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Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by leksmedia: 11:34am On Jul 18, 2016
When it comes to running a business locally in Nigeria from abroad, it is usually one herculean task. As there are a lot of things involved. Some of the major challenge in running a business in Nigerian from overseas is due to the following; “the Nigerian factor” , little Knowledge of the Nigerian market, lack of experience , the technical know how , High cost of running the businesses in Nigeria, poor management skills etc.

With all the listed characteristics, that doesn’t mean it is impossible to run a successful business in Nigeria, while you are abroad. One of the most important factor is having a great knowledge of the business and the environment, the technical know how, the right partners and putting in check and balances to ensure everyone sticks with the main goal of the business and avoid business that needs your presence to run effectively. We will be focusing on businesses that doesn’t need 100% of your presence.
Here are some of the businesses you can run in Nigeria from abroad.

1. Online Store: An online store is a form of online business where you list your products or services on your website and where customers can order for the products or services online.


How to Start an Online Store

a. Choose a niche or decide what you want to sell

b. Do a proper and comprehensive market research and feasibility study

c. Do proper research, know the business, understand the market, your competitor etc

d. Get a good website designer

2. Property and real estate : Another business you can run abroad is real estate and properties business. Real estate is one of the few business that hardly go down in the global market. Based on this fact, it barely needs your presence. buy plots from genuine real estate companies, wait for some years and resell to make profit or buy cheap properties , fix it ,make it better and resell for profit, Another way to go about this is buy or build an edifice which could be residential or commercial and lease it out and get paid yearly.


3. Sales and Shipping Consultant: There is a major gold mine that people often neglect. There are millions of Nigerians that buy goods from abroad every year and needs these goods to be shipped to Nigeria. You could bridge the gap by helping them to buy these goods and get them delivered here in Nigeria and charge them a token as service charge.



4. Import and Export : One of the easiest and most popular business to run from abroad is exporting of goods to Nigeria and in return, you can choose to import other valuables into Nigeria.



5. Travel Consultant: Become a travel consultant, with your few years experience travelling, you can put it to use by becoming a travel consultant to millions of Nigerians who travel or plan to travel out if the country yearly.



6. Blogging: Thank God for Internet, you can simply run a successful blog from the comfort of your home and still make a good living. Blogging is the art of writing about a subject matter placing it on a website (blog) to educate, entertain or enlighten people about a subject matter.


Check how to create a blog

7. Become an Investor: This is a little bit tricky, but with proper research , you will get major investment platforms that yields high return on investment (RIO). You could choose to invest in a business and make money while you are away. Always put things in black and white before going into partnerships.



8. Web design and IT related services: Another business you can run abroad is web design and IT related services like online branding, programming, online management , social media management, database management etc. These are services that doesn’t require you to be on ground to execute.




Source : Business Mopol

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by alabiman: 11:50am On Jul 18, 2016
very insightful.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Victorakats(m): 1:06pm On Jul 18, 2016
But blogging isn't as easy as it sounds if you hope to create something unique and different from the normal copy and paste kind of blogging.. Lol, just saying though.

But sure it pays definitely!

Check my signature, you will definitely not regret your time.

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by veekid(m): 1:06pm On Jul 18, 2016
Picker for Yahoo Yahoo boys Na hn sure pass

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Franchise21(m): 1:06pm On Jul 18, 2016
We still need d capital
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Cherishing(f): 1:09pm On Jul 18, 2016
Nigerian bloggers are quacks

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Lexusgs430: 1:10pm On Jul 18, 2016
Till the Nigerian solution almost gives you a heart attack

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by yankeedude(m): 1:10pm On Jul 18, 2016
You can also sell on Jumia or Konga even from any country.

