No matter how amazing your website is, you won’t be able to use it as a medium to achieve your goals unless you don’t drive traffic to it. There are more than 1.3 billion websites in the world today, and the number is continuing to grow fast each day – how easy do you think it is to find yours among all of them? Running a website that doesn’t generate enough traffic is like trying to sell a product nobody knows about. To make your site work for you, you have to bring it to the spotlight.
For a long time, you’ve been building your network and interacting with your members, sharing knowledge and advice with them. Now it’s time to get something in return. That is why we want to share with you some tips on how to achieve really great results.
If you’re in a nonprofit organization, you know that fundraising is vital for its survival. Luckily, in the age of the internet and technology, raising money can be a little bit easier than it used to. Just imagine, $370 billion was spent as charitable giving in the USA in 2015! And the figure is continuing to grow every year. This means that nonprofit organizations now have more tools at their disposal to collect money for charity and other endeavors. And correspondingly, people around the world have more ways to make donations and help nonprofits achieve their goals more efficiently.
Do you reckon yourself among avid Instagrammers? Do you frequently share your photos with the global community? If you do, then you have probably considered an idea of making money on it. Let’s face it, the possibility of earning thousands of dollars just for posting pictures is incredibly tempting! The truth is, in the age of social media we live in, it is not just a fantasy – it’s a prospective business that is opening new opportunities for socially active and enterprising individuals all the time.
Eventually, social media communities will transform the educational system forever. There is no doubt that online communities are our future. And talking about social media, we mean not only the biggest networks like Facebook and Twitter. There are actually many ways to use social networking in education.
Ning is the perfect social media builder for universities, colleges and other educational institutions to establish quality community that will completely change and enrich communication with the students.
The internet has changed the ways people communicate and look for information, as well as the way they do business. The time when starting a business was a matter of money has long passed. Now, it’s a matter of ingenuity.
Crowdfunding is the key
Nowadays, one of the most effective and widely used methods of raising funds for business is crowdfunding. According to Statista, the total crowdfunding volume worldwide from 2012 to 2015 has skyrocketed from 2.7 to inconceivable 34.4 billion US dollars.
Every day new network creators come to our platform and start their own social website. There are so many of us today that we decided to tell more about our members. And today we are starting our new topic – Community Story. Our first author is Mohammad Tariq Malik, the founder of VUStudents.ning.com
Tell us a little about yourself
My name is Mohammad Tariq Malik and I am based in Pakistan.
The urge to help each other in difficult situations is what makes us humans. All of us have gone through times when a helping hand could literally save the day. And although at times the world seems indifferent, one can’t deny that there are caring people around who don’t hesitate to give the shirt off their backs to lend others a hand.
Do you believe in Christmas miracles? A creative agency from UK called Grey London definitely does. Their remarkable story tells how a seemingly crazy idea can literally save human lives, proving that funny festive trinkets can have much more power and meaning to them than it might seem from the first glance.
“Monetize website” – by this query Google shows About 1,700,000
results. And the trend is constantly growing:
(data via Google Trends)
For sure, users want to monetize their endeavors as managing a
website…is a complicated task indeed. We listen to our community
and always keep a finger on the pulse, that’s why the following
decision came really naturally for us.
That’s why NING is launching e-commerce platform which will allow network creators to set up paid access to the published content and raise funds via the ‘Donate’ button.