January 2008

Manny Hernandez
Manny Hernandez

Planning for Earth Day… One Member At A Time

Earth Day comes around every year on April 22. But this year, in addition to riding your bike to work and turning off the water while you brush your teeth, you can join the Earth Day Network’s new official social network, created to help promote the observance of Earth Day.

We interviewed Joshua Forgotson, the network creator for the Earth Day social network. He is the International Programs Director at EDN and he shared with us his motivations to develop a social network using Ning.

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admin
admin

A Few Little Ground Rules for The Competition

We’re fans of healthy competition. We’re proud to put Ning and Your Own Social Network for Anything up against anyone. Our entire focus is on offering the single best, most flexible platform for creating your own social network and it’s sometimes nice to see how we’re doing against folks trying to do something similar. We were in this market by ourselves for so long that it’s nice to get a bit of company.

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Mackenzie
Mackenzie

Blog365: The Ultimate Blogging Challenge

Blog365 is a network with one rule, and only one rule: write at least one blog post every day for a year. That’s it.

Okay, so there are a few other rules – February 29th is a free day, length doesn’t matter, a post can even be a photo or video – but the challenge lies in the simple act of posting every day for “365 days, 52 weeks, 12 months, and 1 lap around the sun!”

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Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

TV Cocina

TV Cocina is yet another beautiful network that has taken advantage of the option to change the entire language of a network using the language editor.

TV Cocina prides itself on being “a website that has successfully combined social networking, video networking and forums to create a website that allows Spanish speaking chefs and cooking enthusiasts the opportunity to share and learn new recipes.” They are targeting an audience that comes from Spain, Latin America, Europe and USA, people that speak Spanish and love food.

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Manny Hernandez
Manny Hernandez

Google Analytics: Some Valuable Things It Can Teach You About Your Network – Part 1

You’ve read about Google Analytics. Perhaps you have gone through the FAQs about Google Analytics on our Help Center (if you haven’t, you should!). But you may still be wondering: what is the big deal about using Google Analytics in your network? Hopefully, by the end of this post you will no longer wonder, and you’ll want dive right into the seas of data that are available to you with Google Analytics.

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admin
admin

Well, Hello, 160,000 Social Networks….

This 5,000 new social networks each week is starting to get really fun…

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