Top 10 Methods To Advertise/Promote Your Business Online In Nigeria 

A lot of people are beginning to see the profit of advertising
online,before people preferred the orthodox method of advertising in newspapers and radio stations,right now the best way to advertise and promote your business,goods and services is by putting it online. 

We will quickly take a look at different methods that you can use to advertise and promote your business online,with some of the methods in this post, you will be able to reach a wide range of potential customers with or without money. 

We shall also shed some light on some of the free advertising online sites companies in Nigeria,some of the best website to advertise and generally how to promote a business online in Nigeria. 
Let's get started. 

How To Advertise/Promote Your Business Online In Nigeria

The moment your realize that most successful companies have a very strong online presence that is when you will realize that you have been missing out.

If your planning on getting more customers for your business and expanding your brand worldwide both in Nigeria and abroad listed below are some of the methods that you should  check out immediately. 

1. Google Advertising

Billions of people around the world,Nigerians inclusive use google search for their daily search on the internet,you can consider advertising your business with Google,this will enable you to reach out to millions of customers easily and hence make more sales. 
In other to use Google AdWords which is an online advertising service developed by Google,all you need to do is to create a free gmail account and set up your ad depending on your budget,afterwards your Ads will be displayed on Google search results and websites,you can also cancel or pause the ad campaign whenever you feel like with no obligation whatsoever.

You can pay with your Naira credit /debit card or with a bank payment,Click Here for more information or log on to

2. Website Ad Spaces

This is simply the method of advertising your business online through the purchase of website ad spaces.
All you need to do is to contact the admin of that website and request to advertise your goods or business on their website for a fee,before purchasing a website ad space,make sure that the website is popular and has thousands of daily visitors. 

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3. E-Mail Marketing

Just like the name implies,e-mail marketing is simply the method of reaching out to thousands of people via email,all you need to do is to contact a mailing service provider with thousands of email addresses at their disposal,afterwards an email will be sent to these people telling them about your business/products. 

4. Social Media Marketing

There are alot of social media marketers that can help you to boost your business and make sales by advertising your goods on different social media platforms. 
Some of the popular social media platforms in Nigeria are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, BBM, BBM Channels, Whatsapp, Skype Etc

If you do not want to hire a professional social media strategist,you can simply create an account for your business,add and follow people,after growing your account for some time,you can then go ahead to start advertising your business/servces to your followers.

5. Adverts On Social Media

You can actually advertise your own business on some of the most popular social media networks in Nigeria such as Facebook,Instagram and Twitter,for example you can create and run an ad on facebook,and even select the particular geographical location/people you want your ad to be visible to. 

This is quite easy and self explanatory but if you find it difficult then you should seek for the services of a professional social media marketer.

6. Sponsored Posts

Sponsored Posts or Paid Posts on Blogs are another means of meeting your target audience,it simply means contacting the admin of a blog with a lot of traffic and request that a hyped up post about your business or services should be published on that particular blog.
You can see a lot of sponsored posts on the popular gossip blog Linda Ikeji's blog and also sponsored banners on Nairaland. 

7. App Adverts

Ever seen ads on different phone Appplications such as Opera mini, BBM,UC Browser? this are paid adverts,you can also pay agencies to put your ads on different android,iOs and blackberry Applications.

8. Free Classified Ad Websites

This is also one of the best method of advertising your business free of charge without paying a dime,there are over 50 classified free ad websites in Nigeria. 

All you need to do is to log on to any of the classified websites and provide information about your business or goods,upload an image,click on publish,after some time,people will start contacting you,this will save you Money and time.

9. Website 

You can create and design a free website where you can showcase your goods and services,this way people will be able to contact you always and see what you have to offer. 

10. Forums

You can also advertise your goods,services and business on different online forums,all you need to do is to write a very attractive post or article about your business and post it on different online forums such as Nairaland,don't forget to add your contact details or link.

These are some of the top 10 ways or methods that you can use to advertise your business online and make more sales.