Starting an online business is trendy in Cambodia. Both individuals and corporate companies can start their own business online with small capital. It is a time for one man or one woman to start their business online with less capital or even no need capital if they know how to invest their knowledge as a capital in they business during the startup.
1. Food & beverage
Whether covd19 hits Cambodia or not, food and beverage industry are still the popular business in Cambodia as Cambodia is a young population country where they are active using social media for their daily life. They like to buy food and beverage without leaving their comfort home. During Covid19, some areas of the kingdom marked as the red zones, yellow zones and rip yellow zones where people are restricted to going out of home, therefore, buying food online in their only one option to do.
Seeing is believing. Some online store bring their offline fashion show to online through Facebook live-streaming every day. The shops keeps their fans based page interest on their new deals and new fashion with some entertainment which allow their fans fully engage and watch their liveshow from beginning until end.
3. Beauty products
Everyone care about beauty so that no one can look down on them. Small and medium to high class income young people are likely to buy online beautify products to cure their urgently body or hair every day. They dare to buy beauty products to upgrade their beauty at least $10 per unit, but they are afraid of buying a book with $3 or $5 to read. This means that beauty is more important for their lives.
4. Education or Online Course
No need to travel under the hot sun, no need to waste time travelling in the traffic congestion, students or learners can start their class online via Zoom, Google Meet or Team with ease. Online education is huge and in high demand in Cambodia as Cambodians spend a lot of times at least 2 hours per day to surf and use social media whether for working, communicating with friends, or even entertaining.
5. Real Estate or Property Development Business
Paying money to keep Facebook happy showing and displaying ads to put property online is very popular in Cambodia. Like one said “No money, no honey” and “No fee, no ads.” You can see other competitors’ ads through visiting and engaging with their page posts or contents so that you can see their ads soon as Facebook will show ads based on users’ behaviors. Both real estate agent actively use Facebook ads to sell properties without leaving Facebook. They think their Facebook is way better than TV when it comes to property advertising.