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

Forum

I have a network and when viewed on Google live analytics I can see maybe 9 or 10 people using (on) the site, most of the day and making no real attempt to contact us or join the site?

Any Ideas?

http://www.deckingnetwork.com 

Many thanks

Karl

You need to be a member of Ning Creators Network to add comments!

Join Ning Creators Network

Email me when people reply –

Replies

  • You know the saying...

    Why buy the cow  when you can get the milk for free? 

    Your site is completely public so there's no incentive for anyone to join.

     

    • i disagree 1000000% why join something when u only see 1 page? whats the incentive to join? they join because they like the content they see

      give them all they want free then they will join to be a part of a great site

  • Public, Main Page Only, and then put teaser content on the main page....

    • Thanks for this conversation. We are a writer/blogger site, & while my activity is pretty good I would love to see more.

      One thing I was hoping for was that any blog overhaul might include ability for people to comment without joining using other services such as google+ and Twitter or whatever.

      Perhaps I should try your method of making the site private with the exception of the main page. Interesting.

      • We don't utilize the blogs on my site, so third party commenting is NOT something I want.  That just invites trolls in the fanfic world. LOL  But there are just too many lurkers on writing sites, and if they aren't forced to join, they will read all your content and never say one word. That's not much help to the writers who spend a great deal of their precious time writing stories and hoping for reader feedback.

  • NC for Hire
    Calls. To. Action.

    Tell people why to sign up, why to take part, what they'll get from it.

    SP
  • You wouldn't disagree with this position if you ran my network. I'm a WRITING site, and we MUST have reader/author interaction. That's our claim to fame in the fiction world. If I didn't close the site to main page only, the lurkers would just read and leave.  Amateur authors want and need reader feedback. It's just how fanfiction works.  The only site that hosts fanfiction that is completely public is Fanfiction.net, and they have a HUGE troll problem because they allow "non-members" to post reviews as "guests".  It's harder to troll when you're an actual MEMBER of a site and can be reprimanded for such behavior.

    • ning doesnt alow ni=on members to comment so your still screwing yourself by not being public

This reply was deleted.

Search the Creators Network

Latest Activity

Pat Howlett replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"For now I'm still here with you Strumelia :]
I've gone from over 200 Ning Networks (used to spend 1…"
50 minutes ago
Luke Jones replied to Luke Jones's discussion Help
"Ah awesome, thank you ::) I'm currently on ning 2.0 because I havnt got enough members to make it w…"
6 hours ago
Tim Atkinson replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thank you - I'll keep you posted. We're doing a Kickstarter campaign first, so it'll be a few weeks…"
6 hours ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Trying to make my sidebar padding smaller
"edit: ok so I managed somehow to remove *some* padding lol! But it's still so small... is there a w…"
12 hours ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion Embedding Videos
"Hi J Farrow! Sorry for the late response. Have had a slow month... yes Media Fire and I've realised…"
12 hours ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion wow slider help
"thank you! i will take a look :D"
13 hours ago
Alyce Keegan replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion wow slider help
"thank you!!!"
13 hours ago
Niche Networkers replied to True Love Josie's discussion A Page Without Site Header
"Thanks you.  I went with this option because it was with the page it relates to and when others edi…"
15 hours ago
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Sad to see yet another one go. *sniff*  Good luck, Jamie! "
18 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP) Ning 2.0 responsive fullwidth network at any screen resolution. :O Cellphones to TV's ;)
"Thank you again Scott.. You have a great day. :-)"
21 hours ago
John Bizley replied to True Love Josie's discussion A Page Without Site Header
"The simplest way to do this would be to add two lines of code, one to remove the site name or logo…"
22 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Does Ning 3.0 even have a memberdata.csv file one can periodically download to get a spread sheet o…"
23 hours ago
Kos replied to Luke Jones's discussion Help
"Luke text boxes (as they're called in 2.0) or content boxes (as they're called in 3.0 are explained…"
23 hours ago
Jamie Baker (Vision) replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Thanks Jen. Yes I'll keep you posted, a real shame to be leaving, but I'm 100% convinced it's what'…"
23 hours ago
Jamie Baker (Vision) replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Thanks George & Thanks for all your help along the way."
23 hours ago
Jamie Baker (Vision) replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Thanks SP :)"
23 hours ago
Jamie Baker (Vision) replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Cheers Justin"
23 hours ago
Jamie Baker (Vision) replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"Hmm I'll submit a ticket and ask the question but I very much doubt Ning are going to help someone…"
23 hours ago
SweetPotato replied to Jamie Baker (Vision)'s discussion Time to say goodbye
"You own your content, Jamie. Ning have to provide you with a means to get your data."
23 hours ago
SweetPotato replied to Alyce Keegan's discussion wow slider help
"If you need one for blog posts then you could try this

http://creators.ning.com/forum/topics/tip-…"
23 hours ago
More…