April 12, 2021

How To Setup An Online Clothing Store For Free

As an SME in Africa, venturing into the fashion business is only one piece of the puzzle. Another piece you should also figure out is how to take advantage of the online space to sell your clothes. Having an online clothing store comes with a lot of advantages ranging from massive visibility to capital reduction. […]

April 8, 2021

Africa, SME & Manufacturing: Importance Of Exports To Other African Countries

Exports and manufacturing in Africa over the years has increased the opportunities for SMEs in Africa to boost their export rates and productivity. As a result, any company or business that is well invested in exportation has a lot to benefit from it. Exporting goods and services give business owners the competitive advantage needed to […]

April 7, 2021

Why it is important to take your local laws seriously before starting your business

Not many SME owners know about the local laws regarding business in their region. Starting a business is undoubtedly exciting. However, the numerous processes involved in getting your business up and running can prove to be challenging- from creating a business name, business plan, understanding the market, amongst other things.  One important aspect that SMEs […]

April 7, 2021

3 Strategies To Start Your Business With No Funds

It is common knowledge that running a business can be demanding not to talk of starting with no funds. The need for resources to attain business growth and scale demand and supply can not be ignored. Neither can we waive aside the difficulty of accessing funds to run a new business venture. Having stated this, […]

April 6, 2021

Five Challenges SMEs Face in Africa and How to Solve Them

Running a business in Africa and growing it isn’t always a smooth ride. You will face several challenges that will test your zest, determination, and patience. With statistics indicating that there are over 17.4 million SMEs in Nigeria alone, standing out from the completion is one of the top SME challenges you will have to […]

April 6, 2021

How to use Twitter as a small business

The real question before we begin is to ask yourselves if you need any social media, let alone Twitter. Twitter, like every other social networking application, is full of opportunities depending on the industry, product, and service you render. Twitter has positive indices for tech, health, education, style, travel fashion, and games. If your business […]

April 5, 2021

Practical Ways Entrepreneurs Can Collaborate Rather Than Compete

It is important for entrepreneurs to collaborate, regardless of the industry they find themselves in. It is no longer news that various businesses exist out there, so the need to outdo every competitor is on the rise each passing day. Not that competitors are bad, but what if there are ways to grow your business […]

April 5, 2021

Small Business Sustainability – 5 Ways The Government Can Help

The true meaning of the word “sustainability” is two-fold. It means the ability to maintain a certain growth rate or level. It also refers to the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources to maintain an ecological balance. Business sustainability, therefore, focuses on meeting the economic needs of the present without compromising the ability of […]

April 3, 2021

Taking Your Business Online Can Take Your Business Global – How?

Do you know that taking your business online allows you to reach people globally?  Some of the largest companies like Facebook, Amazon, eBay, Booking.com have leverage online, which has helped them scale their businesses globally.   There’s a lot of potential in specific local markets throughout the world, but expanding it to a global scale can […]

April 3, 2021

How to Effectively Position Yourself for Funding

One of the challenges you will experience as a small business owner is accessing adequate funding to attain your business goals. Experienced business owners will tell you that accessing funding for a business is no easy feat.  If it were, Africa would be littered with more thriving businesses than failed businesses. However, being a pessimist […]

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