The global fitness app market is expected to grow by 32% by 2026.

Sedentary work and diseases related to obesity have triggered a surge in the popularity of health and nutrition awareness. For many people, it’s not easy to organize their fitness routine. Instead of searching through the myriads of YouTube exercise videos trying to choose a suitable routine and then tracking it all on paper, there are smarter solutions — like workout planning apps.

Due to the coronavirus lockdown in 2020, the fitness app download rates have skyrocketed. A reasonable price tag, the variety of classes, a personalized approach, and 24/7 availability from any spot make them the perfect tool for home exercising. But even gym-lovers often use the app to log their progress.

How to create a workout app? What types of fitness apps are the most popular? What features do users expect to get from these platforms? How to monetize such a business?
We’ll cover all these questions below.

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Over 1.9 billion children in 150 countries stayed out of the classroom in 2020 due to COVID-19, as reported by UNESCO. As school shifted to home education, it put a massive burden on parents as they literally had to become impromptu substitute teachers.

While struggling with the virus, online tutoring played a key role in alleviating the harm caused by the closure of schools. Companies like Chegg and Varsity Tutors reported an over 40% increase in bookings for its online K-12 academic subjects in spring 2020.

The on-demand tutoring niche is on the rise and there is still room for creating a website for tutoring that will cover the existing needs of tutors and students.

In this article, you’ll learn about the types of online tutoring platforms and their features, investigate the existing competitor landscape in online education, find 7 ways to monetize on-demand teaching business, and learn about an actionable plan to create an online tutoring website. Let’s get it started!

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by Anna Klimenko

How to Build a Beauty Shop Website

People who are shopping for beauty products, spend 80% of the time pre-researching: reading product descriptions, customer reviews, product comparison, and watching influencers’ videos.

A substantial digital presence is indispensable for a beauty brand and the best way to present your products is with a specialized website. Today the website serves many more purposes than just online orders. This is the core of the customer-centric approach and the source of invaluable data for marketing campaigns.

If you’re wondering how to start a makeup company and have a presence online, we hope that here you’ll find valuable insights and all of the must-have features of a modern website. Just dive in!

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by Anna Klimenko

How to Create Your Own Language App

More than 1.5 billion people are learning English worldwide.

80% of European citizens aged 15-30 years old know at least one foreign language.

People have always been interested in learning foreign languages. Online language learning has opened countless opportunities for millions of people around the world. They learn languages for travel, business, and self-improvement. Surprisingly, many people do not even need a specific reason. 46% of Babbel users said that they study a foreign language just because they enjoy it, and 35% of respondents learn languages to keep their brain fit.

Let’s find out how to make your own language app and how to overcome the most common challenges! Dive in to learn more.

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According to a survey conducted in 15 major cities in the U.S., new patients need to wait up to 24 days to get an appointment with a physician. Many of them decide to call the emergency room to avoid delay.

In contrast to this, the famous telemedicine app Doctor On Demand connects patients with a physician through the video call just in 10 minutes and is available 24/7.

The necessity of telemedicine became absolutely evident as we faced the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Almost overnight, people stopped going out of their homes even to visit a doctor. But staying at home, they still need medical help.

Even though there are many telehealth platforms in the circuit, loads have increased and new apps are in demand.

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+218% is the increase of Instacart app downloads in just one week. And Instacart is not the exception, other grocery delivery apps also break records with their growth rates.

Apocalyptic movies and books turned to reality quicker than we could expect. 

If grocery delivery used to be a luxury, now, in the situation of ‘contactless’ COVID-19 pandemic environment, it has become indispensable. Those stores that postponed going online are now forced to do it in a rush. The consumers who never imagined they would shop online, now have to master this skill.

Growing demand for food delivery, attractive tax and loan conditions for small and medium businesses, as well as a freed up workforce — all these factors create a perfect environment for those who want to make a meal delivery app.

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People spend more than $335 billion annually in the US alone on on-demand care services for their parents, kids, homes, and pets. Today we’ll talk about apps for senior citizens.

