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…

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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…

Tips on how to build a web presence for your business

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ensuring your business has a strong web presence is a value that cannot be overemphasized because of its importance. Running a business is just a part of the wheel while ensuring that the business is easily noticeable online is another important part- both work hand in hand to help you achieve your business goals. Picture having a business that no one hears about or can’t find anywhere in this age of search engines, that won’t Read more…

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How using escrow prevented me from getting scammed online

Reading Time: 2 minutes Online shopping has become a hobby for me and nothing has given me more satisfaction than searching for my needs online and getting them delivered to my doorstep. In fact, I have gotten so accustomed to buying online that I would gladly drive by stores, do some window-shopping and then proceed to buy from an online store. If it is possible to go back in time to the days when online stores were legit and Read more…

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Digital Economy as the latest deal

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is digital economy? Can you still remember the last time you bought an item physically? When was the last time you had to visit the bank to get your bank statement? As a seller or service provider, when was the last time you went through the stress of showing your goods or end product to the seller in person? If you cannot easily recollect the last time you did any of the aforementioned, then Read more…

Now is the time to take that business online

Reading Time: 3 minutes Now is the time to take that business online With the digital economy firmly taking root in our everyday patterns of handling business, there is an increase in the need for businesses, either small or big to have an online presence. However, building an online presence is not only a necessity when you render online services or sell online. You might have a physical shop and your goods and services are not available online. Regardless, Read more…

Fintech

How Fintech is helping to improve business

Reading Time: 3 minutes With everyone always looking for an easier way to do things, businesses and finance areas have recently been penetrated by the use of Fintech. Hardly will there be any conversation bordering around finance, banking and business transactions that the mention of Fintech will not come up. What is Fintechs? In what areas can it be applied and has it helped people carry out better business transactions? What is Fintech? Fintech (short for Financial Technology) are Read more…