Quickteller Highlights Practical
Business Strategies for SMEs To Thrive
As businesses seek to overcome the post-COVID
challenges affecting them, Quickteller Business, a leading payment platform focused
on empowering businesses of all sizes facilitate payments and manage
transactions from anywhere in the world., has said it will continue to provide
support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through various value propositions
that are designed to drive growth for the sector.
The firm made this known during the SME
event hosted by Nelly Agbogu popularly known as Naijabrandchick and Chioma
Ifeanyi-Eze the promoter of the Accountinghub on Instagram. The event themed “LET’S
TALK: YOUR BUSINESS & SALES” was held in Lagos. The SME event was sponsored
by Quickteller Business.
In his opening remarks, Olawale
Akanbi, Group Head, Growth Marketing, Merchant and Ecosystem, enumerated
practical business strategies and skills needed for SMEs to increase their
He said SMEs must leverage
partnership, innovative solutions and viable financial products to drive the
growth of their businesses.
Akanbi continues, “The SME sector is
fundamental to driving the economic development of any nation, critical skills
such as business management, bookkeeping and basic accounting processes are
necessary for SMEs to stay abreast and scale. This is why Quickteller Business is
in partnership with impactful initiatives such as this event to avail SMEs the
opportunity to learn and grow their businesses efficiently.”
He noted that Quickteller Business is
committed to building capacity and supporting SMEs across the country. He urged
SMEs to take advantage of all the offerings on the Quickteller Business platform,
explaining that the integrated platform is designed to help them better
navigate the challenges around payments collections which invariably allows
them focus on their core businesses, with their diverse transaction requirements
taken care of through the versatile platform.
Some of the offerings he urged the SMEs to leverage on the
Quickteller Business platform include; escrow services, split settlement, pay
with USSD, International acceptance on POS, Quickteller mobile app and ubiquitous
android terminals among others.
He stressed on the need for SMEs to have
financial discipline as this will save costs and increase their bottom line.
founder, Accountinghub.ng, educated the participants on the strategies on how
to increase their sales in the next six months. She also expressed her
gratitude to Quickteller Business for sponsoring the event.
She emphasized the inherent
value in the synergy between the three brands at the event. She explained that while Nelly
(Naijabrandchick) teaches online marketing, Chioma (Accountinghub) teaches
general business management while Interswitch powers collection payment and
requisite technology. She enthused that
the Let’s Talk Business event is an amazing collaborative initiative for small
businesses to leverage for growth.
Chioma and Nelly, the organisers of
the SME event, recently took a tour around major cities in Nigeria to teach
SMEs business strategies how they can increase their revenues and grow their
businesses. Together, they have taught over 1,600 people in Port Harcourt, Uyo,
Benin and Abuja. The Lagos event was the last in the series with over 2,000
people in attendance.