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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  I have visited many communities which have a getting started guide which is outdated (ie creator stated number of members which has grown…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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NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"It would have been nice at the very least if they had warned Baller let alone us. This led to Baller coming here to ask about it and now all of us finding out but yes for our sake they should have let us know. I guess it's one of the things…"
13 minutes ago
Kos replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"I know - the new TOS but still............a heads up "hey guys we're going to begin this"  would have been appropriate in a business environment.  Seriously"
16 minutes ago
Kos replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Would've been nice if Ning had WARNED US"
17 minutes ago
Kos replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Wowwww!"
19 minutes ago
NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Hi Kos & Baller, Bianca is an employee of Glam/Mode Media and it seems like they (Glam/Mode Media are testing ads on Ning Networks. This one seems to be using double click."
20 minutes ago
Kos replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"No problem.  Can you give me the URL to that post?  Let me take a look using Firebug"
22 minutes ago
Baller replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Thanks for your help. No I can't even click on bianca's name and i don't have that feature on. It says its a sponsored post by target. "
40 minutes ago
Kos replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Baller "promoted" is a version of the "Like" button.  Apparently someone "liked" that post.  You can adjust that "promoted" in the Features area of your dashboard. Bianca must be a member or a past…"
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to Juliet Kellogg's discussion Ready to Migrate? Phase One is Here!
"Mystic, if you don't want to lose your videos and events, then you need to wait until 3.0 has those features.  Frankly, that seems to be in the not near future, as those features are not in the planning stage and are not being worked on…"
1 hour ago
Baller replied to Baller's discussion Mobile Site
"i clicked on add discussion and posted. Didn't see it for 3.0  What is the mobile site looking for 3.0? Will you be able to ad advertisements? "
1 hour ago
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Paid Groups Not Updating
"The craziest thing is when a member expires I have to suspend them because they will still get group emails if I don't. Wish there was a delete button or Ning would automatically kick them out on expiration. Hopefully these problems are…"
2 hours ago
Matt replied to Tim's discussion Paid Groups Not Updating
"Ticket submitted 48hrs ago... Yes manual activation is a nightmare."
3 hours ago
NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to JFarrow's discussion Community Compass: Reimagining Getting Started Guides for Online Communities
"I think this is a great idea. It is am ambitious project because I imagine it is like creating another entire site. I sort of understand most of what you say here but trying to understand the dynamic part. One post that I wish Ning had paid…"
3 hours ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Steve C's discussion Alternative to Photo Albums Needed
"I don't remember either! But might have been one of the CSS gurus who visit this forum. We have lots of nice people here, who help out where they can. Thanks for the compliment on the smilies!"
4 hours ago
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Paid Groups Not Updating
"Thanks, glad I'm not the only one. Be sure to open a support ticket so they can escalate the issue to high priority. The only fix is to comp the members free months after they pay. Right now I'm only having problems with existing…"
4 hours ago
NC for Hire SweetPotato replied to Lea Scott's discussion How do I stop the modules from expanding so much on some things. Is there a way?
"Do you mean the way that content blocks appear on mobile and tablet devices? Eg full width on iPad portrait view? SP"
7 hours ago

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