Starting a computer business Centre is a very good lucrative and a profitable business if it is done in a proper way. A computer business Centre renders a lot of services to the public. The following are some of the services render by some computer business Centre’s.
• Typing of documents,
• Photostatting of documents,
• Scanning of documents,
• Instant passport snapping,
• Plastic ID cards,
• Laminating of documents,
• Internet services,
• Computer training Centre, etc.
There are a lot of services rendered by computer business Centre’s. These services rendered have actually made the business a very good and profitable business. On this article we are going to look at the step by step guide on how you can setup your own computer business Centre. The following are what you really need to do if you actually want to setup a successful computer business Centre.
1. Acquire the skills and knowledge: This part is very important, you need to acquire the skill and knowledge before you think of starting your own. To acquire these skill and knowledge, look for a big and successful computer business Centre in your area and approach the owner. You can work with them to earn salary or become an apprentice. While you are there ensure you study the in and out about the business. Acquiring these skills and knowledge from a reputable computer business Centre will really help you to become successful when you eventually kick start your own computer business Centre.
2. Write a solid business plan: After acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge the next thing to do is to write a very solid business plan for the business. Some of the things that are going to be included in the business plan are:
• How to source for capital,
• The operational strategies,
• Marketing strategies,
• Numbers of equipment’s to purchase,
• The management teams, etc. The following are some of what should be included in the business plan.
3. Capital for the business: This is the area why I said a solid business plan is very important. Your business plan will outline the ways on how to source for capital for the business. If you don’t have your personal capital for the business, with a solid business plan you can approach a bank for a loan. More still you can approach a private investor or your family members that have the capacity. Capital is very important in the area of setting up a computer business Centre.
4. Place and location for the computer business Centre: Place and location to setup the computer business Centre is very important, this will determine the success of the business. it is strongly advisable to setup your computer business Centre in the following locations:
• In a School environment like secondary school, primary school, best option is Higher Institution (College of Education., University and Polytechnics).
• You can setup the computer business Centre Close to Government secretariats.
• You can setup the computer business Centre close to Local government offices.
• You can setup the computer business Centre close to a popular bus stops or bus terminals.
These places mention are good locations where you can setup the computer business Centre.
5. Purchasing the necessary equipment’s for the computer business Centre: To setup a computer business Centre the following are some of the equipment’s you need to purchase; you need to buy a photocopy machine, you need to buy a computer system, you need to purchase a scanner,you must buy a printer,you need to buy a UPS,you need to purchase a Generator,You need to get Furniture’s (plastic chairs, desk/table, book rack/shelf). There are other things like stapler, staple pins, binder, paper, ink, tonner, etc. You need to purchase. All these equipment’s are very important in the area of setting up a computer business Centre. All these equipments are very important in the area of setting up a computer business Centre.
6. Pick up a unique name for the computer business Centre and register it: You need to pick a unique name for the business Centre and get it register. Apply for the necessary license and permit in your state. Getting the computer business Centre registered is very important.
7. Promote and market the computer business Centre: This is one of the areas that will determine the success of the business. You need to market and promote the computer business Centre for you to have more customers. You can start by printing flyers and business card. Share these flyers and business card to a lot of people.
Hope this article is helpful to you. Wish you all the best in the business.