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Future of (my) Ning - the business of sponsors to offset Ning fees

I have identified a handful of potential sponsors for my Ning, but I need to learn the basics of selling banner ads (or sponsorship banners…

Started by Carrie Saarinen

1 Aug 3, 2010
Reply by Carrie Saarinen

Ning sites for alumni

Is anyone using Ning as a place for your university alumni to network? Site examples? Lessons learned? Pros? Cons?

Started by Jim Robertson

8 Jan 23, 2010
Reply by Mitesh Bhatt

How to make an FAQ?

Has anybody discovered a way to make a wiki-like set of documents on Ning? I'd really like to have some collaborative documents (like FAQs)…

Started by Robb Shecter

3 Jan 12, 2010
Reply by Carrie Saarinen

Ning the Cover Story in Fast Company

While the article focuses on Ning's business model, this still might be of interest to our community: http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine

Started by Mark Greenfield

1 Aug 25, 2008
Reply by Jim Robertson

Embedding Widgets

For some reason, I'm having trouble embedding my FriendFeed widget in a Ning text box -- anyone else have trouble with this?

Started by Aaron Rester

2 May 21, 2008
Reply by Margi Pomeroy

What is required for a social network, when you remove the buzzwords?

Basically the only aspects that differentiate a social network from a more traditional community (forums, message boards etc) are Profile p…

Started by Samuel Kallen

6 Dec 18, 2007
Reply by Mark Greenfield

New to Ning

I actually had never even heard of this place before. I wonder if it has the vitality to hold up over time, or if it will vanish in a year?

Started by Michael Fienen

17 Dec 14, 2007
Reply by Kevin deLeon

Ning Site Imagery

Hey everyone. Anyone have any idea yet how Ning is managing the imagery in this site? I uploaded a small 4 KB head shot of mine to the site…

Started by Derek Tonn

2 Dec 13, 2007
Reply by Derek Tonn

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Front End Web Developer, with Option for Flexible Work Arrangement, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is looking for a talented front-end web developer to join our growing team in the Marketing and Communications Division. This position offers the possibility of a flexible work arrangement with candidates being able to telecommute up to 3 days a week.The front-end Web Developer works to support and enhance the IUP website and other digital properties and communications. Using CSS, HTML, scripting languages, and other tools the web developer is responsible for…See More
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Thoughts on "part-time work from home" for a web developer?

This isn't a posting for a job (but hopefully that will be coming soon!)We are looking to hire a new web developer, and have gotten the OK from HR to offer this with the possibility of working from home a few days of the week, and in the office the other days. We're hoping to draw in some more candidates from outside of our local area. This is only the second position at our institution that is not fully on site, so we're in uncharted territory!I'm curious to know, does anyone work part-time…See More
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The .app domain

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