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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  I have visited many communities which have a getting started guide which is outdated (ie creator stated number of members which has grown…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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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…"
56 minutes ago
Matt replied to Tim's discussion Paid Groups Not Updating
"Ticket submitted 48hrs ago... Yes manual activation is a nightmare."
1 hour 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…"
2 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!"
2 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…"
2 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"
5 hours ago
Skye replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Firstly you are correct it was out of line but sometimes one doesn't know what goes on behind the scenes. The comments were more toward how Antonio posted immediately basically pushing the 3rd party apps which honestly for years have helped us.…"
5 hours ago
Lea Scott replied to Lea Scott's discussion How do I stop the modules from expanding so much on some things. Is there a way?
"Thanks Diane and John! Will try this!"
5 hours ago
Matt replied to Tim's discussion Paid Groups Not Updating
"Experiencing this also!"
8 hours ago
Mystc replied to Juliet Kellogg's discussion Ready to Migrate? Phase One is Here!
"Is there a target date to migrate ning pages with more then 13,000 members, at this point in time, or in the near future?   We do prefer to wait until later to be sure all material is backed up and carried over properly. …"
9 hours ago
NC for Hire Jen replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Skye, I know that the best thing for me to do, is stay quiet. But, I just can't, not on this one. TJ has given away more free scripts and time than anyone has ever given away to the Ning Community at large. He spends countless hours behind the…"
9 hours ago
NC for Hire Garfield Creator replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Well stated."
11 hours ago
CocteauBoy replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Your  profile icon is fitting, Diane. You just trolled a thread, then edited your post (poorly, I might add), then trolled further by posting in reactionary all caps, setting yourself on fire, and then yelling at everyone else for being…"
11 hours ago
Jeff Bean replied to Jeff Bean's discussion News on Ning 3.0 Migration?
"Thanks, Strumelia. I'll follow them on FB in case that's where they decide to communicate with their customers. Interesting that their FB admin is linking to this article (which I had seen) and appears to be even older than much…"
13 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I totally cracked up at that word too!  LOL"
13 hours ago
Dominic Lehane replied to Dominic Lehane's discussion Confirmation Email
"Thank you for all your replies. It sadly seems to me that this is a major flaw for not just myself, BUT many others too! I agree whole heartily with what Nor Sol (Anthony) echos. With this sign up issue regular occurring it does so much harm to…"
14 hours ago

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