keyella.com is a unique geographic social networking website which launched this month. Geographic social networking is a new concept providing tools and information online to integrate with real-world communities.
Online PR News – 01-June-2010 – – Keyella (www.keyella.com) is a new type of social network that is centred around geographic communities and the people who live and work near to each other. The site aims to provide tools and information for real communities, to enable people to communicate online with those that they live and work close to. This concept - geographic social networking - is a new direction for social networking empowering real communities to take advantage of online technologies to improve communication and organisation.
The content is freely editable by all registered users, and consolidates local information from a number of other websites to provide a rich collection of relevant and interesting information for users.
Features of the site include:
* local news and weather information
* community recommendations for businesses
* places to eat
* local maps and images
* community announcements
* friendship & social interaction
* property for sale (currently UK only)
* meet-ups (from meetup.com)
Free access to the website is available to read about local events and information. A simple free registration enables registered users to engage in community discussions, post information and comment and vote on local businesses. Business owners and community groups can promote themselves to local users providing a free source of online advertising and links to their own websites.
Sponsorship is available to further increase the profile of businesses on keyella, giving premium listing status and display of business details to users living in a wider area.