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Ecobank SME Club in Partnership with EDC Introduce Two New Initiatives for SMEs. Apply Today!!

Don’t we just love when Nigerian Banks continuously support our Businesses. The Ecobank SME Club by Ecobank aims to provide preferential Business Support and tailored products and services to its teeming customers across the country. The SME Club serves as a platform for...
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Grow Your Business with The WomenX World Bank Scholarship Program! Apply Now!

I’m always so excited to share news like this with you on The Spread Media Business Blog. The World Bank in collaboration with the Enterprise Development Centre [EDC] is giving Scholarships to Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria through the WomenX Program. Yes, you read right!!...
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Opinion: Between SMEDAN, NEDEP and Nigerian Entrepreneurs

When the Federal Government of Nigeria launched the National Enterprise Development Programme (NEDEP) in February 2014, it was conceptualised and thought out to provide business support services and access to finance for MSME’s in the country and to add one million jobs yearly....
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Make Way for Podozi.com, Nigeria’s Foremost Online Store for Beauty Lovers

The Ecommerce Space in Nigeria has witnessed a massive uptake, with more and more businesses reaching out to the very point where their consumers are — which is Online. The Beauty Industry isn’t left out, with its growing number of Specialized areas springing up, we...
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Get Familiar! Customer Service & Your Business

Every business has its own focus, whether you are into producing goods you sell, or offering services to a target market, YOU ARE MAKING DEALS WITH PEOPLE. The mistake most businesses make is, after collecting money for goods or services offered, they race off like a Lamborghini...
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Retailing and Analytics in the 21st Century

What is the main objective of a retailer or the whole concept of Retailing? To buy low, sell high and make profit  is how I see it and I don’t think I am wrong , as has been the simple business model of retailers from time immemorial. However it appears there are little...
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Win That Money! Pitch That Business and Scale Up!

  As a small or medium scale business owner, you are probably looking to scaling your business as fast as possible. To achieve this, you need investment right? Investment is not just about the money you get from an investor, it comes with other side advantages such as access...
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Will An MBA Give You That Business Know-how? Think Again!!

I had the opportunity of learning from an MBA class last weekend, if what is taught in the classroom is the same as business people experience in the field of business development, so I whisked into a weekend class and picked some tidbits from the lectures. I learned a lot,...
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Learn How to Communicate Effectively As A Business Owner

In the world we live in today, Effective Communication is very vital for the survival of individuals and nations and Businesses. It’s very evident that we have to interact with different kinds of people which also includes our customers both current and prospective. It is...
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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Use Social Media

What is Social Media? ”Social media are Computer Mediated Tools that allow people to create, share or exchange information, ideas, and pictures/videos in virtual communities and networks” (Source: Wikipedia) .  Social Media is a force that has come to stay. Several...
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It’s 2015 and You Still Don’t Have A Business Website? Huh?!

It’s no longer news Technology and Business are inseparable in today’s global market. The importance of incorporating technology into your business cannot be over-emphasized. It is therefore safe to say, any business that not fully taken a dive into technology is not living....
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Budgeting and Your Business!

A lot of business owners today get bored when it comes to their Business Finances. The fact that you run a business makes it compulsory for you to know some basics about finance. Budgeting is one of them. Budgeting in simple terms means ‘planning in advance how much you plan to...
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