a reimagined Getting Started Guide for my community.  I have visited many communities which have a getting started guide which is outdated (ie creator stated number of members which has grown…

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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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Mike Collins replied to Tat Ruck's discussion I can't edit text boxes?
"All resolved now - ticket closed"
6 minutes ago
Jelena replied to Bernard Lama's discussion Where Have All Ning Creators Gone?
"Ning creators lost. ---------> powered by Ning | mode social Is done."
11 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Crystal's discussion Welcome to Creators 3.0!
"I definitely understand that this is a hinderance. The engineering team is making good progress on the Activity Feed so you'll see that improvement sooner rather than later. "sooner" meaning.... ?"
14 minutes ago
Anna replied to Tat Ruck's discussion I can't edit text boxes?
"Ok, that's reassuring thanks Gina. I didn't call because I'm in the UK but hopefully they will resolve it as soon as they get to my ticket - or I'll call them tomorrow."
32 minutes ago
Gina Garcia replied to Tat Ruck's discussion I can't edit text boxes?
"I did have same problems.  Called customer service, they had to 'refresh' and got fixed.  Gina"
39 minutes ago
Anna replied to Tat Ruck's discussion I can't edit text boxes?
"Anyone heard anything back from NING on this? I haven't had a response to my ticket yet and their status blog isn't stating anything - but the problems are all still there.  Worrying."
42 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Bernard Lama's discussion Where Have All Ning Creators Gone?
"John's right, but personally I suspect they have also simply lost a lot of customers (both old and new) over the past year and a half of nonsense and mismanagement."
1 hour ago
NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to Bernard Lama's discussion Where Have All Ning Creators Gone?
"You can also add to that the following Launch a brand new 3.0 Network and the community moderator disappears No more Weekly Digests with links to contributions by NCs No updates to Roadmap since March 14 Official Ning announcements months apart.…"
1 hour ago
NC for Hire JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion Community Compass: Reimagining Getting Started Guides for Online Communities
"terrific.. glad you like it.. will be finishing this post up over the next couple of days.. Thanks Kos"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Nancy Marsh's discussion Not able to add video from TED Talks
"Here is another option in 3.0 for your TED Videos. We can create social channels that pull in the videos from a users YouTube or Vimeo channel. These automatically update as new videos are added. Here I have added an example of a TED YouTube social…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Bernard Lama's discussion Where Have All Ning Creators Gone?
"Hi Bernard, yes it is all different here now. They should have left creators on 2.0 rather than put creators on 3.0 when the notifications and activity feed were not ready and then they decide to abandon the forum. This hurt a lot of the activity…"
1 hour ago
Kos replied to Nancy Marsh's discussion Not able to add video from TED Talks
"The fact that only large players, like youtube, vimeo, Hulu, etc. are accepted in a forum or blog is exasperating for members though.  I realize a "video section" is coming but in posts............it is quite annoying to have a video…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Nancy Marsh's discussion Not able to add video from TED Talks
"Nancy you are correct on this that 2.0 will not be developed any further, everyone will eventually have to move to 3.0 as at some point they will be removing 2.0."
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Nancy Marsh's discussion Not able to add video from TED Talks
"Stelios they did say in a post way back when we were all discussing the new 3.0 that it would be a lot more compatible with all types of video content and also it would be coded that no matter what device it is being viewed on it should play the…"
1 hour ago
Robert Paul replied to Tat Ruck's discussion I can't edit text boxes?
"it must be remembered that the right column with text boxes available for advertising was one of the trademarks of ning"
2 hours ago
Stelios Karavias replied to Nancy Marsh's discussion Not able to add video from TED Talks
"True. We have to see how videos get implemented in 3.0 first."
2 hours ago

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