Opera, one of the world’s major browser providers and leader in the world in Al-driven content delivery, is extending its service to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. The new offering is expected to help 40 million SMEs in Nigeria improve their online presence.
In a statement to journalist weekend the company said it had earlier launched Oleads, a lead generation platform, and Olist, an online marketplace for local merchants and businesses, stressing that entrepreneurs were already on board and remain active on these platforms, which allow them an online presence and connect with growing internet user base in the country.
The statement further stated that with an internet penetration rate roughly of 47percent in Nigeria, the internet is a perfect space of Nigerian business to grow and connect with customers across the customers today with opera’s comprehensive new offering which is becoming easier.
The company explained that the partnership with ‘Google my business’ was for easier onboarding of SMEs into Google search and maps”.
According to the statement, “Google my business is a scalable tool that helps businesses and organisations manage their online presence across Google properties, including Google search and maps.
“If you add your information and verify it in your business profile on Google search and Google maps. If you add your information and verify it in your business profile on Google you cannot help customers find your business and tell your story”.