Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

Win a trip to SXSWi with Ning!

Join us at SXSW Interactive March 12-16 and be a part of the Ning {RV}IP Lounge!

Experiencing SXSWi is something you will never forget and we want to send you! Three lucky Ning Network Creators will be our privileged guests, receiving backstage passes to all Ning events, a SXSW Interactive badge, travel and hotel accommodations and $250 spending cash.

In return, we ask that you take the experience to expand your industry knowledge, network with your peers, promote your Ning Network and most of all, have fun! We also ask you to blog, share photos and videos about your time on the SXSW Insider Guide Ning Network.

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Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

Ning Creators at 2 Weeks

It’s been just over two weeks since we went live with our Creators Network and we are thrilled with what we’ve seen so far!

Here are some statistics:

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Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

Pardon our dust

In the last few weeks some people have experienced less than the normal level of responsiveness in the Ning Help Center we pride ourselves on here at Ning. Over the past two weeks, we’ve been upgrading the back-end system we use to run the Ning Help Center and it’s created a bit of a backlog of help tickets.

This new back-end software will ultimately allow us to be an even better partner to you in delivering the awesome advocacy we work hard to deliver to everyone on the Ning Platform. Specifically, it allows us to:

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Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

Watch closely at Documentary Club

Are you a fan of The Corporation or Mondovino? If so, come join DocumentaryClub.org, a network for people who “like watching documentaries discussing and sharing their suggestions, opinions, and of course — documentaries.”

Much like a book club, members of DocumentaryClub.org meet online to analyze and discuss specific documentaries assigned in advance. With suggestions for the first documentary only a few weeks old, subsequent discussions on each movie picked are already heating up.

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Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

Expand and enrich your online conversation

If you aren’t certain whether you want to expand your online conversation, take a look at Spark Social Media’s splash page to find out what that means! Managing Director Leif Hansen welcomes all to the network with a selection of what Spark Social Media has to offer.

Watch our collection of social media tutorial videos
Read hot news from our collection of aggregated social media blogs
Meet other members and participate in the forums
Join specific social media groups (podcasting, socialnetworking, etc.)
Learn from a growing Social Media Wiki/Glossary
Checkout some Spark Event Photos

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Laura Gluhanich
Laura Gluhanich

Join the unconference at Baltic Bar Camp

BarCamp is a user-generated conference — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by participants — often focusing on early-stage Web applications, open source technologies, social protocols and open data formats.

BarCamp Baltics is the social network for participants of the un-conference of the same name. Held in February every year, BarCamp 2008 was held in Riga, Latvia and has yet to be announced for 2009.

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