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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  I have visited many communities which have a getting started guide which is outdated (ie creator stated number of members which has grown…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.

Activity

NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"All that has been mentioned here already. + Video embed+ Automatic scroll+ Friends Only Feed However, I don't want to take morsels as if they are meals. The lack of communication and general business practices leave me wanting for a declaration…"
8 minutes ago
Zachary Moonshine replied to Mary Jane Peterson's discussion CometChat
"ok so i signed up for my free trial, it took my paypal info and sent me a confirmation email and that is that no chat or any link to get the chat or codes or whatever i need, i went to site and tried to login to see if i need to download the chat…"
24 minutes ago
NC for Hire SweetPotato replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"Yeah, I know :-)"
1 hour ago
Fire-Tech replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"I have a list of things I'd like to see, but honestly just hope it's a quality release and fix some stupid things like taking you to the bottom of a page every time...email notifications...etc. It will be a good barometer as to how things…"
1 hour ago
Matt replied to Tim's discussion Paid Groups Not Updating
"Ning feedback... "this issue appears to be coming from Paypals end. Our team is doing what they can to get a fix ASAP.""
1 hour ago
Thiago Santos de Moraes replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"I want the same resource that we have in the 2.0 Ning labs by which I link updates in my Scooop.it or Disqus feed to the Latest Activity."
2 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"I to am so looking forward to this. As SP said but I would like to see the feed grow automatically when you scroll rather than having to click the more button. My other major thing I would like to see is to have an activity feed for individual…"
2 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"SP you can get those avatars to show up if they don't add that for the avatars in the skinny columns. I have mine showing up and use this  /* Show Members Avatar In Activity Side Panels */.span4 span.feed-icon, .span5 span.feed-icon,…"
2 hours ago
NC for Hire SweetPotato replied to Jords's discussion What Are Your Expectations For The New Latest Activity Feed?
"Video, web and image embeds. @mentions. Filtering based on friendship and other privacy settings. Inline commenting. Option for NCs to ad arbitrary HTML every xxx update (ads basically). Avatars included in skinny column feed instances (they're…"
2 hours ago
Jords replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Anytime, forgot about it myself until they mentioned they were part of Glam since 08 then remembered the Mode Content Creators initiative. Clears it all up."
3 hours ago
Jords replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
""if I start seeing this crap on my network I will be leaving, absolutely." You bet. That would be a deal breaker for myself and all my associated networks. Unsolicited ads are a no-go."
3 hours ago
NC for Hire JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion Community Compass: Reimagining Getting Started Guides for Online Communities
"You'll see.. the progress element is a part of Google Webkit.. here is an example of the plugin http://google-web-toolkit-incubator.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/demo/ProgressBar/index.html The boilerplate version i will be releasing should not…"
3 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion How to get your Network Logo AND Your Network Name Both Showing Up ( Updated )
"Here is my 1940s network settings My DS with my logo And the code I am using /* Site logo code *//* Show logo AND site name */@media screen and…"
4 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion How to get your Network Logo AND Your Network Name Both Showing Up ( Updated )
"Hi Anam I just looked into your css and I see the code there but not a logo image, have you added the logo in your DS ?"
4 hours ago
NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to JFarrow's discussion Community Compass: Reimagining Getting Started Guides for Online Communities
"This is the post I was referring to Progress Bar to Show Member Completeness I look forward to the boilerplate but I don't see how you are going to account for each individual members progress without a database that allows for unique tracking…"
4 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Baller's discussion Ads Showing up in the middle of blogs
"Thanks Jords.  My God, if I start seeing this crap on my network I will be leaving, absolutely.  Along with hordes of others I imagine."
4 hours ago

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