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How to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent in Nigeria

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Have you ever dreamt of becoming a successful real estate agent in Nigeria but found it difficult to start, maybe you think it’s gonna be a hell of a task or a non-profitable business? Well, no matter what you had in mind before you landed here, I will tell you how you can embrace and excel in the real estate market in Nigeria.

BUT let start with the most important question here;

Is Real Estate Business Really Profitable in Nigeria?

Yes, the real estate business is very profitable in Nigeria. You can make more than N1 million in a month if done rightly. This business has changed the lives of millions of people across the world for the better. Real Estate business is known to cover ⅔ of world treasure.

READ: How to Start Real Estate Business in Nigeria

If you’re thinking of becoming a real estate agent in Nigeria, you have nothing to lose. Even if the economy goes down totally, the price of the property will keep rising and that’s a profit for realtors and real estate agents.

Here is another benefit;

If you have a job like being a banker, doctor, teacher, carpenter, or student, you can still become a real estate agent. There’s no law in Nigeria that forbids engaging in a side-hustle. So, you can say becoming a real estate agent in Nigeria is a source of passive income because you don’t need to quit your job (if you have one) and who knows, real estate might become your only business in the future when you start making some pretty profits.

What Does a Real Estate Agent Do?

real estate agent helps people to buy and sell property such as land and house. Some smart real estate agent is now engaging fully in the real estate business as they don’t want to help others to sell their properties, but they are also buying and selling.

But, how can you start in the right way and make that crazy profits? Let talk about that;

How to Become a Super-rich Real Estate Agent in Nigeria

The following are what’s needed to become a real estate agent with or without quitting your job;

1. Enroll for Real Estate Courses

This is the first step before you can ever become a successful real agent in Nigeria or anywhere in the world. But you might be thinking that this is not necessary because you see most people in your area without any formal knowledge about real estate but yet, they’re making money.

Well, I understand. But how successful are those people? They have a house and maybe a motorcycle or car. But is that the type of success you want? 

Going for rich-courses on real estate is an investment that you will never regret.

There are some FREE courses available online and also, you can go for PREMIUM or paid courses. But make sure you learn the nitty-gritty of real estate before you think of investing in the business.

After completing each course, you will be offered a certificate and this will really boost your portfolio as a real estate agent in Nigeria.

You can check out this https://schoolofestate.com/, they offer real estate programs and certifications.

2. Obtain Your Real Estate License in Nigeria

Remember I told you that I want you to become successful not ‘just rich’. The second step to achieve that success is to obtain your license.

Most self-acclaimed real estate agents in your area don’t have a license, all they have is a certificate and with that, they can’t do bigger things in the real estate market. But your dream is to conquer the real estate market in your town, city, state, and across Nigeria. Even, you want to be recognized internationally… right? If yes, you need a license that proved that you’re legit and experienced.

Nigeria’s real estate industry is regulated by The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria. You need to be recognized by them and this will give you an opportunity to connect and learn from top bosses in the business.

If you reside in Lagos or want to deal with properties in Lagos state, you can obtain a license from the Lagos State Real Estate Transaction Development (LASRETRAD) or go here >> http://www.lasretrad.com/Licensing.aspx

3. Define Your Business Model

This is another important stage in the course of climbing the ladder of success as a real estate in Nigeria. Ask yourself, do you want to deal with buying and leasing or selling of properties only?

Or do you prefer to be a middleman, introducing customers to the property owners and you earn commission on each sale you make?

I know you’re just starting, you can start by being a ‘standard’ middleman till you are able to start buying properties.

I will explain further in steps 9 and 10… Let’s go to the next step!

4. Choose a Unique Business Name

The next big deal is to choose a name that is unique.

When choosing a unique business name, the following needs to be taken into consideration:

  • The name must be catchy and easy to memory or pronounce 
  • The business name must be available to be registered on the domain marketplace
  • The social media usernames must be available for your business name
  • The business name must not be competing with any other business name
  • The real estate business name must have a call to action like “Stephen Realty” etc

You need to do your research thoroughly before you settle for a business name.