Our society is witnessing a longevity revolution. Life expectancy is increasing and the number of elderly people is growing rapidly. As of 2020, 1 in 11 people have reached the age of 65, and it is anticipated that this ratio will change to 1 in 6 by 2050. Many people of over 65 need daily help and special care due to health problems. But as we are always on the move (working, studying, traveling, going to the gym, meeting people, shopping), we can not always provide enough care to parents and senior relatives.

If you are a startuper who wants to create an on-demand home care application, you’ll find useful information inside. The business model, features, and development steps will be described in detail. Just dive in!

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12,896 hours is the average time each person spends tidying their homes during their lifetime. That’s 1,5 years or 77 weeks. These numbers hardly coincide with modern reality.

Business people, working moms, single-parent households, elderly people and anyone else who can afford it, often delegate home cleaning to professionals and use the extra time for stuff they want to do.

With the growing trend of ordering services on demand, no wonder software for the house-cleaning business has already disrupted the gig economy. Due to the increase in self-employment and freelance work, the demand for digital platforms for maids will keep on growing in the years ahead.

How to make an app for cleaning services? Read our complete guide!

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by Anna Klimenko

How to Bootstrap in an SaaS Startup

When you have enough money, you can develop and market your SaaS startup ideas faster to leave competitors behind. But what if you are not a millionaire and do not have an angel investor bankrolling your idea, but are actually earning your living with a day job? Should you forget about launching your project, or should you try to find a way to bring it to life?

Here, we have collected the practices that may help you bootstrap your SaaS ideas without venture capital. 

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Do you know what Slack, Groove, and Skype have in common?

They all made their SaaS products with the help of offshore outsourcing teams.

There are certain factors that make SaaS development different from the other software development and due to these factors startupers prefer to give the SaaS development to offshore outsourcing teams.

What are the advantages of outsourcing for SaaS? Let’s find out!

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Does your website already have voice search for products or augmented reality for trying some items without visiting the brick-and-mortar store?

If you think that such things are just useless ‘toys’ for the rich, you’ll be surprised at how much they can jump-start your business into the 2020s!

Even if your eCommerce business is doing well, users always compare services around similar providers and may go to competitors that cater to customer experience. They are willing to pay more for better quality, uniqueness, and comfort.

Have a look at how using the latest eCommerce trends can increase user satisfaction and your company sales today. Below, you’ll find lots of top eCommerce trends 2020 for your website.

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By 2026, the global cannabis market value is estimated to reach $57B, and online marketplaces will certainly grab their piece of the pie.

While the distribution of cannabis medications is strictly regulated by the government and its usage is only possible by prescription of a licensed physician, the online platforms are the most convenient way to get patients connected to such doctors and dispensaries.

The online platforms for the cannabis industry today are represented by B2C and B2B marketplaces, online stores, clinics, dispensary websites, and SaaS for managing this business. In this article, we will discuss how to make a website like Weedmaps, one of the most famous marketplaces in this industry.

Don’t miss an opportunity to be among the pioneers with your medicinal cannabis marketplace!

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by Anna Klimenko

The Future of SaaS: Top 5 SaaS Trends in 2020

Artificial Intelligence, personalization, security, vertical SaaS, integrations…You do not need to be a fortune-teller to name the most popular trends of the next year or two. They are on the surface and if you follow tech news, you’ve probably noticed that trends for software do not change too often. Moreover, what was called ‘hype’ in 2018 flows smoothly into 2019 and so on and so forth.

However, knowing bare technological trends does not tell you what is commercially viable, right? Given the fact that Artificial Intelligence for SaaS is at its peak does not help much when trying to figure out where it will have its greatest impact. In this regard, we would like to review the future of SaaS illustrated with examples of its application. Dive into our research!

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What do Google, IBM, Unilever, and IKEA have in common, besides being market leaders?

They, along with a handful of others, are trailblazers that have been applying artificial intelligence in human capital management for years already, and they have done so successfully!

