As we are moving towards the techno-savvy era things and lifestyle of people has changed dramatically. There was a time when the computer was just used to feed data and official record; internet was just meant for high-class official use. People were mostly dependent manually to get the things done. Now the scenario has changed, after the advent of the 21st century and advancement of information and technology the way of living has changed.
The introduction of online chatting, social media sites like Orkut, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc has made the life of people more comfortable. The world is just a click away from folks.
Along with online chatting and video calling, the invention of the internet has made the life of people easier in many other aspects too.
- Booking of hotels: Days have gone when people had to face the hassle of selecting a single hotel from a wide range of hotels after reaching a new city. Moreover the tourists many times had to undergo the unwanted monopoly of the local agents. But now there are many sites like make my trip, Trivago, OYO, etc which offer the best hotels at the lowest price. Along with the booking of the hotels these sites also provide tour packages at cheapest rates. Along with hotel bookings many sites also give the facility of booking train and flight tickets.
- Buying and selling of second-hand goods: Gradually there are many sites which have now become a part of the e-commerce world by providing the clients the facility of selling their used items. Like OLX, quicker, etc. Often it happens that people want to sell their used goods but they have to search for customers who are ready to pay a good amount. So Sites like OLX help the sellers to find good customers.
- Finding jobs: Apart from buying and selling goods and facilities, there are many online sites which also work as consultancy for job seekers and employers.
- Online shopping: Days have passed away when people had to go for shopping in the market for buying even a small thing. Now after the boosting and promotion of e-commerce web sites people can buy clothes, footwear, jewelry, handbags, books, accessories, makeup kits, household items like LED, furniture, mobile phones, crockery, toiletries and even baby diapers from the online shopping websites. There are many online sites like Amazon, Urban Ladder, Flip Kart, Koovs, etc. These online sites open up a variety of new products in front of customers. Along with online shopping these sites also provide a huge discount on the goods, even a buyer can read the reviews for any particular product of their choice. Moreover, these sites also provide the facility of exchange, return and refund. Unlike the local market, these sites provide a facility to share your own experiences of buying and using the product.
The best part of online shopping is that it saves your money, time and trouble of traveling in the market for selecting a particular product of your own choice.