What is your site called?
An exciting social network for South Asians.
How old is the site?
3 month old... (yet have got over 950 members and is increasing at the rate of 30-50 member per day. Total page hits last month was 6 millions+ and Alexa Rank is below 20K)
What is the one unique feature of this site?
DesiMySpace.com is a fresh and exciting social network for young Desis from all over the Globe such as; Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Nepali boys and girls. DesiMySpace offers its members great features such as Chat rooms, Discussion Forums, Groups, Blogs, Polls, Quizzes, Picture Ratings, Classifieds, DesiRadio and thousands of Hindi and English music videos with fully customizable member profile pages.
Do you make money from this site?
Not yet. No advertisements on the site yet. Just added Adbrite advertisements for testing purpose 3 days back.
What is the main revenue stream for this site?
None so far. Site is free for members
If you were to sell this site, how much do you think it would sell for?
No I do not intend to sell this site. It's my dream to create a network for fellow desis from all over the world.
What are your plans with this site?
Will be offering free SMS world over for free. We will soon add Music and Video uploading for members. We will also offer audio and webcam chat for members.
What sites are your biggest competitors?
Myspace.com, Friendster.com, myyearbook.com
Do you rank well in search engines for this site? If yes, for what search terms?
Until now, we were cleaning the bugs from the site and concentrated on introducing new features such as IM, Chat, Internet Radio, thousands of Music Videos, etc. The site is doing good on Alexa, today's rank is 17426.
How have you promoted this site in the past?
The site was not promoted at all. It was only through word of mouth as we were concentrating on making the site very entertaining and sticky.
Going forward how do you intend to promote this site?
We will go for directory listing, listing in Dmoz.org, Keyword optimization, Link building with Myspace generator sites and south asian forums. Already discussing it with two large forums with 50K+ members. Will expand the network more to make this as the best site for Desis.