Zaarly is pretty gnarly
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 by cyberacoustics
When looking for a great buy, we’ve all been to websites like eBay, Craigslist, and Overstock. What if you want an item badly and don’t care about the price? Think about this: What if you have a craving for that banana cream pie from your favorite bakery? Do they deliver? Most likely not. What if you need something big from Home Depot and you drive a smart car. What if you need something delivered and you don’t know where to find it?
I might have the answer for you - check out Zaarly. Zaarly allows buyers to make requests for the things they need from people in their communities. When a buyer posts a request on Zaarly, people in the same community who subscribe to the service can initiate a two-way conversation and agree on a price and type of transaction.
For example, if you want to pay $50 for someone to bring you a pizza and you want it in the next 45 minutes, you post it on Zaarly and they make sure it gets as fast as possible. People who are willing to fulfill your order in its entirety, will contact you.
The application is available on iPhone, Android and other web-enabled devices as well as through PCs. The service is initially available in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Boston, New York, and Washington. Eventually, it will reach the more than 150 U.S. cities with populations of at least 120,000.
Happy shopping! Oh, and buy the way, that banana cream pie was really good.
- Steve Murphy - CFO, Cyber Acoustics