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8 Ways To Increase Christmas Sales In Nigeria and Other Countries

8 Ways To Increase Christmas Sales In Nigeria and Other Countries

It's few days to Christmas --- and that can be a frightening thought if you're the one cooking the jollof rice this year :) . On the other hand, if you're a business owner, there's plenty to be merry about. Now's the time to think about Christmas sales ideas that can help you capture the attention of your target audience over the festive season.

Adsense Product Recap 2014

Adsense Product Recap 2014

As the year comes to an end, the Adsense team decided to take the time to recap the new AdSense products and features that were released this year via a newsletter. If you didn't receive the mail, below is the 2014 Adsense product recap:

How To Format Phone Numbers In Excel

How To Format Phone Numbers In Excel

Earlier today, I decided to send a bulk sms to over 5000 phone numbers at NairaForSMS. The numbers were in an excel file but not in the format supported by the bulk sms site. After copying the numbers from the excel sheet to a notepad, the numbers were displayed in the form of 2.34704E+12 instead of 2347000000000.

God Saved Me

God Saved Me

I will never forget yesterday in my life because it was my first day of been involved in a car accident. I never could imagine such will happen on a trip which is the shortest of the trips I use to cover with my car and it's even the least busy road of all places I do travel to.

Introducing Chidinma Inspirations Blog

Introducing Chidinma Inspirations Blog

Hello Guys!

Today, I'm introducing to you, Chidinma Inspirations Blog

It is an inspiration blog managed by a female Nigerian blogger :  +Chidinma Inspirations

It is a blog that inspires you and I about life, fashion, lifestyle, discoveries about the world at large and so much more!

Introducing JAMB CBT Practice Software for PC : Get Higher Score (GHS)

Introducing JAMB CBT Practice Software for PC : Get Higher Score (GHS)

It's no more news that JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board) has adopted computer-based testing in Nigeria; an effort to ensure prompt delivery of raw scores and also to eliminate cases of incomplete results, result blackout, examination malpractice etc.

Travel To Dubai From Nigeria With Return Ticket To Lagos For Just N60,000

Travel To Dubai From Nigeria With Return Ticket To Lagos For Just N60,000

Dubai is without a doubt, the prime destination to be at this December to celebrate the New Year with your loved ones! The beautiful Arabian city of Dubai is one of the few cities in the world that has undergone such a rapid transformation, from a humble beginning as a pearl-diving centre to one of the fastest growing cities on earth.

PayPal Limitation Removal Using Adsense Account: How I Did It

PayPal Limitation Removal Using Adsense Account: How I Did It

It's almost 6 months now that PayPal limited access to my account which I verified with GTBank Naira MasterCard and also linked to my Access Bank Visa card. The account was rendered useless because I couldn't use it for online payments.

The account was limited after I entered the wrong password several times and I was told to change my password, change my security question, proof my address and upload a photo ID for me to regain full access to the account.

limited Paypal account


Instantly, I changed my password, changed my security question and those were marked as "resolved" at the resolution centre but I couldn't proof my address.

7 Secret Ingredients To Make You A Successful Blogger

7 Secret Ingredients To Make You A Successful Blogger

This is a guest post compiled by Adegboye Adeniyi  for OgbongeBlog

Do you want to become a successful blogger?

If the answer is yes, then read on. If your answer is no,  you may wish to still read on if only to convince yourself that becoming a great blogger is much harder than we say and that you are justified in your wanting to quit blogging.

If you count the number of blogs that exists currently, they exceed over 300million according to Wikipedia and almost 61.8 million new posts are published every single day.

This means the amount of competition in any niche is high.

Yet blogging has been known to help brand people and businesses.  When you blog consistently, it can quickly position you as a go-to-expert in your niche.

But the million dollar question remains

How do you become a successful blogger?

Introducing School Automator: Nigeria-based School Management System

 Introducing School Automator: Nigeria-based School Management System

SupremeWEB Solutions Limited, the company that provides the SMS Short Code Services which I reviewed here recently, has launched another fantastic product called the "School Automator"; an online school management system that automates and streamlines all the processes, departments and functions of a school.

Get Web Xperience Videos: Learn Web Design, Android App Dev and Digital Marketing Step By Step

Get Web Xperience Videos: Learn Web Design, Android App Dev and Digital Marketing Step By Step

The organizers of the 2014 Web Xperience training, which I share the photos yesterday, have released WEBx Home Training Kit, for you to be able to teach yourself web design, android app development and digital marketing.

Set Up Facebook Ad With 1000 Naira ($6) for One Week

 Set Up Facebook Ad With 1000 Naira ($6) for One Week

I decided to create this quick post because of the requests I received on Facebook few hours ago after posting updates as regards to Facebook ads.

