Find a Teacher – FAT.lk won the Merit Award in the Marketing & Advertising category at the BestWeb.lk contest 2013. The website was founded with the objective of creating a meeting place for teachers, students and parents of Sri Lanka, with the private tutors ,teachers, and lecturers given the opportunity to place advertisements on the site. The FAT team stated that taking part in the BestWeb.lk2013 competition has helped FAT.lk become more popular over the years.
“We’ve been participating in BestWeb.LK competition since its inception. The competition helped us to get more visibility.”
The team added, that they received lots of positive feedback upon winning the award, which mirrored the journey of the site had come thus far in bridging teachers with students.
“We received comments from our site users, especially from the teachers. We sent emails to our customer base thanking them for voting and also to share our success with them.”
The user-base of ‘Find a Teacher’ has increased exceptionally since it won the award, and the team is now focused on making sure the customers get a good experience whenever they visit the site.
“Our daily user base has increased and the award has motivated us to develop new tools and services to make the site more user friendly and content rich. The success of the site is closely linked with the success of the teachers / institutes who have benefited advertising on the site.”