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BSNL  has launched TRUST card in partnership with ITZ Cash Card. Trust Card can be used to pay online bills of electricity, telephone, cooking gas, mobile, water, rail/air tickets booking, pay for DTH subscription etc. BSNL subscribers will also be able to make payments for postpaid bills, prepaid top-ups and BSNL value added services like Hello TV Subscription, BSNL Hello Tunes (ring back tune) etc. There would around 1000 Billers to start of with. This is only available in Chennai, Calcutta, Pune and Chandigarh…and later will be implemented in all the cities….

The cards will be available on BSNL retail outlets and ItzCash World outlets in the form Rs 250, Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations The users can use the card and also reload the card with refill vouchers facility which will also be available at the BSNL retail outlets.

Hmmm…This is greattt…. Wishing TRUST CARD a SUPER SUCCESS…

Cheers
VedamsGyan

Most of the startup’s look for funding….and to get the funding they do what ever possible ways to attract Investors…But have your ever seen…leave see, can you imagine that you can get funded through a TV show… yeahhh true

Fetise.com a 9 month old startup recieved a funding of 5Million Dollar (25 Crores) through a TV show called Super Angels which is aired in ET Now which a 24 Hour English Business Channel.

The Super Angels (Investors) of the show are Mahesh Murthy of  Seed Fund, Vishal Gondhal of Indiagames, Harshal Shah of Reliance Ventures ,Sanjay Parthasarthy.

SeedFund will take a minority stake in Fetise, and plan invest 5 Million Dollars.

About Fetise.com:  It is a exclusive “by Invitation”  website only dedicated to Men, with exclusive collection of Clothing, watches, shoes and other accessories of international brands  offering huge discounts…..

AB’s Stroke: If if is your time…everything is right. So you have to be ready…Be there at the right time, Right Place and with Right People….Nothing is Impossible. Special Congrats to ET NOW Channel, for having this amazing program, which acts as an great platform for young startup’s. Now this is superb answer for people who say TV is an IDIOT BOX….And for the team of Fetise….Keep going guyssss Long way to grow….Congrats

Cheers
Vedamsgyan

My Posting frequency…..

Posted: December 29, 2011 in Me
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First of all…Thanx to all the people who are all following this very wired..carzy blog.

I am speechless and honored with the support you all have been to me. You were always there to read to what ever crap i have posted..and special thanx to people who took time to write comments to my post….I am deeply deeply indebted to all of you…Kudos…

And for the patrons of my blog “vedamsgyan”, first my apologies fore not being very regular these days…i have not been actively posting or writing from past some months….i have got mails and people who know me personally asked me why and whats the reason for this gap….”Please please i am not a full time blogger…got to earn my livelyhood”….:-)

But pple be assured…..i am gonna be back….I shall see to that i post/write some or the other carappy stuff very regularly…i am not going to leave you folks for peace…..:-))))

I shall see to that i write/post or easily copy atleast couple of post every week….You Guys just wait…

Thank you one and all again….i shall try to do the best…..

Cheers
VedamsGyan

 

As per comScore (www.comscore.com), a leader in measuring the digital world released a report on visitation to the top Retail and Coupon sites in India. The report suggested that the online shopping scenario in India is improving and the number of people shopping online is increasing. And as per their report…Retail Web audience has grown 18% in the past year as nearly 3 out of every 5 Internet user shop Online…………….wowwwwwwwww

The report found that nearly 60 percent of online users in India visited a Retail site(s) in November 2011, with the number of online shoppers increasing 18% percent in the past year. The report also found that Coupon sites are rapidly gaining in popularity, with 16.5% percent of the Indian online population visiting the category in November, led by Snapdeal.com and Mydala.com.

As per Kedar Gavane, comScore Director for India, “The online channel is playing an increasingly important role in connecting retailers with potential customers in India.To take advantage of this growing opportunity, retailers must ensure they are addressing the needs of potential customers, which include attractive pricing and the convenience of ordering online. The rapid growth of online coupon sites suggests that consumers in India are looking for deals, highlighting the need for online retailers to adopt effective marketing and pricing strategies for their goods.”

