Today’s Young Entrepreneurs: How To Overcome the Age Stigma as A Growing Entrepreneur in 2012

Starting out as a young entrepreneur has its challenges especially in the African setting where people tend to see youth as not with potential for success but as liabilities. Still despite the many challenges you may face as a young entrepreneur it is an exciting time to go into business[...]

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Vconnect Introduces New Service,”Post Your Requirement”

Vconnect, Nigeria’s largest local search engine and information service provider has introduced a new interactive service on the web portal tagged Post Your Requirement. According to the General Manager of Vconnect Global Service Ltd (owners of Vconnect.com) Deepankar Rustagi, the new service is to facilitate convenient and faster connection between[...]

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Low Cost Business Promotion Strategies: Boost Your Company’s Image With Branded T-Shirts

Publicity is key when it comes to business. Advertising can be expensive and any sort of free publicity is likely to be welcomed with open arms by business owners. There are many ways a business can get their brand and service recognised, and perhaps one of the cheaper yet effective[...]

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Glo Launches New Package G-BAM HI 5ive: Make Calls 5k per Sec, Free Facebook Browsing

The Festive Season is here and Telecom companies in Nigeria are dishing out mouth watering packages for its subscribers. Globacom Nigeria seems to be on top of the game with its latest offer G-BAM Hi 5ive. According to press release by Globacom “G-Bam Hi 5ive allows subscribers to call five[...]

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5 Nigerian Companies With the Most Effective and Active Use of Social Media in 2011

We have carried out an extensive study and research to find out Nigerian companies with the best use of social media to build brand awareness and loyalty. In modern business as more people go social it is becoming more clearer that for a brand to create lasting loyalty it has[...]

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Twitter Releases 2011 Hottest Topics, Gives Golden Tweet Award to @Wendys

Twitter, the popular social networking platform that enables people share ideas and information in a 140 character micro format has published its list of the most popular and hottest topics. The list is published under 14 categories including Tech, Food and Drink, Cities and Countries, World News etc. Under the[...]

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Online Advertising Space in Africa: Why It is Proving Difficult to Take on Google Adwords and What Advertising Companies Can Do

Not too long ago we wrote on Click Search Nigeria, a Nigerian online advertising company that has found it hard to get a sizeable portion of the online advertising revenue in Nigeria’s increasing online space. A few advertising companies exist in Africa; Ad Dynamo, Adplacers and Bidvertisers among others and[...]

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[PRESS RELEASE] Ad Dynamo Introduces Regional Targetting

Up and coming online advertising company Ad Dynamo has stated on its official blog that it has started implementing regional targeting; “I’m pleased to say that we’ve just launched regional targeting. This new functionality enables advertisers to target customers in specific cities. Regional targeting is set at the campaign level[...]

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Made in Nigeria Entrepreneurs’ Conference to Hold in Nigeria, January 19th-21st, 2012

Nigerian entrepreneurs, CEOS, business leaders, executives and managers are to gather at Ibadan early next year (Jan 19-21,2012) for the Made in Nigeria Entrepreneurs (MINE) Conference. The networking conference is organised by the Young Nigerian CEOs Network, an online network of upwardly mobile young Nigerian CEOs, entrepreneurs, business leaders and[...]

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Globacom Nigeria Launches Nigeria’s First Mobile Money Service

Mobile Payment Service in Nigeria got a huge boost with Globacom Nigeria lauching its mobile money service in partnership with UBA and Stanbic IBTC bank. In its press released Glo announced: Globacom has partnered with two major licensed banks to launch Nigeria’s first mobile money service. Glo Txtcash, the new[...]

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2012 Nigeria Budget: Allocations to Technology Sector Almost Doubled (But Is It Still Enough?)

The budget for the 2012 fiscal year has been finally announced by the Federal Government and there was a little bit of something to cheer about for the nation’s technology sector. from the N28 Billion allocated to the Science and Technology sector in the 2011 budget there is an increase[...]

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Needed: A Silicon Valley for Nigeria’s Emerging Tech Business Ecosystem

Silicon Valley is a term which refers to the part of San Francisco which is home to major technology corporations of the world. According to Wikipedia Silicon valley originally was used to refer to the region’s large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers but eventually evolved to become a[...]

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