5. Register Your Business Name

If you have chosen the best business name, someone can still claim it by registering it before you. Yes, it is very possible.

The only thing you need to do is to register that unique business name before anyone does. To register a business name in Nigeria is quite simple but you don’t just jump into it without a guide.

So, here is a complete guide on how to register your business name in Nigeria.

6. Get an Office

This is necessary if you really want to position yourself as a professional real estate agent in Nigeria. You don’t need to spend money on a luxury office, for now, you can rent a shop in a good area and set it up attractively.

Later when you start making money, you can decide to rent an office in a luxury complex or maybe, build your own.

7. Join Big Real Estate Firms

Are you not confused, that I’m suggesting you join another real estate firm? Well, because you’re just starting your real estate career, you need to make some money before you can establish yourself fully (unless you have some millions of Naira to buy properties yourself).

Don’t get it wrong, you’re not working for these ‘big real estate firms’ but you’re working for your own commission but as “an affiliate” with those firms.

What I mean is this;

First, you can join many real estate firms as much as possible. And second, you make money if you help these firms sell a property and you’re paid according to a commission on whatever you help sell the property for.

Let’s say they list a property for sale at the rate of N2m and the commission for any agent that sells that property is 10%, that’s N200,000 for you. 

READ: How to Start Junk Hauling Business in Nigeria

The more expensive such listed property is, the higher your commission will be.

If you can draw a goal or plan to sell at least five properties per month, you could be making N1m naira every 30 days. Apart from the commission, you may be eligible to win a luxury car or a paid trip abroad (that’s when you reach a great milestone with that firm).

Can you see that you can definitely become a successful real estate agent in Nigeria if you know your onions?

In one of my upcoming articles, I will get you the best 10 big real estate firms that pay good commissions In Nigeria, so subscribe to my mailing list in order to get notified.

8. Buy House, Renovate & Sell

Now that you’ve been making some cash, you can thrive. I mean you can start establishing your own firm. To that, you need to start small and don’t leave the big firms you’re working with.

Look for uncompleted and abandoned buildings, find the owner and negotiate with that person, then finally buy.

Note, before you buy any building, make sure you have your lawyer guiding you in the process. And also analyze if the building is worth buying at the owner’s tagged price. Don’t forget to complete the transfer of ownership and other necessary documents.

If you don’t have enough money to buy the property, you can go to the bank for a loan, explain to them that you need it for real estate investing, and show them your license, business certificate, and other requirements.

After that, renovate the house and make sure that’s more attractive. Depending on the type of house, ensure that the water system is working and other things are in good order.

You can now decide to sell the house. If you decide to sell, calculate all the money you’ve spent and add your own to it, then sell.

Let’s say you spent about N5m, you can place the property for N12m and settle for something around N9.5 Million after negotiation.

This is getting more interesting, right?

9. Invest in Buying Lands

The land is said to be the most important natural asset in the world. Whatever we want to do, we need to do it on land. A lot of smart people are making millions of Naira by simply buying and selling land.

Because your dream is to become a successful real estate agent in Nigeria, I will advise you to heavily invest in buying lands. You can buy a plot of land for N500,000 today and in the next 6 months, that land may appreciate up to N1.5 million. 

If you want to buy land, buy from an under-developed or developing area. There are chances that you will triple the capital in a few months or years.

You can go to a farming area and buy land at a very cheap price, then leave it to appreciate it for some time.

10. Lease Properties

  • For house

You can make more money leasing out properties than selling them, but it’s going to take a while before you can see all the profits. 

According to HuffPost:

If you put 20% down on a property, you will still receive rental income based on 100% of the property value, making it a great return for your 20%. Say your property is worth $100,000 and you charge $750 in rent with $500 in mortgage, taxes and fees. You have a $250 profit on $20,000 down

Let’s say you bought a 3-bedroom flat and renovated it to become 3 different “a bedroom self-contained” with N5 million.

You can choose to lease them out, depending on your area and the amenities, you can lease it for N80,000 – N150,000. If you lease for N80k, that will be N240k/year. If it’s 150k, that will be N450k/year. So, this depends on your area and the unique amenities in your house.

