Vconnect is not only giving small businesses websites, they get them to build it themselves!

In my line of work, I get to hang out with software developers often. A recurring joke is me pretending I know whether what is on their screen is C# (C-Sharp) or JavaScript. So the idea of creating a website by myself seems as far-fetched as me becoming an astronaut (really, if you know about any astronaut openings, let me know). When the guys in the product team talked about creating DIY (Do-It-Yourself) websites that would help small business owners customise their websites as they wish, I was skeptical as to how doable it would be. Fast forward to launch fo VConnect sites and I got to play around with the process, and it was as simple as promised. All you have to do is drag and drop images into the templates provided and ...

How to promote your Nigerian business online for free

It is essential that small businesses leverage any opportunity to grow their business, one of the ways to do this is by being online. Your small business needs a website, and you can even get one for free. However, getting a website for your small business doesn’t guarantee success. You have to do more to set your business apart from other numerous businesses online. What your business should be doing is promoting itself online. While there a number of ways to do this, as a small business owner, I bet your ears perk up when you hear ‘ free promotion', so without further ado, here are ways to promote your business online for free. 1. Online business directories Online directories are great for promoting your business online. Sites like