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While we were absent minded, a virus has eaten deep into Crypto and will soon take all your money

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  "While we were absent minded, a virus has eaten deep into Crypto and will soon take all your money. If you're investing, take 1 minute to read this". One of the most terrible things happening to a lot of new crypto projects is that the developers invest more in hiring a product designer than business developers who actually develope the solutions & an actual product. While this may go unnoticed for the newbies & quick money bag chasers in Crypto, those of us building busineses and solutions around this industry cringe at this year-long practices. At this point, anyone who is going to exert mastery of this industry and the financial markets must first learn to be disciplined enough to understand that graphics, UI & UX designs are part of a project's success, but will not and cannot stand the taste of time. If UI was so important, Nairaland will be long gone by now and Eskimi & 2go would have been the leading social media too. Good things are good to l

Brand storytelling made easy in just 7 steps with illustrations. Up your game now!

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Without any doubts, everyone who knows business understands that the most relevant skill in marketing is Storytelling. Global phenomenal business brands like Apple and Nike are experts when it comes to storytelling. However, majority of other businesses are missing out on this secret recipe that sets your marketing on a whole new level. Majority of the available brand stories often take the same kind of structure: They talk about a *character* who seeks after something and then come across a *problem* along the line. Out of the blues, help comes.  A *guide* walks in to their problem space and gives them a *plan* and afterwards *calls them to action*. Taking the recommended action then enables them to not encounter *failure*, and then it finally results in *success*. Happy ever after. To make this more understandable and simplified, We can actually break the art of storytelling into fragments of 7 essential items: 1. A main character 2. Their existing problem 3. The good guide 4. The ul

How to make massive sales from your social media ads in 3 easy steps | Mr Awesome

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Your social media marketing and advert is not making sales because you're trying to sell. This is what you should do instead, in this exact order. In this article, I'm going to show you things to do in order to run an effective marketing and advert on the digital space. Most times, most small business owners get frustrated when they spend so much money on adverts and end up not getting a good result from their marketing campaign. A lot of them feel down. Some give up on that product, others just keep trying without switching to a strategy that works. I don't know which category you fall into, but if you share in any of those feelings, then I sure do know there's something you're not doing right. It's definitely not your sales copy or graphic designs, which are often the first things that cross your mind when you think of digital marketing or social media advertising. The problem here is that you're trying too hard and too obviously to sell. Your ad copy scre

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41 bn at $54.20 per share

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Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41 bn at $54.20 per share Just days ago, Musk had rejected an offer to join the social media company's board – a move that would have impeded a possible takeover bid. New Delhi: SpaceX chief and billionaire investor Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter for nearly $41 billion. Just days ago, Musk had rejected an offer to join the social media company’s board – a move that would have impeded a possible takeover bid. Musk’s offer price of $54.20 per share was disclosed in a regulatory filing on Thursday, news agency Reuters reported. “The price represents a 38 per cent premium to Twitter’s 1 April close, the last trading day before the Tesla CEO’s more than 9 per cent stake in the company was made public,” the report said. “Since making my investment I now realize the company will neither thrive nor serve this societal imperative in its current form. Twitter needs to be transformed as a private company,” Musk said in a letter to Twitter Chairman Br

I booked a Highlander Jeep to Speak at a seminar, no body showed up. See how I reacted

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Ordinarily, I wouldn't want to waste a muscle on this, but let's talk about it. I feel bored. 😁. A couple of a few weeks ago, I was invited to give a lecture at a young people's business seminar, held somewhere in Nigeria, West Africa. I was given a time to come up on stage to speak, so I arrived the venue in a Highlander Jeep, just about 5minutes before my speech time.  (Werey! 🙄. Yes I had to include the Highlander Jeep part. We all deserve pampering, don't we😅😂). Anyway, it was an Uber Highlander Jeep I booked (For a deliberate purpose) oya drop the blood pressure. We still trek together 😅😅😂. Happy? So... On getting to the venue, the proposed seminar hall was still locked. What? Ah! 🙆‍♀️. I called this guy who have been disturbing me and telling me how they need me to give a lecture at the Seminar and how they anticipate a great impact after my speech.  Apparently, someone had talked so highly of me to them. Ok oh! Oga said he was on his way and asked someone

Work from Home Business Ideas anyone can do and Make over $2000.

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What can you teach? 🤔  If you can find a skill or knowledge set that people are really interested in learning, and set the price at an affordable rate, let's say $50 (₦25,000). Advertise it on your page and pay facebook to boost the advert for some targetted larger audience to see it. You can spend just $4 (₦2k) to get your advert to over 6,000 people on facebook if you know how to utilize facebook ads. So let's say just 50 people register to learn that your skill or knowledge set with that amount, you'll be making about $2500 (₦1,250,000). Would you do that? There are many skills you can learn and teach.  Some hot topics are  Forex,  Crypto Trading,  Affiliate marketing, Stock Exchange,  Niche Blogging,  Cooking,  Baking,  Youtube, Digital marketing Copywriting  etc.. Just keep the price low and target a large numbers of people. Meanwhile you can learn some of those skills on Digital Exchange Academy. https://dexa.disha.page