Number of Online Shoppers Climbs 18 Percent in the Past Year

In November 2011, 27.2 million online users in India age 15 and older accessed the Retail category from a home or work computer, an increase of 18 percent from the previous year, as consumers continue to turn to the web to shop for and purchase items and retailers continue to increase their online visibility through active marketing campaigns. Analysis of some of the largest Retail subcategories revealed that Coupons was the largest with 7.6 million visitors, an increase of 629 percent from the previous year as consumers rapidly adopt daily deal sites. Consumer Electronics ranked next with 7.1 million visitors growing 12 percent from the previous year, while 5.8 million online users visited Comparison Shopping sites, an increase of 25 percent from the previous year.

Top Retail Subcategories by Total Unique Visitors (000)
November 2011 vs. November 2010
Total India – Visitors Age 15+ Home/Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix
Total Unique Visitors (000)
Nov-2010 Nov-2011 % Change
Total Internet : Total Audience 41,169 46,390 13
Retail 23,021 27,171 18
Coupons 1,048 7,647 629
Consumer Electronics 6,334 7,122 12
Comparison Shopping 4,611 5,775 25
Computer Hardware 5,079 5,708 12
Apparel 1,735 4,609 166
Movies 2,587 3,076 19
Books 2,559 2,494 -3
Flowers/Gifts/Greetings 2,132 2,323 9
Jewelry/Luxury Goods/Accessories 1,575 2,134 36
Home 1,605 1,966 22

Amazon and Apple Top List of Retail Sites

Amazon Sites led as the top retail destination in India reaching 6.8 million visitors, representing 14.7 percent of the online population. Apple.com Worldwide Sites saw its audience reach 3.4 million visitors, followed by Samsung Group with nearly 2.8 million visitors. Other top retail destinations included Flipkart.com (2.7 million visitors), HomeShop18.com (2.3 million visitors) and Naaptol.com (2.1 million visitors).

Top 10 Retail Sites by Unique Visitors (000)
November 2011
Total India – Visitors Age 15+ Home/Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix
Total Unique Visitors (000) % Reach
Total Internet : Total Audience 46,390 100.0%
Retail 27,171 58.6%
Amazon Sites 6,805 14.7%
Apple.com Worldwide Sites 3,426 7.4%
Samsung Group 2,759 5.9%
Flipkart.com 2,675 5.8%
Homeshop18.com 2,286 4.9%
Naaptol.com 2,145 4.6%
Bookmyshow.com 2,125 4.6%
Myntra.com 2,110 4.5%
Priceindia.in 2,047 4.4%
Alibaba.com Corporation 1,973 4.3%

*Excludes visits from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs

Snapdeal.com and Mydala.com Lead the Coupons Category

In November 2011, 7.6 million Indians visited Coupon sites, representing 16.5 percent of Internet users in the market. Snapdeal.com led the category with 5.2 million visitors, followed by Mydala.com with 1.4 million visitors and Crazeal.com with nearly 1 million visitors.

Top 10 Coupon Sites by Total Unique Visitors (000)
November 2011
Total India – Visitors Age 15+ Home/Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix
Total Unique Visitors (000) % Reach
Total Internet : Total Audience 46,390 100.0%
Coupons 7,647 16.5%
Snapdeal.com 5,185 11.2%
Mydala.com 1,359 2.9%
Crazeal.com 989 2.1%
Dealsandyou.com 664 1.4%
Koovs.com 491 1.1%
Khojguru.com 239 0.5%
Coupondunia.in 117 0.3%
Sosasta.com 91 0.2%
Deals2buy.com 86 0.2%
Retailmenot.com 83 0.2%

*Excludes visits from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs

The online retail industry is set to grow 70 billion rupees by 2015. Most of the e-retailers have also introduced cash on delivery to ease Indians transition from physical shopping to online shopping. Brands like Shopper’s Stop and Futurebazaar have also taken the leap to revamp their online presence. Recently, Domino’s said that they plan to make India their premier e-commerce hub. This change has been spearheaded by sites like flipkart and Makemytrip.  Flipkart expects a massive increase in their sales in the coming year. Coupon sites have also taken off quite well in India. Snapdeal and Mydala have attracted a lot of customers to buy coupons and get exclusive discounts on many deals. This also means that online retailers need to adopt effective marketing and pricing strategy for their goods.

So…The moral of the story is…..Indian E-commerce is growing like crazy..this numbers makes all of us dizzy….its time for the small,medium, and big players to work their A** hard and be part of this amazing revolution….This shows that Indians have already accepted  “E”. So my feeling is that “This Bubble is not going to burst”……..There is movement which is definetly not slow…but in a very directive speed……

So Guys..pull your socks on….and see where this goes up…i am personally excited….

