Description of the project

Although hoster.by holds a course on high-tech services, the company decided to help truly interesting and helpful Belarusian internet projects get more attention from users. To the birthday of Bynet, the company launched the internet platform “DBY: Internet of Humans”, where each of the network users can nominate absolutely any website in the .BY or .БЕЛ domain that makes the Bynet better. The organizers supported helpful resources both by coverage in publications and by providing hosting.

Project implementation was made in several stages:

  1. Search for useful resources. Before the launch of the project, the organizers conducted a survey among more than 200 opinion leaders - journalists, community activists, cultural figures, businessmen.
  2. Creation of a platform for the promotion of useful resources. Unusual and useful internet resources that were shortlisted were posted on an web site for open voting. by
  3. Active promotion of the project and open voting. During 4 months organizers were telling stories about the creation of the helpful sites in social networks and media. At the same time users were invited to vote for the most useful and helpful sites. Nominees received more than 4000 votes.
  4. Summing up the project and awarding the nominees. The results of the open vote were announced at the closing ceremony of the project. All nominees received gifts from the organizers. Particular projects received certificates for free hosting and maintenance. DBY as informational occasion in the press drew more attention of the public to the sites.
  5. Ensuring the sustainability of the project. During the open vote, internet users could not only support useful sites, but also offer other resources, that in their opinion, worth attention and support. So the base for the second season of the project Dby. Internet of Humans was collected.

10 socially significant internet projects received a wide informational support and drew attention of new users. 3 socially significant projects received a free hosting for 1 year for a sustainable operation. Informational coverage of the project amounted to more than 500 000 news views.

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Solves global goals

Reduced inequalities

The project solved the problem of promoting socially important internet resources in the web space. Helpful projects have received a free resource for active promotion and development and now can compete for users in the web space with business projects, media and social networks.

Reduced inequalities

The project solved the problem of promoting socially important internet resources in the web space. Helpful projects have received a free resource for active promotion and development and now can compete for users in the web space with business projects, media and social networks.

About the applicant organization

Reliable Software, Ltd. (hoster.by brand) – hosting and cloud solutions provider. The largest registrar and technical administrator of ccTLDs.


Project partners

Belarusian Foundation "Dobra"

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