Carmudi Nigeria Organizes Free Seminar for Bloggers in Lagos

Talks About the Importance of Blogs and Online News Platforms in Business.


14th May 2015, Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s number one online automobile marketplace held a seminar at its Lagos office on Thursday. The event which was tagged “Attracting the right clients to your online space”, aimed to help improve the blogging sphere in Nigeria and also educate bloggers on how to generate income from blogging.

Biodun Makinde, Marketing Manager at Carmudi Nigeria, welcomed the participants of the seminar and shared with them his views on the importance of blogging. After the seminar, he commented, “Nigerians are shifting from offline to online in all areas of life, from reading news to purchasing cars. This event was a perfect opportunity for us to share our learnings on how best to reach readers online.”

The seminar included a mix of lectures, discussions and case studies. The lectures were delivered by the Biodun Makinde, a renowned digital media strategist, media consultant, public speaker, writer and the Marketing Manager of Carmudi Nigeria. During the seminar, the bloggers were taught ways to improve the quality of their websites, web pages and increase the traffic as well as how to better use social media to promote their websites.

The highlight of the seminar was a fifteen minute powerpoint presentation on Search Engine Optimization. The presentation was centered on the importance and use of Search Engine Optimization. Kingsley highlighted the need for adequate visibility of websites and webpage, adding that SEO is an important factor of internet marketing strategy.

The participants expressed their gratitude to Carmudi Nigeria for organizing the seminar.

Carmudi Nigeria has, in the past, organized and partnered with events such as TEDx Unilag where internship opportunities were for undergraduates were announced, 9ineteen Vanguard office tour, and the Carmudi Nigeria students office tour with the aim of improving the tech space in Nigeria.

About Carmudi

Carmudi was founded in 2013 and is currently available in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. The vehicle marketplace offers buyers, sellers and car dealers the ideal platform to find cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles online.

About AIG

Africa Internet Group introduces and accelerates the online shift in Africa – for its people and its culture. It is committed to running successful and vibrant internet companies which boost the evolution of African online culture. AIG is the parent group of nine successful and fast-growing companies in more than 30 African countries, accounting for over 3,500 staff. AIG cares about entrepreneurship and brings together all the key elements required to build great companies: team, concept, technology and capital. Its network of companies includes JUMIA, Kaymu, Hellofood, Lamudi, Carmudi, Zando, Jovago, Lendico and Easy Taxi.

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