App categories set to dominate 2022 and beyond

Indeed, the world is changing without any doubt. Recent worldwide events, especially the COVID-19 pandemic, have altered the dynamics of the planet. Some have impacted only for the short term while some have done so for the long term. Entrepreneurs and business owners alike must recognize their trends and make sure they adapt accordingly. There are those who may own a business in an app category that never required an app some time ago.

Now, things have changed and circumstances are out of control. Consumers today are expecting apps in categories which never expected one to exist. Moreover, other kinds of entrepreneurs (as well as their budding counterparts) might be looking for an edge in either a new industry or a business venture. In short, certain kinds of apps are much better than others.

Which app categories are set to rule 2022 and beyond?

Team leads of app development, business development, marketing, quality assurance and testing from a well-known firm of mobile app development Toronto have come forward with a brief post. It will act as a guide and show everyone the kinds of apps that earn quite well based on both recent and upcoming future trends.

Hence, this post can be used to brainstorm various kinds of concepts and ideas for apps, and to take companies to a newer level. How? Simple: Through creation of an app/apps in a well known category.

Now let us examine the key ones:

Medical apps

The demand for mobile apps with a diverse array of use cases in this category is considerable. A lot of doctors, nurses, surgeons and other healthcare professionals use it for scheduling appointments, check-ins, reminders for appointments, and the like. These apps are also great for surveys conducted after appointments too.

A popular feature in this category is health education. A lot of misinformation exists online especially in terms of various vaccines, conditions, illnesses and the like. Medical professionals are utilizing these apps to provide patients and the public alike with relevant, accurate and up to date information.

For instance, doctors and nurses can create a checklist of symptoms for various illnesses. They can also provide useful resources on what patients should do if they are experiencing some of those symptoms. Apps can also serve as resources for information on doctors, addresses, phone numbers, doctor bios and the like.

As per recent studies, approximately 90 percent of American adults use at least one digital health tool. Estimates from renowned bodies indicate that the mobile health market to reach around USD$ 189 billion by 2025. Moreover, 93 percent of physicians believe that mobile health apps can play a role in improving patient health.

Health and wellness apps

Companies can stick with a similar trend but with a different point of emphasis. Other than health apps using physicians, other kinds of businesses have been dominating the health and wellness space.

Anyone running a fitness business can definitely enter the arena of mobile apps. Why? Because the possibilities in this field are endless. A lot of health and fitness apps exist in the following ways:

  • Yoga apps.
  • Gym apps.
  • Cooking apps.
  • Personal training apps.
  • Meditation apps.
  • Weight loss apps.
  • Apps for dietitians and nutritionists.

The list goes on without much limits. Moreover, there are countless ways to expand the fitness business and earn money in this category of apps.

Apps for groceries

Not so long ago, Ordering groceries was a category no one wanted to step into. Nowadays that is no longer the case. Market giants like Amazon, Target, Walmart among many others are now offering grocery delivery, and pick up services. Consumers have quickly adapted to these services.

Grocery stores, especially the small mom and pop ones along with specialty stores and the in-between ones can pursue developing an app, or a platform. The COVID-19 pandemic brought a rise to these apps.

Users no longer need to use laptops in this manner. They can all use their phones through user-friendly mobile apps. These apps save user information, simplify the checkout process and thus, allowing for higher conversion rates.

The user’s name, address, number, email and payment information are stored safely within the user’s profile. When the user places an order, again, it is just a matter of a few clicks and taps. Hence, no need to enter all that information again.

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