Advertisement business industry has enlarged and grown steadily during recent years. We’re surrounded by adverts from newspapers to the holdings on the street to our smartphones.

Advertising Business in India plays a vital role in forming sentiments towards products and services in Hearts and minds of its customers. The brand recall for many different companies over the decades has stuck solely on the balance of their advertisement campaigns. From the catchphrase “2 minute noodles” by Maggi, to Vodafone’s Zoozoos, and “Boost is the secret of my energy” along with many different taglines that have touched consumer sentiment, No wonder the country is one of the strongest Advertising Markets in the world.

The Indian advertising industry has evolved over the years from being a small-scale business to a large sector industry. The advertising business in India is estimated to be the second fastest-growing advertising market in Asia that of China.

The Government of India has given major support to the advertising sector. Advertising expenditure is likely to increase in the financial sector, driven by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) policies which could result in a more favourable business environment.

The Indian advertising sector, which had witnessed a fall in 2020 due to the pandemic, is expected to touch Rs 70,343 crore by the year 2022, as per Dentsu Digital Report 2021.

Furthermore, it is expected to grow with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR ) of 11.59 percent. 

Indian Advertising Business Growth Trends

Over the next few years, the Indian advertising business is estimated to be the fastest-growing advertising market in Asia, just after China. This growth can be attributed to a number of favourable factors. One of the primary factors is the rapid penetration of smartphones and internet all over the country which facilitates the use of digital advertising and is more beneficial to the advertisement sector.

The report has studied the market on the basis of different segments, covering television, print, radio, internet/online/digital, mobile and outdoor and many more. Among these, print advertising currently accounts for the largest market share in India, representing the most popular segment. 


T.V. advertising: TV advertising has continued to expand in India. India is the fourth-largest market globally after the US, China and Japan when it comes to T..V. Adverts. Further expansion at a 7.6% CAGR will take TV ad revenues to the level of INR 50586 Cr by the year 2025. 

Internet Adverts : India is the fastest-growing Internet Advertising market in the world at a CAGR of 18.8% during the period 2020-2025. Growth in mobile ad revenue overtook wired revenue in 2019 and is expected to be 74.4% of the total internet advertising revenue of INR 30471 Cr by 2025. In 2020 revenue from mobile internet advertising in India was INR 7331 Cr and will rise to INR 22350 Cr by the year of 2025 – increasing at a 25.4% CAGR making India the greatest Internet Advertising Hub.

Newspapers & consumer magazines: The Indian newspaper & consumer magazines market is likely to have a CAGR of 1.82% by the year 2025.

What is the best advertising platform online?

For now, though, here are some of the best paid advertising platforms out there.

  • Google Ads.
  • Facebook Ads.
  • Instagram Ads.
  • Twitter Ads.
  • LinkedIn Ads. 
  • Pinterest Ads. 
  • Amazon Ads

How big is India’s advertising industry?

In 2020, the Indian advertising industry was valued at over 564 billion Indian rupees and it was projected to reach up to 700 billion rupees by the end of 2022.

How can you start advertising / digital marketing business in India?

Here are the steps to follow if you want to start a digital marketing agency in India:

  1. Step 1: Decide Your Strategies.
  2. Step 2: Kickstart Your Online Presence.
  3. Step 3: Get Social, Literally! One of the best way for any advertisement business.
  4. Step 4: Focus on Building Your Brand.
  5. Step 5: Register Your Business.
  6. Step 6: Build Your Core Team.
  7. Step 7: Stay Updated. Stay Relevant.

Every business needs advertisement to grow and to make their business profitable. As India is running towards digitalization, everyone wants to advertise their business in a stylish way.

An advertising agency is a company that takes all the burden of marketing the products and reaches the appropriate customer accordingly. It also boosts up the company and its products by making a creative and attractive approach to the customer. 

Big and small companies hired Advertising agencies, to reach selected customers. Some agencies handle all phases of advertising campaigns, from doing market research and establishing the brand in the market and making strategies to grip the product in the market. The creative agency also makes eye-catching ads to place them in appropriate outlets.