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How to Join a Public Network on Ning

Ning public networks are visible to everyone, and anyone can become a member of one or several networks. Joining a public network on Ning is a snap: [more…]

How to Join a Private Network on Ning

You know a Ning network is private if you don’t see the network’s main page. Instead, when you enter the network’s URL in your browser, you see only the network’s Sign In page. [more…]

How to Control Your Ning Privacy Settings

Privacy is important on Ning, like on any other online community. Ning offers you a variety of ways to restrict the information others can see, and you can also control what information you add to your [more…]

How to Edit Your Photos on Ning

To edit a photo in Ning, click the photo you want to change on the Photos page, and then click the Edit Photo link that appears below the full-size photo. You can do a number of things when you edit a [more…]

How to Use the Ning Music Player

Networks on Ning give you the option to play music and audio podcasts by using the Music Player. All the music and audio podcasts in the Ning Music Player are part of a playlist. The playlist determines [more…]

How to Manage Your Ning Playlist

You can manage your Ning playlist in a number of ways. To manage your playlist, click the Edit Playlist link below the My Music box on your profile page. You’re taken to the Edit Playlist page. On that [more…]

How to Manage Ning Messages and Alerts

Your Ning network gives you a place where you can conveniently access, read, and delete all the messages you’ve received or sent. You just need to log in to your Ning account and get to work on your network [more…]

How to Find an Event on Ning

You can find all the events that have been created on your Ning network by accessing the Events page. You can access this page by clicking the Events tab in the navigation bar at the top of your Ning page [more…]

How to Sign Up for a Free Ning Account

Ning makes it easy for you to sign up for an account — and it's free! Go ahead and join the online Ning world by creating an account: [more…]

How to Use Your Ning Activity Feed

Your Ning Activity Feed gives you lots of territory to explore: Through it, you can manage your participation in networks you’re a member of and keep a tab on networks you create. You can also use your [more…]

How to Build a Ning Network Community

Because your network on Ning isn't conceptually very different from other online communities, you can take your cue from past (and present) communities that you find online: [more…]

How to Create Your Ning Network's Terms of Use

To help Administrators and to set clear guidelines of what is and what isn’t acceptable behavior by members, you need to create Terms of Use for your network. [more…]

How to Add Applications to Your Ning Profile

To spruce up your Ning profile, you can add applications that add all sorts of functionality to your profile page. As a Ning network member, you can add applications to your profile very easily: [more…]

Tools to Help You Participate on Ning

Ning has some tools that everyone in the know takes advantage of. Whether you're a member or running a network on Ning, these tools can make your life easier: [more…]

How to Manage Tabs on Your Ning Network

Most of the time, the order in which the tabs appear in your Ning network's navigation bar works just fine (the thinking heads at Ning have tried to make sure the default order fits most needs). But you [more…]

How to Manage a Group on Ning

After you set up a new group on your Ning network, you can make small adjustments to the main page. You can edit the details of each feature in the group: [more…]

How to RSVP to an Event on Ning

On Ning, after you find that conference you were looking for or that party you want to attend, you have to RSVP for the event so that the organizer can get the right amount of drinks, food, and goods for [more…]

How to Invite People to an Event on Ning

You don’t need to be the organizer of an event or the creator of the event in Ning network to be able to invite others to it. You can invite people to a Ning event after you RSVP for the event. [more…]

How to Manage Discussions in Your Ning Group

When you create a Ning group, you have administrative options that you can use to manage things in your group. Every discussion topic in your group shows the following options, shown below the Admin Options [more…]

How to Chat with Ning Group Members

Chatting on Ning is incredibly easy through the Chat bar at the bottom of every page on the network. You basically click either one of the arrows on the Chat bar to open up the Chat window. [more…]

How to Create a Network on Ning

Ning enables you to create a network that's all your own (well, you and the members who join!). To create your own network, go to Ning.com: [more…]

How to Select Features for Your Ning Network

You can specify what features you want your Ning network to have. When you create your network on Ning, you can click the Next button on the Describe Your Social Network page, which takes you to the Add [more…]

How to Choose a Theme for Your Ning Network

You can run your network on Ning without being a very accomplished designer — and Ning's themes let you make it look like a million dollars! The folks at Ning have taken good care of that and offer you [more…]

How to Define Your Ning Network's Profile Questions

After you create a network on Ning, you need to define the questions for your members to answer during their sign-up process. Thinking up these profile questions will probably take longer than adding them [more…]

How to Change the Layout of Your Ning Network's Main Page

You can move features around the main page of your Ning network through the Add Features to Your Network page, changing the layout until it's just what you want. To get to this page, click the Manage link [more…]

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