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by CodeHouse: 1:11pm On Jul 18, 2016
Nice Op.. If you need to turn your ideas into software, call the number on my signature or have me call you
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Ayodejioak(m): 1:12pm On Jul 18, 2016
Thanks for this piece but it all depends on who to trust to manage your investment. No friends No foes

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Checked86: 1:13pm On Jul 18, 2016
I don't know if I can learn how to design website. Does it require a serious techy guy? Even blogging is drawing my attention but I don't know how to go about it.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by 400billionman: 1:13pm On Jul 18, 2016
No be only from abroad.

Business you can run from toilet..

cool

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by kenbee(m): 1:14pm On Jul 18, 2016
What about running Nigeria just like Buhari? Mr President in Diaspora!

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Checked86: 1:15pm On Jul 18, 2016
Ayodejioak:
Thanks for this piece but it all depends on who to trust to manage your investment. No friends No foes
how do you know who to trust if you do not trust them first. Trust should be secondary.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by princeakins(m): 1:15pm On Jul 18, 2016
coolinsightful
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by crowncodex: 1:20pm On Jul 18, 2016
Nice ideas
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by cybug: 1:21pm On Jul 18, 2016
Nicey
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by careercrew1: 1:22pm On Jul 18, 2016
Nice one OP.

I also wrote an article on some businesses you can start with just little cash.
Please visit www.careercrew..ng/2016/06/5-businesses-you-can-start-with-just.html?m=0 for more information on that.

You can check my NL profile for my twitter handle and follow me on twitter for more info on career development and human capacity development. I follow back too.. .I wish you all the best.

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Mimisboygreat: 1:23pm On Jul 18, 2016
THAT THOUGHT THAT ENTERS UR MIND WHEN U REMEMBER THAT SOME BAD BELLE PEOPLE COULD EMBEZZLE UR MONEY U SENT FOR BUSINESS WHILE U ARE OVER THERE REJOICING THAT U ARE DOING SOMETHING DOWN HERE WILL ALWAYS REDUCE THE CHANCES OF RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM ABROAD. NICE IDEA AFTER ALL.

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by legendte(m): 1:26pm On Jul 18, 2016
Real estate is the real deal

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Victorakats(m): 1:26pm On Jul 18, 2016
Cherishing:
Nigerian bloggers are quacks

NOT ALL NIGERIAN BLOGGERS ARE QUACKS!


Thank you!

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by shinbat4luv: 1:30pm On Jul 18, 2016
am into blogging and I know how to design website very well, you can check www.eaglegist.com to see what I mean but my blog is not having encouraging traffic. please who can help me out on this. compensation is attached
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by leksmedia: 1:37pm On Jul 18, 2016
For more business new and business ideas - www.businessmopol.com/
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by buzzybrain88(m): 2:02pm On Jul 18, 2016
with d rate of d dead naira and high cost of euro here,any bixnx done is at ur risk.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by OlowoB(m): 2:11pm On Jul 18, 2016
I am following this post bumper to bumper. I need business to do.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Benjom(m): 2:17pm On Jul 18, 2016
Good... I'm a living testimony of this.

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by teesugar(f): 2:21pm On Jul 18, 2016
Mimisboygreat:
THAT THOUGHT THAT ENTERS UR MIND WHEN U REMEMBER THAT SOME BAD BELLE PEOPLE COULD EMBEZZLE UR MONEY U SENT FOR BUSINESS WHILE U ARE OVER THERE REJOICING THAT U ARE DOING SOMETHING DOWN HERE WILL ALWAYS REDUCE THE CHANCES OF RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM ABROAD. NICE IDEA AFTER ALL.
Well said. But do you can actually live abroad, come home at a certain time to acquire landed properties and houses, get the right documents and keep it yourself. Open a direct account that only you can get any alert, and you're good to go. I know plenty people who live abroad and do that and they have never raised any alarm.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Samabu07(m): 2:22pm On Jul 18, 2016
You have given some folks insights into niches they can venture. But with the disheartening state of our economy one can't successfully start an online business.
Hopefully waiting for naira to gain value so I could start a my idea.
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by fabre4: 2:24pm On Jul 18, 2016
leksmedia:
When it comes to running a business locally in Nigeria from abroad, it is usually one herculean task. As there are a lot of things involved. Some of the major challenge in running a business in Nigerian from overseas is due to the following; “the Nigerian factor” , little Knowledge of the Nigerian market, lack of experience , the technical know how , High cost of running the businesses in Nigeria, poor management skills etc.

