How To Leverage Street Marketing For Brand Awareness

In the early to mid-nineties, Nigerians woke up one day to find 3 alien beings in the streets of Lagos. They wore all black and had a highly unusual skin colour – orange – from head to toe. They also walked in a mechanized and symmetric manner. They seemed oblivious to the thousands of people who had gathered by the sides of the road to catch some glimpse of them. Everywhere and at every gathering, the conversation was about these […]


When it comes to brand awareness, think BIG! And by big, we mean colossal, enormous, gargantuan… you get the drift. That’s where wall branding comes in – the art of transforming walls into living, breathing advertisements that you simply can’t ignore. Wall branding is an art form that dates back centuries, tracing its roots to ancient societies that used murals to communicate stories, beliefs, and histories. Today, this age-old practice has been transformed by the modern world of branding and […]


In an era where health and well-being have taken center stage, marketing wellness has evolved beyond touting product benefits. Today’s informed consumers are interested in how the products are made and whether their services will help them with their pain points. Consumers now seek genuine connections with brands that understand and support their health aspirations. In the bustling landscape of the wellness industry, STORYTELLING is a shining star. It’s an industry rooted in transformation, personal journeys and inspiring outcomes – […]

The Art Of Playing Heartstrings: Using Emotional Marketing To Build Brand Loyalty

Every marketing effort, one way or the other, is to get the attention of customers and create lasting impressions. But ever wondered why some adverts stick in your mind for days, weeks, or even years? Yes! The secret isn’t just a catchy jingle or clever slogan. Here’s how it works: Remember the golden rule of marketing: focus on what your customers need, not what you want to sell. It may sound like common sense, but it’s easy to get caught […]

Six Product Launch Mistakes to Learn From

Welcome to Alhaji’s Blog! In this week’s blog we will be exploring a few product launch blunders of the 21st century and the apparent reasons that birthed such mistakes. Last week, I had the privilege of reading an interesting statistic on a Wall-Street online journal that concluded with apparent facts that most new products launched onto today’s market fail to deliver an expected results. However, one contrivance I have come to discover in my area of expertise as a Consumer […]

How To Leverage The Durbar Festival To Boost Brand Awareness In Northern Nigeria

  A loud reverberating sound nearly sent my heart running to my anus. This was followed by a serenade of gay sounds from a thousand Talking drums weaving through the tunes emanating from the Kakaki, Jembe and the Algaita. As flamboyantly dressed musicians played on, it was as if they were possessed by the heavenly beings. The musical instruments spoke different language yet the harmony and chemistry they produced together was indescribable. There was joy and unbridled excitement in the […]

Street Marketing Tips To Connect With Your Potential Customers

What does today’s consumer have in common with Nwanza, the bird? A lot as we did find out soon. In today’s world, there are a thousand ads and offers grappling for the average consumer’s attention and interest. There’s that well garnished Indomie noodle popping into his eyes from the television screen and as he switches to his mobile he is attacked by some myriads of sponsored Facebook advert from some fintech brand. In the midst of that, his auditory sense […]

How To Succeed In The Nigeria Rural Market

“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” Now let’s fly! As a business owner, taking your product distribution to Nigeria rural areas is a good idea. In fact you will definitely increase your sales. But the question that lay in wait is: How well do you understand Nigerian rural markets? What do you have to know to get started? I have articulated five points you should take cognizance of […]

Ramadan Marketing Tips To Connect With Your Customers

Ramadan is here again!!! Before I begin this journey of Ramadan_marketing opportunities with you, I will like to ask: What do you know about Ramadan Take a sip. Ramadan is one of the obligations on Muslim faithful who believe that Muhammad is a prophet of Allah. The significance of Ramadan is heighten since the Muslim holy book, the Qur’an, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during this month. This means that during Ramadan, Muslims spend more of their time in […]


Many believe brand loyalty is a mirage. They say there is no such thing as a loyal customer. Among other things, their argument finds anchor on the fact that there are too many alternative products been shoved into the consumers’ nostril most of which are mostly of acceptable quality. Of course, this is truer in certain industries than others. In the fast-moving consumer goods industry for instance, how many shoppers that are loyal to say Ariel will walk away from […]