  • For Land

If it’s land, you can lease it for the shop or kiosks owner. Let’s say you bought the land for N800,000. If the land can accommodate like 15 – 20 kiosks, you could charge them to pay 20K each and you’ll be making N300,000 to N400,000 on that land while at the same time, the land is appreciating.

11. Get a Property Listing Website

Your journey to success as a professional real estate agent in Nigeria is missing without having a property listing website.

I know you would have seen some examples of these real estate websites, either public or personal one, you see how it’s easy for people to buy or get the details of each property you have without much talk from you.

If you think this is important for you as a real estate agent, you can hire my parent digital agency. I am the owner of GbolaByte Web Solutions and we have built a lot of websites for our clients including the realtors and real estate agents, eCommerce store owners, etc.

You can hire us and we won’t disappoint you. Okay, let go to the next step;

12. Go Digital With Real Estate Marketing in Nigeria

Now. you need to combine your offline method of marketing with digital marketing. Embrace the use of Influencer marketing, social media ads, etc.

You can also use SEO (search engine optimization) to rank your website and do local citations for your business if you want to rank high in your area. For example, searching for “Website Designer in Ilesha or Osun State”, GbolaByte, my digital agency will be featured at the top in Google results. I can help you do that for a token.

Make sure to advertise all your listed properties online, in order to get more clients.

13. Help People to Sell Locally

This is one of the top 1% reasons you’re called a real estate agent. You need to build your portfolio, by helping more people to sell or lease their houses or lands.

Another way to make money locally as a real estate agent is to build loyalty and connection with people. With that, they will be able to recommend you to property owners and from there, you can be entrusted with people’s property.

You can as well reach out to property owners yourself, but make sure you always approach them with good presentation and proof that you’re the right real estate agent for their property.

14. Employ Sales Reps.

You should have started doing this for a while, but if you haven’t, it is high time you start employing sales representatives. Of course, these sales representatives are not going to be walking from house-to-house in order to help you sell, but you can allocate them in different areas across your city and your state at large.

The more effort and investment you put in, to expand your business, the more profits you’re going to make.

Conclusion: Step-By-Step Guide to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent in Nigeria

Don’t just stop, make sure you rinse and repeat all the processes, especially from step 6 to 13.

If you don’t skip a step, you’ll definitely become a successful real estate agent in Nigeria. If this blog post helps you, you can help others by sharing on social media platforms by clicking on the floating social media icons here.

You can as well subscribe to my mailing list in order to be notified when I publish content like this. Finally don’t forget to write down your comment below and I will be glad to read how helpful you found this.

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Top 7 MLM Companies in Nigeria To Make Real Money

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I believe you landed here in quest of best among the Multilevel Marketing or MLM companies in Nigeria to make real money. This blog post will mention and recommend 7 best out of them at the time of writing it.

You must have been introduced to certain money-making platforms

Some did work out, some didn’t work as planned. 

Or the worst case: it didn’t even work out. You were scammed!

With that in mind, I want to show you something different. I will show you platforms that have been in the game and built a good reputation over the years.

What I’m about to show you isn’t scripted. It’s REAL!

Today, I’ll be your tour guide as we explore the 7 MLM companies to make REAL money in Nigeria.

Time is money, and guess what? I’ve taken so much already.

If you’re ready, hop on the car, and let’s ride.

But in case you’re new to the term “MLM”, you might be thinking that;

What is MLM?

MLM, an abbreviation for Multi-level Marketing, is a business where members earn commissions from marketing products of a particular company. 

In essence, the more you sell, the more cash you make; and at the same time, your level increases.

How to Make Money with MLM Companies in Nigeria

As a Multilevel marketer with any of these MLM companies, you are encouraged to bring in the new participants as this increases your profit and level. 

For you to succeed, you should be able to convince someone into buying and using a product, and/or becoming one of your success line (probably called downlines).

And in the Multilevel marketing business, when they say “PROFITS” in a multilevel marketing business, it doesn’t always mean “MONEY”. Sometimes when you reach a certain milestone, you might be eligible to travel outside the country with your partner, get a brand new car, and so on.

Is MLM in Nigeria Business Profitable?

