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Question of answers

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    Summary: Within the group, all I needed to do was post a question and I would get answers within no time at all,” says Archana. Word-of-the-mouth publicity, says Nitin, is what drives businesses and services in Thiruvananthapuram and WIT offers a space for that. Branching outArchana and Nitin recently launched WAKE - Where at Kochi/Ernakulam, a Facebook group for queries regarding Kochi and it’s suburbs. When I finally decided to settle down here, I found it difficult to decide where to get the best products and services in the city. With hundreds of such enquiries on topics ranging from stage decorations to civil works and shopping suggestions and recommendations for doctors to realtors, WIT is bustling with questions and answers, starting from A to Z in the city.

    Suddenly, out of the blue, carpenter R. Madhu found himself getting work from across Thiruvananthapuram. Until then his clientèle was restricted to people near his residence and he had no idea how he became famous all of a sudden , As Reported By Hindu.

    According to the Newspaper,But unbeknownst to him, his name had popped up in a Facebook group, WIT-Where In Trivandrum, when a member of the group had suggested his name to help another member searching for a skilled carpenter in the city. With hundreds of such enquiries on topics ranging from stage decorations to civil works and shopping suggestions and recommendations for doctors to realtors, WIT is bustling with questions and answers, starting from A to Z in the city. Born out of Archana Gopinath’s desperation to find shops and services in the city without having to incessantly ask friends and relatives, it was meant to be a forum of her acquaintances. “My parents were in the army and I have spent most of my life outside Kerala. When I finally decided to settle down here, I found it difficult to decide where to get the best products and services in the city. Within the group, all I needed to do was post a question and I would get answers within no time at all,” says Archana.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/society/question-of-answers/article19676198.ece


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