Own your very own Social Network!
You could be the next big network... niche specialisation is
what it is all about.
Privacy Protection and Income potential!
Recent medium has highlighted concerns about privacy on
social networks. Even governments around the world have called for action as
the subject has infuriated members, businesses and media alike.
Businesses are now rightfully concerned about the spread of
data on Facebook. Over the past few
years Facebook pages have become enormously popular with businesses as they are
an easy entry point into social media.
But many companies are now looking for more secure social media
solutions as privacy and data ownership has swung into the spotlight
We consider privacy and data ownership a critical part of
our service. With one of our social network packages you always own your and
your members content. We only have one client and that is you. You determine
who is a member and how much of your members details are shared with others?
You can export it anytime and take it anywhere you want, we will never sell
your data to anyone. Don’t put yourself in the hands of others, sized upon the
opportunity to create, manage and run your own social networking site. Through
advertising and charging for services you could even turn yourself into the
next Internet Entrepreneur.
Don’t know where to start? No problem we are here to guide
Simply select the base software package to start with your
site from. Then choose a name and let us know and within 24 hours you will be
operational. That is right you will be ready to start building your very own
private social network. It is just that simple, so why wait? Seize the moment
and take back your privacy and protect the privacy of those around you.
We have selected two well known and proven scripts upon
which to base your new social site. Either Elgg or Pligg will get you started.
You can add your own games, news feeds and videos to provide
the content you want to deliver. We even have customisation services to assist
your create the look and feel that you require.
With open social connections you will still be able to
communicate and share with your friends in other social networks like Facebook
and Twitter but you will be able to do so in the privacy and security of your
Numerous free and paid plugins are available from numerous
third party suppliers, installation is of third party plugins is available on
request. You do not have to be alone we are here to help you.
Either elgg or pligg can be setup on the domain of your choice
(subject to availability) and be ready to accept your friends and family for only $39.90
(domain name registration is extra) including the first month’s basic hosting services. Hosted is
available on a flexible and expandable plan starting from as little as $9.95
per month for (5,000MB bandwidth and 1,000MB of data storage) or for $15.95 for
our Platimum plan(8,000MB bandwidth and 1,000MB of data storage). As and when you network expands and need more
pace and / or more bandwidth we will be here with our easy upgrade agreements
to accommodate your needs. The sky is the limit ... we can even provided
Elgg Highlighted features
- User Controls – Closely manage your network's privacy
- Profiles - Elgg comes with default profile fields that can
be extended or completely customized by the site administrator. You can link to
other users and/or resources through your profile.
- Activity Streams - The granular activity stream feature
ensures you keep up to date with all site activity.
- Blogging / Microblogging - Blogging and microblogging
functionality that is both powerful, yet simple to use.
- Pages - Create documents collaboratively with full control
over read and write access.
- RSS / JSON - All content - such as blog posts, activity
streams and group discussions - is available in both RSS and JSON formats.
- Widgets - Add widgets to user profiles.
- Video - Search for your favourite videos on services such as
YouTube and add them to your Elgg video gallery.
- Social bookmarking - Share your web resources with others in
your company, group or course.
- Groups - Collaborate around specific topics via public,
private or hidden groups.
- Access controls - Control who can access your content.
- Web Services API - Expose functionality through the REST API
by building a plugin and either publish the API for other developers to build
clients, or provide your own.
- Documents - Upload and share documents with the rest of your
- Photo Gallery - Using the powerful Tidypics plugin, let your
users create their own photo galleries.
- Customizable & Extensible - Elgg includes a variety of themes and an
assortment of plugins
- Multiple Views - Allows for traditional web browser views as
well as mobile applications and embeddable widgets.
Pligg - The Social
Pligg is an open source CMS (Content Management System) that
provides social networking software that encourages visitors to register on
your website so that they can submit content and connect with other users. With
Pligg you can create websites where stories are created and voted on by
members, not website editors. Use Pligg content management system to start your
own social networking community in minutes.
Pligg Highlighted Features
* Groups allow users to share articles
with other members who share a common interest in a topic. Join a group to
submit topical articles that other members would be interested in. Some groups
may require membership approval before you become a member.
* Private Messaging - A social network
site isn't very social without the ability to communicate with each other. We
included a private messaging module with Pligg, so that you can send your
friends a message that they can respond to.
* Advanced Comment System - Not only can
you comment on articles, but you can rate comments posted by other users. This
affects the way that the comments are displayed, putting higher quality
comments on top where they belong.
* User Profiles - Each user that signs
up on a Pligg site gets their own profile page where they can change their
settings, send personal messages, add an avatar, make friends and other great
* Module System - Add additional
functionality to your Pligg site without having to alter the Pligg code. There
is already a large library of modules to choose from that will greatly enhance
your Pligg site. Check out the free modules by creating a forum account.
* Smarty Templates - We use the Smarty
template system to keep our code separate from the design. This makes updating
your site to the latest version of Pligg easier, and designing new templates a
breeze. View free templates listed on the forum.
* Easy Upgrades - Upgrades are easy with
Pligg’s module and template orientated systems. Since you don't need to edit
any of the "core" files, the upgrade process is simple and fast.
* RSS Feeds - We're big fans of using
RSS feeds to follow the latest news from our favourite sites and that's why we
have added RSS functionality all over Pligg. You can subscribe to a user's
voting trends, the front page, upcoming page and categories.
* SEO Enhanced - We've done our best to
help drive more traffic to your site by being as search engine friendly as
possible. Our SEO methods will help get your site indexed faster and more
* Multiple Languages - Users choose an
installation language during the first step of creating a Pligg site. Become a
translator and have your language added to the list by joining the Pligg
Create you own social network today!