The Power of Social: LimeExchange today Announced its Go-to-market strategy for expansion in India.
LimeExchange, the first socially-networked, online services marketplace for global talent on demand, has recently launched a suite of new features, After a successful launch in India earlier this year, LimeExchange opens the social marketplace to the rest of the world with enhanced features and applications like: socio-business networking, collaboration & knowledge sharing features, business and
networking features, and professional applications to successfully proliferate global business. In less than six months since its launch in India, LimeExchange has added more than 3000 registered users, over 1000 unique daily visits and has facilitated nearly 100 job opportunities
LimeExchange allows SMBs an innovative platform for global sourcing as a key strategic
tool to sustain growth by focusing on the core competency of a business. As the one of
the fastest growing socially-networked, online services marketplace, LimeExchange
empowers global business and entrepreneurs to benefit from increased productivity,
improved quality, added flexibility and control, in addition to reduced costs, by
leveraging the maturity and expertise of global service providers. Skilled freelancers and
Small Medium Businesses from India and other emerging economies like China and
Russia receive a platform for tapping into business opportunities and monetizing their
skills and expertise. The networking aspect allows all users to foster a business network
and build trusted relationships with customers around the world. For the thousands of
Small Medium vendors and freelance service providers, LimeExchange offers a trusted
sales and customer relationship management channel.
“Increasingly, global business entrepreneurs are challenged to show quick results; there is
a heightened demand for proof of return on investments. While this might be alright for
larger, established enterprises, SMB’s are still trying to balance maximizing their sales
and revenue quota while simultaneously achieving optimal operational efficiency,” says
Searle. “We are proud to launch the first-ever, socially-networked online services
marketplace to the rest of the world. Now SMB’s around the world have new options—
they can look at outsourcing as an accessible, global talent pool and as a way to
maximize operational efficiency.”
Coupled with the standard Project Escrow Services, Secure Payment modes, multiple
communication tools, LimeExchange differentiates itself by providing:
• Complete Service Provider evaluation: The industry first ‘POC’/Pilot project
feature enables an opportunity for buyers to assess the work of providers through
a small “pre-contract” demonstration of ability, while granting service providers
an opportunity to showcase their talent.
• Delivery Management suite: A suite of intelligent management and
collaboration tools where scope of work, payments associated, project progress
and tasks/issues are clearly managed with help of ‘Message Boards’, ‘IM’,
‘Milestone Based Payments’, ‘Kick Off Checklists’, ‘Issue Tracker’ and more.
• Knowledge Network: An integrated ‘Questions & Answers’ feature now
provides SMB’s, Entrepreneurs and Service Providers with a focused knowledge
• Connect: A first to online outsourcing, ‘Connect’ allows all users to build an
online business network and build trusted relationships in their network.