Yes, MLM business is profitable in Nigeria, you can make millions of Naira if done correctly with patience. And it will surprise you that it’s one of the most recognized businesses in the world. It’s ranked alongside real estate business and top others.

With that out of the way, here are they; 

Top 7 MLM companies in Nigeria:

1. Oriflame Cosmetics

The name sounds familiar, right?

Okay, Oriflame is a producer of some popular beauty and cosmetic products — from deodorants to lotions, hair oil, and any other beauty product you can think of. They’ve got it all.

Oriflame also has the leading market share of beauty products in 30 countries but has its headquarters in Sweden.

With over 50 years of experience, they’ve been able to maintain an amazing reputation in 60 countries.

It gets better…

You can also make money by marketing Oriflame’s awesome products in Nigeria by joining their consultancy program.

As a consultant, you get to make money from the comfort of your home and at your own pace.

What’s more?

Newly registered members could earn up to N49,400 in cash.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up to start making money with these easy steps. 

How to Register or Get Started with Oriflame in Nigeria

Step 1. Using your favorite browser, visit Oriflame’s website (Here). On the homepage, tap on the 3-dash by the top-left corner.

Step 2. At the bottom of the page, hit “REGISTER”. You’ll be taken to a new page, wait while it loads.

Step 3. After loading, fill out the form, read and accept the terms of service, then hit Sign Up. 

After that, confirm your email. Congratulations, you’re now an Oriflame consultant.

2. Longrich

THE second-best MLM company in Nigeria on our list is Longrich.

They are similar to Oriflame in terms of product type.

Longrich is one of China’s best producers of cosmetic products. They’ve been in the field for over 30 years.

If you want to look beautiful, they’ve got a wide variety of healthcare, household, skincare, and personal care products. And they are not expensive.

In a bid to give back to society, Longrich has employed over 10,000 personnel in more than 50 countries of the world.

They’ve been in Nigeria since 2012. Since then, many people have been beneficiaries of their MLM structure.

Want to join Longrich?

Head over to Longrich’s website (Here) to get more details on how to register. It’s free! 

3. NeoLife (GNLD International) 

NEOLife has been involved with food nutrition products since 1958, and according to the MLM company, their product is fully backed by science and nature.

They promise to end poor nutrition and poverty, which is awesome. Not only that, but they also have some incentive awaiting their distributors as they climb each ladder of success in their multilevel marketing business with NeoLife.

They are in 10 African countries, which Nigeria is one of them.

Registering is FREE as a member, but if you want to become a distributor, you’ll need to get your starter kits which include all documents (ID card, bag, etc) you need to get started and some products worth 100PV which validate you as a standard distributor with the company.

Note: PV stands for Point Value. Which most MLM companies use to calculate their distributors’ performances.

If you’re interested, kindly contact me here. I will connect you with someone who’ll register you for FREE and train you on how to earn a living with the business, without hawking any product!

4. AIM Global (Alliance in Motion Global)

AIM Global is also among the top MLM companies in Nigeria that offer wonderful benefits to its members.

How?

For over 10 years, they’ve been in the business of transforming lives by offering “remarkable products”. Members and users value money by using any of AIM Global’s products.

In addition to that, AIM Global offers them one of the best compensation plans in the industry. 

With the rise and fall of many MLM companies, AIM Global has proven to be a formidable entity with a stable business structure. This is what earned them the hearts of millions around the world.

If they’ve earned yours, visit AIM Global (Here) to sign up. Or follow my steps below:

How to Register or Get Started with AIM Global in Nigeria

Step 1. Head over to the website using the link above. At the top-right corner, tap on the 3-dash to expand the options.

Step 2. Tap the last option or “DTS Login”

Step 3. On the next screen, hit “Register” and fill out your details.

That’s it! You can now start making money as a multilevel marketer by exploring other options on the site.

5. Norland Nigeria

Norland is a multi-faceted MLM company with a presence in many countries, including Nigeria.

Norland has amazing products in many fields. Some of the prominent ones include medicine, cosmetics, e-commerce, finance, and logistics. 

