Your Ning Network

Nick Barr
Nick Barr

Making it easy to see who’s online again

Update: As we mention here, online indicators still need some tweaking and we’ve temporarily disabled them again.

We’re bringing the green icons on the Members page that show who’s online back to your Ning Network next Friday, August 7. We know how valuable these online indicators are for connecting with members who are online right now, and we’re excited about reintroducing them with some under-the-hood improvements. Once they’re live again, we’ll post to the Ning Status Blog. Thanks!

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Athena von Oech
Athena von Oech

New articles in the Ning Workshop

A month ago, we launched a new feature in the Ning Help Center called Ning Workshop, which is a set of tutorials to aid you in creating a successful, vibrant, active social network. Since we launched the Workshop, we’ve added more tutorials including how to Use Google Analytics to track sign ups, how to create in-network FAQ or Help Center and how to add a store to your social network.

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Head out on an adventure with Travel Sisters

“Why stay home?” is the motto of Travel Sisters, a social network for ladies who love to travel. The members of this social network use it to find women to connect and explore with.

Members of Travel Sisters use the Groups feature to connect with each other around the places they want to travel to. Some members want to take a cruise, while others want to journey to New England or Rio De Janeiro.

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Athena von Oech
Athena von Oech

The Interactive Grilling Center

Today marks the first day of summer and Father’s Day: two great excuses to barbecue. Grillers Index is a social network for people who love to grill, and it provides tons of tips and tricks for both newbies and experienced grillers.

On the blog, members share their best BBQ sauces to dress meats during grilling and ask for ideas on grilling specific foods like portobello mushrooms. The videos section has several great resources to take members through the step-by-step of grilling different meats including a low and slow pulled pork and babyback ribs.

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Laura Oppenheimer
Laura Oppenheimer

Hike, scale, ski and beyond with Expedition Republic

Outdoor gear provider Mountain Hardware is the company behind Expedition Republic, a “community where climbers, explorers, and other nomadic souls can merge, mingle and discuss what we all love.”

To get a sense of the type of outdoor adventures the members of Expedition Republic are having, check out the videos section. In one featured video, you can see the challenges a group of climbers face in scaling an icy cliff. In another video, you can journey along with a base jump down a steep mountain.

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Mackenzie
Mackenzie

Share your wishlist at My Handmade Registry


My Handmade Registry is a social network where people can create and share wishlists from handmade retailers. Members of My Handmade Registry discuss sales and specials on Etsy and other handmade retailers, and share their own products. The Handbook group provides the perfect place for Etsy vendors to swap tips and tricks on the best materials, and in groups focused on weddings, baby showers, and housewarmings, members share the best handmade gifts for each occassion.

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