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Tips on how to effectively work from home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since you’ve been working from home, when have you been procrastinating that task you should have carried out already? Have you finished the online course you started way back? I’m not going to blame you though because I know that we are in difficult times and are struggling to stay above the water. I’d like you to be productive irrespective of how tough things get because your employers expect you to deliver, your business is Read more…

Online payment problems that have been solved with Digital Escrow

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ecommerce in Africa remains a way off from its initial estimated projections. Its lack of widespread adoption can be attributed to a fundamental lack of trust between transacting parties. This problem of trust is however two-sided; To fully complete any transaction, the Seller must trust that the buyer will pay for his products if he ships outs his items without receiving any financial commitment from the Buyer, while on the other hand, the Buyer must Read more…

Common Coronavirus scams to avoid.

Common Coronavirus scams to avoid online

Reading Time: 3 minutes Away from how the pandemic has affected human interaction and traditional ways of handling business, there have been certain reports of an increase in online scams, especially those closely associated with the current situation in the world.  Let us examine some of the common scams linked to Coronavirus and how to avoid falling victims: Using websites to sell fake goods Dishonest individuals have used the opportunity of the COVID-19 pandemic to set up websites claiming Read more…

How the Coronavirus pandemic has affected traditional ways of handling business

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is no longer news that the world has been working very hard to defeat the malicious Covid-19 that has been wreaking its devastating effects over the past months. There are currently about 1.8 million affected people worldwide and every facet of human interaction has been altered by the virus – social distancing and lockdown appear to be the new norm and humans have had to decipher new ways of handling issues surrounding health, education Read more…

Things you can do to generate extra income during lockdown

Reading Time: 3 minutes Getting an alternative source of income is becoming pertinent as more and more people are getting plunged into unemployment due to the pandemic. Even if you are currently employed and would want to earn extra cash or you do not have an active job, there is always a way for you to generate income from the comfort of your home. Read through on ways you can earn extra cash in this period: Sell old items Read more…

Common mistakes people make while transacting online

Reading Time: 3 minutes Online transactions have become a norm and most people have gotten more comfortable using all the solutions brought up by financial technology. With the recent outbreak of COVID 19 and the clamor for lesser physical interactions, there’s been an increase in online transactions- raging from item purchase to hiring freelancers and even internet banking. It is pertinent to become extra careful while handling these transactions to avoid getting scammed or losing important financial details. Below Read more…

Hiring a freelancer

Things to do when hiring a freelancer

Reading Time: 2 minutes We all need help with things, especially skills that do not necessarily have to be delivered in person. With everyone now relying heavily on digital services, we all need freelancers at one point or the other. Hiring a freelancer might however be a herculean task, especially if it’s not something we’ve done before- this is why it is important to follow certain steps when asking for the services of a freelancer in order to avoid Read more…

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Turn your side hustle as a freelancer into a main one during #lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes Freelance is increasingly becoming the option and more people are turning to it during this era of social distancing. There is no shortage in the demand for skilled workers who can deliver their services over the web, so it is important for you as a freelancer to put your best foot forward and maximize your chances of landing and executing well-paid gigs.  We’ve put together a few tips that will come in handy if you’ve Read more…

Five women making an impact in the Nigerian Fintech space

Reading Time: 3 minutes To commemorate the end of Women’s History Month, we’ve put together the profiles of some remarkable women who are making waves in the Nigerian Fintech space. For a space that is still skewed towards the male gender, these women are redefining norms as they shatter the glass ceiling and carve out a niche for themselves in this cut-throat industry. These five are not the only women taking giant strides and making significant contributions to the Read more…

Trizact Escrow is the solution for customers unwilling to pay before delivery

Reading Time: 3 minutes For anyone who knows that I have run an online shop for almost 3 years now, they will be surprised to see that I have been cheated on numerous occasions. From the day I got an order for a crepe party dress that was never received from the delivery guy after I had it shipped into the country to the time I sold a wig worth 35,000 naira that got returned with the excuse that Read more…