Banyan Tree Infomedia, a web and software development firm has launched a local listings website focusing on education and hobbies : ExtraPrepare. It currently aggregates content from 8 cities namely: Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore,Kolkata and Chennai. The portal features listings across categories such as schools, adventure activities, dance, music,fitness, martial art classes and vocals among others. The look of the website is minimalistic and clean. Apart from city specific search, users can also run an area wise search for a specified city in the category of their choice. We found that the website does not have its native search mechanism but uses a Google custom search. It also allows users to list their institutions on the website without any fee. On the whole, we could not find any distinguishing feature that separates the website from other local search…
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