With changes in technology and the
internet you can develop a sideline business that you can
grow exponentially over time developing turnovers in excess
of 1 million a month.
Is it worth
investing your time and energy? We think so but how will you
Like any business you have
to take time to investigate a proposal properly. Who will
you be in business with, what skills will you need to ramp
up and how much time will you need to invest?
There are a
number of manufacturers who have cut out the wholesaler ,
retailer etc. but still sell the products at the market
retail. The wholesaler/retailer profit they make available
to pay commission to you as
a reward for developing their retail market. They
has made it possible for some manufacturers to develop a
rather different business model to get their products to
As an example
an inkjet printer priced at
R3000 ex VAT possibly
gets sold to the wholesaler
for R1500 who sell s it to the retainer for R2250 and the
retailer sells it to you for R3000. Some manufacturers
realise that R1500 profit
available if they
the product direct to the customer.
They solve marketing
problem by offering the customer a commission for referring
sales direct to the manufacturer to handle
This model means that you can get into the business
of sales and earn commission (profit) without having
to finance or handle stock. Your function is to
build a distribution network to move product.
Ideally you need to be looking at
product lines that are consumable
so as to provide repeat orders to produce monthly
Factors you need to consider.
The sales network you build
you need to own
You need to partner with a
manufacturer that has a good reputation and been in
business for a long time
There should be no restriction on the size of business
you can develop meaning there is no ceiling on your
Discover what is possible for you!
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