Currently, the company boasts of 1 million+ participants who are benefiting from its MLM program.

In Nigeria, there’s a huge community of Norland participants in different states of the country. With the numerous benefits, the community keeps growing daily.

And you can join by choosing any of their entry-level plans: 

  • Senior
  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold 
  • Diamond

If this sounds good to you, head over to their site (Here)

6. Recharge and Get Paid

This is the new boy in town, but hey, he means business.

For real, Recharge and Get Paid does what the names say. 

RAGP is poised towards growing the welfare of Nigerian with its compensation plans.

A lot of benefits await you as a new distributor. It doesn’t stop there, you also get other benefits as you grow in level.

When you’re done, you can start up with as little as N5,000.

The site is easy to navigate, just click on this link to get started.

7. Organo Gold

Finally on our list of MLM companies that guarantee financial independence is Organo Gold. 

As the name implies, they are the gold standard brand for organic tea and coffee products.

From a coffee shop in Canada, they’ve gone on to dominate other brands with their great line of products.

With Organo Gold, you get a wide variety of teas and coffees to pick from. These are not your ordinary coffee and tea you drink almost daily, they are organic products with lots of health benefits.

Speaking of benefits, Organo Gold also gives you a chance to make money while enjoying its products.

Among the many out there, they’ve proven to be one of the top MLM companies; they give you the best of both worlds!

So, if you want to be wealthy you can join Organo Gold (Here).

But let me quickly answer some questions relating to MLM.

Frequently Asked Questions: MLM Companies in Nigeria

  • Is MLM a Ponzi or ‘quick to get rich’ scheme?

No, MLM is a very legit business, if you’re okay to run the business while prospecting new people to join your business tree.

  • What is the difference between MLM business and Ponzi schemes?

The differences are clear: MLM companies have products but Ponzi schemes do not, but rather promise people with sweet lies. Also, strong MLM companies last longer than Ponzi schemes.

WRAPPING UP – Best MLM Companies in Nigeria

If you go online, you’ll find a lot of MLM companies. For some, you can make good money, while others are a waste of time.

This is why you should check out these MLM companies in Nigeria that you can make real money and be financially independent.

What did I miss? 

Do you have any companies to suggest? Or you want to go with our pick?

Let’s hear from you.

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5 Best Profitable Business to Start in Nigeria with N100k or $300

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Have you been surfing the net for the most profitable business to start in Nigeria with N100K or $300 equivalent? Or maybe you have a capital more than that but you’re still not sure of where to invest your money? Well, I will not tell or force you to start a particular business, but in this blog post, I’ll share some working tips with you.

NOTE: This blog post is inspired by what some entrepreneurs personally share about how they came up with their business model, and I hope it will also inspire you to start something today!

Now let start!

Profitable Business to Start in Nigeria with N100,000

These lucrative business ideas to start with N100k or $300 in Nigeria are;

  1. Turn Your Talent/Passion to Business

Yes, but I know you’re surprised right now that which kind of business is your passion. Well, your passion is a strong force to succeed in anything you lay your hands upon.

Besides, the story of this smart Nigerian entrepreneur will push you to discover your hidden talent today and turn it to a business.

Read below;

Two years ago, a male friend of mine called me and asked for my opinion on what he can do for his girlfriend on her birthday. I suggested something’s based on what I know ladies love. But he was not satisfied. He wanted something unique and different.

He said Osazua, I want to make it different and memorable. I have gotten her some wonderful gifts in the past. Is there nothing different? I asked him to give me some time to think about it.

After a few days, he called me again. He said his boss has asked him to go and represent him at an important event. He will be going out of town. That means he will miss his girlfriend’s birthday. He said he does not want her to miss him too much on that day. So he is leaving everything to me. It’s my duty to make her happy.

He sent me some money and asked me to arrange something. I got to work. I asked my friend to write a note about everything he likes about his woman. He did and sent it to my email. I hired three people to help me with the surprise I was planning. Since her birthday was on a Sunday, I was ready to give her the best. There was enough time to get it done.

