Exchange4media.com: One of the most successful business models on the net is classifieds business. In India too, classified businesses like Naukri (jobs portal) and BharatMatrimony and Shaadi (matrimony portals) make money. They are classified businesses in various verticals like jobs, matrimony or property. But there is no site in India yet which has gained a reputation like Craigslist. The Times Group has a classifieds site called TimesClassified.com, but yet to gain an independent identity.
So as there is a space to be filled, the Chennai-based Bharat Matrimony group has launched a general classifieds site called IndiaList.com. It will cater to classified ads in 26 different categories, and posting ads is free for the time being, says a statement. Billed as the ‘Complete Classifieds portal’, the site went live on February 27.
Announcing the launch of IndiaList.com, Murugavel Janakiraman, CEO, BharatMatrimony Group, said, -