With its new Ambassador app, GIGM is giving you the ability to earn money by selling bus tickets

With its new Ambassador app, GIGM is giving you the ability to earn money by selling bus tickets

Nigerian mobility firm, GIGM, has introduced the launch of its Ambassador app, permitting people to promote bus tickets and earn a ten% fee off gross sales, powering the firm’s Ambassador scheme.There are three verification tiers, with the first permitting the consumer to promote tickets up to ₦50,000 month-to-month. The second class has a month-to-month restrict of ₦200,000, whereas the third is limitless. 

Possible use circumstances

GIGM has beforehand launched schemes like this in its bid to assist people “do freely.”

For instance, its Enterprise Partnership programme permits folks with vetted automobiles to earn money when their automobiles are added to GIGM’s fleet. The firm additionally has a scheme known as Owners Captain for drivers who’ve been with them for fairly a while to personal their bus, as GIGM CEO, Enahoro Okhae informed Techpoint Africa over a name.

“As a enterprise, we’ve determined that certainly one of the issues that we’ll do, aside from making money, is to all the time search for methods to empower folks financially.”

A place Chidi Ajaere, CEO Greatman Legend (previously GIG Group), agrees with.

“The Ambassador app is a well timed response to the financial local weather in Nigeria as customers are introduced with one other stream of earnings. As an entity, we spend money on innovation that propels human progress, and I look ahead to extra human-centred initiatives like this from the management and workforce at GIGM.”

Cross-section of the app

According to Okhae, this app creates a number of use circumstances, and he gave some examples.

“Whenever any kind of know-how is deployed, the individuals who undertake it will decide how huge they need to use it. So Shogun in UNIBEN can then resolve that this is going to be his main supply of earnings, and he offers himself targets to promote to everybody in his dormitory.

“The PoS man can use it. Someone in an workplace the place folks journey rather a lot can use it. Someone in a church the place there’s going to be quite a lot of journey can use it.”

All customers undergo a three-tier approval course of.

The first stage is cellphone quantity verification. This permits the consumer to promote tickets price ₦50,000 month-to-month. The second stage, which has a cap of ₦200,000 month-to-month, requires a National Identification Number (NIN). The third tier, which authorises limitless transactions, wants the particular person to deliver two sponsors.

Speaking on the launch Kenneth Nwanganga, Chief Technology Officer, GIGM, mentioned, “The strategy of growing a new product begins with intensive analysis on plenty of key elements, together with the buyer journey. It is essential that the product gives the shoppers with a seamless expertise. 

“With a complete ticket processing velocity of lower than 5 minutes, Ambassadors are outfitted to upsell the GIGM model and course of tickets rapidly and effectively for intending travellers.” 

Currently, prospects could make fee by transferring to the firm’s account. They can even pay utilizing their card due to an integration with Azapay and Woven Finance.

Once the transaction has been accomplished, the buyer receives an e-mail with their ticket particulars.

Affiliate advertising on the rise

Affiliate advertising in Nigeria is step by step turning into a thong as extra corporations and startups use this technique to purchase prospects.

In Nigeria, a few of the greatest internet affiliate marketing programmes are run by eCommerce and betting websites, with corporations like Jumia, Konga, ShopEX, Payporte, Bet9ja, and 1xBet cashing in on the market.

GIGM’s Ambassador App runs on this concept, with what the firm calls a peer-to-peer advertising ideology.

According to Investopedia, internet affiliate marketing is an promoting mannequin during which an organization compensates third-party publishers to generate visitors or leads to the firm’s services and products. The third-party publishers are associates, and the fee payment incentivises them to discover methods to promote the firm.

Okhae mentioned this is the first time a mobility firm is doing one thing like this.

“It’s by no means been achieved earlier than. We are the first to assume like that and implement it in the mobility area.”


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