It is not that much easy to start your dream business, especially a start-up. But in his young age, an entrepreneur from Odisha has proved that thing down. And don’t you want to know his story behind this?
Well, we went through a long interview with the founder of Bigbaloons.com, Mr. Sanjay Ku. Panda about how he started his dream project. So, we represent more about it. More about how he expanded his site with just 20 products to 250 products till now.
As you are here, Bigbaloons.com is an online e-commerce platform through which you can buy some awesome personalized products for your loved ones on very special occasions. The buying process is so simple, You only got to choose what do you need to buy and do provide some modification instructions if needed. And by the next 2-3 days, the products are delivered to the designated address in a gift-wrapped closet.
Well, this kind of start-up is not that popularised in Odisha as you might not have heard about it. And there are some giant ecomm sites in this sector fighting over for maximum revenue. And for which it is not so much easy to start a personalized gift ecomm site like Bigbaloons and manage it. But to our surprise, Mr. Sanjay has been handling it for more than 1 years or so. And it is such a good thing to here about it.
How did the journey began?
Well, as you know to start a business, especially an online one is not a child’s play. It requires very specific attention when you do such things on your own. You have to pretty much care about your initial days and monitor your growth.
Well, that’s where it began. While having an interview with Mr. Sanjay we came to know that the project was one of his dream project which he started as he was studying MBA. Meanwhile he is still studying MBA and hasn’t completed it, the site is on huge leap and making too many examples.
The initial investments caused a lot of trouble as we heard from the founder himself. So, he tried selling his products on different online websites like Amazon, eBay, Flipkart, Shopclues, igp, Ferns N Petals as a vendor. Having a good experience selling different products on different platforms made him a good fortune. As the initial investments were collected, it was the time to start his website now with an entrepreneur mindset. He started
Bigbaloons just with 20 products which included printed coffee mugs, beer glasses, handmade bottles, and some other personalized gifts. Well, the Bigbaloons started growing bigger as 15-20 new products were added to the site’s products list for daily. For someone who is on his own, it is quite remarkable to build anything from scratch.
How Does The Site Operate?
Well, the site operates in a very simple way. You can almost choose your ideal product from more than 250 products from the site itself. The check out options is very simple and tolerable. You can pay via different options like Instamojo, Master Card, Paypal, Skrill etc. Once you complete the payment, the product gets dispatched within the next 18 hours and you may receive it in 2-3 days.
As far as we have heard, the experience of buyers has been good. Well, if you want to find out, then you can visit the site and see if any products you might want to buy. They offer all India shipping for each product.
Future Sector Overview
Bigbaloons is planning to extend its manpower in the next 1 year and revamping their website as of now. And we have come to know that they will be running a massive campaign for the upcoming festival season in India. They will be targeting potentials customers through FB & Instagram campaigns as far as we know. Well, their plan seems to be bringing a great change. We from Incredible Odisha, wish best of luck to them for their growth. 🙂