4/04/2014

3AL.com: First Bank Portal For Individuals and SMEs To Sell Online



If you need to create an online visibility for your business at no extra cost, then you need to try the First Bank Nigeria 3AL portal; a self-service tool which enables businesses to set up their online store, upload their products and interact with potential consumers from all locations in Nigeria and globally.


3AL.com is a business networking portal, where you can buy and sell anything online from anywhere in the world. On 3AL, you can make connections and transact business from the comfort of your living room to any part of the world saving you time, money and stress.

The platform allows sellers to receive online payment for their products. You will pay transaction fee per product sold if you decide to use the platform to process online payment for your products. 3AL will deduct the transaction fee before you are paid into your registered bank account. Online payment is processed by FirstEConnect, a robust payment gateway deployed by FirstBank.

For sellers that are not using the platform's online payment processor, buyers can easily contact them to arrange for payment and delivery of their orders.

All deliveries on 3AL are handled by DHL Nigeria International. DHL picks up the products from the sellers and get them delivered to the buyers. Buyers pay the shipping cost. Delivery of purchases within Lagos takes place within 48hours while delivery outside Lagos takes place within 72 - 96hours.

3al website
First Bank 3AL Portal

Other Features of 3AL Portal :


==> SMEs can list their business names and info free of charge on the portal. 
==> Business owners and consumers can login to the site with Facebook profile.
==> Businesses and consumers can post comments on displayed products.
==> Users can switch between individual and business profiles. 
==> Users can chat with other users and businesses through an online chat engine.
==> Users can Like, Tweet, +1 displayed products.

If you are a business owner, you will agree with me that this platform will help in reducing the cost of doing business since customers can order for goods without visiting business location.

Check out my personal 3AL store here

What's your take on this?

If you are already using 3AL, kindly share your experience via comments.

If you know other Nigerian eCommerce portals similar to 3AL, kindly share via comments too.

NB: A friend might be lucky to start making money with the help of this info. So, PLEASE, share this with friends. 


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6 comments:

  1. So, this the site you talked about on Facebook. Makes so much sense. Will set up an account there asap. Thx bro

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  2. Anonymous3/28/2014

    Thx for this Jide but won't I need a registered business name before I can sell on the site?

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  3. Nice one Jide...

    Thanks for this, I will check on it. Hope it wont turn out to be opposite of what you wrote!!

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    1. You're welcome bro. No it won't. I;ve used the site before posting this.

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