Month: December 2017

GYBO 2018: Choosing the right keywords for your business.

What are keywords? Keywords are ideas and topics that define what your content (business, webpage, blogpost) is all about. They are the words or phrases that people type into search engines when looking for a business like yours or a topic of interest to them. For example, if I wake up in the 5th of January 2018 and suddenly realise that I added about 5kg during the Christmas and new year holidays. I would consider ways …

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GYBO 2018: Get a Google listing for your business.

Hi there, we are starting a series of digital media and marketing posts to encourage you and Walk you through the process of getting your business Online and thriving too. We have aptly tagged it  (Get your business) GYBO 2018. This post is the first of this series and we will be walking you through how you can submit your business listing on Google. This is very basic as far as search engine optimization (SEO) …

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GIST Tech-I Competition

Overview The GIST Tech-I Competition is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. Aspiring innovators submit their ideas and startups online which are then reviewed by experts and voted on by the global voting public in order to determine the finalists. New this year, U.S. Department of State is inviting all former GIST Tech-I finalists to participate in the program to recruit and mentor the next generation of science and …

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GEN Startup for News competition.

​Apply for the Global editors network startup for news competition. What is Startups for News? Startups for News is an international competition that rewards the best startups bringing novel solutions to newsroom challenges. Each year, the Global Editors Network, in partnership with Journalism.co.uk, selects early-stage startups providing innovative products or services to media companies and accelerates their development through exposure, connections, and mentorship. Applications for the new edition of Startups for News close on 1 …

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FLANE Accelerator  by the Vodafone Institute, Germany.

What you get We help you to leverage your impact in the shortest time possible FLANE is a six-week acceleration program for up to 5 high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment. It is hence for male and female entrepreneurs. Impact-driven entrepreneurs are invited to work, learn and live in Berlin – one of the top ten start-up cities in the world. Host and faciliator of the accelerator is the Impact Hub Berlin. The …

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Itanna FinTech accelerator

Igniting Enterprises “Itanna means to ignite” Itanna is an impact initiative that invests in disruptive businesses in Africa providing growth capital and seed capital through its 5-month accelerator programme. Located at the Enterprise Factory in Lagos, Nigeria, it is a place (physically and conceptually) where Africa’s top talent will bring their ideas, visions, expertise, and resources to create a new wave of revolutionary enterprises that stimulate economic growth across the continent. It is a place …

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FAQS- how to create sponsored posts on Facebook.

This is a question I’ve been asked not once or twice- “how can I create a sponsored post on Facebook. Hopefully, at the end of this post, you would have understood how to do that. First, you need a Facebook page and an Instagram for business profile.  Secondly, you need a debit or credit card that is dollar or pounds enabled or a PayPal Nigeria account. (If you want to know how to do this, …

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Follow hashtags on Instagram: Content marketing on another level.

Following the latest update on Instagram, you can now follow hashtags the way you follow people. How does this affect you as a female entrepreneur in Nigeria who uses Instagram to promote her business? This give you an opportunity to curate relevant content. When you follow industry related hashtags, you have the chance of seeing when something new is posted using that hashtag without following whoever posted it. You this get ideas on what you …

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Apply to the World Food Program Innovation Accelerator

Does your company have the potential to solve hunger?  Apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and receive up to 100,000 USD in funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. WFP’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. We support WFP intrapreneurs and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the …

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3 apps to create beautiful Instagram and Facebook posts.

Do you wonder how people create beautiful posts like this☝? Download these apps Canva Desgyner Wordcloud from your appstore and get designing. You can also design more than social media posts. Other things you can design include- logos, flyers and brochures, complimentary cards, ebook covers, presentations, Christmas cards, resumes and CVs and so much more. If you need to be trained (online and offline) on how to use them, please send a DM or email …

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How to setup your business profile on Instagram

I see many people using personal accounts as their business pages and on enquiry I realised many women don’t even know that they can have business profiles on Instagram and even connect such to your Facebook page.  So here’s how to do that. Create a Facebook page (and Twitter if needed) for your business. Then create an Instagram account in your business name. Go to settings (the icon with 3 dots on the top right …

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The Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation Grants Programme 2017–18 Call for Applications.

This application form targets all Non profit (NGOs, CBOs, INGOs, CSO) in the area of Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Leadership, with a track record in the above knowledge area. Should your organization meet the following criteria and requires financial support to develop innovative ways in approaching identified challenges in our four focus areas of Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Leadership, please fill out this application form providing you meet the requirements below: 1) Criteria for NGOs, CBOs INGOs and CSO selection: A …

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THE 2018 AFRICAN YOUTH ENERGY INNOVATOR SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Africa Energy Indaba is proud to present the second African Youth Energy Innovator Showcase in 2018.  Africa needs to invest in and grow its next generations of energy leaders if its countries and the broader continent are to compete in the global arena. Africa Energy Indaba is committed to empowering talented young Africans by allowing them to be seen by the industry experts and energy decision makers. Africa Energy Indaba wants to encourage empowerment and …

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