Regardless of whether you believe in the ‘Terminator’ scenario or not, right now machine learning can give your company a real competitive edge in talent management. You can leverage ML to solve such major HR challenges as:

  • Candidate sourcing
  • Recruiting
  • Employee retention
  • Learning and development.

Let’s take a look at the examples of AI-powered tools for each challenge and how leading companies are using them.

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In 2018, more than half of all eCommerce purchases were made through online marketplaces. The revenue of 67% of marketplaces made $50M while 33% of the marketplaces earned more than $100M. No wonder more and more marketplace startups have emerged in recent years. 

However, at the same time, only 10% of startups become successful! The number one reason for startup failure is running out of the capital before the project becomes profitable. 

One of the ways to prevent this is to estimate the project cost carefully in advance. 

If you are hesitant about starting an online marketplace and the biggest uncertainty is the cost, you’ll want to get some estimates right away. 

In this article, you’ll see the ballpark figures for the development of 5 different marketplaces. We’ll outline their peculiarities and give an estimate of the most typical features.

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Around eight million school athletes in the United States are searching for college scholarships right now.

Just watch the movies about school-life in the US to find proof of the great importance sports plays for American students. Collegiate sports events are a significant part of the US culture supported by rich and famous sponsors and millions of fans.

College athletics has blossomed into a multi-billion business that gained almost the same importance as traditional sports. In 2018, NCAA, raised $857 million from television broadcast payments and licensing rights from CBS and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. alone – not to mention FOX, ABC, etc.

So, what is here for the sports recruitment agency owner?

The college recruiting process is still young and changing yearly, but technological support has already firmly established its position in the industry, helping thousands of athletes and coaches discover each other.

What features are the most important for the college sports recruiting website, and how to monetize such a platform? Find the answers inside!

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Consumers or Businesses – who is going to be your target audience?
Is there any difference in the development of B2B and B2C marketplace?

Today, in eCommerce, Alibaba is the largest business-to-business platform, and Aliexpress is one of the most popular business-to-customer platforms. These Chinese platforms are real magical caves of treasures with their secrets. Wouldn’t it be exciting to uncover some of them?

Then, just say ‘Open Sesame’ and follow us inside the article!

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81% of consumers are NOT satisfied with the quality of healthcare and prefer to avoid the system as much as possible.

Almost all industries except healthcare have raised the bar for consumer experience. Medical providers that close this gap the fastest, will gain a huge competitive advantage. But no one ever said it would be easy!

Squeezing ever more patients into doctors’ schedules, staying economically viable, and simultaneously improving the healthcare experience for people is a daunting task. That is why you need all kinds of tools that will help you stay on top of doctor-patient relationships and personalization of your services.

In this article, we’ll take a close look at healthcare CRM software and all the ways it can aid your practice in becoming more patient-centered. But before that, let’s get some important definitions out of the way.

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How do people search for jobs today? Not from newspapers, that’s for sure.

What about Google for Jobs, social media platforms like LinkedIn and Facebook, or freelancer marketplaces like Upwork and Toptal?

Some people still use classifieds like Craigslist and OLX for finding jobs, while errand runners go to platforms like Thumbtack and Taskrabbit.

But the majority of people (60%) use job boards like Indeed and Glassdoor! However, they are not the only players on the market! There are many opponents that differ by specialization, location, and features.

Is it difficult to create a personal website for job seekers and make it profitable and competitive among market leaders? Let’s find out what you should pay attention to when starting up a job board.

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A blank list with blue hyperlinks on it could never catch today’s user’s attention… or could it? These numbers tell a different story:

$1 billion of annual revenue, 50 billion monthly page views, 100 million ads posted monthly, 70 countries covered and 15 languages supported!

And all this is from a company of 50 employees who maintain a page of few features and an old-fashioned ‘newspaper-like’ user interface that has not changed for 25 years! 

Craigslist is a phenomenon of the eCommerce industry, and it is definitely worthwhile to discover the secrets of its success. What options do startupers have when aiming to build a website like Craigslist today? Let’s find out!

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