The satisfaction of being my own boss
SEE ALSO :1 in 5 office mugs contain faecal matterMy business deals in a variety of shoes for men, women and children. I work from a store located on the fifth floor of a Nairobi building, and to get a steady stream of customers, I use social media platforms. I also rely on referrals. I have signed up to numerous fashion social media groups to reach more people. However, not all group admins are accommodating. Some won’t approve of product placements or will delete any product marketing posts, which necessitates the use of sponsored adverts. Further, online buyers are skeptical on whether you’ll deliver what you promise. Doing business in the capital city is also challenging. Rent for business spaces is high, and you can’t stock everything in a limited space.
SEE ALSO :Are you ready for the job market?Competition from other importers who can import in bulk and give better discounts can also be tough to navigate. All I can say is make use of a good business idea when it presents itself and when it seems viable; it just might grow into a business of great repute. Also, young people shouldn’t be rigid in their job search, but take what comes their way as it will move them to the next step. As a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Nairobi, I have come to see that academic papers don’t determine one’s future; rather, the secret lies in applying the knowledge you gain.