"I agree with Stewart - we all know promotions work, but there are so many options to run a promo or contest. Is this a pure lottery? How does he select the winner? If it increases sign-ups, where are the new members coming from - is he promoting it…"
Jim Burke, High School English teacher and Ning Network Creator, recently won the 2009 Edublog Award for Best Educational Use of a Social Networking Service. When I came across this article announcing the Edublog Award, I was interested to hear what inspired Jim to create… Continue
These tips are courtesy of Design Democracy's Arnold Dela Cruz:
As the creator of a network about and for designers, one of the first things on my mind was how I was going to customize the look and feel of my network to establish its identity and character. A number of Ning Creators, not content with the default themes Ning offers, are adept at developing CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to achieve just that. But I would guess… Continue
Photo Finish Records is an indie label with bands such as 3OH!3, New Medicine and The Downtown Fiction. We were so impressed with its hip and funky 3D design that we asked Edith Levin of Edith Levin LLC, a freelance designer for Atlantic Records, to walk us through how she came up with the design, and offer up some of her own design tips.
Photo Finish Records' design has the hallmarks of the standard Ning Network…Continue