What is Wrong with Ning

Online Social Networking

Nearly a year has passed since my first Ning article, Ning Social Networking Sites. Ning Still Facing Obstacles. Ning seems to be in somewhat of a holding pattern. There are new apps, a new Ning central networking site , and new flexibility, but site creators and users still have their reservations. My Ning sites now all require membership pre-approval, since I know of no better way to deal with persistent outsider spamming. What is Right with Ning.

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Free Alternatives to Ning

Influence

Ning , the leading free social media platform provider has recently lost not only its CEO, but also about 40 percent of its workforce. Freshly-appointed CEO Jason Rosenthal posted last week , Ning will now "double down on our premium services business." " Where does that leave those of us who need a free-for-use Ning alternative? Admin: An easy-to-use back end, with a wide variety of customizable themes, with minimal design control.

List Building Using Ning Social Networks

Online Social Networking

List building is an essential part of online social networking , and Ning , if used properly, is a powerful list building tool. Here are some strategies that I believe will help you with list building on Ning. Creating Your Own Ning Network. You can create your own Ning social networking sites. Ning was designed with that end in mind. My new Ning site is Critical Thinking Outside the Box. I have seen many Ning sites die off from a lack of momentum.

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Designing an online and face-to-face learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

We used a Ning platform (private network with public face) to convene the participants. The design There was one month left before the learning event, so that was the maximum time that could be used online. Therefore summaries were made and posted back to the Ning.

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community in a can: ning vs wordframe vs facebook

Engineers without Fears

Ning - Getting more & more popular, Ning offers a pretty good entry-level on-line community environment. Obviously Ning has been designed for "fun" communities than "work" communities. Over the past few months, I've got involved in more & more online communities using a range of different tools. You can create a personal profile & blog, you can incorporate a forum, video & photo uploading, all that stuff.

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning Stop [social] networking: Build your own network! - thanks to Ning. Here are the details: Ning 2.0 Ning recently launched its all new version 2.0, The free version of Ning is ad-supported.

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What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The aims of the metacurrency project take all of this into account and we are developing protocols and systems that will allow great flexibility to local currency designers.

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Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Read more at Going Social Now more about Shiv Stories by Shiv Singh Practical Strategies for Creating a Successful Intranet [1 Comment] Value-Driven Intranet Design [3 Comments] Making Knowledge Management Work on your Intranet [2 Comments] A Web 2.0

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? People organize people into categories that are useful for them; either by geographic location (“NY-friends&# ), by profession (“design-thinking&# , “community-managers&# , “social-crm&# ), by power (“most-influential-in-tech&# ), by intelligence (“thought-leaders&# , “best-mindcasters-i-know&# ), and any other number of categories that they see fit.

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8 Social Media Basics for 2010

Online Social Networking

Here are my eight social media basics for building a web presence 2010: Core Marketing and PR Competencies - Analytics, branding , communication, competitive intelligence , design, list building , market segmentation , marketing research , targeting , etc. You can also throw into the mix Ning and other niche social networking sites. I’ve bookmarked and skimmed a dozen or more articles that project the path of social media in 2010.

The new shape of online community

Joitske Hulsebosch

Ning is a good, positive example, I was able to feed my blog into my personal page on the forum, and to set up an delicious feed within 2 minutes. Tags: online facilitation technology design Sometimes (or rather frequently!) you read an article and you think. uhm, well I already knew that. In that case, it still comes in handy to have something written by others that support your views (let alone the fact that it's nice to see your views confirmed too :)).

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Finding the perfect learning platform in 5 steps

Joitske Hulsebosch

The shortlist that I currently have for tools that are relatively easy to implement are Elgg, Moodle, Ning, Drupal, Bloom Fire, Buddy Press for wordpress, and Social Engine. If you combine this with the design of learning you save two birds with one stone.

