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Jumia, Konga or My Own Online Store – Which is the Best to Sell my Imported Goods Quickly

Sell your imported goods One of the questions I receive from people just starting out in the importation business is “How do I sell my imported goods really quick?” … and it’s a really good question. Which is the best online platform to sell off my goods – Jumia, Konga or my own online store? I will try to answer this question in this post by looking at the advantages and disadvantages of each platform. This is going to be a really long post, so, you should brace yourself. Firstly, I will like t...Read More

Readers Question: How do I Increase my Profit Importing from China

Hello Wale, I must really confess, you are doing a very good job here. I enjoy reading your blog and I always find your articles helpful. I mostly sell dummy flowers and dummy flowers compositions which I source from the local market (Idumota market precisely) which is actually doing well. But looking at the prices on Alibaba, I see there’s a big opportunity for making massive profit importing the goods myself. My question is, how do I start? How do I get the goods delivered to me? Will I have t...Read More

The Complete Guide to Sourcing Products on Alibaba and ship down to Nigeria| Part 1 – The Fundamentals

This is a complete guide to sourcing products on Alibaba, the world most popular e-commerce site and shipping down to Nigeria without any issue. This post is a mini-series, created to give you a very deep understanding of how Alibaba works and how you as an importer can source products directly from the manufacturers in countries like China, Vietnam, Turkey etc. The general belief is, Alibaba is only meant for Chinese suppliers, but this is wrong because Alibaba also cater for suppliers from oth...Read More

New Konga Commission Rate – How To Wiggle Your Way Round It

New Konga Commission Rate Selling on Konga remains one of the surest ways to sell off your imported goods fast, but that comes at a price. For every item sold on the platform, Konga has a certain sum of amount they collect from you which is known as the commission rate. The commission rate used to be very low but of recent there was a hike in the rate which a lot of people has been complaining about. Today, I will discuss the new Konga commission rate with you and show you how to stay profitable...Read More

How To Increase Your Konga and Jumia Sales with Product Bundling

Increase Your Konga and Jumia Sales Konga and Jumia are the two most popular platforms to sell your imported goods quickly in Nigeria. Today, I’ll be talking about a simple yet highly effective tactic increase your Konga and Jumia sales. This is simply known as product bundling. So, what is product bundling? Product sampling is basically taking a product you sell and offering it along with another product (which can either be related or not). Quite easy right? You may however be thinking, ...Read More

6 Things Experts Won’t Tell You About Importation Business

About Importation Business I have been in the importation business for a while now, it’s been over five (5) years; give or take. And with the level of my success with this business, I can boldly pronounce myself as an expert, because I have seen all that should be seen in the business, I have seen the good, the bad, the ugly and the depressing part of the business. Reflecting on my early days in the business, I decided to come up with a list of things I wish experts told me about the business be...Read More

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