Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Ning on Mt. Everest

Mountain climber Georgina Miranda is participating in the “7 Summits Challenge” (climbing the highest peaks on each of the 7 continents) to raise awareness for oppressed women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She’s already climbed 5 of the 7 peaks, and is now on her way to tackle the mighty Mt. Everest.

She’s using the Ning-powered Climb Take Action to document her adventure, stay in touch with the outside world and continue raising awareness for her cause. Though bandwidth and connectivity will be scarce at the top of the world, she’s planning to check in as often as possible through photos, posts and status updates.

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Ning at SXSW

The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) conference is kicking off this week in Austin, TX. We’re excited to share some great ways to stay connected at the conference, as well as invite attendees to some of our Ning-sponsored events.

The Unofficial SXSW Insider’s Guide

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

SoundCloud and Ning

We’re excited to announce that we’ve worked with SoundCloud to offer a brand-new integration for our Ning Creators.

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Launching Ning Everywhere

We held our Ning Everywhere launch event on Tuesday night in San Francisco, and we’d like to take a moment to extend our deepest thanks to the companies, artists and Network Creators that helped us successfully kick things off. They include:

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Introducing Skimlinks Integration

We’re pleased to announce a new Ning Extensions integration with Skimlinks. Visit our Ning Everywhere page to enable the functionality on your Ning Plus or Ning Pro network.

Skimlinks helps you earn money from your community’s content effortlessly and transparently by converting your normal links into affiliate links, and turning product references in your content into relevant, geo-targeted shopping links with SkimWords.

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Kyle Ford
Kyle Ford

Seesmic Desktop and Ning Network Extensions

We’re happy to announce that Ning Networks are now supported in the all-new Seesmic Desktop 2 product. If you’re not familiar with Seesmic Desktop, it’s an application that allows you to follow activity across multiple social networking services and post status updates from one easy-to-use location. In addition to keeping your finger on the pulse of your Twitter, Facebook and Google Buzz accounts, you and your members will now be able to monitor activity on one or more of your Ning Networks. Even better, your members can post status updates to your Ning Networks at the same time they post to other services. This is a great way to increase your member engagement.

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