Build A Social Network Using Ning
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Build A Social Network Using Ning

Looking for a quick way to build your own social networking site like Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest? Try this course!
3.8 (12 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,523 students enrolled
Created by Rich Peterson
Last updated 12/2016
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $25 Discount: 60% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build their own social network
  • Have a self-hosted blog, forum, network without the hosting hassles of running Wordpress / bbpress / Buddypress
  • Know how to adjust network settings to ensure privacy
  • Be confident in knowing the back engine of their social network
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Requirements
  • If you can use Facebook, email and other web apps, you shouldn't have any problems getting started.
  • We will be using a paid software program (with a free trial) to ensure ease of use.
Description

Have you wanted to set up a forum for your community? Wanted somewhere for members to post informative blog posts? Would you like your members to have conversations with other members of your group, sharing common interests and answering questions?

This course will show how you can solve the above problems by creating your own social network.

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Using Ning, the hosted social network builder SaaS app, we'll look at:

- Why to choose Ning

- Ning Pricing (hint: it starts at $25 per month for up to 1,000 members)

- How to sign up

- Dashboard Overview

- Settings - style, fonts, page design and more

- Feeds - pull information from your own blog, an industry blog, podcasts and other social networks

- Managing Members - setting up groups, customising emails & easily managing comments/spam

Take this quick, comprehensive course to fast-track your social network building today.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Community managers
  • Marketplace owners
  • Political groups
  • Social groups
  • Fundraising groups
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Community groups
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Curriculum For This Course
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Evaluation
3 Lectures 03:59
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Getting Started With Ning
2 Lectures 07:52
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Customising Your Social Network Settings
4 Lectures 23:39
Reviewing Dashboard & Setting Up Your Layout
05:46

Descriptions, Icons, Domains Names & Integrations
06:45

Activity Feeds & Social Sharing
05:32

Optional - Code, Languages, Tracking, Terms & Support
05:36
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Customising Your Social Network Design
1 Lecture 08:39
Themes, Background, Layout & Optional Custom CSS
08:39
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Managing Members & Content
4 Lectures 13:20
Managing Members, Sending Emails & Default Settings
04:25

Member Email Templates & User Onboarding
02:49

Profile Questions, Emails, Invites & Categories
04:22

Content Management & Moderation
01:44
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Bonus Lecture
1 Lecture 01:15
Next Steps
01:15
About the Instructor
Rich Peterson
3.7 Average rating
522 Reviews
21,841 Students
27 Courses
Udemy Teacher of 20k+ // Founder @ Generous Work

Rich Peterson is the founder of Generous Work, where he helps people create meaningful, profitable and highly useful businesses through innovation & design.

He is passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, marketplaces, collaborative consumption, design that works and, of course, his family. When he's not consulting, teaching, selling over $1.8 million dollars of books or lending money to people in third-world countries (through Kiva), you'll find him reading, playing beach volleyball or mastering the art of surfing backwards.