At 6 am Sunday morning, I sent one of the three people I hired to go to her house to deliver a bottle of wine and a birthday cake. With the handwritten note of how her man truly feels about her. Guess, my hired hand woke her up that morning. She was happy and was surprised. What she didn’t know was there was more to come.

By 2 pm I sent someone else to deliver another gift basket that contains various skincare products, another bottle of wine with another handwritten note. At that time her sister and mum were there with her. She was surprised again. She was very happy.

Few days before her birthday, I called a few of her friends, my friend’s other male friends that she knows well, her sister, her mum, and a few of her colleagues. I told them they were invited to her birthday. It’s a surprise and she does not know about it. I told them when and where to meet. But I asked her sister and mum to make sure she was available at her house on that day.

At 7pm, we were all there with another birthday cake, drinks, snacks, and other stuff. That was when she lost it. She could not control her tears. She was laughing and crying at the same time. That night she danced until she was tired. I was very happy to have been able to make her happy. It was not as if she has not received those types of gifts before. It was the way they were delivered that made the difference.

And here is what he realized;

After that day, I knew I wanted to do this more. Yes. I want to do it again and again. I want to create a good business that makes people happy. All I did was to create awareness, and I spoke to my family and friends. Created an online profile and I got to work. All I spent to start this side business was not up to N100,000 before purity_gift was born. Since then till now, I can’t count how many surprise delivery I have done.

ADVICE FROM HIM:

I can tell you to open a beer parlor, I can tell you to sell female wears, I can tell you to sell male underwears, I can also tell you selling fairly used goods move a lot.

But will you be happy? will you be proud of what you are doing? Will you be fulfilled.? I will encourage you to search for yourself. What do you love to do? How will it benefit others? And will you get tired of it easily?

There are many business opportunities here in Nigeria. Search for it.

2. Start Dropshipping Business

I have been preaching about starting a dropshipping business. Well, here we are again.

In case you don’t know about this business, dropshipping is simply the kind of business where you sell stuff such as clothes, cosmetics, software, electronics, etc., online. The main point here is that you don’t need to buy this product or have it in stock.

All you need to do is to dropship from big e-Commerce marketplace like AlieXpress at a cheap rate and resell at a high price. You can see a cloth on Aliexpress for N3,000 and you sell at N5,000 –  that’s a profit of N2,000 without doing anything.

You can start a dropshipping business with less than N100,000 and make huge profits. But here is how to do it.

Note, you’ll need to have your online shopping store or website – that’s the first aspect you need to spend money. You can use N80,000 or $200 to set up a complete dropshipping website (including web designer fee). And use N20,000 or $100 for massive marketing on Instagram and Facebook.

You can probably start this with less than N100K or $250 USD. Here is what you will need your start-up funds for:

  • Domain name costs, hosting costs, website costs
  • Marketing costs
  • Logo design
  • Some money to sit stagnant in the bank account in a case of emergency

Dropshipping is a very low cost to start and can be very profitable if you market it effectively. The most expensive start-up cost will be your marketing and you would need to constantly test and refine your ads to make them as effective as possible.

If you don’t want to go through the stress of creating a website yourself, you can buy a profitable Shopify dropshipping website from BeBiggy at the rate of just N78,000 or $200 and use N20 for marketing.

That’s how you start a profitable business in Nigeria with N100k or less than $300.

3. Consulting/Service Business

This is what I do, and I can say it really worth it. You can make millions of Naira with this business idea.

I am sure you are good at something. Right? Think about things like…

  • Writing
  • Marketing
  • Web Designing
  • Web, Software or Mobile App Development
  • Virtual Assistant

Can you find people who need help with any of those? If you are not sure go check out top freelancing websites like Upwork and Fiverr. Lots of people need help and are actively looking at those sites.

Read this blog post on how to make money on Fiverr

How to Make Money with Consulting/Service Business?

  1. Make a killer profile (on Upwork or Fiverr) and start sending proposals/bids
  2. Attend local events in your city. Exchange business cards and follow up consistently
  3. Tell your family and friends
  4. If you start to make money, invest in starting your own digital agency.
  5. Invest in other businesses.

If you do this right, you can make a fortune, and you don’t need to invest your N100k to start a profitable business in Nigeria.

