During the meet of the Restaurants owners in Chandigarh during the first week of February, the issue of paid news was officially discussed with serious concern. Instead of "create need this company create greed" inside the head of all Restaurants owners.
Dhruv Bhutiani, Vice president of Zomato says that 35% of the money spent by Restaurants and cafes for advertisement to the Internet company is actually for fake branding, where they post anonymous reviews on their own site by fake profiles and in addition, Zomato send bots to like, comment and share the fake opinions on other social media sites.
Zomato.com pro claim that functionality of website is better than any major social media sites such as Facebook, twitter or Google plus.
If you still browsing the website, just look at listing of Peddlers, Sector 35, Chandigarh. 13 users reviews are posted under this venue, all are positive and just look at the professional language they use to describe this venue. Well, my dear friends - 90 % are fictional. zomato cheat and employees are pretty much trained in it.
Search for nightlife in Chandigarh, the best options pre-decided for all the users and that is "The cafe JW Marriot" in Sector 35 B Chandigarh. When I tried to ask the marketing manager that how come 31 positive reviews about your venue is posted here whereas actual situation is too worst of your cafe. He smiled and said "We paid enough"
Underdogs sports bar in vasant kunj opened with inexpensive menu and expectations of 20% profitability in next 2 years. But, miracle did by zomato and this Restaurants is earning more than expected footfall and sales in just 1 year. Thanks to paid reviews posted by Zomato. Now, this Restaurants is opening third venue in Chandigarh and big banners are already posted on the website.
With proudly manner and loud voice Vice president of Zomato, Dhruv Bhutiani himself came to my office and offer me to follow "fake branding". I realized then and there that his entire pitch is just filled with lies and professional and trendy look is just the part of cheating. Instead of calling him vice president i should call him "*** man"
Just beware from this guy and other employees of zomato. Here are the quick links to find this person
Monetary Loss: $2000.