So for all in this “E” industry….simple funda to grow…”Serve and Reap”

(Source: comSource)

Cheers
VedamsGyan

 

Love this song……………amazing, listening to this again and again

Beer…..The most interested drink of the world….lets know some facts about it…

Beer’s been around since at least 6000 BC, which means that a lot of interesting things have happened concerning the golden beverage over the years…

Beer Fact 1:A diary record shows that the pilgrims on the Mayflower (who founded the colony that would later become the USA) actually intended to go much further south but when their beer supplies ran out, they decided they had gone far enough. Hmmmmm now we know what the motivating factor for some one to “Move Forward“…Hope my boss reads this and keeps me motivated…

Beer Fact 2: Beer is the 2nd most consumed beverage in the world (not counting water, of course). Guinness Beer alone sells over 7 million pints a day and it seems the alcoholic beverage comes second only to tea………Guys now its time show the loyalty and it is in our hands to make BEER No1.

Beer Fact 3: The beer bottle was not invented till 1850. In fact, till then beer drinkers would fill up massive buckets at local beer houses and lug them all the way home.…..Imagine you carrying couple of buckets…or your friends getting some beer buckets….Cool…Bottle shouldn’t have been introduced.

Beer Fact 4: The first civilization to brew beer was the ancient Babylonians. They took the job a tad too seriously though because if someone brewed a bad batch, their punishment was to be drowned in it.…..Hmmmm…”Spirit Full Death”

Beer Fact 5: Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass……Hmmm this is best Phobia….

Beer Fact 6: Czechs are the world’s biggest beer drinkers, consuming an average of 160 liters a year. The reason is, as most things are, a monetary one. A bottle of beer costs the equivalent of Rs. 10 while even a Coke of the same size costs up to the equivalent of Rs. 30 in the nation. Beer is cheaper than bottled water…..Now that’s some party-friendly pricing policy-making!!!!! What say…..Be A Czech

Beer Fact 7:Ancient Vikings believed that a giant goat was awaiting them in Valhalla (Viking heaven) and this goat’s udders (milk source) would provide a limitless supply of beer……Hmmmm that’s the heaven we want! what say folks

Beer Fact 8: American beer guzzler Steven Petrosino still holds the record for the fastest beer drinking ever even though he set the record as long ago as in 1977. This is hardly surprising considering he drank an entire liter within 1.3 seconds…….Guys buckle up….nahhh Bottle up… unbroken record for 32 years..shame to this Generation Guzzlers…..waitinggggg for the new record

Fact 9: Brewed from actual Arctic ice, Antarctic Nail Ale tops all beer lists as the most expensive beer in the world. And at Rs. 32,000 a bottle, we’re far from surprised either. Only 30 bottles (sold only at auctions) have been produced so far and every single rupee goes to a charity that opposes whaling in the Antarctic. So far, only one bottle has actually been purchased……Hmmmm now we know why whales are killed

Beer Fact 10: In the 1940s PBR (a popular beer brand) conducted a massive study to determine what weight of beer would make it perfectly conducive for a housewife to carry home with her groceries. And thus, the 6-pack was born!…..

And before ending this….just want to quote Frank Zappa…famous American Music composer…You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline; it helps if you have some kind of football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.

Guys…..The idea is not to make you drink…..Plz plz be carefull while drinking…and have the legal age for drinking…..and Plz plz dont drive after you drinkkkkkkkk….Enjoy with Care…..

Cheers
VedamsGyan

 

As per the newly formed strategic alliance between Nielsen and Informate Mobile Intelligence which is called Nielsen Informate Mobile Insights, conducted a study and found some very amazing facts…check this up

India’s growing population of Smartphone users  now spending more time on entertainment and internet based content than on calling and messaging. The Nielsen study has revealed that the average Smartphone user spends 2.5 hours a day using the phone, with 72% of their time spent on activities such as gaming, entertainment, apps and internet related content, and only 28% spent on voice calls and text messaging.

“India’s rapidly growing mobile user base presents marketers and businesses with an opportunity to improve the precision with which they reach out to the new Indian consumer. Today, younger Indians for instance, prefer texting and chat over voice communications and understanding this behavior better can define data consumption and customer acquisition strategies for operators and handset providers” said Farshad Family, MD – Media, Nielsen India.

