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Hometalk Aims To Be The One-Stop Site For Home Improvement Info



 

Hometalk Aims To Be The One-Stop Site For Home Improvement Info

Hometalk Aims To Be The One-Stop Site For Home Improvement Info
News from TechCrunch:

As someone who doesn’t know a two-by-four from a 4X4, I usually depend on the Internet for home improvement tips. For example, did you know you’re not supposed to flush dental floss? I didn’t discover that until I found my basement full of raw sewage and someone online told me what was up. Before Hometalk, however, the online home improvement space was, at best, oddly disparate and at worst useless.

Hometalk launched in March 2011 and just relaunched as a sort of Pinterest/Quora/Tool Time for the home-owning set. Aimed at making asking questions about drain traps a bit easier to answer, the site currently has 100,000 users asking hundreds of questions daily which isn’t bad for a niche site.

Hometalk’s CEO Yaron Ben Shaul aims to make Hometalk a fairly nondescript front line for his other company, Networx. Like ServiceMagic and Angie’s List, Networx is a home improvement referral system. While Hometalk is disconnect from Networx right now, there are some plans to allow service providers to talk about their work on the public forums.

“Hometalk has approximately twenty percent active users and have over 500,000 unique visitors a month and rapidly growing,” said Hometalk VP Matthew Sha…………… continues on TechCrunch

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