Social Networking Solutions
Build your own Social Network
Your Idea TM. There are lots of successful services based on social media activities. Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Tumblr. Tinder, WeChat, and Instagram are well known. Many new ones are appearing – Yik Yak, Secret, Hyper, Hootsuite, Vine and Periscope are among the fastest growing services.
What all of them have in common is that they are compelling to users, adds value to user’s lives and the services are scaleable from thousands of users to multi million users, quickly. You bring the idea and Bellingham will grow seamlessly with your vision.
What services do you want to offer?
The first thing you will need to decide is what services you want to offer to your clients. We have a wide variety of standard features, but you can also add some custom features that are specific to you. The following are the standard features included in our platform.
- Voice Calling - Free calls between your customers through the app
- Video Calling - Face to face video
- Text Chats - Just like WhatsApp and Skype
- FIle Sharing - Share Videos, Photos, Music, Documents etc
- Conference Calls
- Share Geo Location Data
- International text from 1p per txt.
- International Calls - Low cost calls such as all European Landlines for 2p min
Which platforms do you want to support.
We can support iPhone, Android, PC and Mac. All services are fully compatible between all of the platforms that you choose. For example this is an easy way for your customers to take photos and then upload to their PC from any where in the world.
As the operator you will just pay for the cost of creating custom graphics & configs for each of the platforms you select. It is often sensible to launch on the mobile platforms in the first instance and then to add additional services later on. Whenever you are ready to launch on the other platforms rest assured all of your services will enjoy full cross platform support.
Build you business Plan
A properly thought out business plan is essential for you to suceed. The biggest part of your cost will be for marketing. Make sure you have strong Unique Sales Points (USPs) for your brand. If you need help and advice on preparing your business plan then take a look at our Ideas Developemt section. We have lots of experience in developing business plans.
Choose the Name & design the Graphics
This part is down to you. We can offer some guidance here but brainstorming and creativity is your responsibility. Strong and bold branding is a must in the social networking sapce. Look at the sucessful brands out there and get an idea of what has been sucessful in the past.
Skype in many ways was an unexpected run-away success. When it launched in 2003 no one could have predicted how much it was going to change all of our lives. Skype fundamentally changed how we communicate via pc or phone. Skype was acquired by Microsoft Corporation in May 2011 for US$8.5 billion.
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross – platform messaging client for smartphones using the internet to send text, images, video, user location and audio messages to mobile users.
It was released in 2010 gaining up to one billion users making it the most globally popular messaging system. WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook Inc. in 2014 for US$19.3 billion
LinkedIn took social networking to the business market. Founded in 2003. Currently it has 400 million users, who use it for business networking, recruitment, buying and selling services. It has become a potent way of finding business. It successfully floated in 2011 at double the IPO offering of US$45 per share.