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Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji talks about her multimillion naira blogging business.(VIDEO)

Did you know?

  • Linda Ikeji‘s blog is a multi-million Naira business.
  • She started off as a career model from about 1998-2006 but stopped because she felt she was too old for the business.
  • Her first encounter of a blog was on Bella Naija when an article about her was a feature; she quickly became a regular reader after that and fell in love with the interactive nature of the platform.
  • She started her blog in 2006 but didn’t start making money until 2010.
  •  Linda reveals how she makes 600,000 Naira (approximately $4,000) per banner ad per month on her blog, top header banner could be as high as a million ($7000) per ad
  • A few controversial stories really got her a lot of media attention, with run-ins with the likes ofRichard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) and Toke Makinwa.
  • Using her blog as a platform, she was able to get a girl, Blessing Effiong, who was in Kiri Kiri Prison for four years without trial for allegedly stealing a phone, out of prison.
  • She doesn’t have any staff and handles her blog solely by herself.
  • Her blog is www.lindaikeji.blogspot.co.uk

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This video is courtesy of Ndani TV – watch the video, I’m interested in your comments

Linda was also Featured on BBC here :Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji on gossip and news

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