VanPeople.com was founded in 2008, and is administered by VanPeople Network Ltd., which was founded one year later in Vancouver, British Columbia.
VanPeople Network Ltd. is a leading online media company provider with a branded network of localized platforms targeting local Vancouver Chinese users. VanPeople.com is consisted of 6 major online platforms which focus on providing an array of services in different categories. These include region-focused online portals, news and content, directory and reviews, interest-based and community-building channels, social networking, and classified listing services.
- - http://www.vanpeople.com, the mass portal and leading online media destination;
- - http://news.vanpeople.com, local and International news and content;
- - http://c.vanpeople.com, local classifieds for housing, jobs, for sale, events and yellow pages;
- - http://dianpu.vanpeople.com, business directory and reviews;
- - http://forum.vanpeople.com, web 2.0-based online community boards;
- - http://space.vanpeople.com, web 2.0-based social networking and blog services;
VANPEOPLE has consistently offered distinct and targeted content on each of its region-specific platforms. From 2009, the Company has managed to already establish a large scale and wider audience reach, which puts VANPEOPLE on a leading position in the competitive market of online media in Vancouver, Canada, today. As of June 30, 2011, VANPEOPLE officially had over 80,000 registered users. And the numbers keep growing, as the Company becomes more and more popular as the best and most reliable online media for researching and retrieving information, getting interactive and building social networks, and helping local businesses to effectively market and promote their services and products.
VANPEOPLE’s operating infrastructure is designed to deliver millions of pageviews per day to its users. VANPEOPLE’s servers run on Windows platforms using Apache and IIS servers. The servers are hosted on a fully redundant network with multiply layers of network security. The data center is equipped with a wide range of security, power management, cooling and network access equipment, which assures reliable connections to the internet and a reliable power supply to the servers.
History of VANPEOPLE
Since 2008, the members of VANPEOPLE started organizing a variety of social events in Vancouver, BC. Its first social event was organized in the winter of 2008. And in year 2009, VANPEOPLE, partnered with University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University Chinese Student Associations, held the 2009 Chinese New Year celebration event. And due to its success, the same event was held and celebrated the following year. These major events have an important influence on BC’s Chinese society. And there are also other activities frequently organized with its members, such as singing contest in 2009, traveling, fishing, BBQ and so much more. You can find a list of events here: http://forum.vanpeople.com/showforum-17.php.
As VANPEOPLE continues to provide an excellent service and undeniably effective solution, the number of members has dramatically increased in the year 2009 and 2010. And with over 80,000 registered users, VANPEOPLE has already helped over 300 businesses to market and promote their services and products, including some large companies such as Royal Bank, Rogers Communications and iTalkBB.
VANPEOPLE ranked No.#40,000 of top 100,000 websites worldwide on Alexa in year 2010. And currently, the Company is developing a new website platform on real estate, which is going to be released in early 2012. This will surely help more businesses and create a broader network for its members.
VANPEOPLE is a Chinese-language portal in Canada that always and will always do its best to focus on what the society needs. And also aspire to not just provide a user-friendly and reliable search tool with a variety of news, information and services to users, but also to create an interactive, useful, productive, and growing online-community.
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