How To Start Bulk SMS Business In Nigeria (2020)

Do you want to start a bulk SMS business in Nigeria but don’t know how to go about it? Then this article is for you as it contains the basics you will need if you decide to be a bulk SMS reseller from home and make profit from it.

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As we are all aware that there is a high demand for custom bulk SMS for a while now. This is because organizations like churches, banks, businesses, political parties, offices e.t.c often send messages to thousands of subscribers and customers on timely basis.

The only way they can do this cheaply is through the use of custom bulk SMS as opposed to the normal text SMS by network providers who charge high for such SMS.

The joy of venturing into bulk SMS reselling is that it is very profitable and it is a business that requires little capital to start.

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What Is Bulk SMS Reselling?

Bulk SMS reselling is a method used to send out messages via the internet to the phone numbers of a large number of persons or organizations. Messages can be announcements, advertisements, events, meeting notices, updates, e.t.c.

Equipment/Tools you will need in starting bulk SMS reselling business

To be a bulk SMS reseller, you would need the following: Little cash, A tablet or a Personal Computer with a reliable internet connection to get started.

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How to start selling bulk SMS in Nigeria

1. Create a well designed user friendly SMS website

Building a SMS website is entirely different from creating a blog or simple site. You should get the service of a programmer to help you do that. Look out for sections to send bulk SMS, to allocate credits, to save user details and carry out other functions associated with the use of SMS business. Hosting and registration of domain fall under this category.

2. Register your bulk SMS site with a bulk SMS wholesaler

Find a reliable SMS wholesaler online that has good reviews and offer good services and register because you will be buying and selling custom SMS units from them. Although, most SMS wholesalers will provide you with your own bulk SMS reselling platform for a fee that will serve as the means and link through which your customers can buy SMS units directly from you and send them out. If you have a website for registering, the better.

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3. Purchase custom SMS units

When done registering with the wholesaler, you would need to buy a specific volume of custom SMS units to kick start your SMS business. You can start with 10,000 units. The wholesaler will credit your account after purchase with the number of units you bought and send you guidelines for setting up reselling portal if you do not have one.

4. Make your business Public

This is one of the most important categories if you want to generate sales and make profit. You will have to advertise your SMS business offline or online. Advertise on blogs that have good readership, promote your business on social media and you can also use Google adwords to reach out to potential buyers.

Finally, ensure customer satisfaction through timely delivery, high delivery rate using good customer relations in offering competitive and affordable rates to your customers.

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Dog Breeding Business in Nigeria: Guide On How To Start (2020)

Do you want to go into dog breeding business in Nigeria? Well, we’ve got the guide that will help you go into this business and guess what? It is free, no download, no sign up, just read and enjoy. By the way, don’t forget to drop your comment after reading!

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Every well to do person have that pet he/she likes and dog is the most favorite among them. Day by day, we see energetic foreign breeds of dog and all wish we owned one. The same way we feel, others do! Then, why not take advantage of this lucrative business opportunity and make some money for yourself?  Follow the below step and get on your way of wealth with dog money.

STEP 1: TRAINING AND PLANNING

The first step to the dog breeding business in Nigeria is getting trained and then making your plan ideally in a written format (business plan). Just like any other business, you need to know the trade before moving in. if you don’t know how to take care of a dog, how to feed it, how to know if all is not well with your dog, then investing your money and time in the business would likely be a waste of resources. You need to know how the business is before going into it and the best way is to speak and learn from someone who breeds dogs. The Vet. Doctor is also your friend here; you are going to need his/her advice.

After acquiring the necessary skills required, the next step is to come up with a plan on how you are going to start and profit from this business. You need to decide the breed of dog you want, how much will they cost you to bring them up, how much they are been sold in the market and all that. There are a lot of questions you need to ask yourself before going into this. You are doing this for one sake; to make sure your business is a success.

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STEP 2: SETTING UP THE BUSINESS

Business plan are only a plan, they will take you nowhere until you act and the first step in acting is to set up the business. You need healthy breeds of founding dogs to start your business empire and the best way to get them is by leveraging the relationship you have built with your advisers and trainers who are into the business on how to get them. After getting healthy founding dogs, build them a house (Kennel) and get all the requirements needed for successfully breeding a dog. These include but not limited to bedding, plates, disinfectants, chains etc. You will be advised on the things you need by your advisor.

STEP 3: TRANNING AND CARING FOR YOUR DOGS

Now you have set up the business, it is now time to nurture, train and care for your dogs. You need to develop a routine for all this. One very important yet overlooked aspect of this is regular exercise; your dog needs it just as you do. Also take them out for regular medical checkup and vaccination.

STEP 4: MARKETING AND SELLING YOUR DOGS

When your dogs are grown you are ready to start making money from your dog business. However, you don’t need to wait until they are grown before you start marketing them. Create opportunities and talk to people about your dogs; you will be surprised how many people will response positively to this. Aside selling your dogs, you can also offer your bucks out to mate with other people’s bitches and get paid handsomely. You can also enroll your dogs in competitions to earn you cool cash.

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T-Shirt Printing Business in Nigeria: Guide on How To Start (2020)

The fashion industry in Nigeria is a lucrative industry to start a business in Nigeria as you will be producing for a thirsty audience that would never get their love for fashion quenched. One of the ways to get your own part of the pie in the fashion industry is to start a T-shirt printing business.

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T-shirt printing business is mainly focused on creating custom printed T-shirts. However, you could extend it to include a service where you produce “custom printed gifts” for corporate organizations. The gift business is complementary for those who use heat presses to print T-shirts. With a quality heat press, you can print on number plates, glass-works, blankets, wood or any other flat surface.

Follow the steps below to start your own T-shirt printing business in Nigeria:

Research and Planning

Before you get into this business, you need to do extensive research and see if it will be profitable for you. You need to research your target market and how you can penetrate it. You need to know all the required equipment and how much they will cost you and how you will get the start up capital. Simply put, you need to research everything about the business before starting. The result of your research will be prepared into a business plan. Check online articles on how to write a good business plan and follow the writing style.

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Getting Start Up Capital and Training

You need money to start your new business. It could be money from your savings, a gift from someone, loan from family members, cooperatives or banks. How convincing your business is will go a long way in helping you get a start up capital.

Aside the start up capital, you also need training on how to print on the shirts before you can start this business or probably, get your staffs trained if you know you wouldn’t be available to take care of the business.

Get A Suitable Location & Buy Equipment

After getting your capital, the next thing is getting a suitable business location and site your business there. After this, buy all the necessary equipment you will need to carry out your T-shirt printing business. Make sure they are of high quality.

After everything had been setup, the next most important thing is advertising. You need to let people know your business exist. Advertise online notably Facebook. Go to schools and speak with excos of student association. Go to churches and organisations and tell them about your business.

Conclusion

It is important to note that the quality of the blank T-shirt you are going to be printing on is very important. Blank shirts of high quality usually leads to a quality work, earning you happy customers that will lead to more sales and referral.

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