Staying home was fun when we were kids during the summer holidays. Even as grown-ups, the well-planned trips are refreshing because we all can move around. But the very idea of getting isolated or home quarantined in the corona virus pandemic situation has eventually left us to figure out new ways to do business.
Entertainment and Streaming apps
Recent events have limelight that people are now more willing to spend on streaming subscriptions. Since the world is on lockdown, people are reaching out to these entertainment mobile applications to pass the time.
This popularity has not left entertainment apps like Tiktok from the picture. You can see many celebrities using the application for various purposes be it for educating people and spreading awareness or the subtle joy of doing everything and nothing on the app. If you unleash an MVP of the app like these in the market now, you'll be one step ahead of the competitors.
Food delivery app segment
Due to the on-going social distancing and lock down, people have turned towards the food delivery applications. In fact, on comparing the average daily downloads from February to March 15, it was noted that apps like Instacart, Walmart Grocery, and Shipt have witnessed their daily downloads surge by 218%, 160%, and 124%, respectively. This surge might be owed to the "contactless delivery" initiative which was first implemented in China.
An essential thing for a human being in this modern era is health, and we all are witnessing the best example now. People have started staying healthy, even though affected by minor fever, cold, or backache. Here is the best opportunity to build-up a great mobile app and help out the people in need by connecting the best doctors and pharma stores in these critical situations.
The lock down situation has most severely affected our lifestyle, and to stay healthy, its important to eat healthy food. Many families were unable to stock up the vegetables or essential things for livelihood. Here is a chance for startups to launch a user-friendly mobile app that can deliver at least the necessities.