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How to drive traffic to your small business website in Nigeria

People are searching every day for goods and services that solve their problems and satisfy their wants. The question is can they find you when they search? Having a website is essential for small business visibility but you can’t stop at that. Having a website that nobody knows about is like building a very beautiful house and locking it up. You don’t live there, neither do you entertain friends and family there. So how then …

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Why small businesses in Nigeria need websites

Stop missing out on sales because you don’t have a website! – Tola has been saddled with the responsibility of leading the organizing team for her organization’s end of year party. Her team is responsible for location, food, decor, souvenirs and every other thing that would be needed to make the party a grand one. At their first meeting, they brainstorm ideas and decide on what to do. Next job is to find who to …

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Never lack content again!

How to have a constant flow of what to post online as a woman in business. Hello, Olubunmi here. I want to show you how you can always have something to write/talk about to engage your online audience whether on your blog, your YouTube channel, podcast or on your social media accounts. Before I go into how, let me tell you what content is and why you need to have a constant flow of content. …

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How to get funding to start or grow your business.

Getting access to funding for Nigerian entrepreneurs can be really tough especially for women. But this doesn’t mean it is impossible. Here are 5 obvious and not so obvious ways to raise capital for your business. 1. Save: If you currently work White or blue (whatever color, lol) collar, your best bet is to start saving even if you don’t have an entrepreneurial idea yet. That way, you already have a pool of funds to …

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United Nations Industrial Development Organisation UNIDO/ HP-LIFE online entrepreneurship academy.

The Federal Government of Nigeria discovered that many small businesses fail within 3 years of startup. Not because the owner doesn’t have fantastic ideas or lack of skills but because of a knowledge gap. This necessitated the partnership between the Federal Government, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation UNIDO, and Hewlett-Packard HP, to appoint and equip institutions to train small business owners in the art and science of practical, 21st century business management. She learns here, …

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Tech for success

This is a brief recap of the talk by Olubunmi Fajuyigbe the Initiator of She Learns Here at the encounter women’s retreat of Global harvest Church held last weekend at the #redemptioncamp.  “Streetwise women: Excelling in business and career with #technology: Positioning Texts: Isaiah 60: 1-3 Mark 4:21-22 Ruth 2:1-9  Opportunities abound. But #opportunities are drawn to energy and energy in turn, produced by desire.  Do you desire progress? Apply your energy by positioning yourself …

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What’s in a business plan?

I watch the #CBS program “Undercover boss” a lot. One day, my daughter asked me why. My response, because one day, my business is going to be that big that I can give away millions of naira to deserving staff. But these people didn’t just get to where they are, there’s a lot that goes into planning and execution. In the last post, we discussed why you should have a business plan as a #bosslady …

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5 reasons why you should have a business plan.

In this post, I’ll give you 5 reasons why you should have a business plan. There are more than 5, but I hope these 5 are compelling enough to get you thinking. . 1. To develop a strategy: A business plan is not a fancy, 30 paged document with a lot of big grammar that you employ someone to craft for you when you want to get a grant or loan. It’s much more than …

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3 tips for female entrepreneurs by Latasha Ngwube @Latashalagos 

 Latasha Ngwube is an entrepreneur and media girl who has worked with Thisday style, Vanguard Allure magazine. She is a fashion mogul, stylist,  writer, CEO of About that curvy life and also the host of the show “Hot topics with latasha” which airs on LindaIkeji TV. I asked Latasha to share 3 tips for female entrepreneurs in Nigeria with me and this is what she had to say:  (I) know your business/products/craft like the back of your hands. …

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Network marketing class with Lynda Iheanachor 

Lynda is a network marketing professional whose success story has a lot to do with Social media.  She was graceful enough to share some of the tips that made her rise easy in a live instagram class on Shelearnshere handle.   Here are some of the tips she shared.  1. Be yourself : Whether you are in a network marketing business or not,  it’s important to be yourself when promoting your business.  Don’t try to be who …

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Never stop learning

Never stop learning

  We should never stop learning even though as women, we have a lot of people and activities fighting for our attention and time, this may discourage us from deliberate learning. It is very easy for us to get to a point where we feel so overwhelmed with everything around us.  Many of us are wives,  mothers,  daughters,  sisters,  friends as well as entrepreneurs and all these roles require our focus and attention. But in …

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