With all the listed characteristics, that doesn’t mean it is impossible to run a successful business in Nigeria, while you are abroad. One of the most important factor is having a great knowledge of the business and the environment, the technical know how, the right partners and putting in check and balances to ensure everyone sticks with the main goal of the business and avoid business that needs your presence to run effectively. We will be focusing on businesses that doesn’t need 100% of your presence.
Here are some of the businesses you can run in Nigeria from abroad.

1. Online Store: An online store is a form of online business where you list your products or services on your website and where customers can order for the products or services online.


How to Start an Online Store

a. Choose a niche or decide what you want to sell

b. Do a proper and comprehensive market research and feasibility study

c. Do proper research, know the business, understand the market, your competitor etc

d. Get a good website designer

2. Property and real estate : Another business you can run abroad is real estate and properties business. Real estate is one of the few business that hardly go down in the global market. Based on this fact, it barely needs your presence. buy plots from genuine real estate companies, wait for some years and resell to make profit or buy cheap properties , fix it ,make it better and resell for profit, Another way to go about this is buy or build an edifice which could be residential or commercial and lease it out and get paid yearly.


3. Sales and Shipping Consultant: There is a major gold mine that people often neglect. There are millions of Nigerians that buy goods from abroad every year and needs these goods to be shipped to Nigeria. You could bridge the gap by helping them to buy these goods and get them delivered here in Nigeria and charge them a token as service charge.



4. Import and Export : One of the easiest and most popular business to run from abroad is exporting of goods to Nigeria and in return, you can choose to import other valuables into Nigeria.



5. Travel Consultant: Become a travel consultant, with your few years experience travelling, you can put it to use by becoming a travel consultant to millions of Nigerians who travel or plan to travel out if the country yearly.



6. Blogging: Thank God for Internet, you can simply run a successful blog from the comfort of your home and still make a good living. Blogging is the art of writing about a subject matter placing it on a website (blog) to educate, entertain or enlighten people about a subject matter.


Check how to create a blog

7. Become an Investor: This is a little bit tricky, but with proper research , you will get major investment platforms that yields high return on investment (RIO). You could choose to invest in a business and make money while you are away. Always put things in black and white before going into partnerships.



8. Web design and IT related services: Another business you can run abroad is web design and IT related services like online branding, programming, online management , social media management, database management etc. These are services that doesn’t require you to be on ground to execute.




Source : Business Mopol














what kind of investment is safe in Nigeria. shares?
Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by ndPeter(m): 2:26pm On Jul 18, 2016
This post is insightful, informative and educative. Like the writer said, from abroad. These ideas could work in the country too, only that they can be dented by the "Nigerian Factor".
If anyone is to pick an idea from this, I advise it should be based on personal interest (maybe passion) and capital.
More importantly, do a proper feasibility study and get advice from people around you

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by Mimisboygreat: 2:26pm On Jul 18, 2016
teesugar:
Well said. But do you can actually live abroad, come home at a certain time to acquire landed properties and houses, get the right documents and keep it yourself. Open a direct account that only you can get any alert, and you're good to go. I know plenty people who live abroad and do that and they have never raised any alarm.
THAT'S GOOD

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Re: Businesses You Can Run In Nigeria From Abroad by ndPeter(m): 2:29pm On Jul 18, 2016
fabre4:


No investment is "safe". But the safest is Government bonds.
There are others you can consider, like shares, corporate bonds, short term debt securities, etc












what kind of investment is safe in Nigeria. shares?

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