Know the Basics

Several practical tips and advice to help you start and succeed in business…

How To Get More Customers: 3 Simple Steps To Get More People To Buy From You

Attracting more customers is a big headache for many businesses. In this short video, you'll learn a very interesting method, often referred to as the 'K-L-T' method, that is sure to help you attract more people to buy from you. Want to know what 'K-L-T' means? Watch the video. You won't regret it. Enjoy!

By | March 10th, 2016|Get Inspired!, Growing your business..., Videos|

5 Types of Difficult Customers – And How To Successfully Handle, And Probably, Change Them

‘The customer is King.’ This statement is very true, considering that no business can survive without customers. If you have a product or service that no customer is willing to pay for, you don’t have a business. Period! So, this statement isn’t just a ‘feel-good’ slogan. It’s actually true; without customers, you would go out [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|Know the Basics, Running your business...|

Remote Control Manager: 5 Interesting Ways to Run Your Business When You’re Not There

Are you a slave to your business? One of the biggest reasons why most people want to become entrepreneurs is the freedom and flexibility of being your own boss, and running your own business. While this dream of freedom and flexibility is possible, there are many business owners who cannot leave their business, even for [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Know the Basics, Running your business...|

How to Make Your Customers Love Your Business: Tips from my School Teacher

Customers are the life blood of every business. That's why every successful business has mastered the art and science of attracting and retaining great customers by making them happy. In this guest post, Nneka Okonkwo shares a simple but very symbolic experience she had with one of her teachers from back in the day. Here we [...]

By | November 16th, 2015|Growing your business..., Know the Basics|

How To Set The Best Price For Your Product: 5 Pricing Strategies Every Entrepreneur Should Know

One of the secrets to business success is knowing how to set the best price for your product or service. If you set your price too high, you may scare away customers and favour your competition. If your price is too low, you may be losing profits and running your business at a loss. Is there [...]

By | April 26th, 2015|Growing your business..., Know the Basics|

How To Start A Successful Business In Africa With $100 or Less. Here Are 5 Entrepreneurs Who Did It!

There are two myths that are often associated with success in business. One is that you need a considerable amount of capital. The other is that it could take you many years to beat the odds of success when you start with nothing much in hand. Because of these myths, many people have become paralyzed [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Starting your business...|

The Power of Business Partnership – How To Start Your Dream Business Even If You Don’t Have Enough Capital

The power of business partnership is amazing. It's a highly effective business model more African entrepreneurs should consider. Six months ago, I had a brilliant idea to develop a new food product that could be very successful if I can bring it to the market. It was one of those possessive ideas that made me [...]

By | November 2nd, 2014|Know the Basics, Starting your business...|

The Secret Tool I Use to Write Business Plans – The Smart and Easy Way…

Ready to learn how to how to write a business plan the smart and easy way? In a previous article, I shared a personal success story about How A Business Plan Helped Me Raise Capital of $12,600 to start a business in 2011. While most people understand the huge value of business plans, just a [...]

By | September 15th, 2014|Business Plans, Know the Basics, Starting your business...|

How A Business Plan Helped Me Raise Capital of $12,600 to Start a New Business

Wondering how to raise capital with a business plan? You're about to find out... In the first part of this tutorial series, we looked at 5 Powerful Things A Business Plan Will Do For You. I don’t think this tutorial will be complete if I don’t share my personal experience and success story with you. [...]

By | September 15th, 2014|Business Plans, Know the Basics, Starting your business...|