Vendors by Vesicash: the new assurance that you need.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Transacting online is a very risky venture, no doubt. There are days when we ask ourselves if buying online is a risk worth taking while some have decided to never make online purchases. There is no gainsaying in the fact that the digital world is stacked with so many scamming schemes and methods that have made unsuspecting online shoppers do away with their hard-earned money into the hands of these scammers.  The media is littered Read more…

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What I ordered Vs What I got: Tales of a dissatisfied customer.

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have heard and read about the experiences of people who ordered goods online but got something completely different. In fact, I enjoy reading up the “What I ordered Vs What I got” thread on Twitter and would laugh at the seeming gullibility of online shoppers-little did I know that mine was closer than I thought. I sell beverages and cereals in bulk- Usually, I’d travel to Lagos to my supplier and get everything at Read more…

Escrow

Important terms to know when using Vesicash Escrow

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello, If you’re new to using Vesicash – Nigeria’s premier escrow service provider, to secure your transaction(s), You may need to familiarise yourself with some of the terminology that may come up over the course of your transaction. Below is a list of some very important terms that you may come across during your Escrow transaction along with what they mean: some of these words have other meanings in other contexts, but below are what Read more…

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“I should have used Escrow”- Tales of a Scammed Freelancer

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have been a professional freelance writer for about 5 years and today, I look back and relive some of my not so pleasant experiences as a freelancer- here’s one that rocked me dearly: Although I was a registered freelancer on two major freelance gig platform (a platform that connects service providers with people who need those services) – I still got side gigs from friends who outsourced some of their writing jobs to me Read more…

Escrow

Throwback: How Escrow saved me from losing out to a ‘juicy offer’.

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a confirmed Grade 1 Okrika Seller, my eyes are always on the ground for low-cost clearance sales that would fetch me good profit at the end of the day. Before the influx of online scammers, all I needed to do was scroll through the social media pages of people advertising such juicy deals, I’d send DMs about the items I want, send the money to the seller’s account number and the goods would be Read more…

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4 Takeaways from “How businesses can thrive in the ‘new normal’” with Ifeanyi Ndiomewese.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the weekend, we held the first of our webinar series providing practical business tips for SMEs and fledgling businesses. The session was moderated by Mariam Adeyeye and Ifeanyi Ndiomewese was our guest speaker on the day. In the wake of the recent global epidemic, Businesses in recent times have had to sit back and take into account novel ways to survive these difficult times. This is why our team at Vesicash had a conversation with Read more…

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Why is Digital Marketing important for Ecommerce?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marketing has always been the drive for any business and the relationship between these two can be likened to an old advert used by a famous margarine brand- “B without an A is like a train without an engine.” Since Ecommerce is the new order of the day, marketing is now heavily reliant on digital means and has continued to determine the success or otherwise of any eCommerce brand. Let us take a dive into Read more…

Escrow

When do I need Escrow?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lots of explanations have been given about the escrow process and how important it is but some people are still not quite sure as to whether or not escrow is what they need for their transactions. We all need escrow services at one point or the other in our transactions because everyone desires to transact confidently. Let us have a look at some of the scenarios where escrow is greatly needed. When buying online A Read more…

How to use Instant Escrow: A Step by Step Guide

Reading Time: 3 minutes Instant Escrow is an awesome product by Vesicash that allows you to pay securely into an escrow account in just 1 minute in order to eliminate distrust- imagine the need to finalize a deal on the spot but the seller is scared to go ahead because he/she has had fake credit bank alerts in the past.  With Instant Escrow, the chances of scam are completely eliminated- sounds amazing right? Well, it is real and in Read more…

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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…