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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:

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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