Sexual wellness brands and influencers on vHub.ai platform see 100% rise in social media presence in a year With rise in awareness on sexual and reproductive health, influencers and brands on the AI-powered platform see 50-100% rise in followers on Instagram

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✒️Bengaluru(purogami news network)

Bengaluru(February 29):-Doctors and influencers in the sexual wellness, menstrual hygiene and fertility segments have seen a 50 to 100% rise in their following on social media in the past one year, finds vHub.ai, an influencer marketing platform.

Dr Tanaya Narendra, who goes by her handle Millennial Doctor, saw a meteoric 133% rise in her follower count in the past one year. With more than 1.5 million followers on her Instagram account, the doctor and author of Dr Cuterus, spreads awareness about sexual health, safe sex, reproductive health, fertility and more.

“The conversation around sexual wellness is gradually steering from safe sex to sexual pleasure. There’s growing awareness about the pleasure inequality among men and women. People are actively seeking information about sexual and reproductive health,” said Sachin Modi, chief executive officer and co-founder of vHub.ai.

vHub.ai is an AI-powered SaaS platform that helps brands find the right influencers to collaborate with for their social media campaigns. Social media users are resorting to help of sincere influencers like doctors to get their action in the bedroom right and pleasurable.

The boom in follower counts is a reflection of the rising awareness about sexual and reproductive health. In 2020, India’s sexual wellness industry was valued at USD 1,153 million. Growing at a CAGR of 5.8%, the industry is expected to cross USD 2,000 million by 2030, according to a report by Allied Market Research.

While social media has become an avenue for people to get information, brands, doctors and healthcare professionals have been quick to address the knowledge gap through content. Partnerships between influencers and brands have also been pivotal in spreading awareness.

Adult store brand IMbesharam saw a 76% rise in its follower count on Instagram in the past one year. The brand, which is a virtual store for sex toys and wellness products, now has over 133,000 followers. Partners are using props to make it more interesting and enjoy longer.

Influencer Seema Anand, one of the pioneers of sexual awareness, saw a 63% increase in her follower count on Instagram and now has over 1.4 million followers. Other well-known influencers such as Dr Tanushree Pandey Padgaonkar and Pallavi Barnwal also recorded 50 and 42% growth in followers, respectively.

Brands frequently collaborate with influencers to spread awareness and increase their visibility on social media and use avenues to also get sales.
“Today influencer marketing is not limited to food or just soaps. Influencers have a niche in sexual wellness though this segment is unique. Influencers with their genuine content have created a community for people to understand sex as a medium to share love. Brands are not just selling products, they are also increasing awareness about sexual health, pleasure and fertility,” Modi added.

vHub.ai has around 10 brands and 200 influencers in the sexual wellness, menstrual hygiene and reproductive health space on its network. With its AI-powered marketplace, vHub.ai enables brands to identify the right influencers for their marketing campaigns. The platform is designed for brands and influencers to get 3 times return on their investments at 5 times the speed of execution.

Founded in 2021, vHub.ai offers an AI enabled match-making platform to brands and influencers. While the discovery engine helps identify the right partners to collaborate with, its analytical tools provide detailed insights on authenticity, follower intelligence and audience engagement.