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Standard as a brand name, is it good?
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This ad has been making rounds of the TV since some days. The first three times I heard it in the background, I couldn't understand what it was trying to convey by saying 'sadha wire load nahi lega,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rahul Ramchandani Oct 7, 2012.

Are India's financial newspapers going wrong or missing anything?
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India has over 100 crore people, at least 50% are well educated. Finance, business news impact each and every person, yet all business dailies sell around 12 lakh copies, with the leader accounting 8…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal Jan 8, 2011.

 

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Omkar Sapre replied to Nishant Baghel's discussion The MYSTERY of Online Movie Ticketing
"Akhil, when was BookMyShow acquired and who paid 100 crores? What's your source?"
Jun 28, 2013
Omkar Sapre replied to Nishant Baghel's discussion The MYSTERY of Online Movie Ticketing
"No convenience charge visible on PVR for Pune atleast."
Jun 28, 2013
Omkar Sapre replied to Nishant Baghel's discussion The MYSTERY of Online Movie Ticketing
"Yep, that's right. See BMS came in, there was no computerised system for booking tickets at the box offices. BMS came in with a machinery, like the computerised ticket booking system and consoles installed at theatre box offices, so that actual…"
Jun 28, 2013
Omkar Sapre replied to Nishant Baghel's discussion The MYSTERY of Online Movie Ticketing
"HC hasn't ruled anything. It has merely asked theatres and BMS to respond to a PIL. Maharashtra Government, vide a GR in April 13 has disallowed this convenience charge. And I am amused by this 'some Maharastra'. Not a right spelling…"
Jun 28, 2013
Omkar Sapre replied to Nishant Baghel's discussion The MYSTERY of Online Movie Ticketing
"There is a kyazoonga.com/. But movie ticketing isn't much a lucrative market as you need to charge extra to make your money as a online movie ticketing company and that wasn't so easy. With 33% of the movie ticket price as entertainment…"
Jun 28, 2013
Omkar Sapre replied to Arun Prabhudesai's discussion Interesting - Angel Investment Termsheet in Plain Simple Language
"Alok, The plain English version says non-legally binding. Does it mean the plain English version or are actual legalese term-sheets are too not binding legally? What's the logic of signing then? And you also referred to high court. Can…"
Jun 28, 2013
Rahul Ramchandani replied to Omkar Sapre's discussion Standard as a brand name, is it good?
"Sometimes familiarity is what the consumer is looking for. Standard provides that perfectly... Consider the name for Hotmail branding..Outlook! Familiar to users. It works rather than recreating a new brand."
Oct 7, 2012
Sridhar V replied to Omkar Sapre's discussion Standard as a brand name, is it good?
"Probably Havells is trying to become a diversified player in electric and electronic appliance space. They may have a mix of brands and offerings across various segments, price points, designs/formats, etc. If you observe Hindustan Unilever they…"
Oct 6, 2012
Omkar Sapre posted a discussion

Standard as a brand name, is it good?

This ad has been making rounds of the TV since some days. The first three times I heard it in the background, I couldn't understand what it was trying to convey by saying 'sadha wire load nahi lega, lekin standard wire lega.' Then I realised Standard is actually the brand name of the wire. I wonder whether Standard is a right word to choose as a brand name. It's got a meaning of its own, does not convey superiority or inferiority. In Hinglish, it has actually come to mean normal or sadha. Two…See More
Oct 3, 2012
Omkar Sapre replied to Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal's discussion Don't Quit Smoking and Drinking - Make them QUIT YOU...
"The blog content is fine. But there ought to be a further backward integration in all this. Why reach a point in the first place where either of the parties has to quit the other? When I saw one episode of Satyameva Jayate on de-addiction, I was…"
Sep 12, 2012
Omkar Sapre replied to Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal's discussion The 3 simple truth's about Black Money
"Wage Differentials is never the reason, or hardly the reason, if any. How would you explain the corruption by top babus, who earn no less than corporate. Specially with the sixth pay commission. In babudom, the real reason for corruption is power.…"
Jun 6, 2011
Omkar Sapre replied to Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal's discussion NGO = Noble 'Gochi' Offering?
"You cannot, rather should not, label a sector based on the one or two experiences like SKS. If one panipuriwalla pissed in the lota, does not mean all panipuriwallas do it. Also the offer to launder money via an NGO is a scam, as in the concept is a…"
Jun 3, 2011
Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal replied to Omkar Sapre's discussion Are India's financial newspapers going wrong or missing anything?
"Lets look at how these 'educated' folks get earn their livelihoods:   - Most of them are govt. employees. When was the last time you had an intelligent conversation with someone from the BMC or PWC?   - Others are employees in…"
Jan 8, 2011
Omkar Sapre posted a discussion

Are India's financial newspapers going wrong or missing anything?

India has over 100 crore people, at least 50% are well educated. Finance, business news impact each and every person, yet all business dailies sell around 12 lakh copies, with the leader accounting 8 lakh. Are the missing anything or going wrong somewhere?
Jan 8, 2011
Omkar Sapre replied to Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal's discussion BrainJob #1 - What do I do?
"Thanks Anushka! "
Dec 18, 2010
Omkar Sapre replied to Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal's discussion BrainJob #1 - What do I do?
"Isn't that way. It is always perception that sells, I believe. People who came into the discussion, or to say, bought into the discussion, did so because they perceived something in it to be important for them. So in a way, this…"
Dec 17, 2010

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At 5:57pm on December 11, 2010, Vishwas Patel said…

Omkar,

 

I am currently in US. Feel free to print in part or full of my article on rodinhood. We will connect later, when I am back in India.

 

Rgds,

 

Vishwas

 

At 11:11pm on November 19, 2010, Rohanth Thota said…
hey omkar... welcome to Rodinhood. :)
 
 
 

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