TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, Every business gathering needs a digital marketing and branding influencer – a flexible, agile, intelligent and young entrepreneur who would reveal certain real digital tactics and tools in order to enhance business growth. Hence, I apply for speaking opportunity at your event. Ofcourse, no marketing strategy is complete if it does not incorporate digital strategy and expression. Most people are looking for definitive answers in the digital space and sometimes what they find are not enough. It is all about an approach and finding the solution that best suits your company, strategy and organisational needs. I continuously deep-dive into relevant researches to unveil insights and strategies, providing a well-structured guide to the channels, coupled with approaches that you will need to consider as you navigate the digital highway. Then (2016-2018) at Epoxy Oilserv, I was employed to lead a team of digital marketing professionals to establish our Epochem new brand together with its products in the industrial & institutional cleaning & maintenance Nigeria markets. Within 2 years, we’ve successfully grown revenue with the products which we developed so far and fortunately, the equity of our new brand increased to the extent that our targets easily acquired our products more than some of our local based competitors. Currently via my company Kleensa Promotion and blog posts, I’ve helped over 50 new start-ups grow via her posts & invaluable advisory services coupled with their marketing solutions. I create designs, graphics, websites, animations, digital assets & other marketing materials for Individuals & Businesses. As a digital marketing influencer, the ideal choice for this event and this audience, I am great at researching and innovating strategies to attract customers and eventually solve problems for them. I bring my over 3 years of digital marketing expertise to focus on your organization’s top marketing challenges. I tailor my services to meet your firm’s specific needs including acting as an outsourced marketing executive. As an experienced speaker. I get my audiences motivated and they leave my talks with the ability to go back to work and apply my real life tactics. I confer with clients and determines their pain points to ensure my talks are on topic and useful. Among your options are: Keynote, Individual session, presentation etc. Booking me to headline your dinner ensures that no marketing opportunity will be wasted, and no ticket will go unsold. I look forward to discussing my proposal with you in more detail. Sincerely, EBERE JOSEPHINE UBA Digital Marketing & Branding Strategist Blog/Profile: www.josephineuba.com
READ MY LIFE STORY, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY! My Full Name is Ebere Josephine Uba and I am a native of Ozubulu Anambra State but based in Lagos State, Nigeria. I was born in 24th August 1992, into a decent middleclass family of Mr Emmanuel Uba. I left what dad wanted for me to what I wanted for myself and faced heartbreaks. You really dumped your high graded 2:1 in #microbiology with your 4:08 CGPA transcript for business career? This is the question almost all my classmates keep asking me. And I would reply: Yes! I left Microbiology to business career, it is simply passion and desire. Nothing Else! Within me I understand that; before then I never knew what I wanted to do since I grew up knowing what my dad wanted from me. He just wanted medical doctor or anything related! I made him proud with my results, got him talking about me in front of friends. I guess; that was what he wanted! My first daughter studied law and my 2nd daughter medicine (and even not microbiology. Smiles!).
During my NYSC, I realized the passion I have for solving business problems & I regretted why I didn't attend business school to study a business course. Well, I kept being on internet studying business basics, models & solving cases 24/7. It was really very tough and to me, business career is a different world all together. Notwithstanding that I failed business consulting job applications numerously, my first emotional heartbreak actually was how a CEO of one Nigeria firm boldly told me "I am a confused person who doesn't know what she want in life". Because a microbiology graduate asked for a business consulting free internship opportunity in his firm. I cried home with tears & consoled myself! Thanks to my friends, Mark Anunandu & Obunadike Echezona Stanley my empowerments then. After one week, I came across a sales development job adverts from Hotels.ng, a hotel booking agency in Nigeria. I found so much interest in that job because their recruitment process considers discipline from other field rather than sales and marketing only. Meanwhile, I scaled through all the online assessment processes and was invited for face to face interview. I needed to land that sales development job but I'm a microbiology graduate. I felt it would sound foolish not to defend my purpose of diverting my career to business, so I prepared extensively for the job interview. During the interview, I felt how astonished they were at the way I related confidently to their tactical questions. Obviously, the questions they called "smart business questions" were only seen as normal to me and what I learnt as basic knowledge (while solving business consulting cases) was a huge one to them. At the end, they termed me over-prepared, over-smart, over-intelligent and over-qualified for the interview as well as the job itself. Meanwhile, instead of being deeply heart-broken, I realized how far Iâ€™ve gone acquiring business knowledge to the
