Current status of the Ning Platform is always available on the Ning Status Blog.

Forum

Replies

  • Hi Joshua 

     

    this was something i wanted as well but sadly not able to - so far ! we started a new members group with a learning academy for top tips -  video's made here by creators allows us to teach members how to set up email and privacy settings etc as well twitter and facebook etc 

    pay us a visit at http://shineonms.com or http://shineonms.com/group/newmembers

    Ryan 

    • very nice!

    • Yup that's what I'm doing too, although I'm still adding content to mine.

      You can see mine here: http://thehumantouch.ning.com/group/newmemberorientation

      • Janettee, Great idea for a new member orientation group. I will definitely use this idea. 

        Don't you think that a few 30 to 60 second screen casts would make it so much easier to understand? So where are the Ning guides?, I wonder. If you find any please let me know. 

         

        • I'm glad you like it:)

          Yes, that would be helpful, but I just don't have the ability to do this (I've tried, but can't get it to work out for some reason)... And Ning doesn't have any that are ready-made:( It would be nice if Ning created some generic tutorials for the various features (blogs, forums, photos, etc) that those of us who don't mind being associated with Ning could use... But I haven't really found any. If there are any (maybe 1-2), they would most likely be either on here in the Videos section, or in the "help" section of Ning.com.

          • Following your example, I have just added a new member orientation group to my network and started to make up my own tutorials. Ning is pretty intuitive but there are some tips that can radically enhance a member's experience and value.

            So once again, thanks for pointing the way to a great way to help new members :)  

            • You're welcome:) Glad to be able to help!

  • Joshua there are a # of videos here at Ning or on YouTube which may assist you.  I've posted two below but feel free to surf and see what you can find........ or do a 30-day FREE trial with Camtasia.  http://www.techsmith.com/download/camtasia/default.asp  In one weekend, I uploaded three of my own videos specific to my site alone.  If *I* can do it - anyone can do it; believe me.  Camtasia's step-by-step videos were invaluable although I never could stand the sound of my own voice *lol*   Good luck!

    http://creators.ning.com/main/sharing/share?id=4244211%3AVideo%3A12108

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rthSoyfwcmY&feature=player_embedded

  • I've been wanting to make instruction videos for new members and then wondered:

    Why on earth doesn't Ning have quick and simple instructions for the various features?

    Surely there are some but just not easily found. 

  • Using a popout tutorial video for members will work.

This reply was deleted.

Search the Creators Network

Latest Activity

Tim Frank replied to Anastasiia_NING support's discussion Ning 2Q 2017 plan!
"I am really happy that Ning is moving forward again. I hope that some of the improvement will focus…"
30 minutes ago
Kos replied to Michele Mickey Crawford-Carnegie's discussion Migrate blogs, members, pictures from Ning to WordPress
"From experience I can say members and blogs will import over (have done it) however forums and all…"
5 hours ago
Tony Rosa replied to Anastasiia_NING support's discussion Ning 2Q 2017 plan!
"Hi,
In Q2 will there be the opportunity to choose between old themes similar to Ning 2 or similar?"
5 hours ago
Lizbeeth Yariela Santiago is now a member of Ning Creators Network
6 hours ago
George Swann replied to Michele Mickey Crawford-Carnegie's discussion Migrate blogs, members, pictures from Ning to WordPress
"Michele, maybe your site is only looking to migrate a few basic content/features from Ning to WP...…"
6 hours ago
Kos replied to Michele Mickey Crawford-Carnegie's discussion Migrate blogs, members, pictures from Ning to WordPress
"Michele You need to upload Buddypress to your WP site - and there you will find the 'upload' option…"
7 hours ago
Matt replied to Michele Mickey Crawford-Carnegie's discussion Migrate blogs, members, pictures from Ning to WordPress
"This might be a option if you have the funds.
https://www.buddyboss.com/ning-to-buddypress/"
8 hours ago
Erika Hoff Holmgren replied to Erika Hoff Holmgren's discussion How do I edit my opening posts on the forum? Sticky options?
"OH, I finally realized what my problem was. I had managed to hide the buttons under my menu =u=; It…"
9 hours ago
Bizz ( John ) replied to Bizz ( John )'s discussion Video Issues Again For Embed Videos Showing Blank Box
"Well I do believe this has been fixed now. Just added a video via an embed from youtube and the ima…"
23 hours ago
Bizz ( John ) replied to Bizz ( John )'s discussion Videos Playing In Activity Feed, check it out on my site ( Updated: 25-04-17 )
"Thanks, will share it once I get a few little options finished like adding it's own comment contain…"
yesterday
⚡JFarrow⌁ replied to Bizz ( John )'s discussion Videos Playing In Activity Feed, check it out on my site ( Updated: 25-04-17 )
"Wow that is killer Jon!  How did you do that?"
yesterday
Bizz ( John ) replied to Erika Hoff Holmgren's discussion How do I edit my opening posts on the forum? Sticky options?
"To edit a post you first open it then in the top right before the +icon you will see a pencil icon,…"
yesterday
Ning via Facebook

#NINGread Blogging is an extremely inspiring activity, especially when you can make a buck with…

Kos replied to Thisisbully's discussion Chat is available on 3.0
"Well thank goodness for updating the servers b/c it worked perfectly all day.  I'm sooo happy!  Tha…"
yesterday
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Thisisbully's discussion Chat is available on 3.0
"Hi there,
Only the server part has been updated by the admins so the performance could have increas…"
yesterday
Solveig Parekh Bock is now a member of Ning Creators Network
yesterday
Steve C replied to Anastasiia_NING support's discussion Ning 2Q 2017 plan!
"Thank you! That's how it was from 2009 to recently, but the system must have reset it and I forgot…"
yesterday
Bizz ( John ) replied to Bizz ( John )'s discussion Video Issues Again For Embed Videos Showing Blank Box
"When is this going to be fixed? Been a while now as it's not just the image not displaying ( by the…"
yesterday
Kos replied to Thisisbully's discussion Chat is available on 3.0
"Kryrl I could be speaking too soon (hope not!) but it appears someone did something b/c Chat is now…"
Monday
Kyryl_Ning_Support replied to Anastasiia_NING support's discussion Ning 2Q 2017 plan!
"Hi Steve,
We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing such an issue but you can control the orde…"
Monday
More…