Freebies for Femalepreneurs as VConnect turns Six

VConnect turned 6 on the 8th of March 2017, what this means is that it has been 6 years of making it easier for you to connect with other businesses. Over the years there have been changes, what has remained constant is VConnect’s desire to help small businesses compete favourably. In that similar vein, to commemorate the sixth anniversary, VConnect seeks to reward six women-owned businesses by offering up to 250,000 naira worth of freebies. These include: 1st place = 6 months basic package subscription 2nd place = 3 months basic package subscription 3rd place = 1 month basic package subscription 4th place = 3,000 units of Email marketing & 1,000 units of SMS marketing 5th place = 1,500 units of Email ...

10 industry masterminds you will meet at SME Conference 1.0

One of the ideas we strongly believe in is that small businesses should be provided with the shoulders of giants to stand on. Giants you say? Yes giants, how else do you describe a line-up of speakers that include pioneers in sectors such as online payment and technology, a Stanford business coach, and other like-minded professionals. Here is the brilliant line-up of speakers at the SME Conference 1.0 ( can you tell how excited we are?) 1. Tayo Oviosu - Paga Founder and CEO of Paga, Tayo has over sixteen years of experience in a variety of technical and business roles in High-tech and Private Equity. Right before Paga, he was Vice President at Travant Capital Partners where he was responsible for executing the firm‘s investment strategy in West Africa. Aside his work at Paga, Tayo also ...

Vacancy: Digital Marketing Specialist

VConnect is looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels. Responsibilities: -Plan and execute all web, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns-Design, build and maintain our social media presence -Design, build and maintain our social media presence-Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs) -Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)-Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights -Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights-Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies -Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies -Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests-Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and ...

What is it like to work at VConnect?

If you ever wondered what it's like to work at VConnect, here is a rare peep. The Techpoint.ng photography team came by our Marina office earlier this month and left us with impressive pictures. A few of us also spoke on what it's like to work at Nigeria's largest business search and engagement platform. The pictures: Through the entrance hall The bullpen Lobby / Lunch Room Abimbola Abati, Telesales “Working here is great for entry-level professionals. Expectations keep changing. The better you get, the more the management throws at you. Which is great. I like it.” – Abimbola Abati, Telesales, VConnect. From the rooftop

Vacancy: Content Writer / Developer at VConnect

The Inbound Marketing team at VConnect is looking for a writer to join our team. As a member of the team, you will create various types of articles on a wide range of topics for the blog. Candidates don’t necessarily need to have an undying love for writing with a book authorship dream to boot. They only need, really, to know how to write. We’d also like if you had a decent understanding of the Nigerian SME industry. If you don’t, a genuine hunger to learn would do.   You also need to have had experience blogging. Maybe a personal blog or something else. We need a place containing some of your previous creative outputs (so that we have a feel of what creative meanness you are capable of). So, responsibilities: Writing articles on ...

Vacancy: Email Marketing Specialist

The Email Marketing Specialist at VConnect is responsible for the day-to-day, hands-on execution of email marketing programs in support of company and business unit objectives. This includes ownership of the setup, maintenance, and quarterly review of recurring and triggered email communications. Additionally, this individual maintains a current understanding of email marketing best practices and applies them to the execution of our email campaigns in collaboration with the Direct Marketing Manager. Responsibilities: Perform day-to-day email marketing activities including, but not limited to, email campaign set-up, scheduling, testing, tagging and deployment of one-time, recurring, triggered and dynamic content-driven campaigns Template designs, calls-to-action, and content used in our email sends Ensure that emails are 100% accessible for all users, on all web browsers and on all mobile devices and email apps Segment lists based on behaviors like past email engagement and website interactions (click-through rate, site page visits, ...