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Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
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Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
Social Networking Made Easy With Ning
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Presentation about Ning.com, a social networking application, for 2009 Computers in Libraries conference. Includes examples of sites and includes ideas about growing communities.

Presentation about Ning.com, a social networking application, for 2009 Computers in Libraries conference. Includes examples of sites and includes ideas about growing communities.

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  • Title: Social Networking Made Easy with Ning Author: Karen Huffman 2009 Computers in Libraries Presentation available on SlideShare.net and Authorstream.com
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    • 1. Social Networking Made Easy with Karen Huffman 2009 Computers in Libraries Presentation available on SlideShare.net http://www.slideshare.net/khuffman/ social-networking-made-easy-with-ning
    • 2. "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." Plato
    • 3. What is a social network?
    • 4. Facebook = Social Network http://www.facebook.com
      • Facebook is like…
        • Drinking MEGA amounts of caffeine
        • High-energy dogs (e.g., Border Collie, Greyhound, Jack Russell Terrier)
    • 5. Ning = Social Network http://www.ning.com
      • Ning is more like drinking half-café:
        • Cleaner, less hectic interface
        • Site creator/ administrator
        • Multiple security options
        • Developed around a focus, purpose
    • 6. Examples of National Geographic Sites
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    • 11. Examples of Other Sites
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    • 16. Personalize the Experience: The Importance of Play
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    • 19. Marketing & Outreach
    • 20. Marketing & Outreach
    • 21. My Favorite Features (cont’d)
    • 22. Building & Sustaining Communities
      • Building
        • Vision & goals
        • Passion, creativity, & persistence
        • Time & energy
        • Community drivers & feeders
      • Sustaining
        • Community drivers & feeders
        • Engaged participants, personalized experiences: WIIFM
        • Trust, shared ideals
    • 23. Shared Favorites http://del.icio.us/khuffman/2009CILNing

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