NIGERIAN SMEs Benefit From WEB Presence Whogohost #TakeItOnline Campaign
Web hosting giant WhoGoHost has made history with its recently concluded #TakeItOnline campaign which was aimed at helping Nigerian small and medium enterprises take their businesses to the next level by creating their own websites. The campaign which was officially launched on the 5th of March, 2018 has achieved severalengagements, with so many business owners signing up to have their websites designed, built and hosted.
The main objective of the campaign was to help the average Nigerian business owners create a web-space for their business, in order to benefit from the numerous business opportunities and operational advantages that come with owning a website. To this end, WhoGoHost offered business owners a range of incentives, including a 50% discount on web design and a 20% discount on site builder and shared hosting services when interested users visit the campaign URL (www.whogohostonline.com/takeitonline).
A number of celebrities and high profile individuals including Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, actor Samuel Ajibola, on-air personalities Yaw and Nedu, Nigerian Lifestyle Youtuber Sisi Yemmie and renowned blogger Olorisupergal have publicly lent their support to #TakeItOnline. Social media stars Maraji, Broda Shaggi MC Lively, and Oluwadolarz also took part in the campaign, with their hilarious skits amassing more than 600,000 views and 10,000 comments cumulatively.
A key leg of the campaign was a visit to business owners at the popular Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos, where several entrepreneurs were enlightened about the advantages and benefits of owning websites and having a web presence outside of social media in today’s digital-driven world.
Commenting on the success of #TakeItOnline, CEO WhoGoHost, Toba Obaniyi said,
“#TakeItOnline is a labour of love that we created out of a desire to help businesses grow in Nigeria. Having experienced the benefits of running an online business, we realised that most businesses in Nigeria are still in the regarding benefits that owning a website guarantees their business. Although the campaign has come to an end, we have decided to extend the 50% discount off on website design till the end of April, 2018. With #TakeItOnline, there is no longer any reason for SMEs to be left behind in this rapidly changing world of commerce.”
Whogohost is Nigeria’s leading web hosting provider and largest .NG registrars. They also offer affordable web solutions such as professional web design, G-suite, domain registration among other online solutions for SMEs in Nigeria and the world at large. It operates with the goal of enabling Nigerian SMEs to build an effective but inexpensive web presence. Through deployment of aesthetically pleasing and functional websites which can be hosted on various web hosting infrastructures, Whogohost provides small businesses in Nigeria with a cost-effective way of expanding their brand awareness and sales revenue through their native online platforms.