“Hey, let’s connect online!” is not just a trend, but also a new outlook post COVID.
Covid-19 impacted the whole Business and Entrepreneurs community in a way no one had ever imagined. In India, lockdown affected small and big businesses alike, especially those which were dependent on personal interaction.
However, COVID had some positive fallouts too. It made everyone think of creative solutions to sustain, in work as well as life!
Opportunity was knocking, and many entrepreneurs opened the door to technology. They invested at the right time to come up with the next great idea for their next big Start-up. Many creators and artists showcased their talent on various social media platforms.
Some entrepreneurs leveraged the New Normal to come with a new business plan, marketing and execution strategy.
What Will Change for Entrepreneurs Networking Post COVID-19?
Change is the only thing that remains constant; a progressive entrepreneur welcomes the change with open arms. Almost every business shifted to work–from-home mode, while so many digital Applications like Zoom, Google meet, and Skype suddenly caught the limelight for being life-saviour and helping us to work and interact during these tough times.
· Virtual webinars and podcasts will hit the success heights. No one has stopped dreaming and no one has stopped learning. Sitting at home, virtual webinars, TIE events and Ted talks will be the next hit post-COVID 19.
· Travel, Hospitality, fashion industries will create new marketing strategies with a new turn.
· Work from home will be the new and acceptable trend for larger companies. Who thought of the possibility of living in family and still earning equal pay?
· Social Media and Ecommerce will be the biggest target market for entrepreneurs to grow.
· Lastly, AI, AR and other technological advancements to create remote working opportunities more feasible will be the next biggest change in digital history.
Online presence for all the growing businesses will become quintessential. A proper marketing strategy is needed to ensure the survival of business during tough times. Online tools and creating online products and services post-pandemic is going to be the new normal for a while. The education sector has now understood the importance of digital platforms for online learning Top 5 Industries in India to Grow Post COVID-19 Attack
1. Ed-Tech Industry
Education that’s combined with technology is known as Ed-Tech. It has been popular this whole time of the pandemic. Parents are scared to send their kids to schools or colleges and since the Covid situation is going to stay with us for a while, virtual learning would aid it.
Parents and students have started investing in online courses, online learning materials, and subject-based courses. This would be one of the top industries that would get the hype post the pandemic, since everyone has now started believing in online learning.
2. Health and Wellness Industry
This is a sector that has saved and served so many individuals all over the world during these tough times. The employees from this sector were the real Superhero of 2020.
Everyone has become health conscious. The nutrition industry is also expected to see a good growth post-pandemic.
3. Online Food Ordering Industry
In this whole pandemic, we were restricted from ordering our favourite food online and as soon as unlock happened, popular food delivery services started taking orders. Any industry that is related to food is never getting down post-COVID. Ordering food online is the new craze and a delicious one too, not just for the hotels, cafés & restaurants but for online food delivery groups as well.
Many brands are already popular and have emerged as a big chain all across India.
4. E-commerce Industry
When the lockdown was implemented in India, people avoided shopping from the local supermarkets to follow social distancing. Online E-commerce stores saw a boom in sales as they delivered groceries and products at our doorsteps safely.
Individuals who did not trust online stores started ordering online and now believe in the kind of quality they offer as they have now witnessed it. This industry is expected to maintain its growth momentum in the post-Covid world.
5. Entertainment Industry
Before pandemic, we’d enjoy munching the pricey popcorn while watching our favourite movies at the cinema theatre. The only thing that changed in all this time is we started doing that at our home. This industry was the only saviour for all of us as we have spent all this time binging our favourite shows and movies.
Films that were to be released on the big screen, were released on several digital platforms, so everyone would enjoy their time at home. The sudden digital shift due to pandemic has given chance to various digital platforms.
Indeed, digital technologies saved the business in a pandemic-stricken world. This would encourage newer platforms to come up offering effective communication, leadership, virtual mentorship and open networking.