This is the edited version of slides used to present Koprol at FreSh on March 19, 2009. Some private images have been take...
Last month at FreSh Some attendees were accessing Koprol and reporting the event live (Photo: Chandra Marsono)
“ Beat It, Facebook!” A few days later, Koprol was featured in Jakarta Globe with this headline on the frontpage (Photo: S...
“ Pesaing Twitter Asli Indonesia” Then last week, Tempo featured Koprol as a “Twitter competitor”
What is Koprol?
Koprol is a location-based social networking site, aimed for Indonesians. It tells you where your friends are and what the...
Like favorite social sites, you can share your “status” or short posts, but with location!
You can post photos you just took, and add comments to create interesting discussions
Search a place by typing whatever you can think of. Restaurant, mall, neighborhood.
See what people are doing at different spots within an area
See what’s happening within a building. Who’s eating, buying, watching what.
New mobile version We just released the new version of our mobile site today. Try it out at m.koprol.com (Photo: Satya W)
Flashback
SkyEight + Tulakom One year ago, SkyEight shared Tulakom their plans to develop a mobile application (Photo: Satya W)
@ home @ Social House @ Senayan City @ work @ Bekasi @ Bandung @ Oakwood @ Pacific Place We see people using their status ...
Rise of smartphones We see smartphones like BlackBerry on various kinds of people in Jakarta, but not for local content
Interface
September 2008 One of the earlier mockups felt too much like a regular microblogging site
November 2008 Header indicate location, but still need stronger sense of place
December 2008 Multi-column layout provide more place information. Tabs show names of places.
December 2008 Tabs moved to the left side, allowing content to move closer to the top.
February 2009 The layout we have now. Stream of posts in middle column, and stream filters on the left.
March 2009 Our layout probably made sense. Somebody has a similar idea.
Private Alpha Crash! Closed test really helpful. To avoid another crash, we improved the server and limited members.
Private Alpha 790 Members increased constantly while new features added. Thank you to 790 testers to date.
Features
Commenting Powerful conversation tool. Track responded posts, mentions of your name, unread comments.
Search Places Type a place and check in. Intuitive, universal, safe way to state your location.
Maps Google Maps for every place. But this is only the start.
 
 
 
Upcoming Features
Privacy Protect from spam, hecklers, stalkers, or hide from your annoying friend (Photo: Rune T)
GPS & BTS Triangulation For easier check-ins, but we will ensure accuracy and privacy
Connect To work well with your favorite social networks, even improve their usefulness
Native Apps To not just work in various devices, but also provide unique experiences
Business model?
Monetization <ul><li>Location-targeted advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Not just restaurants. Any kind of shops. </li></ul><u...
Summary
Hyperlocal Customized to city lifestyle and how we socialize. All about location and tailored to our daily movements and h...
Consumers Not just a people locator. It’s a social network of consumers. Not just a technical tool, but actually a network...
Platform independent For everyone Does not require any particular brand of device, it’s for anybody with a computer or mob...
We’re one of you. We listen. We make products that people like ourselves would use (Photo: Kania)
Thank you!
End Blog coverage of this event: http://www.salsabeela.com/2009/03/20/fresh-mobile-creativity/  http://freshyourmind.com/2...
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The first ever live introduction to Koprol, the first Indonesian location-based social networking site, at FreSh held on March 19 2009 at FX Sudirman, Jakarta.

