by, Claire on, Aug 07, 2018 Trends For 2019 And Beyond.
We can’t imagine how fast things are changing digitally and this will affect how trends will progress into 2019 and beyond. This will drive the type of business ideas that will thrive over the next couple of years and many of them have not been considered by many.
The first change within the workplace is flexible working, already and almost without us realizing, flexible working within the UK is set to explode over the next two years. Whilst some workers already work on a flexible schedule, it is estimated that many workers within employed roles will become freelance workers giving them the freedom to work their own hours, work from home and have more than one job. Any business ideas that incorporate online networks that help organize and detail freelance working and business opportunities will certainly do well.
The advance of video’s and live streaming as our preferred method of both communication and pleasure is obvious but its still quite confused. We certainly have access to many video’s across many social media websites but more organization of those video’s giving people choice of what they want to watch and platforms that allow them to communicate through live streaming. There will be many large and smaller businesses that will embrace video promotions over the next couple of years and any niche business ideas must use video sharing as part of their promotional budget. Any business ideas that in some way embrace video access for people across different topic themes could be onto a winner.
Social shopping is a relatively new concept but one that’s creeping in quite fast, social sharing is a term used to describe networked shopping. It refers to consumers that use social networking websites to share their purchases. This may be on Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter. They can also share their special deals, coupons, product reviews or opinions on a particular product. There are some real business opportunities for social media websites that can embrace this and design and create a website as well as creating a portal for its users.
Lastly there will be a real shift in the way we use social media and the sites we choose to interact on. Many of us have 3-4 social media sites we focus on for different reasons and different groups of people. As time goes on, we will focus on fewer social media websites and keep our attention to just 2-3 sites where we choose to focus our attention. We are certainly looking for more than what our usual social media sites are currently offering. We are making do with a few social media websites to get the best of both worlds but there is a clear change in the way we feel about them. We are looking for something more that will fulfill us and best suit our individual needs in a way no social media site has done yet. Anyone that comes up with a new business idea for a social media website, will almost certainly do well.
There are other trends emerging and some of them are incredibly interesting and what they all show is that things are changing fast in the digital world and if we stop and think about it hard enough, we can clearly see that individuality and finding portals and websites that suit our needs are what we are looking for, any business idea that includes that and gets it right, will do very, very well.