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How to use social media for an event with people who are not used to social media?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The event will take place next tuesday so we don't have any evaluation data yet, but I can share our design and some first observations about the process. This may lead to better collaboration initiatives So what did we design?

Free online fora for hire!

Joitske Hulsebosch

We've set up a Ning forum for online exchange between a group of people who are in the process of starting their own businesses. We chose Ning because it is super-easy to design and there is a Dutch version. I really wonder what the future of online forum design will look like.

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Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch

Ning or LinkedIn group) to start exchanging online related to the topics of the trajectory. (3) 3) Collaboration model: sociaal learning and collaboration are at the basis of the design of the trajectory.

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7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch

We managed to let people connect beforehand through a platform (ning ) and afterwards link participants to other networks or initiatives (like the outcome mapping community ). Co-create your event and program with a wider group of participants Traditionally a small group of people/volunteers design the event and make decisions about the program, themes and speakers. The exciting thing about social media is makes it easy to call for wider participation in program design.

New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

With elearning- in the sense of individual online learning modules- design and implementation is done by an instructional designer and some IT-support. It is easy to set up a wiki , facebook group, a Yammer community or Ning social network.

How to run an event developing innovative projects

Social Reporter

In that event the team in Kent CC and Medway Council did a lot of the work for us, by creating a Ning network site before the event, linked to a uservoice site where people could their ideas for discussion on the day. They talk about the experience of Enabled by Design , the winning project from the first Social Innovation Camp.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch

You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite. Option 3: Your own social network platform like Ning , group site , grou.ps , Socialgo , collectivex , MINDZ. You lift on the success of a social network concept which is designed with the idea of strengthening relationships.

Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

Preparation can include website infrastructure design, SEO and community building. Your follow-through might include email , social bookmarking sites , Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Ning and other social networking sites.

2011 74

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

There are several packages available that are designed for the purpose, but to me they seem like more trouble than they are worth. R and Google spreadsheets are powerful partners for verification, exploration and delivery of data to people in communities and organizations.

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Learning about upscaling of dairy development online and face-to-face

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

The design There was one month left before the learning event, so that was the maximum time that could be used online. A dairy and development Ning platform was put together and a group of roughly 100 registered people from all over the globe were invited to the platform.

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Social media changes the local landscape

Social Reporter

These include a groups of landscape designers and gardeners who have used free Ning social networking software to set up a non-organisation for collective marketing. Craig writes here about the Landscape Juice Network , where professional gardeners, landscapers and designers have a site created by Philip Voice using free Ning software.

Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

Steve Dale , who designed the Communities of Practice predecessor to Khub, and then conceived the new design, has recently been writing about Social Ecologies as a a different sort of architecture to tackle “ the key challenges and opportunities for anyone who wants to survive and thrive in this emergent social ecosystem”: Social media is generating enormous amounts of unorganised content: how to make sense of that.

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Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

If I could design it again, I would do the face-to-face later (or ideally even twice if travel budgets allow!) A mailing list would have been more basic than the Ning learning platform we used.

2011 222

How social reporters can help turn old-style conferences into the new convening spaces

Social Reporter

One person needs to be part of the event design team, or to work very closely with them. I must compare notes with Dave on his use of Ning for UKGovCamp09 , where all participants get a profile and personal blog with ability to contribute their own photos, videos and forum comments. Anyone looked at Buddypress vs Ning?).

2009 138

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience

Nancy White

When people say technology is value neutral, I say people have values and people build software, therefore the software carries the imprint of the designers’ values.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&# NingNing is the fast and free way to create custom Social Websites!&# Is Ning rebrandable?

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The Principled Approach

e-Moderation Station

A study from the University of Lancaster was carried out in 2003 among 17 schools in the UK, and was designed to look at how the use of ICT in classes affected learning outcomes, behavior and school attendance. Tired of hearing that technology brings nothing to the classroom?

