How to Start Plantain Farming in Nigeria

By now, it should be no surprise to you that agriculture is the most lucrative business sector in Nigeria. This has led to a huge boost in local and international investment, which has seen the agriculture industries potential increase exponentially. If you’re still thinking about whether or not to invest in Nigerian agriculture, you should

By | April 18th, 2016|Agriculture, Business|10 Comments

How to Create a Successful B2B Ecommerce Platform in Nigeria – Cokodeal

Name: Raymond Agholor Name of Company: Cokodeal Country: Nigeria In the challenging business environment, driven by the foreign exchange restrictions and low oil price environment, Nigerian businesses need to find innovative ways to stay afloat. Ecommerce firm, Cokodeal is a B2B Ecommerce Platform in Nigeria that provides a platform specifically for the sale of locally

By | April 1st, 2016|Business, Interviews, Startups|0 Comments

5 Best Social Media Tools for Social Growth and Productivity

Social media marketing is now a very important element of any online marketing strategy, but to be successful you need the best social media tools. There are many social media tools that you can use to manage your businesses social media accounts, but maintaining a presence for your business on all the platforms can be

By | March 28th, 2016|Business, Social Media|2 Comments

How I Use Nairaland To Create Blog Topics Nigerians Love to Read

The first step to creating content or writing blog topics Nigerians love is to ask yourself “what are people struggling with?" If you are a content writer or digital marketing specialist, I believe this conversation should sound familiar to you. It goes like this: Client/Boss: "Caroline, since you say blogging will make our company website

By | March 21st, 2016|Blogging, Marketing|2 Comments

Create Simple Payment Solutions for African Businesses – LipaPlus

Name: George Ndeeri Name of Company: LipaPlus Country: Kenya Ever had that moment when your customer wants to pay using their card but can't because you 'only take cash'? If so, you must be wondering how to create a simple payment solution for your African business.  Well worry no more because there is LipaPlus. George

By | March 15th, 2016|Business Tools, Finance, Interviews, Startups, Technology|0 Comments

How to Start a Laundry Business in Nigeria

Have you ever considered starting a laundry business in Nigeria? Would you do my laundry if I paid you generously? Before you start thinking about it, let’s cover some basics in entrepreneurship before we move on to talk about how to start a laundry business in Nigeria. Often, when business discussions take place, the first

By | March 7th, 2016|Business, Startups|4 Comments

How to Start Your African Business

Starting a business in Africa is much like starting a business in any other country.   It takes a vision, a plan, funding, paperwork, materials and resources, marketing, and follow-through.   This may sound overwhelming but keep in mind that everything doesn’t have to happen all at once. You just have to start your African business. Growing

By | January 11th, 2016|Finance, Marketing, Startups|8 Comments

Top 25 Tools for Building a Profitable Online Business

There are all kinds of tools to help the online entrepreneur build and maintain a healthy and profitable online business. Some tools are “mechanical” in that they are hardware or software-based. Other tools are less tangible but equally important to your online business success. What Tools Should You Use to Create a Profitable Online Business?

By | December 21st, 2015|Business, Business Tools|6 Comments

How to Identify Lucrative Business Opportunities in Africa

How do you identify business opportunities in Africa? Africa, with its 54 different countries and approximately 1.07 billion people is described as resource rich and population poor and yet economic growth is happening. Industry experts are beginning to view Africa as the “new Asia” in terms of economic growth and business opportunity. Consider these interesting

By | December 14th, 2015|Business, Startups|2 Comments