In one of the status updates, I said "If you cant afford at least N5,000 to advertise your online business on ‪#‎facebook‬ for 30days, you don't a business".  A friend of mine, replied and I quote : "But N5,000 is not even sufficient to advertise on facebook ads for a week, how come a month? ......".



Black Friday Deals In Nigeria : Get Free 300 SMS Units at NairaForSMS

Black Friday Deals In Nigeria : Get Free 300 SMS Units at NairaForSMS

NairaForSMS; a bulk sms website in Nigeria, is also not left out in the 2014 Black Friday Deals!

Starting from today, Friday Nov 28th 2014 to midnight Sunday 30th of November 2014, anyone who orders 2000sms units will get extra 300 sms units FREE.

Join GistAbout Nigerian Forum and Get Free eBook On Importation Business

Join GistAbout Nigerian Forum and Get Free eBook On Importation Business

GistAbout.com; an online forum for Nigerians, is currently giving out free ebooks to those that sign up on the site as new users. The ebooks include:

  • Complete A-z Report On How To Import Goods From China,USA,UK  at the Comfort Of Your Home In Nigeria, With a Start Up Capital as Low as N10,000
  • How To Sell to Anyone Over the Phone

Vote Jide Ogunsanya as Best Blogger Of The Year: Social Media Awards 2014

Vote Jide Ogunsanya as Best Blogger Of The Year: Social Media Awards 2014

Hi Friend,

This is to inform you that Social Media Awards (Africa) has nominated me in the 2014 Social Media Africa Awards sponsored by Sterling Bank Plc. AIESEC Africa, West African NGO Network (WANGONET), Beat FM, Fan Milk Nigeria, Zisat, Trace TV and African Media Initiative (AMI) .

After rigorous evaluations and background checks in the nomination process which lasted for 27days, I'm honoured to be nominated with nine other bloggers across Africa as the "Blogger Of The Year" in the Personality-based awards category.

The voting window is part of the process leading to the emergence of 15 Finalists for the 4 Categories and 15 Awards for the maiden edition of the Social Media Awards Africa – a premier continental initiative which seeks to recognize and reward creativity, excellence and impact in the usage of social media across Africa.

Voting accounts for only fifty (50) percent of cumulative scores while the Jury evaluation accounts for the other fifty (50) percent based on five (5) criteria; Influence, Originality, Creativity, Scalability and Impact. 15 finalists will be announced and honoured at the award’s event ‘Night of Virtual Wonders’ slated for December 6th, 2014.

Voting is in progress and will end on Friday November 28, 2014.

As at the time of publishing this, I am leading other nominees from Nigeria for the "Blogger of the Year" award but third overall. So, I need your help to get to the top.

vote Jide Ogunsanya


How To Vote


Kindly go to : http://bit.ly/vote-jide

Right there, you will see my name: Ogunsanya Jide

Enter your email address in the box under my name and click "Vote"

A new window might pop up, requesting you sign in to Facebook. Please, log in and accept all terms to complete the voting process.

Once completed, the "Vote" button will change to "Voted".

That's all.

Vote Jide as Blogger of the year



Why Vote For Me?

My blog "Ogbongeblog" has series of free tutorials which have added value to many lives. I believe you will agree with me that there is no way you will read through the posts on the blog and not learn something new and priceless from it. I've inspired countless number of people to get involved in the blogging business and I've been consistent over the years.

If you’ve ever read any of the blog posts on my blog, the Free Blogger Guide and liked what you saw, please Vote for me.

If you are a member of BloggersLab and you've gained a lot from the group, please vote for me.

Remember, you all helped the blog to emerge the "Best Tech Blog in 2011", "Best Tutorial Blog in 2012" and "Best Online Media in Technology 2013".

So, I believe with your support and the grace of Almighty God, I can also win this award. 

Please,vote for me now at : http://bit.ly/vote-jide

I hope to keep serving you with quality info....

Please, you can use the Like/Recommend/Tweet/Share buttons to share this with your friends too.

Will you vote for me? Have you voted for me? Please, let me hear from you.

How Desmond Sold His Blog For Few Millions In Nigeria Without PayPal Account

How Desmond Sold His Blog For Few Millions In Nigeria Without PayPal Account

+Desmond Nwosu was the owner of Netmediablog for some years. He built the blog from scratch and tried to do everything right from day 1. The blog was his baby. He invested countless number of nights on that blog and ensured to maintain a certain standard and quality. He never really knew he could sell it for some millions of Naira now.