WeXchange Women STEMpreneurs Competition 2022 for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Deadline: April 8, 2022 •| We are glad to announce that applications are now officially open for the WeXchange Women STEMpreneurs Competition 2022.  This year's competition seeks to single out some of the the most inventive and unique women entrepreneurs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) from within Latin America and the Caribbean, and link them with potential opportunities of access to financing. If you are a woman, and a Co-Founder, or even part of the core leadership team (C-level) of a new business or startup that is actively raising capital from pre-Seed to Series B, apply and be one of the 15 selected startups that will pitch in Miami to investors from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, United States among other international VC funds on May 24, during “WeXchange: Connecting STEMpreneurs women with investors”. This event will take place in the context of the VC Latam Summit, that brings together the most relevant investors of the venture capital in

Mercy Corps Ventures Crypto For Good Fund 2022

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Deadline: April 15, 2022 Applications for the Mercy Corps Ventures Crypto For Good Fund 2022 are now open. The objective of the Fund is to drive global financial inclusion through a series of pilots, building an evidence base to prove the scalability of blockchain-enabled solutions in making a positive impact on the 1.7 billion people in the world who are currently unbanked. Mercy Corps Ventures (MCV) is looking for startups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises in Africa, South and SouthEast Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Pacific Islands, and Western Balkans, who innovatively apply decentralized finance (DeFi) and blockchain technology to build financial inclusion solutions for un/underbanked and low-income users. Solutions can include, but are not limited to: Coins / Tokens NFTs Digital wallets Lending protocols Digital ID DAOs Smart contracts Benefits The Fund will provide an equity-free grant of between $25,000 and $100,000 to ten eligibl

Digital Transport for Africa (DT4A) Innovation Challenge 2022 | Wakanda Opportunities

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Deadline: February 16, 2022 Applications for the Digital Transport for Africa (DT4A) Innovation Challenge 2022 are now open. The DT4A Innovation Challenge is an exciting opportunity for initiatives that aim to transform transit systems in African cities by leveraging open data and innovation. The DT4A Innovation Challenge aims to support organizations and initiatives, from private companies to universities and NGOs, that are contributing to the movement for open data across the region and improved planning and implementation of sustainable mobility, particularly of the paratransit or informal transport sector. Benefits Four applicants, selected by WRI and a jury of experts, will each receive a phased award of US$30,000 to implement a new initiative over 12 months. Eligibility Applicants must have the support of local authorities (municipalities) and provide letters of support from city representatives. Applicants must be from Africa or working in Africa. Only one application per organi

Call for Startups to Pitch Live at the 2022 Africa Startup Summit in Nairobi | Wakanda Opportunities

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  Deadline: January 30, 2022 Looking for funding, or the right partner to help your venture scale? Want to showcase your solution to the top investors, corporates, innovators and advisors in Africa and beyond? Applications are open to African tech start-ups hoping to pitch live on stage at the Africa Startup Summit 2022 in Nairobi. The Africa Startup Summit is part of the fourth edition of the Africa Tech Summit which will take place in Nairobi from February 23-24, 2022 bringing together tech industry leaders from across the region. The two-day event will continue to showcase Africa’s rapidly moving startup ecosystem and entrepreneurial talent while bringing together tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players. Benefits Ten startups will be selected to present their companies solution and overall ask on stage to an audience of 500+ leaders in the African tech ecosystem that include investors, corporates, accelerators, and media. Eligibility Startups must be Africa

Capital Solutions/Mkaziprenuer Women Business Accelerator Program 2022 (Cohort 2) | Opportunity Desk

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Deadline: January 31, 2022 Applications are open for the Capital Solutions/Mkaziprenuer Women Business Accelerator Program 2022. The business accelerator program empowers female entrepreneurs in Africa with a vision to transform and scale their businesses for impact. Capital Solutions in partnership with Mkaziprenuer is in search for the next 50 women who are ready to be part of a women business network, be engaged in learning for high social impact and scale their businesses. CSL will accept applications for its highly selective women-led social businesses capacity building program. This program is designed for Ugandan women entrepreneurs seeking to expand their business development knowledge, increase their impact measurement and financial management skills, be investment ready and make lifelong connections. Benefits Participants will: Connect with the first ever social business network in Uganda. Acquire skills in strategy needed to grow and scale their enterprise Have access to an

Trending: Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Training

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  Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) Training A new update for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund ( NYIF ) Applicants regarding training. The NYIF Training is being done via YouTube on a channel named  “ MindThe_GapNg “ , Applicants are been selected to be part of the FMYSD Digital First Economic Recovery Program to Grow their Business starting via text message from FMYSD. Invited applicants will undergo a 5-day training and it is conducted every week for a new set of applicants. If you applied for the NYIF and have not been invited for training, be patient you will be invited when it is your turn as long as you meet their criteria Keep following Wakanda Opportunities as we bring you lastest updates on Business grants and funding opportunities.

NYIF - Apply For The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund and Get Up-to ₦5,000,000 Grant From FG

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  NYIF - Apply For The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund and Get Up-to ₦5,000,000 Grant From FG For over 3 weeks now, the Federal government of Nigeria has announced and as well officially unveiled the registration and application portal for the already mapped out ₦75 Billion loan for Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) scheme, which now makes it possible for the numerous interested young and business minded Nigerians between the young age of 18-35 years old to apply for the loan. . -- 12 Things you must know about the NYIF before you apply, to avoid making financial mistakes . Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/sa28hRgCvsw Applicants who are successful with their loan request will have to undergo a compulsory 5 days online business training which is completely free and sponsored by the Federal Government. In this scheme, the loan amount that can be approved ranges between N250,000 to N5,000,000. LOAN REQUIREMENTS • Phone Number • Your Gender • Your Current Residential Address • Applican