GETIT eyes foray into social networking
Last updated: 30 June, 2011
Bangalore, June 30, DHNS: 20:51 IST
GETIT Infoservices, on Thursday, announced the launch of getitFREEADS on voice, for the first time in India, along with GETIT SMS App and its foray into WAP service with ‘m.getit.in’ and ‘m.freeads.in’ as part of its growth plans in Karnataka.
GETIT in its next phase of expansion in Karnataka is targeting 100 per cent growth this year. The company is targeting 20,000 SME advertisers. GETIT database has listings of over half a million SMEs & utilities in Karnataka which is being enhanced to cover more businesses in existing locations and penetrate new towns.
CEO Sidharth Gupta said, with the advent of 3G services, search is bound to shift to mobile devices and it is important that with our pioneering tradition we bring in products and services to capture these markets. That is why we are introducing a slew of apps, both for smartphones across all platforms as well as for low end phones so that all consumers can, with ease, have the power on their fingertips whenever they are searching for information & classifieds.
GetitFREEADS is India’s first free classifieds ad service available to consumers via a combination of phone and online. Consumers can now dial 4444 4444 for getitFREEADS.
GETIT SMS App will provide local search capabilities throughout India for people without smartphones and without the cost of using GPRS data. Consumers can download GETIT SMS Shorthand from the website http://www.getit.in/
Getit recently launched its WAP services- ‘m.getit.in’ and ‘m.freeads.in’ which will enable both smartphone and non-smartphone users with simple, convenient and intuitive way for searching buying various product/services. ‘m.getit.in’ is aimed at offering people a mobile search facility and provides users relevant information about various companies, brands, products and services; whenever and wherever they need it.
And ‘m.freeads.in’ empowers the consumer with the buy, sell, anything service on mobile. It is a platform/portal to buy or explore used products locally and nationally. Getit has a new presence on the social media as it is now present on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube etc.