On-device metering is a pioneering technology that will for the first time give advertisers, content developers and telecom players an insight into how the mobile consumer is evolving. For instance, we now know that 3G users consume significantly more data than 2G users and that Android users download and consume a greater volume of apps. These analytics combined with Nielsen’s expertise in consumer understanding will offer marketers an unmatched view of a powerful new medium” said Kedar Sohoni, President, Informate Mobile Intelligence…

Key Findings by Nielsen Informate Mobile Insights

  • Smartphone users in India are using their phones for more than 2.5 hrs per day, of which communication (calls, SMS, emails) accounts for only 28% of usage
  • Younger Smartphone  users (15-25 yr olds) spend more than 3 hrs per day on their phones and spend 60% of the time on entertainment & browsing e.g., gaming, surfing the net and multimedia
  • 68% of 15-24 year olds used a chat app last month as compared to 42% for the 31+ year olds; and
  • Data usage for 3G users was close to 44% more than 2G users
  • An Android user installs an average of 19 apps in a month compared to 10 apps for a Symbian user
  • 84% of Android users played a game in the last month compared to 59% for Symbian users

Table 1: Time spent and activities on Smartphones

15-24 yrs 31 + yrs
Total Time spent on the SmartPhone 3 hrs 2 hrs
Total Time spent on Browsing & Entertainment 2 hrs 1 hr
Total Time spent on Chat & SMS 31 mins 15 mins

Source: Nielsen Informate Mobile Insights

Table 2: Apps and gaming behavior by Operating System

Android™ Users Symbian™ Users
No. of App downloads in a month 19 10
Gaming Usage 84% 59%
Primary Download Location Android Market App Ovi Store Site

Source: Nielsen Informate Mobile Insight

 

I found out this interesting Overview on Indian E-Commerce. Which talks about lots of things…

Interesting Highlights are……

  • Indian Population 121Billion (3x of US)
  • 10 Billion Dollar  Market (1/6th of US which is 167 Billion)
  • Current growth Rate 47% CAGR
  • 100 Billion Dollar market in 6 years with same growth rate(if)
  • Can touch 500 Billion Dollar….(Potential)…..
  • GDP will grow 5 times by 2030 (1729.01 )
  • Rapid Growth of Tier -II cities
  • 98% Increase in Rural Internet users next year
  • 84% Increase in Mobile Internet users next year
  • Urban Population increasing by 90 Million every year…
  • 200% Increase in VC funding
  • 183 Million Dollar invested in last 12 months
  • 45 Million (New)Debit Cards issued every year……..woooo
  • Govt Initiatives like UID/Aadhaar  (Unique Identification Number) and IMPS (Interbank Mobile Payment Service)

Check this Infographic below………Which is amazing

india-ecommerce-overview

india-ecommerce-overview

Source: ReferralCandy

As per researchers from University of Arizona and Princeton……Yawning is meant to cool your brain….or regulate brain temperature…. So Yawning is not linked to tiredness……………………

The researchers found yawning is more likely when the temperature outside is less than the temperature of the brain….Their argument is that keeping your mouth agape helps regulate the temperature of the brain by exposing the roof to cooler air. Cooler brains have been linked to alertness, which might help explain why we yawn when we’re tired…..to cool

Nice Work…..Special thanxs to researchers of Princeton and Arizona…

AB’s Stroke: Now pple…if you boss ask why are u yawning ….You know what to say….Keeping the brain COOLLLLLLLLLL……… so guy’s chill and yawn a  lot to keep your brain cool…….and be called Yanniiiiiii

Creditcard.net……This domain has been sold for $1,38,000 (Aprrox Rs. 62,10,000/- ie  Sixty Two Lakhs Only).

Australian Pixel Capital has paid $138.000 for the domain www. creditcard.net as it plan to enter the US financial comparison market. This sale marks the second highest for a .net domain this year, after Cars.net which sold for $170,000 ( Approx Rs 76,50,000/-) in June as per DN Journal.

AB’s Stoke:  As Shakespeare  says “Whats’s In Name” people need not shall “THAT EXTRA” to get a name and to do business….if that was the case Monster would never have done business….so to do business…we all need great plan,great service and very pleasant experience for customer…..Thinkkkkk…….What say