Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Go Joe Sestak, for Democrats in Pennsylvania

Rep. Joe Sestak is challenging Sen. Arlen Specter for the democratic nomination in Pennsylvania’s next primary. Sestak’s Ning Network — Go Joe Sestak — is the online action center for his most committed volunteers and supporters.

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Political Voices: Retire Harry Reid

Nevada’s senior senator isn’t well loved by all Nevada residents. He isn’t even well-liked by some. And so those who dislike their D.C. representation (or who are voting for Republican Sue Lowden) have launched a new website, Retire Harry Reid. To go with it, a Ning Network for political activists to connect with each other, share plans and starting making plans to get out the vote..

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Ooooby — A New Way of Local Eating

Ooooby. Sounds like baby speak, but it’s actually an acronym standing for: Out Of Our Own Backyards. Ooooby is all about “connecting communities through local food.” It’s a place for people who grow, eat and sometimes sell food grown in their backyards to connect with each other, a network of food gardeners and locavores who support local food and living locally.

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Win a Year of Box.net’s Business Service (worth $2,400)

Can content enhance your Ning Network?

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Interview: Box.net’s Cloud Content Management System

Bay Area residents who drive down Hwy 101 are used to seeing Box.net’s cheeky billboards. They challenge Sharepoint users to try Box.net’s Cloud Content Management system — and see if they don’t like using it better. One additional benefit of Box.net over Sharepoint? You can install Box.net on your Ning Network, thanks to their Ning App. Platform Manager Jeremy Glassenberg chatted with us about the company, their Ning App and what’s coming up.

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

It’s Sleek, Slim and Makes a Ning Network Look Awesome…

We’ll admit it. Around the office last week, there was a buzz … one that had nothing to do with NCAA basketball, and everything to do with a hot new device — the iPad.

While some have already picked up their snazzy new toys, others are forced to beg friends and co-workers for a chance to play. One thing is for sure: any time we can combine our love of Apple, technology and Ning, we’re happy. With this in mind, we asked Twitter followers and Facebook fans to send us pictures of their Ning Networks on the iPad. So far, so good!

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