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Welcome to Creators 3.0!

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Announcements From Ning

Notice of 2016 Storage Limit and Pricing Plan Changes

We appreciate your business and the opportunity to bring social media services at competitive rates.  However, like all companies, we face increases in costs each year.  We have a percentage of uniquely successful customers with large numbers of memberships that require the storage and delivery of large amounts of content.  As a result, it has become necessary to increase rates on those networks requiring larger storage space on our servers.   In order to continue providing the best service to…

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How to send a Broadcast in under 5 minutes - Video Demo

One of the most direct ways to engage members on your network is through the broadcast message. As you know I am a big proponent of the broadcast message from the work I have done on my custom "Weekly Broadcast Message Template." A broadcast message…

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Silly Simple Solutions #3: Inline Style Images Round or Oval

Merry Holidays Everyone! I'm back for another quick installment of Silly Simple Solutions- this time I'm going to show you how to make a regular sqare shaped image and make it round or oval with a tid bit of inline css magic Take this image for…

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Silence is silly. So,i'm gonna try something.  This is the first in a series of posts that I plan to make featuring simple solutions to best ways for how-tos and so on related to managing your Ning network and doing silly things which seem so silly that you feel silly for not thinking of it yourself earlier.  Yes, PDFs make me silly. And so this is how i avoid silliy and get…

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How to change your header banner image automatically after every 20 seconds or suit to your time preference?

Step 1: Create your HTML page.  Sample HTML page. This page will display as a custom header banner image.

Step 2:  Copy and paste the following code into notepad and add your …

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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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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.

Activity

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Holiday Hours: The Ning Team will be spending some time with our families over the holidays. Phone support won't available during this time, but we will have a small team handling support tickets - with urgent issues receiving priority for…

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Good morning all! Our technical support phone lines will close today at 12pm (PST) for the holiday. They will reopen Monday morning at 9am (PST). The billing lines will remain open through Friday as usual and of course, please submit tickets if…

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Hello everyone- we've just been alerted that some Ning Networks may be facing 500 errors or CSS issues. Our on-call team is investigating at the moment. Please check our status blog for updates: status.ning.com

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Hi all! Early this morning (PDT) Ning Networks, http://ning.com/ and http://status.ning.com/ were down for unscheduled maintenance. Our on-call team worked to resolve this issue, and Ning Networks and sites should now be up and running again. We…

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Hello everyone! If you are seeing issues with blog modules on your 3.0 network, our on-call team is aware of this and is currently working on a solution. We're tracking our progress on this issue at status.ning.com Hope to resolve this…

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Holiday Hours: While our technical support phone lines will be closed for a holiday break (Dec. 24- Jan.2), our billing lines will remain open! We will also be answering your support and billing tickets. The billing phone line will be closed…

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NETWORK COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: MY MODERN MET December’s Ning 3.0 Community Spotlight falls on mymodernmet.com! My Modern Met has been using the Ning platform for over six years and currently caters to 48,298 active members. We spoke with My…

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NETWORK COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: FUELTOPIA This month’s Ning 3.0 Community Spotlight is on fueltopia.co.uk! Fueltopia is a social network for petrolhead news and coverage that currently hosts 1830 members. The community has 6 international…

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Hi all! The JavaScript issue that networks were experiencing earlier today has been resolved: http://status.ning.com/ Please refresh your browsers/clear caches to see these changes. Thanks!

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3 Reasons Community Needs a Process Driven Approach http://ow.ly/BZqRg

3 Reasons Why Community Needs a Process-Driven Approach

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While there are tons of tools for building…

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A Basic Online Community Wireframe http://ow.ly/BZqk4

A Basic Online Community Wireframe

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The design of most online community sites is terrible. Aesthetics is put before…

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Psychological impact of interactions http://ow.ly/BZpam

The Psychological Impact Of Interactions

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Closing struggling communities is a good idea. But it's mistaken to…

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How To Help Your Members Overcome Their Fear Of Starting Discussions http://ow.ly/BZnDv

How To Help Members Overcome Their Fear of Participation

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Members need both the…

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4 Types of Contributions You Want Your Members to Make http://ow.ly/BZnh8

4 Types Of Contributions You Want Your Members To Make Into Your Community

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You need to work like crazy…

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Measuring the ROI of Online Communities http://ow.ly/BZmHK

Measuring the ROI of Online Communities

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Many of the key benefits of online communities are measurable. None of these…

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Why Ambiverts Make Great Community Managers http://ow.ly/AxrAv

Why Ambiverts Make Great Community Managers

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Myers-Briggs personality testing has been popular in academia and…

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Cultivating Community