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does anyone know what is the "managed it services" formula?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by matthewseo, May 23, 2016.

  1. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    Does anyone know the managed it services niche?

    What are the top selling service categories? What are the most profitable customers to target? How to compete with Geeksquad and others?

    Any help/info is appreciated.
     
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    Sinister001 Newbie

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    Hmm,so you want to compete with Geeksquad......target the customers and advertise on Internet. ;)
     
  3. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    no I dont want to compete with them, i want to know how that kind of company, but smaller and private and local works?
     
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    soulcollector Senior Member

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    Each local area is going to be different so there is no real hard answer. All your answers are going to be via Google Searches for reviews of companies in your area, etc. Also asking around might help, but you'll get farther on Google, Facebook, etc. As for which "niche" is profitable, entirely up to the quality of service, solutions offered, how much it costs to buy, run, and maintain vs how much you charge (after payment processing fees are taking out). Also, little IT business struggle in any area if they are not constantly advertised, spread via viral content and word of mouth, etc.

    So if you really are up for such a service, do some local google keyword research. If nothing really turns up, you'll still have to fight with the big boys like Geeksquad for sales. Even if you live in a fucking hill boon town in the mountains you will still need to do the basics. Advertise a quality product and or service, provide a unique customer experience along with excellent customer support, and invest your profits into multiple outside assets to shield against reliance on sales to generate money.
     
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    i want to know how that kind of company, but smaller and private and local works?
     
  6. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    no I dont want to compete with them, i want to know how that kind of company, but smaller and private and local works?
    yeah, I'm more looking for the sweet spot in terms of a formula that works... i.e. which service is the best/easiest to sell/close, etc. looking for little tips to make my research easier... i know i can just download a business plan for an IT company and have done that, looking for some good tips to direct me to the target faster.