extent that I became over-qualified for a sales development graduate position. With this experience, my hope increased and I didn’t give up on pursuing for business career. Few months later, I got recruited into Epoxy Oilserv, a Nigerian known supplier of lubricants & chemicals which started manufacturing these products for its own brands (Epochem and LubeMax), in 2015. I was employed to lead a team of marketing professionals with my major goal being to establish our new brand together with its products in the industrial & institutional markets. Within 2 years, we’ve successfully grown revenue with the products which we developed so far and fortunately, the equity of our new brand increased to the extent that our targets easily acquire our products more than some of our local based competitors. While working at Epoxy Oilserv, I started "The Lady with Focus (TLWF)" as a non-profit women empowerment specifically established to help the ambitious ladies sustain whatever focus they have in life in order to become more productive while meeting up with their life aspirations despite all life challenges they may face. During that period, I encountered a man who had serious issue of low self-esteem of his wife whom he found incapable of believing herself, after listening to him and taking my time to coach him on how he could manage such attitude, I spoke with his wife, offered them my inspirational e-book (Titled: ‘Glow Like Moon…’) and followed them up. After like 4 months, I lost contact with them but surprisingly, they reached out to the after 6 months to show appreciation for helping him change his wife and offered me 150,000 naira which I eventually used to purchase my laptop with what I started my entrepreneurship journey. Lacking real career motivations at Epoxy Oilsev, I started, incorporated and advertised my digital marketing and branding business ‘Kleensa Promotion’ while still working for the company, indeed it was such a challenging period for me. I seriously needed to work on my ambitions because I felt It was time for me to leave and face my startup. Unfortunately, I didn't leave first out of "FEAR". It took me 4 months to advertise my business before I made my first sale. Being carried away with that immense desire to grow my business after my first paid client, I publicly shared my experience on LinkedIn and that was when my story changed. My employer realized I run an extra business, he resigned me from the company! I lost my job. So I focused on my business despite all financial difficulties. In less than 6 months, I've designed about 15 paid websites & corporately partnered with 3 companies for marketing solutions. I am currently self-employed independently managing Kleensa Promotion, a digital marketing business working to build and grow with brands across Nigeria. We have awesome varieties of services and business partners inside and outside Nigeria. We offer a wide range of online marketing, branding & website design and creative design services which enable businesses to gain strong and competitive position in Nigeria Market. (website: www.kleensa.com). Via my company Kleensa Promotion, I have helped over 50 new startups grow. I create designs,
graphics, websites, animations, digital assets & other marketing materials For Individuals & Businesses. I at my company Kleensa Promotion, oriented “CONSTRUCTIVE WEBSITE DESIGN” an action oriented form of a website development targeted at fasting a web visitors decision, that even the laziest customers who hate to read contents can easily be won via Constructive website design. December 2018, I launched my digital marketing blog "Josephine Uba" to compete as one of the globally recognized blog globally on topics "Digital Marketing, Branding and Creative Designing", revealing insights on how startups can promote their brand incorporating both knowledge and digital technologies. The blog is a digital business growth based blog categorised to treat up to 1200 topics and will eventually cover all topics with respect to creative marketing, sales, branding & design. I'm great at innovating strategies to attract customers and eventually solve their problems. (Visit Blog: www.josephineuba.com) One thing about me is that "I mean business". It was not easy starting up my business despite the fact that I've no support. I faced financial challenges and I got a lot of rejections but I didn't give up. I promote my business, I make sales and keep sustaining my life to this level. I am selfemployed and I carter for my living in a big city of Lagos, I stay in hotel working hard to grow my business even as a young girl. I strive to learn online, started with nothing and gradually growing into something bigger. If I look at my past, my efforts so far and then evaluate it with how my business has grown after 8 months of striving in it, I always feel proud of yourself. Today, I am a Creative Entrepreneur, Corporate Host, Professional Keynote Speaker, Tradeshow and Spokesperson Presenter. My type has been among the world’s most-requested business event headliners and master of ceremonies for live, TV, online or social media programs, keynote speakers for business events and presenters at marketing events. I partner with organizations to provide public speaking presentations and programs at executive summits and team retreats. I have a deep experience across variety of digital marketing forms acquired working with top global businesses as well as startups. I’ve created integrated, direct, digital and social media marketing programs across diverse product categories encompassing soft goods, media, entertainment-related products, and craft-oriented offerings. I always find a way to simplify the complex concepts behind today’s evolving digital marketing challenges. Based on my experiences so far, you’ve come to realize why I speak on Digital Marketing, Branding, Creative Designing, Entrepreneurship and Women Empowerment.
