How to Start up Your Own Custom PC Business

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Before starting your own custom pc business, you need to remember some of the things in order to make it a successful one. Having skills and good network can help you attain a loyal customer base.

It is also better if you can add some other services including network infrastructure and maintenance. Consider several factors so that you can compete with other businesses that are the same as yours.

Do you have passion for computers particularly when it comes to building one? Why not turn it into profit making a venture. Before thinking about starting your own custom pc business, take note that the market for this is a very developed one. In order for you to survive the competition and attain huge profit, you need to be educated in the business. It is good to have additional skills and a reliable professional network. Of course it is very scary idea because you will be competing with top names like dell and Hewlett Packard, but don’t worry because if you do it right, you can be able to get at least a small percentage of market that will get you through. With a limited number of clients, you might want to add something into your service like creating network infrastructure, designing computer network and maintenance. If this is still interesting enough, then starting one would be best to pursue your own custom pc business.

Points to remember when starting your custom pc business

  • It is important that you select a particular niche market. You might want to select particular customers like for example private institutions, governments or schools. This way you can develop a customer base that could be loyal to you.
  • When starting your own custom pc business, you have a choice to partner up with a solution provider that can compliment the service that you are offering. In this way you could fill in the skills that you lack thus bringing more customers to your business.
  • It would also be best if you are able to find a distributor that can help you in your business. It can save you from doing half of the job. Rather than stuck with inventory process and expensive warehousing, you can focus on other things.
  • The thing that you should do is to shop around for materials and look for places where you could buy your products. It is better if you deal with them very well. Choose wisely and strategically.
  • Never overstock on items because computer parts then to suffer when they are in the storage for a long period of time. In your industry, new products continue to emerge every single time so don’t buy too many items. Remember that it will be hard to unload things.
  • If you are opening a computer store, make sure that your facility is clean and decent enough for customers. Have space for assembly area, showroom and storage so that your customers can rely on you.
  • Every business needs a business model to follow and in order to be successful in this industry you need one business plan that is centered on customer. Your mission should center on how you are going to make your customer’s life easy.
  • In this business, you need to hire people that are qualified, committed and knowledgeable. Your staff should be customer oriented, honest and trust worthy.
  • Make sure that you have an idea regarding the rules and regulations that could apply in your business.

21 Comments

  • 1. vikas Jadhav said on 4/15/2010 11:34:20 AM
    I want to Start new business with zero base , I am interested in Computer business. Can you please help me. mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • 2. ashish said on 7/9/2010 1:19:57 PM
    hi i want to open a computer showroom in faridabad, India plzzz help me
  • 3. manu said on 8/24/2010 10:28:18 AM
    like to start a computer showroom in ernakulam, kerala..how can u help me..???
  • 4. LizakIT said on 2/8/2011 11:12:18 AM
    Hello I would like to start selling custom PC to local customers first then expand it to whole USA. My location is Chicago Illinois.
  • 5. ANSARI said on 3/7/2011 2:34:28 AM
    i'm a hardware engineer i wish to start a pc and laptop service in my home town can you give some details pls
  • 6. Paul Welden said on 4/7/2011 5:11:42 AM
    I would like to start a custom PC business that does most of its sales online out of Rockford ,IL. specialize in gaming and high end PC and a decent price. i would also like to sell mid level PC with a good guarantee.
  • 7. abed said on 7/13/2011 1:22:17 AM
    i know hardware and networking how i start the business in that plz help me. wanaparhty ,m.nagar
  • 8. sumit kumar wanger said on 9/15/2011 10:17:14 PM
    Sir my name is sumit kumar wanger i am graduate & have jetking certification of hardware & networking, uttar pradesh, india. i want to start a own custom pc business. i want finance for my idea how can i get in touch with the scheme/program that you launched i want to apply for it a small request please give me your feedback via mail or my number is 918896275408. Thank you
  • 9. Sanjay Bharti Goswami said on 11/30/2011 1:13:41 AM
    Dear Sir, i want to open a computer showroom in Jaipur, Rajasthan India plzzz help me basically I am a Designer Have to knowledge of fine art so please Help me Give some Idea. Thanks
  • 10. Marty said on 7/18/2012 6:21:04 PM
    I'm sorry but those Indians are hilarious. "Dear Sir," I'm in the process of building a local custom pc shop. Its going well so far. Mchenry, IL right here. If you have any more good tips, please let me know. Thanks.
  • 11. sam manickaraj said on 12/3/2012 1:27:28 PM
    I want to start a computer show room in Coimbatore. I'm an ECE engineer. I don't know how to start it bcoz there is a lot competition in it. I'm interested in pc. whether to start a single brand showroom or multi brand showroom. how much should I invest while starting including stock and showroom infrastructure
  • 12. Narendra Singh Jadoun said on 1/20/2013 10:45:19 PM
    Hi friends i am a Computer hardware and Networking Engineer. And i want to start my sales online Work. Please any help Me.
  • 13. sunny said on 3/21/2013 1:09:10 AM
    i wanna open an exclusive computer show room in sarkaghat , Bhambla , How will have to need firstly for open Exclusive show room in my home town , how much assets i need , bank balance and security amount estimate i need plz help my sir for this circumstance , i'm waiting for your response. ward regard, sunny singh
  • 14. maq said on 3/27/2013 1:45:17 AM
    i want to start a computer showroom with maintenance service also , please guide me what document or certificate/tax no. should needed
  • 15. harshal v said on 5/3/2013 8:06:24 AM
    i want to open a computer shop in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, which includes a sales and service facility. so which documents/papers are required to open a shop? please help me.
  • 16. rajeev mishra said on 9/10/2013 4:25:45 PM
    hi i want to open a computer shop at nehru place in delhi so please advice me which document will be required and how can i get computer on wholesale price? please guide me.
  • 17. Lalit Chordiya said on 10/26/2013 6:00:11 AM
    Dear Sir, Want to open computer shop and mobile shop please help me how to startup? Tilak road,Bibvewadi etc. Pune Maharashtra. Exp-Not really, but Interest field.
  • 18. Arvind varkad said on 11/26/2013 10:14:33 AM
    I want to Open new shop of computer and mobile, can Help me
  • 19. ABHISHEK SINGH said on 4/11/2014 5:35:33 AM
    Dear sir, i want to open a computer and mobile shop in faridabad sector-3, so, pls give me idea about this business. my cell no. is 9716057402
  • 20. Sathiyabalraj said on 5/17/2014 7:43:22 AM
    Sir, Already we running a computer sales and service centre. we would like to import computer accessories from china to become a distributor.
  • 21. sagar metkar said on 11/30/2014 5:31:40 AM
    sir, I want to start computer sales and services of various brand business at amravati Maharashtra sir plz give me detail about procedure and legal certificate.
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