If you reside and do business or about to go into business in a city like Port Harcourt, you will agree with me that shop rent alone in a strategic location with at least 3 hours power supply from PHED runs from 120k to 250k annually and sometimes way above that depending on the location.
After paying this huge rent, the next thing that follows is to equip or stock up goods in the shop/office depending on your kind of business then you will now have to wait for customers to start locating you and of course, the number of the customers will always have a limit.
Maybe you do not know, but what if I tell you that you can save that shop rent and also get a large number of customers/clients that will even exceed your own expectations?
In this Digital economy, social media means different things to different persons but to a large number of persons, it is the new market place.
Truth is, if you are not in this new market place, you are already loosing thousands of customers because they are already waiting for you.
However, you must understand how to find your way in the digital space in order to avoid getting your finger burnt.
As a Digital Marketing Agency, Ceego Solutions will help you take care of all the digital marketing wahala, whether you already have a shop or intending to start up a new business, while you concentrate on other things in your business.
There is always room for improvement and there is always a better way to do business.
Check us out here rebrand.ly/ceegosolutions or call us on now on 08035652938.
Being an entrepreneur is like being a 4-year old at a birthday party. Let me explain👇🏼
Picture yourself: 4-years old at your besties pool party. Rocking your Old Navy bathing suit. Stuffing yourself with greasy pizza, ice cream, and capri sun.
And then it happens. They bring out the piñata.🎉
You get blindfolded, spun around a few times, & start swinging.
You don't break through on the first try. You have to keep showing up. Swinging around. Again and again.
Some kids walk away because they didn't get it the first time or they are embarrassed to miss.
⚡️Do you see it now?
It sounds like my past 5 years as a business owner. Feeling blindfolded. A little spun around. Being the one to keep showing up and swinging feverishly because I know what's inside is good.
And not just for me, what happens when a piñata breaks? EVERYONE benefits. Everyone gets to grab some candy.
🙌🏻 This year my business piñata looks a little different. Diving deeper into coaching business owners (especially photographers) has always been a dream but I *obviously* didn’t know it would become my main source of income in 2020 but I feel beyond honored to do it.
What I am swinging for is big. It's a different approach. It's new ways to help entrepreneurs figure HOW to keep swinging. How to not give up and BELIEVE there is so much goodness in that piñata for them.
Another Xmas in July sneak peek! Ginger-merman! Hope to see you tomorrow! We will be open 11-4 and we have some Christmas drop cookie flavors coming back for the day too!!! Cookie cutter by @sweetleighprinted
Hi! I’m Anna, the face behind the mask.
We reopened on June 19th and I am meeting so many new people in our new location that I’m now realizing you only know what the upper half of my face looks like haha
So many of your are asking if we’re new! The short answer is no but if you want to know more, keep reading🖤
From January 2019 - March 2020, we were located over at Kennedy & 407. Before that, I worked from home for a few years.
In March 2020, I had to close my first brick and mortar due to COVID but I was in the middle of construction of our new home. The contractors finished at the end of April, it took me a few weeks to get everything set up and ready to go. By mid-May, I was ready to reopen but COVID had other plans so we officially opened our doors to clients on June 19th!
I have gone through a whirlwind of emotions throughout this whole process. I had a lot of ugly emotions but once I realized and really understood that this was out of my control and I just had to let go and let be, things started to turn around. We’ve been open officially 3 weeks today and I AM SO THANKFUL for each and every one of you. New clients, repeat clients, new followers, long time followers, friends, and family. Thank you for being with me and supporting me through this journey 🖤
I look forward to seeing you and meeting you all soon, all masked up and everything! Xo
There’s a question I get ask all the time. It comes up in almost every interview🎙 poddy chat🎧 and convo💭I have when meeting someone new
It’s a Q I find quite difficult to answer😬 Not because I don’t know the answer, but because I don’t know how to keep it short, sweet & succinct😝
What’s the question...
“How did you get started in business?”
Sounds pretty simple, right? Like, surely I should be able to say ‘well, I started on x date, doing x and it happened like x’ 💁🏼♀️
But as I’m sure anyone who has ever started a biz can relate, it’s never really that straightforward🙄
People only ever see the shiny part of your journey... the bit when you’ve reached ‘success’ (for lack of a better term)
But what they don’t see is the YEARS of ups, downs, failures, experiences and soul-searching prior, that ACTUALLY lead you to the point of starting your own damn thang 👊🏼 #AmIRight ?
Sure, I may have officially started working for myself 2 years ago. I may have initially begun as a VA, then quickly transitioned into Instagram Services, as I followed what lit me the fuck up🔥✨ But it’s the 10 years prior (yes I’m that old 👵🏼), which really lead me to where I am today.
The life experiences
The search for purpose
The career changes
The university degree
The free work
The self-discovery & internal work
I look back at think of all those times along the way when I COULD’VE started the biz I’ve now created... 💁🏼♀️The times when I was getting approached by businesses to look after their socials or when I was writing articles for publications.
I guess I could have made this whole biz stuff a thing back then. But I wasn’t ready. And it wasn’t the right time. Nor did I even fathom it as possibility!!
Yet, without all that life stuff, I wouldn’t be where I am now. And that’s exactly why I struggle to answer the question. Because it really is an accumulation of years that made me both ready and helped me to understand my potential.
It certainly didn’t happen overnight and I’m sure your story is much the same? 🤷🏼♀️ do you also find it a hard Q to answer?
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Oh wow! I added veil collections to what I sell around this time last year and today, I wanted to tell you a story of how we started.
In 2014/2015, @diplomatique2nde invited me to a dawah camp organized by @adyanlsc.ng , I got motivated by all the lecture & the sermons😂😂☺️ & in 2015 I started covering hair.
I use scarfs & most times turbans😊
Sometimes I get tempted not to (Subhanallah) It was one way traffic for me then😫
I really wanted to be stylish & modest🙈
TB to when I started importing myself, I was scrolling through one day & the pleated veil caught my attention and I ordered just four (motivational speakers like but it’s the truth😂) for my self, I really had no intentions of selling them😊