Friday, April 16, 2010
Are we ready?
The above is one of the earlier versions of the "Did You Know?" series.
Perhaps what follows is evidence of the kind of change described in any of the
"Did You Know?" short pieces. Ning is going to no longer offer a free option.
One month after long-time Ning CEO Gina Bianchini was replaced by COO Jason Rosenthal, the company is making some major changes: It has just announced that it is killing off its free product, forcing existing free networks to either make the change to premium accounts or migrate their networks elsewhere. Rosenthal has also just announced that the company has cut nearly 70 people — over 40% of its staff.