Check here for the best 15 digital skills to make money easily.

Investment = Nothing, if you have those skills! If you don’t have, you’ll need to invest in learning those skills on YouTube or buying premium courses on Udemy, Coursera, etc.

4. Cryptocurrency or Forex Trading

This is the most trending way to make money in Nigeria, I’m sure you’re aware of that.

BUT, don’t jump into cryptocurrency or forex trading without knowing the pros and cons, you need to learn how to read signals, set your stoploss and other stuff to become a profitable trader.

I personally don’t trade, but I’m in love with Bitcoin of a thing. I do buy and hold it because its price rises (but sometimes, decrease). But if you’re patient enough and ready to take risks, you can make hefty money with this.

For instance, you can buy bitcoin at N50,000 today and by tomorrow, the price might have increased to N67K – That’s N17,000 profits without trading or doing anything. The price of cryptocurrencies can’t be predicted with 100% assurance, as nobody is controlling it (i.e it is decentralized).

How much do you need to start?

You can start this profitable in Nigeria with $100 or N38k (to invest) and pay your mentor (or buy a course) for N40K. That’s approximately N80k

If you got a good mentor, you can turn your N38,000 investment to N380,000 within a month!

So yes, if you ask me: Which profitable business to start in Nigeria with N100,000, I will mention cryptocurrency and forex trading.

I also want to learn Forex trading, I got someone who demanded $200 – about N73K.

5. Blogging and Affiliate Marketing

Blogging is one of the viable ways to make money online, likewise affiliate marketing.

But if you start blogging without any fore-knowledge then, you’re going to quit sooner. I’ve been blogging since 2015 and I’m still in the game, not because I make a lot of money from it but because I have passion for it and, I know different ways to earn some bucks from it.

So, to start blogging, you’ll need to check what you’re good at writing about, or teaching people. If you discover that, then you can start!

How much do I need to start blogging in Nigeria?

You need less than N50,000 – To buy;

  • hosting and domain from Namecheap – $34 + $9 = $43/yr (N16,700)
  • theme from Themeforest – $59 (N22,900)
  • pay someone to design a simple blog for you – (N10,000)

That’s just N49,600 to start a blog in Nigeria!

If you hired me, you’ll spend less than that, I will give you a theme from my portfolio for N6,000.

That is N49,600 -N6,000 = N43,600!

Ways you can make money blogging in Nigeria;

  • Ads network like Google Adsense, Media.Net, Propeller, etc
  • Selling Ads space on your website
  • Sponsored posts
  • Selling backlinks
  • If you’re starting a music blog, you can help upcoming artists to promote their songs.

You can as well make money with Affiliate marketing in Nigeria, I got some tips to help you;

In Affiliate marketing, you don’t a dime to start, all you need to pay for is marketing. And you can reserve N10,000 to promote your affiliate products on Facebook and Instagram.

So, combining both Blogging and Affiliate marketing, you can start a profitable business in Nigeria with N100K

So, that’s it – Profitable Business to Start in Nigeria with N100K

I don’t have much to say that to tell you to start taking action today. Starting a business is not easy, but since you have N100k with you, don’t sleep on it, take one of these 5 business ideas and start working on it.

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How to Dress Like a Smart Entrepreneur in Nigeria

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To really show your clients that you are worth investing in, you must learn perfect grooming tips to woo them. I mean, you must learn how to dress like a smart entrepreneur in Nigeria.

Many entrepreneurs meet different clients on different occasions, most of us (the entrepreneurs) are chairing boards of directors, firms, agencies, conglomerated companies, individuals, and government bodies with the aim of achieving the best for the respective companies or organizations they are representing.

The major reason why you need to dress corporately is not just to be attractive or show how extravagant you but you need to dress the way you wanted to be addressed, your business skills or intelligence are not enough!

In business both offline and online branding, you need to understand how to meet-up and simplify your corporate or business dressing etiquette. To be sincere, dressing etiquette and sense should be one of the key factors that all people aspiring to be successful and smart entrepreneurs should have.

Good to know that most business organizations like the banks, hospitals, and other agencies have their own dressing code. For example, the government here in Nigeria allows their workers (otherwise known as civil servants) to wear their native attires only on Fridays.

