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Tip No. 4: Why Facebook isn't enough

By Candradasa on Thu, 28 Jun, 2012 - 23:53

Tip No. 4: Why Facebook isn't enough

By Candradasa on Thu, 28 Jun, 2012 - 23:53

Facebook - you just can’t get away from it! Did you know that over 900 million people now actively use it? That means by ‘population’, Facebook is (sort of!) the world’s third largest country! And it’s a safe bet that soon enough more people will spend time on the mother of all social networks than live in any one nation… That’s quite a thought, and quite a new sort of connected global reality for...

Triratna Resources
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Tip No.3: Involving the Sangha

By Candradasa on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 00:04

Tip No.3: Involving the Sangha

By Candradasa on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 00:04

For today’s tip I wanted to talk about the why of The Buddhist Centre Online with regard to local Centres. We’ve already had some really enthusiastic sign-ups for the space, which is great for us as we view this as a very long-term project indeed! We’re just at the start of what we hope will be quite a shift in the way all of us see our collective work in spreading the Dharma around the world and serving...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Tip No. 2: Invisible Groups and Order-only Groups...

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Jun, 2012 - 20:39

Tip No. 2: Invisible Groups and Order-only Groups...

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Jun, 2012 - 20:39

We’ve had a few enquiries about this, so I thought I’d write a tip about how to get the most out of Groups on your Project and still keep some things completely private.

As you’ll recall from our last tip, unlike Projects (which are always visible and completely public so anyone can ‘follow’ anytime), we’ve set up Groups so they are always visible but private by default. That means people need to click ’+ join’ to...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Tip No.1: 'About' Pages & Introduction

By Candradasa on Wed, 13 Jun, 2012 - 18:59

Tip No.1: 'About' Pages & Introduction

By Candradasa on Wed, 13 Jun, 2012 - 18:59

Hi all! We’ve been up and running for a week or so and we’ve had plenty of thoughts already about how we can improve things for you as you get your Projects and Groups going! We’re also playing catch-up a bit in giving you information that can help you make the most of the site, so I’ll be making a few posts in the coming weeks offfering tips for how to use the social network to attract users...

Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

Towards Effective Triratna Online Learning (2011)

By Candradasa on Sat, 21 Apr, 2012 - 17:48

These are extended consultation notes for anyone interested in setting up their own ‘Courses’ as part of their Project on thebuddhistcentre.com. It outlines the approach we’ll be taking on the site and offers a general discussion of the issues to take into account when planning online study.

Triratna Resources
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What if...?

By Candradasa on Sat, 21 Apr, 2012 - 17:36

What if...?

By Candradasa on Sat, 21 Apr, 2012 - 17:36

As we start this next phase of the new Triratna site, we thought it would be good to remember where we’re going with it all… :)

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