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New product idea - feedback required

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MEDIA: SelenaDhanak Tue 14-Apr-20 10:08:35

Hello

I am seeking feedback on an idea to create a free App which allows you to discover new events, things to and clubs to join in your area.

Many people currently use libraries, google searches or word of mouth recommendations to find new hobbies/events. However these options aren't available for everyone and can be limiting.

The App would take the hassle out of searching, and suggest new things for you that you may not have known about, based on your preferences.

This could be anything from magazine subscriptions, local theatres, fitness centre memberships, cinema, classes at yoga studios, and even to free community classes available in your area. The App would also offer discounts to activities and memberships.

You could also use the App to manage existing subscriptions and memberships from a single place - which might be useful if you currently manage this manually in a spreadsheet.

If an App like this existed:
a) would you use it?
b) what else would you add to the service?
c) what would you call it?

p.s. this would NOT launch in the current lock-down situation we have with Covid-19

Newatthis Sat 25-Apr-20 14:44:14

Yes, i would definitely use it - what a great idea.

Charleygirl5 Sat 25-Apr-20 15:03:42

Yes, it sounds good to me also.

Espes Fri 15-May-20 16:28:39

That sounds like a useful app. Good luck with it.

grannypiper Fri 15-May-20 16:31:07

Fantastic idea. Would you be able to use it inareas you are visiting ?

ladymuck Fri 15-May-20 16:31:16

My local area has this kind of information on Facebook.

AGAA4 Fri 15-May-20 16:52:21

Sounds useful to me

yggdrasil Fri 15-May-20 16:53:47

No. I have adblock on my computer to avoid things like this.