In this blog post, you will find links to articles, guides, ebooks, courses, reviews and tutorials targeted at Kenyans. Some of the companies / tools / products / services will surely make your life as a Kenyan better. So, read, click around and enjoy discovering new things that can help you improve your life (at home and work).
- For internet bundles: check the following links for data bundles by Safaricom, Equitel, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya.
- To buy airtime via M-PESA or online: check the following links to see how to make a purchase for your Airtel, Equitel, Telkom and Safaricom line.
- For web hosting and domain registration: check the following companies to help you start your own blog, website or online shop – Kenya Web Experts, SkyHost, Lenasi, Niabusiness, Namesilo, Namecheap, Sasahost, HostGator, A2 Hosting or Bluehost. More companies here.
- For classifieds ads websites to buy and sell stuff in Kenya: check Jiji, PigiaMe, Digger Classifieds and The Star classifieds.
- For online shops to buy and sell stuff online in Kenya: check Jumia Kenya.
- For business ideas: check these links to help you with your side hustle: online businesses, food businesses, freelance writing, blogging, affiliate marketing & businesses to start with 5000 Shillings.
- For premium WordPress theme purchases: check MyThemeShop, Mojo, Thrive Themes, Genesis Framework & ThemeForest.
- For premium WordPress plugin purchases: check Thrive Themes, WooCommerce, CodeCanyon, Mojo Marketplace & MyThemeShop. For list building plugins, check MailMunch, Thrive Leads, Bloom or OptinMonster. For WooCommerce online store plugin extensions check WooCommerce & YITH.
- For video recording and editing tools: check SnagIt, Camtasia and Filmora. And for video storage / hosting / publishing, check YouTube, Wistia, Vimeo.
- For web browsers: download Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Microsoft Edge or UC Browser.
- For PDF readers: check Adobe Reader, Foxit or SumatraPDF. You can also read PDF files on your web browser.
- For business owners in Kenya looking for platforms to handle payments: check how to get a Lipa na M-PESA number, Pesapal merchant account, JamboPay, iPay, Payoneer or a PayPal account.
- For businesses wanting to add live chat to their websites: check LiveChat Inc or Zendesk Chat.
- For online platforms to buy online courses check the following websites: Udemy, Lynda, Treehouse, Coursera & Teachable.
- For websites to buy ebooks / books: check Amazon, Kobo, SmashWords and Jumia Kenya. Buy ebooks to read on your Kindle (reader or app), smartphone, tablet or laptop.
- For escrow services (whether selling or buying), check the following websites / apps: EscrowKenya, LipaSafe, Verinet Escrow.
- For websites to stream movies online and watch TV series: check ShowMax, YouTube and Netflix.
- For breaking news in Kenya, watch the following TV stations: Citizen TV, NTV, KTN & K24.
- For USSD short codes, checking your phone number, checking your airtime balance, checking your data bundle balance, sharing your airtime, loading airtime to your line, getting your SIM card PUK, check the following links for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya, Telkom Kenya and Equitel.
- For a list of all counties in Kenya (and their respective governors & senators), check this post.
- For a copy of the Constitution of the Republic of Kenya, click here to get yours.
- For stats, facts and figures on the population of Kenya, number of mobile phone subscribers, internet users, businesses (state of the private sector), unemployment, health, check this post.
- For latest songs by musicians, rappers and song writers in Kenya, check YouTube. Or buy, stream or download songs on music apps and websites like Songa, Boomplay, Mdundo and Viusasa.
- For e-Citizen services to do with marriages, business, KRA, driving, lands, civil registration services and immigration, go here.
See something that you think should be on this list but isn’t? Get in touch.
Bill payments, till and paybill numbers
Below is a list of paybill numbers of various companies in Kenya.
