How to add images to your VConnect profile

A picture is worth a thousand words is a common saying, and there is a lot of truth in the statement. Any opportunity to show what you do- especially to potential customers- should be grabbed with both hands. We are visual creatures, therefore,“show and tell”. Images help show visual proof of what you offer, and can also be used to present a behind-the-scenes look into your operations. How to get started VConnect’s Business Owner Dashboard provides you with an all-in-one online reputation and transaction management system. Your Business Profile lets you personalize your business page and include pictures of your business location and products. To add pictures to your business page, go to your business dashboard and click on business profile, this avails you the option to edit many things ...

How to use VConnect to find addresses of local businesses in Nigeria / Ghana

Here at VConnect, we refer to ourselves as the number 1 business discovery website, and this is not just empty boasting. VConnect has over 2 million businesses listed, this means you can find just about any business, product or service you are looking for easily. This ease of finding a local business on VConnect also means you can readily find the address of a business you are looking for, whether you are in Nigeria or Ghana. Here is how to go about finding addresses of local businesses in Nigeria or Ghana: The Search Bar The search bar on the welcome page of the helps visitors easily find queries. Below the search bar are a number of popular locations that you can limit your search location to. These locations ...

3 new ways to get more reviews for your business on VConnect

Here at VConnect, we have never been shy about encouraging businesses to promote themselves. One of the ways we have found to be effective is through reviews. Reviews help businesses get more customers and make more sales, but sometimes you need to ask your customers to review your business. What to do? Therefore,  as we know just how important reviews are for your business, we keep working on new ways to get genuine feedback from your customers. VConnect Brand Aids have proven to be effective tools to help encourage your customers to leave you reviews. These can either be “Review Us On VConnect” stickers, table tents or table stands, whichever works best for you. These Brand Aids are all available for ...

5 steps to consistently come up with creative ideas

Coming up with creative ideas is never easy. However, if you want to keep innovating and creating better services and products, it is what you must do. Tapping into your creative genius requires practice and perseverance. James Webb Young in his book A Technique for Producing Ideas presents a five-step guide that should make the creative process easier to recreate. The process goes as thus: 1. Gather material This involves not just focusing on the creative area you are interested in, but also other areas for the sake of curiosity. According to Young “ Every really good creative person…whom I have ever known has always had two noticeable characteristics. First, there was no subject under the sun in which he could not easily get interested... Every facet of life had a ...

How to read more books in a year

The beginning of a new year is usually the time to make certain lifestyle changes, often to make you a better person, if one of your resolutions for the year is to read more, then don't stop reading this post now. Here is how to read more books in a year.   If you know how to read, then reading books is relatively easy. You simply have to make time to read. Easier said than done, of course. When I looked at my own reading habits, I realized that my reading habits were mostly reactive, not proactive. If an interesting link flashed across my screen on Facebook or Twitter, then I would read it as a reaction. I wasn’t proactively making time to read books each day. I was simply reading interesting ideas that were pushed in front of ...

How to register your business on VConnect

Getting your business registered on VConnect has huge benefits for you, whether it is getting millions of customers to notice your business, or finding helpful tips on navigating the sometimes murky waters of business in Nigeria. Whatever the reason, first things first, you actually have to register on VConnect to reap the rewards. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to register your business on VConnect: Step 1. Log on to the VConnect website www.vconnect.com, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on register your business at the bottom of the page. Step 2. After clicking on the register your business link, fill in basic details about your ...