Ning is ditching their free service and according to Jon Dale this is a brilliant move. Educators and non-profits are ranting all over the Internet about how this move is going to destroy all the work they have been doing for so long. Just think of all the free networks set up for educators. Ning is going to provide a paid option for educators and non-profits that is supposed to be affordable. Ning has grown so large that their premium users have suffered.
The economy is affecting everyone plus big and small companies including Web 2.0 and social media. Facebook is under attack for its privacy ... more...
Ning offers online networks and the ability for members to set up their own communities. Millions of people have used Ning for free. I wasn't even aware that there are premium versions. TechCrunch just announced that Ningís Bubble Burst - no more Free networks and cut 40% of its staff. What does this mean for you if you are on several networks (communities) in Ning?
Currently, Ningís premium options include support (which has a $10/month and $100/month options for different service levels); Custom domains ($5 a month); Extra storage and bandwidth ($10... more...
Last Comment By Teresa Roebuck April 15, 2010 -- 09:16 PM
Iím learning something every day. I moved this weekend. Iím learning that it is okay to
not lift a box that is too heavy
get rid of stuff
appreciate family and friends
not do anything
take naps when I need them
play with my dog
go for a walk
I know this sounds like something that I should already know and do, but I am a multi-tasker. I was born that way. Actually, it is very difficult for me not to be busy. Thatís why I love blogging, writing, networking, creating projects in My eCoach, and reading. I plan to not plan on some days and be more spontaneous. Each day is a gift. ... more...
The new web and social media encourages sharing. Should sharing be by default? When you upload something to Twitter, del.icio.us, or Facebook, you are sharing. But what about anything you post anywhere on the web? I read Wes Fryerís blog and it made me think about sharing.
When you first see the word FREE about a product, you get excited. right? Free - for me? Yeah! Of course, youíre going to jump at the chance of getting something for FREE.
What does that mean to you? Do you value it if it is FREE? Letís take a look at what that might mean now in these scary economic times.
11. Content licence from you
11.1 You retain copyright and any other ... more...
Last Comment By Janet Bianchini January 13, 2009 -- 11:20 AM