While institutions like banks, hospitals always are expected to put on their corporate suit and polished pair of shoes while most self-employed dress the way they like or feel.

But, the world of dressing and grooming is entirely different for entrepreneurs, no matter the source of your job and its dressing code. Here in this article, I am going to work you through some tips on how to dress like a smart and successful entrepreneur.

8 Perfect Dressing Tips For Smart Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

  1. Take Your Dressing As An Investment

Before going to your office or to boutique for shopping, you must buy classic and corporate styles that suit your body shape, size, and complexion. Don’t think because your friends are wearing Gucci, Versace, Fila or Nike, you must wear them also.

You need to dress to fit your business not the latest trends in the town. Do take enough time to pick out of many and never wear body-revealing clothes (Mostly women).

Some clients hate this while some want this but as a corporate entrepreneur, you must not wear seducing clothes or have such intention to negotiate with clients with your dressing but rather, seduce them with your business Skills and Intelligence!

2. Change Your Wardrobe Constantly:

Although I won’t advise you to take all your savings to buy clothes that suit your business and body. But, it will be good if you shop for new dresses at least once (or as much as possible) in a month. You should tell your regular clients, prospects, or business partners that you are happy and successful in your chosen career and one of the best ways to do this is through your dressing.

Don’t look retarded, tactless, or awful in appearance. Change all old clothes to New One. If you don’t know how to shop for clothes that fit you and your business, ask those who are professionals in fashion.

3. Build Good Body Shape

If your body shape is not good enough, you must try the right and safe remedy to build it up. Doing an exercise or going to the gym regularly will give you perfect body shape. The reason for this is that, no matter how fabulous you dress without having good body shape, such grooming efforts won’t go beyond your room.

You may look stupid to some people and this may cause depression or frustration if you find out what people or your business partners are saying behind you.

4. Keep Your Make-up Simple:

This concerns the women who like using cosmetics in an excessive way. Let go of make-up products that are too flashy but instead choose the one that will show entrepreneurship and serious in you. Remember you are dressing for a business not for partying and you must not annoy your clients or allow them to take you for granted because of the way you dress.

If your make-up is faulty, there is a possibility that you will face some faults with clients and business partners. If you can’t perfectly do good and nice makeup for yourself, I will advise you to consult a make-up artist for help.

5. Do Like A Roman When You Are In Rome:

I mean, you should understand how to dress for each business occasion. You can’t be working in a bank or hospital and be wearing jean and canvass to office, you cannot be going to farming to make the heaps or ridges and put on a suit.

You can’t be a military man and be wearing “mufty” to station or barrack (although, you may wear the police vest or any designated dresses by the military officials). You must select clothes according to the nature of your business or profession.

6. Understand The Atmospheric Condition:

Always, dress according to the weather condition. If it’s during the rainy season, wear clothes that will protect your formal dressing from being immersed by rain like a coat, jacket, etc.

Go for clothing materials that are reflective of the season. Clothes that are thick are good for fall and winter and it’s not advisable for summer but instead, Light linen fabric or clothing materials will be good for it (summer).

7. Avoid “Color Riot”:

This is a “must” for all entrepreneurs who want to dress up well and gaily as a successful and smart entrepreneur. For business and corporate sake, it will be perfect if your coat, tie, shoes, handbag, shirt, skirt, trousers, belts, and other things you will put on Match each other.

For women, a black handbag should be matched with a black shoe. For men, a blue coat should match with blue trousers and so on. If you do this in the right proportion, this will show your creativity, intelligence, and how much more you can take care of things perfectly.

8. Wear Quality Dresses:

As I have said earlier, you don’t need to put yourself into debt before you dress like a smart entrepreneur and that’s why I suggested that you should buy Clothes for at least once in a month or more depending on your salary or income.

But, make sure that the “one” you will be buying will be a quality “one” not fake. Most clients will study everything you put on before they can give their project or contract to you.

You remember the adage that says “Dress as you Want to Be Regarded” So, wear quality materials if you want your clients and business partners to take you so important.

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