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  1. 1. This is the edited version of slides used to present Koprol at FreSh on March 19, 2009. Some private images have been taken off, while some verbal explanations are now added as subtitles in red boxes.
  2. 2. Last month at FreSh Some attendees were accessing Koprol and reporting the event live (Photo: Chandra Marsono)
  3. 3. “ Beat It, Facebook!” A few days later, Koprol was featured in Jakarta Globe with this headline on the frontpage (Photo: Sari)
  4. 4. “ Pesaing Twitter Asli Indonesia” Then last week, Tempo featured Koprol as a “Twitter competitor”
  5. 5. What is Koprol?
  6. 6. Koprol is a location-based social networking site, aimed for Indonesians. It tells you where your friends are and what they’re doing, and more interestingly, who’s nearby and what’s happening around you.
  7. 7. Like favorite social sites, you can share your “status” or short posts, but with location!
  8. 8. You can post photos you just took, and add comments to create interesting discussions
  9. 9. Search a place by typing whatever you can think of. Restaurant, mall, neighborhood.
  10. 10. See what people are doing at different spots within an area
  11. 11. See what’s happening within a building. Who’s eating, buying, watching what.
  12. 12. New mobile version We just released the new version of our mobile site today. Try it out at m.koprol.com (Photo: Satya W)
  13. 13. Flashback
  14. 14. SkyEight + Tulakom One year ago, SkyEight shared Tulakom their plans to develop a mobile application (Photo: Satya W)
  15. 15. @ home @ Social House @ Senayan City @ work @ Bekasi @ Bandung @ Oakwood @ Pacific Place We see people using their status in Facebook, Plurk, Twitter, etc, to state their locations.
  16. 16. Rise of smartphones We see smartphones like BlackBerry on various kinds of people in Jakarta, but not for local content
  17. 17. Interface
  18. 18. September 2008 One of the earlier mockups felt too much like a regular microblogging site
  19. 19. November 2008 Header indicate location, but still need stronger sense of place
  20. 20. December 2008 Multi-column layout provide more place information. Tabs show names of places.
  21. 21. December 2008 Tabs moved to the left side, allowing content to move closer to the top.
  22. 22. February 2009 The layout we have now. Stream of posts in middle column, and stream filters on the left.
  23. 23. March 2009 Our layout probably made sense. Somebody has a similar idea.
  24. 24. Private Alpha Crash! Closed test really helpful. To avoid another crash, we improved the server and limited members.
  25. 25. Private Alpha 790 Members increased constantly while new features added. Thank you to 790 testers to date.
  26. 26. Features
  27. 27. Commenting Powerful conversation tool. Track responded posts, mentions of your name, unread comments.
  28. 28. Search Places Type a place and check in. Intuitive, universal, safe way to state your location.
  29. 29. Maps Google Maps for every place. But this is only the start.
  30. 33. Upcoming Features
  31. 34. Privacy Protect from spam, hecklers, stalkers, or hide from your annoying friend (Photo: Rune T)
  32. 35. GPS & BTS Triangulation For easier check-ins, but we will ensure accuracy and privacy
  33. 36. Connect To work well with your favorite social networks, even improve their usefulness
  34. 37. Native Apps To not just work in various devices, but also provide unique experiences
  35. 38. Business model?
  36. 39. Monetization <ul><li>Location-targeted advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Not just restaurants. Any kind of shops. </li></ul><ul><li>Credit card promotions </li></ul><ul><li>Mall guide </li></ul><ul><li>Premium listing & Premium user accounts. </li></ul><ul><li>Contextual advertising. Respect users. </li></ul>
  37. 40. Summary
  38. 41. Hyperlocal Customized to city lifestyle and how we socialize. All about location and tailored to our daily movements and hangouts in the city (Photo: Kania)
  39. 42. Consumers Not just a people locator. It’s a social network of consumers. Not just a technical tool, but actually a network of people sharing consumer info (Photo: Satya W)
  40. 43. Platform independent For everyone Does not require any particular brand of device, it’s for anybody with a computer or mobile phone.
  41. 44. We’re one of you. We listen. We make products that people like ourselves would use (Photo: Kania)
  42. 45. Thank you!
  43. 46. End Blog coverage of this event: http://www.salsabeela.com/2009/03/20/fresh-mobile-creativity/ http://freshyourmind.com/2009/03/22/fresh-mar09-mobile-creativity/ Photos of this event: http://www.flickr.com/photos/salsabeela/archives/date-taken/2009/03/19/detail/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/chandramarsono/archives/date-taken/2009/03/19/detail/ More about Koprol: blog.koprol.com
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