During the last five years (2006 onwards) Pakistani’s have been pretty active over the internet not only in surfing but contributing heavily towards the growth and development.
Thanks to the expertise of Pakistani IT professionals, one of the best designed and well maintained websites over the internet lay their origins from Pakistan.
For a lot of companies the major revenue stream stems from outsourcing their services to large international clients but for freelancers blogging is the best way to make money online.
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Due to recession and scarcity in jobs more companies/ professionals and students are stepping into the field of internet media with a lot of them succeeding in building high earning websites.
In my today’s post i will be discussing the highest earning websites of Pakistan at the time of publication (January 2012).
“Please note this list is only about high earning websites and neither highlights the IT companies that have gained million dollar capitalization through offshore provision for services nor includes the dynamic scripts, portals and complex app based servers created by Pakistani Engineers”.
Below are the top 10 highest earning websites illuminating the name of Pakistan Internationally.
01 – Tradekey.com
Though most of the Pakistani audience may be alien to Tradekey.com but the matter of the fact remains, this is the best and highest earning website in Pakistan’s Internet empire. Tradekey.com is a multinational Internet Company that has offices in Saudi Arabia, China and Pakistan.
According to one of the most authentic rankings provider “AllWorld” Tradekey is among the top 5 fastest growing companies of Pakistan. Tradekey currently has over 450+ employees and is upon the track towards further improvement.
Having a brief look at the corporate profile, TradeKey.com is the world’s leading and fastest growing online business-to-business (B2B) marketplace that connects small and medium businesses across the globe for international trade.
With a mission to help the world do business smartly, TradeKey.com was established in 2005. TradeKey.com currently boasts a member base of over 5.7 million businesses from 240 countries and it welcomes visits of over 9.5 Million buyers and sellers every month.
Hey this is what I call a “Pakistani Internet Giant”. You rock Tradekeys.com. Hats Off and Gold Ranking i.e winner.
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02 – Gsmarena.com
I was recently startled to find out about ownership of GsmArena.com in Pakistani hands. GsmArena is the largest website having in-depth analysis, reviews and information about existing and upcoming Mobile Phones.
GsmArena is one of the two Pakistani websites that rank within the range of top 1000 global website according to Alexa with Gsm Arena being the only Pakistani website to rank in the top 450 websites of the world.
Although despite doing a lot of research I have no backing evidence of Pakistani management behind this exceptionally well maintained website but some sources claim GsmArena to originate from Karachi Pakistan. If this website is Pakistani then it’s a mere depiction of immense talent in Pakistan.
GsmArena receives a Silver Ranking i.e 1st Runner Up.
03 – Rozee.pk
Owned by Naseeb Networks the only venture capital backed Pakistani Internet Company, Rozee.pk is the most viewed job board in Pakistan. Rozee.pk connects over 40k employers with thousands of job seekers.
Rozee.pk gets a Bronze Ranking i.e 2nd Runner Up.
04 – RedmondPie.com
One of the most viewed international blog founded by Taimur Asad an engineering student in Bahria University Karachi RedMondPie currently serves over 10 Million Pageviews per month. The blog covers technology news and specialize in providing Jailbreak solutions for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
RedmondPie is currently the highest paid Pakistani blog on various ad networks and ranks fourth among the list of top earning websites in Pakistan.
05 – Pakwheels.com
Personally I admire Pakwheels.Com being the best automobile classified website highlighting current industry issues. Established in 2003 Pakwheels.com connects potential automobile buyers to sellers and has over 150,000 registered user’s.
06 – Hamariweb.com
Hamariweb.com is one of the best internet projects meant to cater local Pakistani audience. HamariWeb.Com is owned by WebBiz Media Pvt Limited and provides Pakistani surfers with well structured Urdu news, poetry, cricket updates, educational articles, social networks, blogs, online TV and many other handy tools.
07 – ProPakistani.pk
The most read local Telecom and IT sector news blog founded by Aamir Ataa an online Journalist from Islamabad Pakistan. Within a short span of three years ProPakistani has turned a well-known brand among Pakistani internet surfers and still improving.
08 – Tribune.com.pk
The international brand landed in Pakistan with the franchise purchased by Express Newspaper of Pakistan. In a short time Tribune has turned one of the most viewed internet newspapers in Pakistan offering latest news, editorials and trends from across the globe.
09 – Dawn.Com
Dawn is one of the most authentic and old English newspaper from Pakistan, the website of Dawn gets viewership from readers across the globe craving authenticity in news and opinions.
10 – Songs.pk
One of the two Pakistani websites ranking within top 1000 websites of the world by Alexa songs.pk serves millions of page views per month. Founded in Lahore Pakistan songs.pk is one of the largest music websites of Asia.
Creating a super website ain’t a tough nut to crack but maintaining its elegance is an art and Pakistani’s are experts in this regard. Be prepared and continue your hard work may be in the coming years your site could also make it to the top of this list.