What is their website traffic like?
Check their alexa ranking. For example, aproject witha rankingof 500,000 isnewer and we shouldn’t over signal them, aproject witha rankingof 50,000 hashightraffic andhighengagement.
If project based, what industry is the DAppin?
DeFi is one of thehighestprocessors of The Graph’s API’s. Lookingat the schema.graphql file cangive you
anidea of what informationthey’re accessing. For example theETH2 subgraphispullinginformationrelated
to how many deposits have been made into theETH2 contract. While this is very valid data to gather from the blockchain, this is not something that is run hundreds of thousands or millions of times per day. You should also look at some more elementary data pertaining to the community around the specific DApp you are looking at. Metrics you can use to analyze community strength include but aren’t limited to Twitter followers and Discord members. Look through Twitter and Discord and see how active not only the team is, but the community around the project and analyze how The Graph Protocol has/will benefit this DApp.
If function based, what is the user base of the subgraph?
If it is anew function based subgraph, ask yourself how the subgraphp rovides utility and if there will be DApps that utilize it. If already established on the testnet, ask yoursel fhow many DApps were utilizing this specific subgraphonthe testnet,how muchquery traffic were theygenerating, and why DAppsutilize it.