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India’s Top Influencers

Issue Date : 01 November 2021

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For The Love Of Travel

Rishabh Shah and Nirali Shah, or the Gypsycouple, are far from being alike. But their love for travel is what has catapulted them to be one of the most-loved social media influencers

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Wonder Woman

From walking out of a failed marriage with a young child to becoming a social media star, Anupriya Kapur has come a long way. All along, she has ensured that she never compromised on her ethics and content

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'The Influencer Marketing Space Is Ready To Explode’

Sandeep Bhushan, Director and Head of India GMS, Facebook speaks to Pallavi Chakravorty at length about the rise of influencers, role of platforms such as Facebook & Instagram and why brands are making a beeline to launch campaigns with social media influencers

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Marketing’s Next Big Thing?

Until a few years ago, influencer marketing— a type of social media marketing using endorsements and product mentions from influencers — was confined to celebrities and a set of bloggers. 

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‘We Are A Creator-Focused Platform’

Satya Raghavan, Director, YouTube Partnerships, India talks to Pallavi Chakravorty about YouTube creators being the true advocates of a product, brands embracing branded content and the platform’s evolution in the past few years

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India’s Top Influencers

The country’s first influencer ranking brought to you by Outlook Business in association with Grapes Digital.

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Creating 21st Century Workplaces

With spotlight on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), are Indian workplaces taking adequate measures to keep up with evolved working environments?

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India’s Best Workplaces In Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 2021

As per the Great Place to Work® India’s 2021 study of India’s Best Workplaces in terms of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the following organisations have hit the right notes, paving the way for the others

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Meaty Musings

No one anticipated a fresh animal protein startup to become a unicorn. But Licious did. Sticking by the principle of providing quality meat to its customers and a seamless experience to go with it, the startup has managed to disrupt one of India’s most unorganised sectors. With plans to set up experiential stores offline and a ready-to-eat range based on plant protein, Licious seems unstoppable. Vivek Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, Licious spills more beans about the start-up’s journey and future plans to Pallavi Chakravorty  

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The Man Who Built Marico

From the Bombay Oil Industries to Marico, Harsh Mariwala speaks about his life, which is full of bold moves, tough choices, and his love for consumers and what they want

The Curious Case Of High Debt And Low Interest Rates

On one hand the world is swarming in debt, on the other hand the interest rates are now at its lowest ever. Why are loan takers being incentivised for going into debt?

How Energy Secured Are We?

Ballooning fuel prices, low oil & gas production, GST woes and over estimation of green power. Result: India’s energy security remains a distant dream. Is anyone listening?


Five Reasons Why ESG Performance Is Important For Businesses

Vipul Tuli, CEO – South Asia, Sembcorp Industries, a leading energy and urban development company. 

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

As people next door become influencers on the power of their stories and brands bank on their relatability to influence our consumption behaviour, will this influence ‘heal the world and make it a better place’?

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The Power Of Influence

A new crop of relatable, quirky and creative content creators or 'influencers', as they are called, have become the faces of multiple brand campaigns today. Armed with smartphones, social media apps and an online community, these new ‘accessible’ stars are redefining the game of marketing

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The Brand Factor

Influencer marketing has caught the fancy of brands in such a way that even the traditional ones are diving in. But are they getting the desired returns? Are the influencers bankable enough? Is it here to stay or is it a bubble ready to burst?

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The Introvert Comedian

A fashionista, a digital content creator, a comedian and now, an actor—that is Dolly Singh for you. But she doesn’t shy away from admitting that digital content creators are under constant performance pressure

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The Unlikely Chef

Hebbar’s Kitchen, one of the most sought-after channels for vegetarian recipes on social media, is a testament to Archana and Sudarshan Hebbar’s hard work and passion for food

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India’s New KoHEnur

“With great power comes great responsibility,” says Sushant Divgikar, a social media star who embodies empowerment for the transgender community. While he dismisses the influencer tag, he knows the potential of his celebrity status to empower his community

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Entertainer, Not Influencer

Bhuvan Bam is one of India’s most popular content creators on social media. But it’s his ‘regular boy from Delhi’ image that makes audiences and brands swoon over him