MyFelon - Felon Dating Site

Coming Soon - MyFelon - Dating Site for Felons. In development.

The History and Future of MyFelon:

Phase 1:

We started out as a directory of employers that would hire felons.

Results:

Three Cease and Desist requests from companies we listed.

Findings:

A. Many companies will hire felons, but they do not want their hiring of felons to be public knowledge.
B. Insurance rates go up for those companies that hire felons.
C. There is a need for a site that lists employers that hire felons, many of our visitors were from parole and probation officers looking to help their assignees.
D. Any such site will need to be government sponsored and legislated to prevent lawsuits from companies listed.

Phase 2:

We created a free social network patterend after MySpace to allow felons to work amongst themselves to share information about jobs, housing and other barriers after release.

Results:

About 3000 people signed up with about 100 active. Many people complained we were not doing enough for them.

Findings:

A. No one wanted to do anything for themselves, they wanted the site to do everything for them.

Phase 3:

News aggregator script to generate ad revenue

Results:

No traffic.

Findings:

Site failed to draw enough traffic to pay for itself.

Phase 4:

Current content about sex offender banishment.

Results:

Site failed to draw enough traffic to pay for itself.

Findings:

Still getting traffic based on search engine indexing from Phase 2.

Poll:

What should MyFelon do next?
Background check-free dating site
Stay the same
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