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Now when i am logging off as a product manager for makaan.com after two and a half year, i am tempted to peep into the past and relive some of the moments that i’ll cherish for life. My session with makaan begins with an email request (typical web 2.0 style) to aditya verma (business head & vp, makaan.com ) and i got the invite to join in the core team to build a real estate portal. First day @ makaan … Continue reading
Makaan.com conducted a National survey ‘My Vote. My Makaan’ in leading Metros and Tier II cities of India. The survey was conducted on the portal between 22nd to 30th April 2009 and saw participation from over 3563 property seekers nationally. The survey results can be found at http://makaan.com/electionsurvey. The survey findings were also covered on CNBC Awaaz.
Off-sites trainings are fun and this is my second off-site training camp in People Interactive within six months. Now this is advantage of managing multiple portfolios and slogging. I got to go out with both software and product offsite to take break from work at makaan. My last visit to Daman with software team was close to sea and this one at beautiful Karjat near Mumbai. The weather was awesome and it almost rained for … Continue reading
My fond childhood memories of Chacha chowdhary , Sabu , rocket (Chacha’s pet dog) are back. Chachaji can solve all the problms in the world cauz “Chacha ka dimaag computer se bhi tez chalta hai” . Watch him in new avtaar making Rajnikant and Mithun da the superstar. [Amit Gupta]5F3QoOqdf1o[/Amit Gupta]
Know your customers and the environment in which they operate. At Makaan we found out that our customers (property providers) are not very tech-savvy and don’t have regular internet access, infact only little fraction of our total customer universe are internet friendly. But the irony is that thier customers (Property seekers) are more and more depends on new age mediums for the needs. So the challange was to build a product which will bridge this … Continue reading