Smart Tips from Network Creators
This week, Superstar Nor Cal Social Media is talking about Social Authority— the kind of thing that comes from being recognized in the power of the moment.
Kat has a really interesting way to Facilitate Member Content Creation with the + Tab. It's a way to create a members-only tab to get people to add more content. She took an old NC tips and had her tech-savvy boyfriend whip up some code to make it better. This is a really creative idea. Good one, Kat! She also has a great tip about how to Make Your Site's Home Page "Stranger-Friendly". This second tip might be a little more advanced, but they're both great.
Superstar Bernard Lama shows you how to Personalize Your Forum Module. This is great because it replaces the stale old "Continue" link with a nice-looking (and probably more effective) button. Excellent tip, Bernard!
Chloe Prince has a monster of a tip, She can completely Change Group Layout: Remove Sign-In Box, Change Column and Module O.... We haven't done this one yet, but this looks to be impressive stuff.
Glenn Lynch has a Simple Yet Awesome Hover for Sub-Tabs. This creates a neat-looking almost 3-D-like tab with a drop shadow. He shows an example on his network, which is interesting in its own right. He's stripped nearly everything down to one big activity feed.
Scott Davidson has some tough talk about Taking Control. He hates spammers and says the best defense is a good defense.
Superstar soaringeagle shares CSS to Buttonize the Reply Link(if that's a word). Note that you can monkey with the CSS details to change the dimensions if you like making things like this.
To try and keep up, we added our own tip about Getting Pretty, Wordy with Wordle. It's a free service that makes neat word cloud images for displaying text in a very unique way.
Superstar JFarrow has A Few Words About CSS4. CSS4? That's right. CSS4.
Eric DuPuis has some code to Wrap Your Add Buttons with a Design.
George H. Compton IV has been working on kind of a super tip over time that Adds Styles and Animation to Your Whole Network. This tip has grown so much it is on version 5.1! He also shares a way to Dock Your Music Player for Members' Convenience.
You may have seen Winter Wong in the past on Creators. He's been making an iPhone app and getting feedback from NCs. He is proud to announce that his Tapatalk for Ning App Is Now Available on iPhone App Store.
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