Australia EVENTS: Free Social Media seminars

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A survey of free to use tools and services including Mogulus, Twitter, Joomla, Ning, Blogger, Ustream, Drupal, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Virtual World Gatherings, Wordpress and many others. The web is 15-30 billion web pages” and this workshop is designed to help you track and follow the latest trends and information across a range of specialised areas. It is designed to help you find and filter information and follow the right people on the web.

Wikia Open Sources Social Networking - Focused Networking Now Open to All - ReadWriteWeb

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Look out Ning and other proprietary social networking platforms! ArmchairGM in particular has been a big social networking innovator in the Wiki market and was acquired to help drive the design of the whole Wikia ecosystem.

What can development organizations do with Web2.0 tools?

Joitske Hulsebosch

are designed for participation, and what is more core business for development organizations? tools in another website You can design a new website using web2.0 Design a completely new website using web2.0 principles and technologies Ofcourse you can also design a completely customized site for your own purpose, and use web2.0 There is a screencast of the design fase. sites are Youtube , Facebook, LinkedIn, Ning, and many others.

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Openness and Research

Jenny Connected

John set up a community wiki on the Community Ning site and invited others to join us. Currently we are designing a questionnaire and we quickly realised that we would not be able to openly discuss this design process with the community for fear of invalidating the research - the community is the very group that we hope will respond to the questionnaire. So we have moved to another wiki, in order to design our research.

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Flux Takes Off

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Like Ning (and more recently KickApps ), it’s a place for sites to easily create a new social network, or bolt a social network onto an existing site, and add users from other platform social networks with a single click. Ning has the benefit of a big head start and over $44 million in funding. Since launching way back in late 2005, 165,000+ social networks have been created on Ning. Having Ning in the URL is a subtraction for me. Is Ning perfect?

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21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

However, with the rise of virtual learning community platforms like Ning and Elgg it is becoming evident that many CoPs are dead onarrival and many others die of neglect early on, intheir toddler stage. The burning question for many of us trying to establish educationalCoPs is how to design a VLC that is compelling enough that it willcompetesuccessfully for the attention of busy educators? Visioning Boot Camp for Educational Leaders Student Designers.

How social reporters can help turn old-style conferences into the new convening spaces

Social Reporter

One person needs to be part of the event design team, or to work very closely with them. I must compare notes with Dave on his use of Ning for UKGovCamp09 , where all participants get a profile and personal blog with ability to contribute their own photos, videos and forum comments. Anyone looked at Buddypress vs Ning?).

Using technology in teaching

Jenny Connected

What are the drivers for using technology in your course design? RSS feeds, Delicious, Googledocs, Skype, Internet Explorer and Firefox, Adobe photoshop, Facebook, Elluminate, Dimdim, Survey Monkey, Winzip, Ning. How do you use technology in your teaching? Why do you use particular technologies? Which technologies do you dismiss?

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are designing for social learning and interaction. This is both a technological and social design issue. You are designing a “place&# where people will learn together. You are designing a place where people need to “show up.&#

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CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

We are designing for social learning and interaction. This is both a technological and social design issue. You are designing a “place&# where people will learn together. You are designing a place where people need to “show up.&#

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8 Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities: The 2011 Edition

Influence

Our clients are planning, designing, and launching online professional networks of all shapes and sizes to reach, engage, and inform external stakeholders. It is designed for enterprise-level users, and is, like Jive, more expensive. Ning is a hosted workspace product which boasts the largest numbers of users and networks of all of the private social networks.

2011 41

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

When people say technology is value neutral, I say people have values and people build software, therefore the software carries the imprint of the designers’ values. That is, it seems, the basic design paradigm.

Eight Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities - 2011 Edition

Influence

Our clients are planning, designing, and launching online professional networks of all shapes and sizes to reach, engage, and inform external stakeholders. It is designed for enterprise-level users, and is, like Jive, more expensive. Ning is a hosted workspace product which boasts the largest numbers of users and networks of all of the private social networks.

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Tracking Hurricane Gustav on Social Media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White