August 2011

Jason Rand
Jason Rand

Ning in the education department: The writing’s on the blackboard

As educators and students head back to school, we wanted to highlight a few ways Ning is used in the classroom as an e-learning tool. The goal with any community is to foster and drive conversation and learning, in meaningful and engaging ways, bridging the online conversations with the real world ones happening in the classroom.

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Jason Rand
Jason Rand

Ning summer internship report

At Ning, we’re laser-focused on delivering a product our customers love, and investing in the long-term success of the company. With just over 100 full-time employees at Ning, all of us are rolling up our sleeves, in turn wearing multiple hats to conquer projects and product releases, further developing the Ning Platform and supporting the millions of people using Ning daily.

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Jason Rand
Jason Rand

Ning POV: How Custom Social Communities Can Change the World

There are over 90,000 social websites on Ning worldwide. As a social platform that integrates with major social tools, Ning is in a unique position to observe patterns across the entire social ecosystem.

The new Ning Point of View (POV) Report examines trends in community engagement across the ever-changing social ecosystem that all inspired organizations and businesses can apply to spark change with as few as 20 people.

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Anne Driscoll
Anne Driscoll

How marketers can better leverage social media and community to create strong brand advocates

In this episode of the Marketing Tech Blog Show, Anne Driscoll of Ning talks about how marketers can better leverage social media and community to create strong brand advocates. Tune in to learn:

  • How marketing in the social media realm is changing
  • How to make social media produce results for your business
  • Where could marketers find inspirations
  • What’s next in social media
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Jason Rand
Jason Rand

South By Southwest – Vote to see Ning at SXSW 2012!

We’ve been busy at Ning HQ over the past year! And we’d love to chat at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2012 about what we’ve learned in (re)-building Ning as a product and company, and lend our voice for what’s happening in the ever-changing social ecosystem.

We’ve proposed the following panels:

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admin
admin

Language Settings for Groups, now on Ning!

Do your members speak multiple languages? Make them feel right at home with a new feature now on your Ning Network: Language Settings for Groups.

With Language Settings for Groups, group creators and admins can choose the language for particular groups on the “Edit Group” page, and all parts of the group’s interface will appear in that language. When participating in a group with its language set to French, for example, phrases like “Started by” or action links like “Favorite” will be translated to “Créé par” and “Favori.” Even better: All email notifications received from participating in the group will be in French, too.

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