Growth Strategies

First Mover or Fast Follower?

First Mover or Fast Follower?

By Tunde WaleTemowo 3 min read
The concept of "first mover advantage" is a maxim that affirms the benefits of taking the lead in a particular market,…
Why franchise your business? Values of franchising business owners should know about

Why franchise your business? Values of franchising business owners should know about

By Chiagozie Nwizu 2 min read
The franchise business model is popular and globally proven for business growth and rapid expansion - of course, only…
Effective Research Tips to Know Before You Buy a Franchise.

Effective Research Tips to Know Before You Buy a Franchise.

By Chiagozie Nwizu 2 min read
So, you have decided to buy a franchise and that decision must have been influenced by something or someone. It is not…
4 Insurance Myths; And How Insurance Works!

4 Insurance Myths; And How Insurance Works!

By Ope Osiyemi 3 min read
As life happens, there is the probability that things could go wrong at some point with either our physical assets or…
Scaling your business with bank loan- what you need to know.

Scaling your business with bank loan- what you need to know.

By Chris Emoghene 3 min read
It is the dream of every entrepreneur to birth and nurture a business that can be either sold at a premium or handed…
How to build a sales funnel to scale your business revenues

How to build a sales funnel to scale your business revenues

By Tale Alimi 3 min read
In my years of experience working as a sales manager and head of multiple businesses, I have encountered and utilized…
Investment Lessons From The Rise of Modern Farm Franchises in Nigeria

Investment Lessons From The Rise of Modern Farm Franchises in Nigeria

Any country with a population of over 170 million inhabitants should be a viable market for small
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
Building Customer Loyalty: How to Attract, Delight and Retain Customers for Profitability

Building Customer Loyalty: How to Attract, Delight and Retain Customers for Profitability

Building Customer Loyalty is all about creating a personal bond with your customers, this bond
By Olufemi Babalogbon 3 min read
Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping

A bootstrapper is someone who builds and scales his business without any external funding. In this
By Temitayo Ibrahim 1 min read
5 Lessons on Marathon Preparation for Entrepreneurs

5 Lessons on Marathon Preparation for Entrepreneurs

Last Saturday, Lagos played host to the Lagos City Marathon. The 40km marathon route started at the
By Adenike Adeyemi 3 min read
Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

In the ever interesting world of startups and innovation, it is easy to meet a person and be
By DIY Law 2 min read
Key Components of an Effective Internal Control System

Key Components of an Effective Internal Control System

Internal Control System is simply the means by which the resources available to an
By Chukwuemeka Ayogu 1 min read
3 Simple Steps for solving your Start-up's Customer Acquisition Headache

3 Simple Steps for solving your Start-up's Customer Acquisition Headache

In my work experience with startups across Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana, I find that a lot of
By Timi Olagunju 4 min read
How ICT is Influencing the Rise of MSMEs in Nigeria

How ICT is Influencing the Rise of MSMEs in Nigeria

The mention of "Silicon Valley" readily elicits synonyms like Technology, Innovation, new
By Amaka Nwaokolo 5 min read
Is a Retail Franchise The Next Goldmine For Nigerian Investors?

Is a Retail Franchise The Next Goldmine For Nigerian Investors?

Nigeria's retail market is both capturable and too large to ignore.  Buying into the winning
By Chiagozie Nwizu 3 min read
'Franchising' The New Face of Entrepreneurship Part 1

'Franchising' The New Face of Entrepreneurship Part 1

Franchising as a business model is not new. Franchising dates back to the middle Ages and ancient
By onyinyechi udoh 2 min read
Why You Need a Creative Business Process For Your Business

Why You Need a Creative Business Process For Your Business

Many entrepreneurs believe that creative business processes are more academic than practical.
By Chukwuemeka Ayogu 1 min read
Tips on how to Create a Functional Business

Tips on how to Create a Functional Business

A functional business is not determined by the amount of turnover, number of staff, number of
By Chukwuemeka Ayogu 1 min read
Simple Ways to Build Brand Equity

Simple Ways to Build Brand Equity

Brand equity simply refers to goodwill and benefits that a product or service enjoys which is borne
By Seye Olurotimi 2 min read
What's Next After NYSC? Creating Employment Opportunity for Yourself

What's Next After NYSC? Creating Employment Opportunity for Yourself

So you are a fresh graduate from a prestigious university, with a nice degree for that dream
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
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Expanding your Business

Leveraging Technology to Grow Your Business

Leveraging Technology to Grow Your Business

With the impact and diversity of technology in today's economy, technology has become a major key
By Kingsley Effiong 2 min read
Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Definition of a Contract A contract is an agreement between two or more parties where legal rights
By DIY Law 3 min read
Let's Talk Outsourcing

Let's Talk Outsourcing

Outsourcing is an increasingly popular business practice, whereby organisations cede certain
By Tunde WaleTemowo 3 min read
Guidelines to Developing a Standard Operating Procedures Manual

Guidelines to Developing a Standard Operating Procedures Manual

A standard operating procedures manual is a written document that lists the instructions,
By Roselyn Onalaja 5 min read
Project Management and Your Business Success

Project Management and Your Business Success

Many times when Project management is discussed, it is discussed as a means to an end such as
By Emmanuel Williams 5 min read
Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

With more and more entrepreneurs taking advantage of franchising opportunities in Nigeria, there is
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read

Raising Capital for your Business

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Company Incorporation - Advantages & Disadvantages

By DIY Law 1 min read

Selling your Business

Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Understanding Contracts From a Legal Perspective

Definition of a Contract A contract is an agreement between two or more parties where legal rights
By DIY Law 3 min read
Tips on Making a Great Business Pitch

Tips on Making a Great Business Pitch

One crucial attribute for success in entrepreneurship is the ability to sell your business in as
By Amaka Nwaokolo 4 min read
Why franchise your business? Values of franchising business owners should know about

Why franchise your business? Values of franchising business owners should know about

The franchise business model is popular and globally proven for business growth and rapid expansion
By Chiagozie Nwizu 2 min read
Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

It's always darkest before the dawn. But, sometimes it's also darkest before a thunderstorm. So,
By DIY Law 2 min read
Is a Retail Franchise The Next Goldmine For Nigerian Investors?

Is a Retail Franchise The Next Goldmine For Nigerian Investors?

Nigeria's retail market is both capturable and too large to ignore.  Buying into the winning
By Chiagozie Nwizu 3 min read
The Power of Networking

The Power of Networking

According to the dictionary networking can be defined as "the action or process of interacting with
By Dolapo Sanusi-Ola 3 min read