Press release for a new aquarium and aquaculture website.
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Online Network Launched for Aquarium and Aquaculture Hobbyists
Finvillage.com was recently launched to offer aquarium and aquaculture
hobbyists a unique opportunity for social and business networking.
Members of the Website can connect with similar-minded individuals
plus enjoy a one-stop source for information, resources, trading,
auctions and more.
Alexandria, Va. October 31, 2007 â" Thanks to Finvillage.com, fish
enthusiasts now have a unique place to expand their resources, meet
like-minded individuals and make money. Finvillage.com is an
innovative social and business network for aquarium and aquaculture
hobbyists, as well as entrepreneurs, fish clubs, and conservation and
animal rescue groups.
âFinvillage.com connects hobbyists, entrepreneurs and would-be
aquaculture farmers with a single source for information, shopping and
interaction,â said Jinen Viswakula, the Websiteâs community manager.
âHobbyists can make similar-minded friends, expand their hobby/fish
collection, find resources, learn from others and make money from
their endeavors. Entrepreneurs can use the Website as a sales platform
to better reach their target market.â
The new Website offers a variety of features that community members
can take advantage of for themselves or their organizationâ"all free of
charge. For example, they can create a page for themselves or for
their fish, business or group. Members can also indulge in blogs,
forums, groups, a photo gallery, photo rating, fish auctions, fish
classifieds, quizzes, polls, live chat and events. In the fish auction
section, sellers can upload video as well as pictures to provide a
visual description of the fish they have for sale. They can also
create a personalized auction-style store for a small monthly fee to
enhance their sales efforts.
In essence, Finvillage.com is a virtual feast for fish-loving
professionals and amateurs. âThis is the MySpace of aquarium and
aquaculture with a twist,â Viswakula said. âItâs a combination of
MySpace, eBay and Flickr for aquarium and aquaculture peopleâ"and itâs
available to a global audience.â
Finvillage.com brings people together in a uniquely engaging way.
Members can make friends, trade fish and express their opinion with
others on various fish-related topics. For example, a recent poll on
the question âWhat fish do you prefer?â allowed responders to reveal
their favorite fish. Likewise, the forum feature enables individuals
to share their views on a wide range of topics, including breeding
freshwater fish, aquatic plants and reef tanks.
Finvillage.com capitalizes on the growth of Web 2.0 technology and
social networking by using the Internet to link people who are
interested in aquariums, aquaculture and other fish-oriented subjects.
In addition, the aquaculture industry is gaining popularity all around
the country. Aquafarming is proving to be an excellent way to
diversify farming operations, and itâs driving many farmers to make
the switch from livestock to aquaculture. Increasingly, farms that
have lost interest in livestock and poultry production are converting
their unused hog, veal or poultry barns into re-circulating
To learn more about online social and business networking
opportunities for aquarium and aquaculture hobbyists, visit
Finvillage.com is designed to be a one-stop shop for aquarium and
aquaculture hobbyists worldwide. Its creator, Jinen Viswakula, is an
aquarium and fish enthusiast with 20 years of fish keeping and
breeding experience. Viswakulaâ"a banker by tradeâ"is based in
Alexandria, Va. Finvillage.com is a privately-held business that
operates entirely online.
Jinen Viswakula, Community Manager