Roti, Kapda aur Makaan, this is what simple people in the village live for, but NowFloats is taking these three staple needs and turning them into more. Introducing the staple needs of the new age: Roti, Kapda, Makaan aur Internet! After cracking our first deal in a rural area and convincing a customer to jump the SEO wagon, we can happily say that we are contributing to the Indian dream of a digital revolution.
It all started when our talented NowFloater, Prashanta Adhikary, took charge and got the customer interested enough to agree for a demo. In the words of the sales guys:
“After convincing the customer to meet us for a demo, it seemed like half the battle was won but the hard truth was yet to hit us! We budged all the way from Budge Budge to the customer’s location, not knowing anything about this new place called Jhalkura that we were traveling to. We landed up in the southern most end of Kolkata and pulled our socks up for what was about to come next.
We finally reached our destination by 8.00 pm and set up for the demo. We had done this a hundred times in our lives but somehow, this time made us a little nervous. How do you convince someone who doesn’t own a laptop; not even a smart-phone? Two and a half hours of questions, answers, objections and rebuttals later, the customer was finally convinced about the potential of NowFloats. A sales person doubts their skill very few times in their lives, and this was one of those times because you are pitching to someone about a product which deals with hardcore technology and internet but this person knows nothing about either of the two. Our product and it’s results were strong enough to convince him to not only agree to sign up with us but also write us an upfront cheque of the entire amount in advance.
We got onto the last train taking us home and managed to deposit the cheque the very next day. It is usually a company that gives their customer an experience, but this was one of the few times when a customer gave a company an experience! ”
Mr. Manojit Adhikary is not just a customer, he is also the first difficult challenge that NowFloats took and conquered! Mr. Adhikary is a man of arts and culture. Apart from being a documentary film-maker, he also deals with a small organization called ‘Shilparghya Jhalkura’, which quite literally means ‘Cultural offerings to God from Jhalkura’! Mr. Adhikary taught us that just because people don’t understand technology doesn’t mean that they aren’t willing to. He is one of our many steps towards making India a truly #DigitalDesh. In the spirit of #deshruption, we wish Mr. Adhikary all the best in his ventures and hope to see more people like him believe in the possibilities of NowFloats!