CONCISE SPEAKER’S PROFILE Ebere Josephine Uba is a native of Ozubulu Anambra State but based in Lagos State, Nigeria. Also known as KLEENSA, she is a digital marketing expert who founded and manages Kleensa Promotion, a digital marketing and branding company in Nigeria. In addition, she runs her dedicated marketing blog basically on digital Marketing, creative designing and branding to sustain both startup and individuals’ brand. Josephine Uba is a creative entrepreneur, corporate host, professional keynote speaker, tradeshow and spokesperson presenter. She has deep experiences across variety of digital marketing forms acquired working with top businesses as well as startups. She has created integrated, direct, digital and social media marketing programs across diverse product categories encompassing soft goods, media, entertainment-related products, and craft-oriented offerings. She simplifies the complex concepts behind today’s evolving marketing challenges. Her Tagline is “SHE MEANS BUSINESS”. AS A CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR AT “KLEENSA PROMOTION” Josephine is great at researching and innovating strategies to attract customers and eventually solve problems for them. Via her company Kleensa Promotion, she has helped over 50 new startups grow via her posts & invaluable advisory services coupled with their marketing solutions. She creates designs, graphics, websites, animations, digital assets & other marketing materials for individuals & businesses. Josephine at her company Kleensa Promotion, oriented “CONSTRUCTIVE WEBSITE DESIGN” an action oriented form of a UX website design targeted to fasten a web visitor’s decision to take relevant action, that even the laziest web visitora who hate to read contents can easily be converted via constructive website design. See Business website: www.kleensa.com AS A DIGITAL MARKETING INFLUENCER Towards her journey of becoming a “Marketing Influencer”, she launched & proceeded with her digital marketing blog titled her name “Josephine Uba” where she continously offers insights to help businesses and individuals build/promote their brands. The blog as a marketing blog is categorised into marketing, branding and creative designing treating up to 1200 topics & will eventually cover all topics with respect to digital marketing. See blog: www.josephineuba.com AS A PUBLIC SPEAKER, TRADESHOW PRESENTER & CORPORATE EVENT HOST Truly, Josephine sees herself to be a “Marketing Model” as she hosts and speaks at various marketing events, product shows and activation, also organizes and works with a team of comedians, dancers and marketers to host market activations for businesses. In addition, she speaks publicly on topics relating to Business Marketing, Branding, Creative Designing, Personal Branding, Digital Marketing, Women Empowerment, Personal Developments and Motivations. One simple fact about Josephine is she believes that no matter what, “SHE MEANS BUSINESS” and if you want to get something out of life, “MEAN BUSINESS”.
TESTIMONIALS: “Our brand and website were looking a bit tired and old – we had tried to update ourselves but we just didn’t have the know-how. We came across Josephine Uba and things started happening right away! Within days we had a new brand direction, a new modern looking and useable web design and a solid marketing plan – exactly what we needed. Thanks for the direction!”
CORNELIUS OKPIAIFOH CEO, COSA Academy
“As a funny event host, Joe’s ability to communicate and “think on her feet” allows her to move throughout your audience to insure that your question and answer segment is professional and informative, yet, also, fun.”
DAVID OGECHUKWU(ELDER O) Comedian/Emcee, DAVOG Entertainment
“Through Joe’s Marketing blog, we learned the true value of proper social media management and the value that can be added directly to your bottom line through; target marketing, custom campaigns, and attention to detail that is unmatched. Joe Marketing is responsible for our revived social media presence. I highly recommend the Joe’s Marketing blog to every business professional.”
JULIET ODARUME Managing Director, Perch Hotel
Josephine Uba as a digital marketing expert founded and manages Kleensa Promotion, a digital marketing and branding company in Nigeria. In...
Published on Mar 15, 2019
Josephine Uba as a digital marketing expert founded and manages Kleensa Promotion, a digital marketing and branding company in Nigeria. In...