KPLC / Buy KPLC prepaid tokens (888880), Equity Bank (247247), Equitel EazzyPay M-PESA Business Number (763766), KCB (522522), Safaricom Postpaid (200200), Safaricom M-PESA PayPal (800088), ShowMax (852552), Equitel airtime (412222), Telkom Kenya airtime (777711 or buy via Pesapal paybill: 220220), Pesapal (220220), Zuku Fiber & Satellite TV (220220), Zuku Fiber phone airtime (320321), Zuku Fiber (320320), JTL Faiba (330330. To buy Faiba airtime from M-PESA use: 776611), Jumia Kenya online shop (510800), Avechi (821350), KiliMall (999888), Jambojet (737700), Fly540 (540540), Kenya Airways (777777), KLM (747747), British Airways (380380), 1xbet (290011), NHIF (200222), GOtv (423655), NSSF (333300), KUCCPS (820201), KMTC (964150), Airtel Kenya airtime (buy via Pesapal 220220), Azam TV (827190), Betika (290290), Betin pay bill number (997270), Branch loan app (998608), Barclays (303030), Betpawa (290020), Betway (880185), Co-operative Bank (400200) / MCo-op Cash (400200), DStv Kenya (444900), NTSA driving licence renewal (access NTSA services via eCitizen portal, paybill no. 206206), DTB Bank (516600), dLight (880182), Elitebet (850700), eCitizen (206206), Tala app (851900), eCitizen certificate for good conduct (206206), GameMania (290077), Housing Finance / HF Group / HFC Bank (100400), HELB (200800), Haraka Loans (817910), Safaricom Home Fibre (150501), I&M Bank (542542), StarTimes Kenya (585858), Lotto (777000), GeoSafari (334350), Mozzartbet (290059), Mombasa Water (895500), Nairobi County Parking EjijiPay (147147), Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (444400), NIC Bank (488488), National Bank of Kenya (625625), Stima Sacco (523500), SportyBet (202202), Timiza (300067), Viusasa (724177), Kenya Website Experts (695571), Sasahost (548200), EACDirectory Hosting (890500), SkyHost (194826), National Housing Corporation / NHC Kenya (999999) & Alibaba’s AliExpress (614250).
- Telkom Kenya All in One Monthly Bundles vs Safaricom All in One Bundle vs Airtel Kenya Monthly UnlimiNET (read the post here)
- 30 Reasons to Start a Blog (read it here)
- How Do I Take My Business Idea Seriously (read it on Niabusiness)
- How to Start a Business Blog in Kenya – to Promote your Company’s Products and Services (read the post here)
- Can Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Results Determine your Success in Life (read the article here)
- How the Value of Content Accrues Over Time – and How to Hire Me to Write for You (read it here)
- 5 Things Successful People Do at the Beginning of Every Month (read the article on Niabusiness.com)
- Web Hosting Charges in Kenya: What 8 Hosts Charge (read the post here)
- How to Be a Freelance Writer in Kenya (read the article here or sign up via email to download it as a PDF)
A list of all categories on Niabusiness.com
- Business. Visit this category to read articles sharing tips and strategies you can use to turn your idea into a real business. Get tips to start and grow a profitable business.
- Airtel. Visit this category for tutorials, reviews and opinion pieces related to products and services sold by Airtel Kenya.
- Blog. Visit this category to learn how to launch and grow a blog targeting readers in Kenya – or even a niche site targeting a global audience.
- Equitel. Visit this category for articles on the various products and services offered by Equitel to subscribers in and outside Kenya.
- Hosts. Visit this category for reviews of domain registrars and web hosting companies in Kenya. Find tips to help you launch and grow your online publishing or e-commerce business.
- News. Visit this category for news commentaries and articles related to current news items / events in Kenya.
- Safaricom. Visit this category to learn more about the products and services sold by Safaricom to users in and outside Kenya.
- Telkom. Visit this category for articles about Telkom’s voice, text and data products and services.
- Writer. Visit this category if you want to make a career or create a business around writing. Find tips to do with online freelance writing and more.
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