SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sourceforge.net, the online community dedicated to the development, distribution and support of open source software and part of the Geeknet Media and Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT) network, today announced the launch of its first localized Open Source Software directory http://de.sourceforge.net
"Sourceforge.net is host for over 350,000 Open Source Software projects accessed by approximately 38 million unique visitors per month. In the past few months, we have released a number of enhancements to our directory making it easier to find great open source software," said Geeknet Media CEO, Jeff Drobick. "Localization for our top markets, including Germany, is a clear path for continued improvements in our site experience and opportunities to grow the user base for many open source projects."
"We built the German directory with agility in mind," according to Dennis Goedegebuure, Vice President of Internet Marketing for Geeknet Media. "Focusing on the end-user and going to market with a simplified directory allows us to test new concepts quickly, iterate on successful designs, and grow traffic through search engine optimization. The Project Summary Page design presents a simple view with a good balance between project details and advertising space. We have received good feedback on the changes."
With a simple mission to help open source projects be successful, SourceForge.net is an online community dedicated to the development, distribution and support of open source software. As the trusted partner for open source, SourceForge has over 350,000 open source projects, 38.5 Million unique visitors per month, and averages 3.8 million downloads each day. * Sourceforge.net is a website of Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT).
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