Delon.ng

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Delon.ng
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Available inEnglish
Founded2018; 2 years ago (2018)
HeadquartersLagos, Nigeria
Area servedNigeria
IndustryOnline marketplace
Classifieds forums
Job Search
AdvertisingNo
CommercialYes
Current statusActive

Delon.ng is a Nigerian online classified advertisements marketplace that offers C2C and B2C services.[1] The company was founded in 2018 and is based out of Lagos, Nigeria. Delon.ng is the fastest growing classified ads website in Nigeria, with sections devoted to jobs, housing, fashion, automobile, electronics, agriculture, mobile, food, services and others.[2] The company has also created jobs.delon.ng, an employment-related search engine for job listings with a vision to provide jobs and business opportunities to reduce poverty in Nigeria.[3][4]

Delon.ng’s focus is to provide better opportunities through their platforms to help improve and bring economic, political and policy awareness. After its launch, the platform has gained a lot of traction and has created a buzz in the country.[5] Delon.ng has been covered by the major news outlets in the country as a prominent start-up in Nigeria.[6]

History

Delon.ng was founded in 2018 as a job site but it soon changed its vision to become a Nigeria owned classified ads website where customers can easily post their ads free of charge. The platform gained immediate visibility and traction as a hyperlocal platform that understands the local needs. The classified advertisements were made available free and featured listings were available at a price, which were much cheaper than other similar platforms in Nigeria.[2]

Delon.ng rose to fame with its value proposition as one of the easiest mediums to sell or buy any sort of products and services across Nigeria. The company soon started dominating the online classified market in Nigeria by offering the cheapest opportunities for small businesses to promote their businesses and hire top talents. It also continues to offer the easiest ways for job seekers to find jobs and advance their career.[7]

The company also offers e-learning opportunities on its blog for Nigerians on how to start their e-commerce, photography, IT, food and other business. Jobs.Delon.ng also publishes many articles to enhance job search and career development. Within a short time, the portal became recognized as a reliable and authentic source of quality information about the Nigerian economy and job market.[8]

Delon.ng launched their free mobile applications for Android and iOS platform so that customers can start selling and buying from their mobile and tablets across Nigeria.[1]

Delon.ng has the following major categories on its classified marketplace.[9]

Main Category Sub-Category Notes
Fashion Designers, Tailors
Agriculture Farmers and producers of food crops, cash crops,
plantation crops & livestock, supply chain specialists, distributors,
interested exporters, resellers, consumers
Clothing Wristwatches, bags, shoes and other accessories
Jewelers Gold, Silver and Diamond
Real Estate Real estate agents, Architects, Construction Engineers, Project Managers
Service Technicians Automobile, Plumbers, Carpenters, Tilers mechanics, Brick-layers
OtherAutomobile Car and Truck dealers
Recruitment Jobs, hiring, Jobseekers
Electronics Phones, TVs, laptops
Others Book retailers, Event planner

Business structure

Delon.ng is a conglomerate of product listing, job portal, blogs and business news. Delon.ng is founded with the vision of lifting one million Nigerians out of poverty. Delon.ng deployed the freemium model to offer the easiest and cheapest platform to buy and sell products and  services. They also earn revenues from online advertisements and creating business collaborations.[10][11]

Job listings

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jobs.delon.ng is a Nigerian employment-related search engine for job listings launched in 2018. Jobs.delon.ng is currently available in English and serving vacancies in Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi, Chad, Zambia, and Gabon. The portal is rapidly expanding across Africa and the Middle East. The Job Portal is designed as a freemium model. They generate revenue by selling featured job posting to employers and companies.[12][13]

In the media

                    

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Interview: IT Careers in Nigeria". The Nation. 2020-04-27. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Finding Jobs and Starting Business in Nigeria". Vanguard News. 2020-04-07. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  3. "How to promote your business online". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-01-14. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  4. "How to find online jobs in Nigeria". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-04-14. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  5. "Interview: Photography Business and Career in Nigeria". Vents Magazine. 2020-04-26. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  6. Victor (2020-02-08). "Top Classifieds Ads Websites In Nigeria". Information Nigeria. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  7. Amodeni, Adunni (2019-12-28). "Wondering what Delon classified ad is all about?". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  8. "COVID-19: Nigeria must prioritise homegrown strategies". Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics. 2020-04-25. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  9. "Onifade's new book discusses Nigeria's Liberation". Vanguard News. 2020-01-25. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  10. Podcast, N. L.; Giveaway, N. L.; Prediction, N. L.; Zone, Talk; Card, Sell Bitcoin/Gift; Us, About; NL, Advertise On; Music/Video, Promote; Posts, Submit (2019-11-12). "Free Online Advert On Nigeria's Top Marketplace - Delon.ng » Naijaloaded". Naijaloaded | Nigeria's Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  11. "Book on Nigerian Politics calls on young Nigerians to unite to liberate the country". Vents Magazine. 2020-02-18. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  12. "How to find online jobs in Nigeria". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-04-14. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
  13. "How to promote your business online". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-01-14. Retrieved 2020-04-29.

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