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Cabbie shows how to make most of Twitter

Cabbie shows how to make most of Twitter

What is on supply? Free Wi-Fi, meals and lots of Omani hospitality, components which have observed Alawi’s reputation skyrocketing. The outcome – his taxi service has bookings till subsequent year.

He has gone exactly where none of his peers believed of venturing to make his taxi company a good results.

Alawi is producing most of 1 of the world’s most well-known social networking websites, Twitter, to woo clients for lengthy trips.

Having been in this profession for the previous seven years, Alawi took to Twitter in 2013. “I have been using Twitter to get customers since 2017.”

Alawi took to Twitter to get clients when he identified the going hard in the extremely competitive taxi service sector. It was a every day struggle for him to get clients in the city.

Today, he has two,882 followers in Oman and abroad. Not a huge quantity, but it is nonetheless substantial if 1 goes by the way this revolutionary taximan has amped his company. “Today everyone makes use of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to express their views, upload pictures or videos.

“I found that more people are active on Twitter. So why not use it to my advantage. Why not tell the world about myself. I posted pictures of me and my taxi so that those keen on getting my services can contact me. ”

 

 

Along with carrying passengers to their preferred destinations, Alawi is providing some added facilities. “I offer free Wi-Fi service to my customers. Today’s traveller wants to spend less and get more. So if I offer a free Wi-Fi service, it is like icing on the cake. I guess this gets me passengers.”

The surprise does not finish right here, this specialist advertising particular person has a lot more up his sleeve. Alawi also provides lunch to his passengers at no added expense. “I want my customers to feel comfortable during the course of long journeys.”

Alawi gets clients from distinct components of the globe which includes Italy, Germany, England, France, India amongst other people.

“You will be surprised to know that I have a booking for next year too for a traveller from India,” he mentioned.

Travellers can get in touch with him on his Gmail account as well. “They email me their requirements and I guide them accordingly. They also contact me over WhatsApp. They just have to reach the airport and I am there to help them. I post pictures on Twitter in order to make sure customers believe that I am a genuine person.”

His Twitter manage is omani_taxi.

A consumer who employed his solutions tweeted, “Thanks to Alawi, we spent a very good day with my whole family…We hired him to visit the main sites of Muscat and we are happy with his services. Indeed, he was on time to pick up from the hotel and he is a very kind guy and a very good driver and drives carefully. His rates are good if you compare with other rent-a-car companies and very easy to contact via WhatsApp. So highly recommended, do not hesitate to book him.”

Another consumer wrote, “Hey Oman taxi, I tried your transport last month. It was really comfortable. For sure I’m going to call you again to take another ride in the coming weeks. Thank you Oman taxi. See you.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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