, First Social Networking Site for Parents and Families Grows Rapidly

Site launch spawned 60,000 unique visitors within weeks via word of mouth.

Miami, FL, September 06, 2008 --( announced today that its new social networking site for parents and families has grown rapidly via word of mouth, spawning 60,000 unique visitors within weeks of being launched. Compared to Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn, BabySpot is the first social networking site which caters to the niche community of parents and their families enabling them to interact and connect virtually.

The site was created to give new parents and their families a free, safe and secure forum (a baby spot) in which to celebrate the joys of becoming and being parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, as well as for networking purposes to include sharing advice and experiences, and creating lasting friendships and business opportunities.

Unique site features include an event invitation option to facilitate in-person events such as baby showers or meet and greets, connection via live chat and blogging, Twitter-like micro-blogging for posting baby blurbs and profile updates, unlimited storage for videos and pictures and the latest in web 2.0 technologies which have been made easy to use. Features also include customizable private or public web page profiles, group formation and various organizational tools.

Zameer Upadhya, CEO of and entrepreneur states, “It amazes us to see how has grown quickly through word of mouth. Our concept is one that had not been established by the mainstream social networking sites, so we are excited about being the pioneers in offering parents and their families a chance to stay connected over a secure virtual space. As the word spreads, we expect to see a substantial increase in unique visitors to exceed 60,000, and for membership to soar.”

Being a user-friendly site, members of have been successful at keeping their families connected to daily occurrences that would normally be seen if living in the same household. Additionally, new friendships and business partnerships have been formed, and members have been turning virtual reality in to reality through creating and attending private social events such as baby showers and birthday parties.

Mr. Upadhya states, “As we continue to add additional features to make the site even more interactive, educational and fun, we are also looking forward to expanding our reach to the various cultures of our nation.”

Founded in 2008 by two entrepreneurs, James Rivera and Zameer Upadhya, is the first social networking site to provide a free platform for new parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, extended family members and close friends to connect and interact virtually to share baby’s precious moments and to network. With a safe and secure platform, parents can comfortably, and easily, share their profiles, upload pictures and videos, blog and chat live. While experiencing the joy of forming lasting connections and creating new memories, parents and their loved ones are exposed to content rich material, fun contests and social and financial opportunities. For more information, visit or follow Mr. Rivera on Twitter at jamesatbabyspot or Mr. Upadhya at babyspotCEO.

Erika Stanczak