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Group trains youths on professional freelance writing


To empower Nigerians on entrepreneurship skills through writing, Cherry Brooks Technologies, has organised a professional freelance training for youths in the country.

The four-day intensive training programme was based on the objectives of how youths can monetize their skills online while unveiling opportunities to new world of digital jobs.

The training was designed to empower Nigerians to make extra income on-line through various Internet platforms and to improve on their entrepreneurship, marketing, strategic and creating bankable businesses.

Chief Relationship Officer Cherry Brooks Media, David Olumuyiwa Dada disclosed there are various courses including mini-export training; affiliated marketing, mobile applications, Internet security among others.

He pointed that the digital jobs are the jobs of the moment adding that Nigerians are over qualified for most jobs on the Internet “because these are works, things or habits they do naturally like consoling the bereaved ones or making people laugh but; because they don’t have access to the Internet or sites; they miss out from making income from such acts on-line.”

He told The Guardian that Cherry Brooks Media vision is aim at making digital knowledge popular and available through trainings and media to inform educate and enlighten the populace.

“We have various medium though which we dispense knowledge. Our programme known as “Digital Space”, an information communication technology [ICT] programme using three local Radio stations; namely Radio Continental 102 .3 FM on Fridays 8.25am, Eko FM 87.9 Thursdays 12.30pm and Top Radio 90.9FM on Wednesdays 3.30 pm all in Lagos state.”

The Resources Executive, Adesanya Sunday Abiodun, took participants through fiverr .com, a website or platform for freelancers, where they were taught on how to sign on and create fiverr accounts, on how they can create articles or gigs, get more jobs and make more money, attract more traffic on their sites, deliver your article promptly and get new jobs among others.

He also showed trainees other platforms to make their jobs easy and faster to attract more jobs and make extra income with less stress energies and time on-line.

A beneficiary, Agbolaoluwa Wisdom, an entrepreneur lauded the training by Cherry Brooks Media describing “it as an eye –opener for youth showing that there are a lot of opportunities to make legal money online, instead of the misconception that internet businesses are mostly fraudulent”.

Another beneficiary, Richard Olaoluwa Okuslpe, an entrepreneur and former church administrator, described the training “as out of the world training and because we have been trained to make money on line by it also demystify the belief of making money on-line”.

He believed that all you require to do this on –line business are a lap-top, modem, determination and passion.

Okusipe disclosed that the four -day knowledge acquired from the training can practice all you have learned with passion and determination. The training is a money -get -back guarantee -he enthused

According to him, government cannot provide everything for all her citizens so they should embrace this training and be empowered, according to him, everybody should think outside the box sometimes to make extra income or do extra ordinary things.

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