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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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Digital Content Manager at Westminster College

Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT is looking for a talented Digital Content Manager. Join our Agile web team and manage content for our high-traffic website, which recently won Sitefinity's Website of the Year 2016 award.View the full job description and apply today: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westminstercollege/jobs/1767574/digital-content-managerSee More
Jun 15
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Implementing a content governance plan, complete with workflows and approvals, is essential when building a digital strategy for your site. Register for our upcoming webcast with Stamats to learn best practices for content governance. "
Jun 15
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Web accessibility is an important aspect of any website. But where do you start when it comes to making your higher ed site accessible? Read on to see how easy it is to begin. "
Jun 14
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Using redirects on your site when change occurs can help with SEO. Find out more about how to handle reorganization and redirection in our latest blog post. "
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Johnathan F Kelly is now a member of University Web Developers
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
May 25
Allison Howard is now a member of University Web Developers
May 19
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
May 12
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When thinking about valuable content for your higher ed site, try testimonials and quotes to attract prospective students. Download the latest E-Expectations report today. "
May 11
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Check out more of these stats by downloading our latest E-Expectations Report today!"
May 4
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
May 2
Fabio posted a discussion

Top 200 Universities in Facebook

Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
May 2
Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post! Find out what prospective students are wanting to find on your website."
Apr 28
Kathy Nix posted a discussion

user levels

Is there anyway you can edit a user level?  We have level 8 users and want to add "Add to Dictionary" without opening every user and clicking on the Add to Dictionary box.See More
Apr 26
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Solution for deluge of daily emails?

So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Apr 21
Andrew Soderberg replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The UWEBD Social Network Will Live On
"Mark, Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"
Apr 21
Christopher Snizik is now a member of University Web Developers
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