ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Make money importing computer products and accessories into Nigeria

Updated on November 24, 2012

Computers are in vogue now in Nigeria as its usage over recent years have kept on increasing. More and more Nigerians are beginning to get addicted to computer usage and they need it for a lot of things such as doing school assignments, writing projects, desktop publishing as well as browsing the internet.

There are a lot of computers being imported into Nigeria on a regular basis and most of these items are sub standard or used computers which only break down after a short while and so there is a high demand for replacement parts and entire products too.

You can make money by simply importing computers and their accessories into Nigeria if you know how to buy and where to sell your products. You would need to have the right contacts for wholesales and best deals and know how to bring them easily into Nigeria.

What kind of computer products are in high demand in Nigeria?

Well, from what I know, computer assets like flash drives, Ram, keyboards, mouse, keyboards and personal computers likes laptops and tablets are mostly wanted. You can make a lot of cool money if you can import them and market your products.

Online shopping to the rescue

With the growth of Nigeria's cyberspace, we are not left out of online shopping and you can start shopping for computer products on websites across the world and get them shipped to Nigeria. Some websites offer direct shipping to Nigeria and for those that don't offer it, you can get a mail forwarding account from that country.With online shopping, you cna scout for products you want and decide how to buy them. If you intend to use small capital, then you can easily buy online but if your capital goes into millions and you want to ship a container worth of computer products, then it's best to go and inspect your products first of have someone trusted to inspect it for you before placing an order and making payments. DHL shipping takes about 5 to 7 days to arrive Nigeria and containers can take about 3 weeks.


Sourcing for computer products

There are many places to source for computer products and these include China, USA and the UK. Most people source from China due to its cheaper cost and innovative products but they tend to have low quality and hence other merchants prefer sourcing for better products from US online stores. Buying from the USA is also good if what you are looking for it durability, high quality and a good brand name. Wherever you've decided to buy your goods from, you should consider what type of goods you are looking for and how you want to ship it to Nigeria.


Eye on China

You can get quite a lot of computer products at great prices too from China. You can decide to travel there and place an order on products you've already inspected. You can also order for them online from a website like aliexpress.com or alibaba.com. Problem with some Chinese products as I've mentioned is lower quality and improper specification. Shipping costs from China to Nigeria is quite cheaper than from the USA.


Eye on the USA

When it comes to the home of computers and their accessories, the USA is the place to go and they do have a wide range of products and reputable online stores to buy from. If shipping small products, you can order for them online from stores (like Amazon.com, sony.com or toshiba.com) and get it shipped to Nigeria by making use of a US shipping address. With your credit card, you can place orders at any US stores and have your item re-shipped to Nigeria after receiving it in the USA.



Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)