DomainKing.NG, Nigeria’s leading web hosting company has recently declared that they would help 75,000 Nigerian MSMES get online by 2020.

This was triggered by the worry that Nigeria, a country currently with the largest internet-using population in Africa have a very insignificant proportion of SMEs have established their online presence to take advantage of this opportunity.

Expressing their concerns for the difference between South Africa which has nearly 1.2 million .za domains for 5 million SMEs and Nigeria with 100,000 .ng domains been registered by 2018 despite the fact that there are 37 million MSMEs in the country.

Karan Singh, CEO of DomainKing Nigeria bares his thought on the situation, “For this, we are already providing the most affordable domain name registration and web hosting in Nigeria to reach more designers & web developers. Since high cost is the very first entry to the barrier for every business so if future demands, we will not step back from reducing our prices even further.

We are very sure that with our constant efforts and awareness conferences in future, along with our affordable services, we will be able to bring over 75,000 MSMEs online by the end of 2020.

For instance, if you are a clothing brand or local clothes manufacturer then there is a big opportunity for you to sell your clothes online. Just to give you an example: there are close to 100,000 related searches on Google Nigeria every month for Ankara dresses, wedding dresses & related women’s dresses.”

He went further to indicate the there is an untapped big opportunity for fashion designers and small clothes manufacturers in Nigeria to showcase their brands, online to researchers and buyers which will bring in huge revenue growth for these businesses.

Moreover, these businesses can also leverage Social Media to market their products to a large number of users.

It is really important for today’s businesses to make sure that they are easily discoverable at every step. Online users are already searching for so many products & services every day, it is only a matter of getting you in front of them. So whether you are a new business or an entrepreneur looking to grow, it is really important for you to be online.

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