At your service: ServiceSutra – New Indian Express

The Internet is flooded with a number of directories that list firms and dealers for almost everything under the sun. Yet, most often, customers have to go through the hassle of calling the service professionals and checking their rates and ensuring their credentials. It isn’t surprising that sometimes the phone numbers listed don’t even work!

To make life easier and simpler for customers, a Kolkata-based start-up, ServiceSutra.com, has built a platform, that will hopefully resolve this problem. ServiceSutra is the brainchild of Pradeep Chaudhary, who floated the website in October. “Through the website, we are trying to create a platform where consumers can be connected to service providers,” says Chaudhary

Happy Birthday ServiceSutra

Wow! The wait is finally over and we are exited to share the news of our official launch. ServiceSutra is being launched tomorrow Tuesday 11th October 2011.

There has been lots of work-re-work and further re-work, but finally as they say “If you are a perfectionist, think again. Perfection may not necessarily be ideal for progress.” And we decided to stop coding for next few days and launch whatever we have developed as of now.

The team behind ServiceSutra is really excited and looking forward for all kind of feedback and input from our users and friends and gurus.

We will be sharing more posts on how to but for now below are a few of the important links that I would like to share.

Home Page
Service Request
How it Works
Service Providers registration
We are on Facebook and Twitter too.

Keep sharing your input and feedback and we promise to work hard on them.

What’s Happening Behind the Scene at ServiceSutra?

Well we are doing meeting after meeting these days and debating on several aspects. We are meeting service professionals, consumers and learning lots of new things. Yesterday came across the same question

How ServiceSutra is different from other websites? Well we are different because we are trying to build a community of human verified Service Professionals and a platform where hiring service professionals will be easy and simple. We are not yet another directory website or a classified website. We are more than that and trying to create a better connection between consumers and service professionals.

Can you compare price from a couple of Wedding Planners within a click on a directory website?? Can you check the credential of an Interior Designers on a classified website where you have been posting ads?

Simple answer is no and there comes the need of ServiceSutra where not only you get connected to 3 human verified service professionals, but you will be able to check the credential of the professionals, compare their price and negotiate with them before making a decision to hire.

Help us build a platform where consumers can evaluate the trustworthiness of a service provider as well as the price and quality of their services and testimonials of their past clients.

Update: we have soft launched our website and if you know a professional Local Service Provider in India, please let them know. Service Providers can express their interest to register here for free and we will get in touch with them.

Are you a Service Provider? Get Referrals to Grow Your Business

There are a number of yellow page and business directory websites on the Internet offering business listing for local services. But when it comes to actually streamlining the process of hiring them, most of the time consumers have to call the service professionals and ask for rates and estimates and go through the same hassle to find out some of them not picking the phone or the number is out of service.

ServiceSutra is a new startup that is trying to solve this problem and building a better connection between consumers and the Local Service Providers. Initially it is being launched for the service providers to list their services and build their profile, and within 2 weeks, it will be open for public to post service request.

The best part is as a consumer you don’t need to find and contact the local service providers, rather the service providers will call back the customers in no time. Also each and every service provider on ServiceSutra is hand picked and verified to ensure consumers get the best service at a very competent rate.

So if you are a Service Provider and willing to get connected to thousand of consumers who are looking for your services register your services and build your service profile now or call 033-3257 7711 or SMS SP to 033 3257 7711.

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