Triller has announced the strategic appointment of Raj Mishra as Country Manager and Head of Operations for India. Over the past 13 years, Raj has built a strong track record of driving significant growth in globally complex business environments.
Mishra’s specializations include driving aggressive strategies for Sales & Marketing, Business Growth (Top & Bottomline), and P&L Management for brands that aim for success in the ever-evolving social media landscape in India.
In his earlier role as Country Manager at TikTok India (erstwhile Musical.ly, where he incidentally was their first employee), Mishra was instrumental in driving growth for ByteDance in India by creating the local team, liaising with business partners & the creator community in India, and identifying and incubating talent with the potential to help the company gain popularity on the app. Under his leadership, Musical.ly became the most downloaded app on both Android and iOS. Raj also spearheaded the transition from musical.ly to TikTok and was responsible for the end to end the rebranding process after acquisition in 2017. In 2019, he decided to take up a new challenge within Bytedance & was spearheading strategy for one of their newly launched suite of products, Helo.
In his exciting new role at Triller, he will be leading and furthering the development of Triller’s products, operations, and overall business goals. Moving forward, the app, with currently over a whopping 250MN+ downloads worldwide, will explore strategic associations with key Indian partners and influencers – evident from all the artists and digital celebrities that they have currently onboarded onto the platform.
Commenting on Raj joining the team, Mike Lu, CEO at Triller said, “We are thrilled to have Raj join our team and head the India operations. His valuable experience of working in the creators’ app space in India is a definite advantage for us and we are keen to explore his expertise to help us scale heights in the Indian ecosystem. His vast skill set and glocal understanding of Triller was deeply exciting to us and we are confident of his abilities to further accelerate Triller’s growth trajectory in India to become the topmost app of choice for artists all across the country.”
On his move to Triller, Raj mentions, “The opportunity that Triller offers to artists is incredible and the significant milestones that the app has managed to make in such a short period with zero marketing spends, indicate its massive growth potential in India. With the world’s second-largest internet market consumer base, India’s artists and creators have found a safe space for creative expression in Triller and a democratic stage to reach out to a global audience. I am incredibly honored to be taking over the mantle in India and amplifying Triller’s presence in the country. My key purpose is to provide value to the community by strategically driving Triller as the go-to platform for millions to showcase and distribute their talent derivatives while building their social currencies”.
Triller has big expansion plans in India, has over 100 employees in the country.
Top Google Play Store Alternatives for Android Users
World over individuals, institutions, and Governments are more aware of the role that technology plays in their lives. One aspect that we tend to overlook with our smartphone usage is our choice of store for apps. Here are the best options for Android users for other stores that ought to explore.
Google Play Store
One of the first mobile app stores, Google Play Store was introduced in 2008 with a vision to target the Android market. We all know how successful and popular this app store is across the globe. On average, this store comprises 2,714,499 apps, with 3739 new apps being added regularly.
Samsung Galaxy Store
Available to Samsung app users, the Galaxy Store comes with a minimalistic interface with two tabs on the home screen: games and apps. The store which previously contained themes, wallpapers, games, etc. has recently reshaped itself with more focus on app and content delivery in local languages. As a result, it now also provides a curated list of app, game recommendations, better gaming perks, and app-exclusive features and offers.
Indus App Bazaar
Designed to help users discover new and trending apps in their preferred language, Indus App Bazaar houses over 400,000 apps in English as well as 12 Indian languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Gujrati, Tamil and Bengali. Driven to support ‘Made in India’ and ‘Vocal for Local’ initiatives, this app store aims to address the needs of Indian consumers using local and linguistic content. Indus App Bazaar has delivered 1 billion installs+ updates to over 100 million users.
Amazon App Store
Available on all Amazon Fire devices, the Amazon App Store is not just limited to these devices but is accessible to more. To make it more rewarding, Amazon has recently redesigned the store by introducing Amazon Coins, which is a virtual currency to buy apps on discount or for free. This is what sets this store apart from others.
OPPO App Market
Created for ColorOS devices, the OPPO App Market enables users to download all types of Android apps and games for free. The app market offers a wide array of apps that span across categories such as music, social, office, books, photography, health, etc. Both Oppo and Vivo, top Chinese players joined forces to launch this app store to allow developers to market their creations in overseas markets.
Started as an online marketplace of apps for Xiaomi smartphone users, Xiaomi GetApps now supports devices from other manufacturers as well. The best part about this app store is that it offers all popular applications, including PUBG, VSCO, and more than that, it also has a section called ‘Today’, which comprises various useful and interesting apps that are updated regularly.
Huawei App Gallery
A perfect place to discover your next favorite apps and games, Huawei App Gallery offers a wide array of exclusive content, coupled with free welcome gifts, special in-game events, competitions, and prize draws to make app shopping more rewarding for users. Although it doesn’t have common apps like Zoom, Netflix, Facebook, and even WhatsApp, users don’t have to fret because the store has these apps in APK formats. So, nothing can stop you from using these apps anyway.
Times Music Signs Global Licensing Deal with Video Sharing App Triller
Times Music and viral music video sharing app, Triller – announce their global licensing partnership. Times Music is a dominant market shareholder in Punjabi, Bollywood, regional and independent music and this deal would result in making Times Music’s diverse repertoire being available for users of the Triller app, across the world.
All of Times Music’s catalog, with over 56,000 songs is now available on the Triller app, for its massive user base to use the music to create short-form content.
“Times Music’s diverse catalog and its dominating position in the Punjabi and regional marketplaces, gives Triller a significant advantage to navigate the length and breadth of the country. We are very thrilled to have our entire library on Triller,” said Mandar Thakur, COO, Times Music.
“Times Music, one of India’s leading record music labels represents cultural diversity of Indian Music covering prime languages, among many others. As always our goal is to ease creations and move forward to offer our users with an even larger pannier of music to create and share content with freedom” said Raj Mishra, GM, Triller India
Get All COVID Related Information on Bobble AI’s Keyboard
Bobble AI has introduced a section on the keyboard called “Covid 19 Resources”that has credible, real-time links providing nationwide information. All Android users who have default Bobble Indic keyboard across all 120+ Indic & international languages, along with IOS and users of Bobble’s regional keyboards (including Marathi, Malayalam, Bangla and Hindi keyboards) can access information with telephone numbers and addresses segregated into sections: oxygen cylinders, concentrators, ICU beds, ventilators, Remdesivir, plasma donors, etc. These are being collated on a real-time basis picked up from government sources and tweets based on Covid related keywords. All Bobble users can share the links with others.
“The last few weeks have been exceptionally hard, with the second wave of the virus outbreak in the country, and depleting resources. Social media platforms have been filled with people seeking help. Seeing the massive need to provide essential sources of information and resources inspired us to collate a simple and easy-to-share database of important links for Covid-19 related resources. It is time that each organization steps up and contribute in their own way in this hour of grave crisis. ” commented Ankit Prasad, CEO, and Founder, Bobble AI.
Steps to follow
Step 1: Open the conversation where you need to share the leads and select the Fonts option.
Step 2: Select the COVID-19 resources section and share verified covid resources to help others
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