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eCommerce in Nigeria for Fun and Profit

eCommerce in Nigeria for Fun and Profit

My talk at CMS Africa 2017.

If you’re looking to play in the eCommerce space, the options can look daunting and it’s easy feel out of your depth. Whether you’re a first time store owner or a developer looking to build out a site for your client, WooCommerce gives you a chance to compete in the big leagues without breaking the bank so that you can focus your energy on customer acquisition and delighting those customers. As your business grows and your needs change, WooCommerce grows with you and helps you spread your wings. Let me take you on a journey of discovery.


Luminus Olumide Alabi

March 03, 2017


  1. eCommerce in Nigeria for Fun and Profit Luminus Olumide Alabi

    Happiness Engineer
  2. Platform Choices Hosted Self Hosted Shopify Magento BigCommerce WooCommerce

  3. Why WooCommerce? • Ease of Use • Scalability • Community

    • Open Source • Local Payment Options • Awesome Support
  4. Use Cases • Fashion • Beauty Products • Hand made

    goods • Education • Entertainment • Bookings & Appointments • Affiliate Marketing • #TIA (Hustle)
  5. Getting Paid • Interswitch • SimplePay • VoguePay • Paga

    • Paystack • PayU • BACS (Bank Transfer) • Cash On Delivery
  6. Delivering the Goods • Free Shipping • Flat Rate •

    Local Pickup • KOS • Other Local Alternatives
  7. Get the show on the Road • Domain Name •

    Hosting • WordPress • Theme • WooCommerce • Free Plugins • Premium Extensions
  8. Resources • Tunbosun Ayinla - https://profiles.wordpress.org/tubiz/#content-plugins
 • KOS Shipping Method

    - https://github.com/hoshomoh/KOS-Shipping-Method-for- Woocommerce
 • WooCommerce Nigeria States - https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce- nigeria-states/
 • WooCommerce specific plan on BlueHost - https://www.bluehost.com/wordpress- woocommerce
 • WooCommerce Premium Extensions - https://woocommerce.com/product- category/woocommerce-extensions/ • WooCommerce Payment Gateway API - https://docs.woocommerce.com/document/ payment-gateway-api/ 
 • WooCommerce Shipping Method API - https://docs.woocommerce.com/document/ shipping-method-api/
  9. Resources contd. • AffiliateShop - http://affiliateshop.com.ng/ 
 • Jumia Affiliate

    Shop Example - http://deal9ja.com/ 
 • Top Websites in Nigeria using WooCommerce - https:// index.woorank.com/en/reviews?country=ng&technology=woocommerce 

  10. Thank You Any Questions?

  11. None