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September and October 2015 Keeping it Rolling Update

Whoops — I skipped a monthly update, but even though I took a hiatus in September we didn’t stop working or moving SocialEngine forward.  Here’s what went down in September and October: Made serious technical strides to keep up with high goals set for the rebrand Created and continuing to post content on opportunities for crowdfunding / crowdfunded companies […]

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July Community Roundup

It’s that time again! Time to check out all the cool stuff you guys are doing! New Add-ons and Updates: Multiple Listing Types – Paid Listings Extension – This extension gives you a great monetization opportunity by allowing you to charge users for Paid Listings. Minimal theme – Looking for a clean and modern design for your […]

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How To Create an Online Community

So you want to create a social network, and you want it to be vibrant. What are some things you can do to make sure you’re successful? First, you have to accept that humans are tricky things. You can’t write a formula for how to grow a community, or at least if you can, I’ve […]

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How To Build A Social Network

An online community is more than a flash-in-the-pan marketing or CPC campaign. It’s not something you just ‘set and forget.’ Merriam Webster defines a community as, “a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society.” It’s more important than Facebook Fans, Twitter followers or just about anything you […]

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Building Your Social Network

SocialEngine is more than just a turnkey solution. A visit to our customize section demonstrates how dynamic a SocialEngine site can be with custom development. Modifications, simple or extreme, result in a social networking website specialized for you and your community. Sounds great, right? So how do you start? One place is our documentation section. […]

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Client Spotlight: Pawsley

We’ve created the Client Spotlight series to showcase some of the incredible sites that are being created with SocialEngine. For our inaugural installment, we interviewed Mike Pacifico, the founder of Pawsley (www.pawsley.com). In their words, “Pawsley is a social networking and shopping experiment created for dogs, their owners, and people that sell dog-related services or […]

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SE 3.05, Groups Plugin BETA Released

We’ve just released the long-awaited v3-compatible Groups Plugin. Group discussions have been updated to work (and look) more like actual forums, with sticky/closed topics and moderation options. The “edit group” area has been updated to be much more user-friendly, and members can now upload photos (if allowed by the group leader). To top it off, […]

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Third-party Plugins Area Added

We are thrilled that many of you are developing your own SocialEngine plugins, mods, tutorials, template sets, etc. Since we’ve already created a place for you to share your creations for free (the tutorials area), we’ve created another page (the third-party plugins area) for you to sell your own plugins, templates, etc. If you would […]

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Community Clients and v3 Progress

Phew, it’s been an exhausting couple of weeks. The activity in the community has been a bit chaotic, to say the least! In an effort to keep you all safe from pirates and scammers, I’ve added a new feature to the community. There are now 4 different user levels here: SocialEngine Dev Team (This consists […]

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SocialEngine Community Launched

Here’s something cool. We’ve finally created a live community for all you SE enthusiasts out there to discuss ideas, mods, and feature requests. I’m sure none of you will be surprised to see that we’ve used SE as the basis for the new community. We will also be maintaining an informal development blog there, so […]

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