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Christmas miracles in action: Beard Baubles fundraiser goes viral

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.

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Natalie Lesyk
Natalie Lesyk

How to monetize a website: 32 expert tips proved by time and sweat

“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.

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Vivian Michaels
Vivian Michaels

The Future Of Influencer Marketing Is Already Here: Five Tactics you can implement Now

Influencer marketing is getting more and more buzz every single day. Just recently, Kylie Jenner, a popular influencer, made a whopping $420 million in 18 months with the cosmetic company. There is other similar news like this of how companies are significantly boosting their revenue with influencer marketing campaigns.

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Gregory Mount
Gregory Mount

How to earn money from your NING network?

Eventually, most of Ning Creators face this question. However, it isn’t easy to give a definitive answer because every network is unique and every community sets different goals. Nevertheless, we can certainly point you in the right direction. All you need to do is just figure out which statements below are true in regard to your network.

Collecting Donations is your best option if…

 

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Ning
Ning

Top 45 Tips To Create A Successful Website

Building a social network is almost like making a cake. You should carefully mind all the ingredients to achieve this wonderful taste you’d like to share with your friends. Sometimes, the more stuff you throw in, the better cake you get. At times, you should add ingredients in moderation to maintain their taste. Creating an online community is very similar. It should offer lots of engaging content and provide a wide scope of opportunities for its members to participate, communicate, cooperate, and express themselves. At the same time, your social network must be easily accessible, simple in usage, and free from any excessive elements that may affect user experience.

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Gregory Mount
Gregory Mount

10 Tips To Make Communication More Efficient On Your NING Network

No matter what you use your network for, communication is always the key to achieving both short-term and long-term goals. If your community has grown to the point where keeping in touch with all its members becomes a challenge, you will be happy to know that Ning networks can now integrate with MailChimp, one of the world’s leading expert in email marketing automation solutions.

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Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson

Answers to FAQs on SEO: Success Factors, SEO-Friendly Sites, Troubleshooting

SEO definition

Questions like “What is this?” or “What is that?” are similar to the eternal questions of how the universe started or what the meaning of life is. No one knows the answer, but everyone struggles to find it over their lifetime.

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Ally Windsea
Ally Windsea

Tips on How to Set Up Your Own Personal Blog

Do you need to promote your brand? Does something inspire you? Starting a blog can propel both you and your brand to new levels. Blogging is an effective and inexpensive tool to share your news and thoughts with other people. It can become a cornerstone of your marketing strategy, bringing you a steady income.

A promotion concept is the basis for a successful blog launch. So here are the key components you need to start your blog from scratch.

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Marco Mijatovic
Marco Mijatovic

How to Keep Your Brand Creation Process on Point

There has never been a better climate in history for starting a new business. Unfortunately, this has led to lots of bland companies that all look alike popping up at every corner – it looks like everybody wants to be an entrepreneur these days. This is precisely why creating a recognizable brand with a unique brand message has become vital for success in the modern business world.

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Maria Novak
Maria Novak

When and Why You Should Use a Landing Page: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy of Landing Pages

Have you read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams?

If you have, you may ask what the connection is between this book and a landing page. The book is great. We like the metaphor of exploring an unknown space with the help of a guide.

Just as a real travel book offers a guide to a new location, our guideline series offers a guide to the galaxy of SEO and marketing that can be totally new to you. SEO specialists and marketers are like hitchhikers in an open space, and they require a comprehensive travel guide. Here we offer one more guide on when and why to use landing pages.

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Natalie Lesyk
Natalie Lesyk

How to Perform Efficient A/B Testing For a Landing Page

Every day we should take new steps and learn something new. So we’re moving ahead with a series of guidelines on different aspects of landing pages and offering you a new guide.

In this guide, we’ll consider what A/B testing is, what the elements of an A/B tests are, which testing tools you can use, the necessity for experiments as well as ways to achieve your conversion goals.

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Ally Windsea
Ally Windsea

Blogging: A Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Blog with Ning

Do you need to promote your brand? Does something inspire you? Starting a blog can propel both you and your brand to new levels. Blogging is an effective and inexpensive tool to share your news and thoughts with other people. It can become a cornerstone of your marketing strategy, bringing you a steady income.

A promotion concept is the basis for a successful blog launch. So here are the key components you need to start your blog from scratch.

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