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How to Reduce your Business’ Overhead Cost

Saving money and making profits is the main goal for the 99.9% entrepreneurs.

Yes you have been able to birth your ideas and dreams by giving it a name and also legitimise it by incorporating it with the Companies Affairs Commission. “FUNDING” “CAPITAL” call it whatever name you want, this is the biggest hurdle every start-up faces. One of our catch phrase is “Big Thought, Small Start and Daily Growth”. This simply means that you do not have to allow lack of funding or capital hinder the commencement of operations of that business idea you have.
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The Importance of Google Apps to Your Business

Google Search

Google Search (or Google Web Search) is a web search engine owned by Google Inc. Google Search is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, receiving several hundred million queries each day through its various services. The main purpose of Google Search is to hunt for text in publicly accessible documents offered by web servers, as opposed to other data, such as with Google Image Search.

Google Search provides at least 22 special features beyond the original word-search capability. These include synonyms, weather forecasts, time zones, stock quotes, maps, earthquake data, movie showtimes, airports, home listings, and sports scores. There are special features for dates, including ranges, prices, temperatures, money/unit conversions, calculations, package tracking, patents, area codes and language translation of displayed pages.

Google’s rise to success was in large part due to a patented algorithm called PageRank that helps rank web pages that match a given search string.

You can carry out a search on information about similar businesses, products and data. (more…)

Think Big, Start Small and See it grow.

Entrepreneurship is the quality of being an entrepreneur i.e. an individual who organises and operates a business or businesses, taking on financial risk to do so. An entrepreneur is an agent of change.

Businesses such as Samsung, Toyota, Ford, Coca Cola, Dodge, Cadillac and a host of others started out as an entrepreneurship business.

They started small, had lofty ideas which guided them in the path of growing their business into a household name today. (more…)

Online Training for Nigerian Enterpreneurs by Google Nigeria

The Get Nigerian Businesses Online (GBNO) programme a joint initiative of Google and its Nigerian partners that is Ecobank Plc and MTN Nigeria which was introduced to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) connect to the world via the internet. (You can read more about it in our earlier post)

Google Nigeria has announced the commencement of the ‘Succeed Online’ training series which is geared at educating SME on how to reach out to the world with a better understanding of the use of Internet.

The Marketing Manager, SME Products, Ms. Bunmi Banjo, said in a statement that the goal of the ‘Succeed Online’ training series was to educate small and medium owners on crucial tips that would help boost the impact of their online presence. (more…)

How Twitter can help reduce your business’ overhead cost.

Most of us are familiar with Facebook. Yea that website where you track down a long-lost high school mate or inform people that you are in a relationship but it’s complicated. Don’t mind me, that’s not all that Facebook is about. There are also some wonderful features on Facebook too like the Pages where you can market your product and so on. But we are here to talk about “Twitter” and how SME can maximize it to help reduce their overhead cost.

What is Twitter?
Twitter is an online social networking service and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages. Twitter is a free service that allows you communicate with the outside world in 140 characters or less.

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