There are essentially 3 definite strategies for growing a business.
No more, no less. Below are the vital business growth strategies:
While it is true that unforeseen problems are opportunities for finding a better way for getting to where you want to be, it is also the time that tries the soul of men so much so that they are forced to do something extremely stupid, something that completely erodes their integrity and wipes off their credibility, covering them in opprobrious shame.
The Bank of Industry (BOI) Limited was established on October 2001, following the reconstruction of the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Limited (NIDB).
The bank provides financial assistance for the implementation of large, medium and small projects as well as the expansion, diversification and modernization of existing enterprises; and rehabilitation of ailing ones.
At the just concluded SuccessDigest Enterprise Awards, (SDEA) 2013, where Jimoh Ibrahim (OFR) was also inducted into the SDEA Hall of Fame, attendees got more than they bargained for when the business mogul took to the rostrum to deliver his keynote address which became a high level business lecture on company acquisition.....readmore
“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.
Children sometimes think that being a parent means you get to do whatever you want. This is a misunderstanding, but could it be that their parents' conduct gave them that idea? 1 Corinthians 13:3 - Love does not seek its own; it is not selfish. Love motivates us to do, not what we want, but what is best for the whole group.
Creating a marketing plan for your enterprise shouldn’t take you donkey years. Ideally, it should take you at least a few days to do the research and have the necessary discussions — potentially even a few weeks, depending on factors like the size of your market and the uniqueness of your product line(s). This article will help you in developing your marketing plans.
After the decision to form Complete Football International (UK) Limited was made, I drew a plan which included going to London to meet printers, freight forwarders and others with the objective of gathering information that would determine the step-by-step action I required to accomplish my dream.
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan stated in his New Year message this year that all overseas training for Federal civil servants has been suspended. He said all such training programmes would be conducted locally to save foreign exchange for investment in infrastructure and economic empowerment. Jonathan said that the decision would help the government to cut cost of governance and improve on service delivery. He said that government needed to prioritize its expenditure portfolio by ensuring that capacity development that can be executed locally without compromising quality was done locally.
Have you ever thought of offering an extraordinary service for kids like a gym; where different kinds of facilities to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally will be present?
Wikipedia defines copywriting as the use of words and ideas to promote a person, business, opinion or idea. Although the word ‘copy’ may be applied to any content intended for printing (as in the body of a newspaper article or book), the term copywriting/copywriter is generally limited to promotional situations, regardless of the medium (for instance, ads for print, television, radio or other media).
By the foregoing, copywriting can be defined as the act of writing copy for advertising goods and services. Copywriting is the requirement and need of every business for marketing of goods and services.
Your startup can only do one thing well at a time. Know Your One Thing. Write it on the wall. Repeat it every day. Put it at the top of every regular company-wide communication. Don’t let anything distract you and your team from it.
A nice and profitable business to do in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria is the fast-selling kerosene supply and retail business. Kerosene, also known as DPK (Dual Purpose Kerosene), is used extensively in a majority of homes in both the rural and urban areas of Nigeria for purposes such as cooking, lighting kerosene-powered lanterns, etc. The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), estimates that Nigerians use about 11 million litres of kerosene daily. This huge demand is likely to continue for many years to come with the country’s huge population of low income earners both in the cities and in the rural areas.
When it comes to traffic generation, obvious strategies include blog commenting, forum posting, directory submissions, feed submissions and so many others. However, my foray into niche blog business has thrown up so many untapped traffic sources, some of which may look downright impossible but highly effective.
Without further ado, let me list the sources:
As I roundup my speaking tour across South Africa, I have decided to share with you a practical guide to promoting your small business through public speaking. If you run a small business, you may not be able to afford the kind of promotional and marketing initiatives that large corporations have. That doesn't mean you can't make a big impression on potential customers, however. Adding public speaking to your marketing plan helps you promote your company's products and services and adds a personal touch to your promotional efforts. If you promote your small business with public speaking, consumers in your target market will not only remember your company, they’ll also come to see you as an expert in your field. Below are some of the steps required to achieve success in this.
IN October 1984, when my wife and I knelt down in one corner of our rented three bed-room flat in Egbeda, Akowonjo, a suburb of Lagos, and we said the following prayer to God, I knew instantly that the idea was worth more than a million naira when it came.
We have seen many ways that the advent of the Internet has been a blessing to our generation; however, for the millions of people all over the world who are in need of constant income, the greatest thing about the Internet is the opportunity to make money.
On Friday, 7th of March, I delivered a paper at the University of Johannesburg South Africa, entitled: “How to Start a Business With No Money.” This information is developed from a global perspective. That is to say that the ideas are universally applicable. So I have decided to share part of this presentation with you on this Column.
LIFE is not a bed of roses. This is why, no matter what we do and no matter how careful we are, we must experience ups and downs. The duty we owe ourselves is to ensure that we have more ups than downs. This is easier said than done. However, we must keep trying.
Late February this year witnessed the surprise announcement of little-known Bitflux Communications Limited as winner of the 2.3 GHz frequency spectrum offered by the Federal Government for broadband Internet services.
If we wish to succeed in any important, difficult endeavor, first we must determine our goal. Then we must develop a plan for reaching our goal.
This article is designed to show you how to organize your business for maximum productivity. When you’re overwhelmed, knowing how to get started boosting your productivity might seem as impossible as walking on water. You might think that you’re either born with it or not, and if you struggle with productivity, you’ll never “get it.”
LISTEN carefully to me dear Start-up Entrepreneur. What I want to place in your hands in this article is lifesaving information. As you would have found out if you have been reading My Story from the beginning, this secret didn’t come to me cheaply. I paid a big price for it, mainly through costly trial and error.
To be able to discern new business opportunities from the breakdown of budget estimates is usually a task that takes some careful study and analysis.
This is a continuation of our lessons on driving traffic to your Amazon affiliate blog. In the last lesson, I told you getting Wikipedia links and high PR domain links (combined with guest posting) were absolute game changers as far as getting traffic is concerned. I take off this lesson from there. Now, let me start by saying links from Wikipedia are powerful…
The story is told of a graduate who hawked a particular brand of malt drink at Allen Avenue junction at Ikeja in Lagos State. This young man took the selling of this product so seriously that it became his breakthrough.
I have helped several people to start and build successful businesses. I have also been able to setup successful businesses on my own.
The Federal Government has earmarked about N200 billion as loan to stakeholders in the agriculture sector. When this money is eventually disbursed, it will be done through a government institution like the Bank of Agriculture [BOA]. This week’s edition of SuccessDigest shows how farmers can potentially succeed in getting a loan from the BOA.
The court case in Lagos between Edlawk Ventures Limited and First City Monument Bank PLC raises the question: How safe is that fixed deposit? If you wish to learn anything from it, please read on.
The suit No of the case is: LD\392\2013 and it is going on at a Lagos High Court. Edlawk Ventures is the claimant while FCMB is the defendant.
No one can succeed in any task without focusing clearly on his goal. In a football match it is very important for players to focus on their goal which is to win the match. So, parents must keep their goals clearly in mind. What do you consider to be your goal as a parent? When your life ends, how will you measure whether you have been a success or a failure as a parent?