Do you want to start your own business without spending any money?
Are you sick of these courses promising internet riches and not delivering?
Do you want someone to show you step by step a turnkey business and product?
If you answered yes to any of these questions this course is for you!
I am going to show you a product and business plan that you can kick of today. Follow along with my step by step videos to find out how to make money every month. Your new business will give you the flexibility to work from anywhere and provide clients with their communications needs. You do not need any technical knowledge or experience I will provide all of that for you.
Go aheand and click on the take this course button to start your new turn key buisnesess today.
In this lecture we will review all of the components that go into the telephony software.
You will create a user account and virtual cloud server instance to install the software on.
See how to login using a terminal window on your Mac computer. You will need to learn this process because it will be used many times in this course.
See how to login using a terminal window on your Windows computer. You will need to learn this process because it will be used many times in this course.
In this lecture you will create a new account with a telephony service provider so you are able to purchase phone numbers and make phone calls.
Follow along in this easy step by step video to install the telephony software and setup a database.
Switching from the command line to a web browser you will finish the install using a wizard asking a series of questions.
Make sure all your services are setup correctly by rebooting your server and making sure everything works.
Find your API credentials to allow your software install to access your telephony service account.
Add a new basic user as well as an admin user. Then create a new group for your sales team.
Now that you have users and groups setup a call flow to route inbound calls to them.
Using the call flow tool learn how to configure advanced call routing.
Learn how to route test messages from outside users.
Review what the portal looks like for a non-admin user. Understand what they have permission to access.
See how the call gets answered and routed through the call flow you created.
Using my method of building out a call flow for customers this will make it easy to show them what their call routing will do. It is much easier to visualize when using a drawing tool.
In order to use the mobile website the mod_rewrite setting must be turned on the web server software and the phone system settings.
Follow along as we install the mobile website so you can use the software from a tablet or smartphone.
Caution: This lecture is very advanced and will require making a change to a PHP website page. If you think this is too overwhelming for you it is not required.
Download and install a plugin so we can add advanced call routing features.
Where to get other plugins and how to install them.
If you use Google calendars and would like to route calls based on your meeting schedule this plugin is a must have.
See how easy it is to remove a plugin from the system if you don't need a plugin you installed. Make sure to edit any of the call flows that could be using this plugin before removing it.
Follow along as we install a second website and database for a different client or account.
Don't use the generic VBX logo, create your own custom logo to make the software look like it is your own. Brand it so when people see it they know who is providing the solution.
Review a few of the different options I created to productize the software for real world clients. Look at our first option of just providing a hosting platform.
By using a flat rate pricing model you can make substantially more money and make it an easy decision for your prospects. This model is a great way to go with unlimited revenue potential.
See how using the multi-tenant approach can be a good and bad way to offer the product to your clients. It's nice to have flexible solutions to offer clients of all ranges.
Leverage developers to help customize the product for your clients and charge them for it.
Before you start marketing you need to know who needs your product so you are getting your marketing materials in front of the right people.
Free places to market your product in your local region.
Find out where you can market online for free and get your target audiences attention.
If you are interested in spending money to market your product there is no shortage of options for you.
Find out the best way to use email marketing to get clients through the door. Don't worry if you don't have an email list yet you will be able to use some of my other techniques to build one.
Everyone has to have a website these days, you will not be able to get any clients without one. Since you have a website take advantage of it and promote it as much as you can.
Let's talk about what kind of profits can you make using this buisness model.
In this lecture we will talk about the discovery phase of the sales cycle where we try to find out what the clients pain or problem is. This is a critical step to having a sucsessful sales cycle with your clients.
Let's discuss the best way to formally close the sale with your client. Using a presentation or something visual will help you feel confident and help your clients understand what you are talking to them about.
Follow up with clients after a formal presntaion to close the sale on any outstanding concerns they might have. Don't just drop the price to attact new clients, you are providing a valuable service and should make sure the clients understand that.
I started supporting call centers 14 years ago and at the time I had no experience with phone systems. Eventually I learned them inside out and started using Asterisk and Linux to reduce costs. I discovered how versatile and robust Asterisk was so I expanded by client base to sell business phone systems.
After 14 years I have turned to focus my efforts on training how to build and sell phone systems. My instruction is very actionable, I want students to take the knowledge they gain and start using it to make money or do what they choose to do with it. You will find my teaching style is well liked by my students and they are always looking for new and exciting courses from me. Just take a look at some of the reviews I have received below.
"I am by far loving your course. Please make more and more videos on Asterisk Server; I shall purchase all of them." - Ganesh Dhungana
"You have been brilliant sir! I didn’t even have to finish the course to become good enough to start supporting our clients on asterisk platforms." - Tokunboh
"Excellent Instructor, Jon, is great... Hopefully he will produce additional classes. I would take them immediately. Thank you JON !!" - David Jordan
"Excellent!!, Jon has done a great job in walking me through carefully and showing typical errors and gotchas along the way." - Bill Adams
"Interested in providing VOIP services? Take this course, Even if you plan to use FreePBX or another GUI interface for your VOIP service, learning Asterisk and Linux will give you a better understanding of what's going on under the hood of your PBX. Jon Manning gives great step by step instructions and clear explanations of what you need to do to provision SIP phones and legacy phone equipment." - Martin Fields
"Actionable knowledge, not just pure information, communicated with great professionalism, The lessons in this course go way beyond pure information. Jon (the instructor) knows his stuff inside out, and more significantly, he knows how to pass his knowledge clearly so that I can take action on it right away." - Michael Choke
"The best course for who want to enter to the Asterisk and Linux field, This course has been designed by professional instructor who has a lot of information so for beginner you just follow the lessons as i did, now i have a good knowledge about Asterisk runs on Linux how run the Asterisk operations. Also the instructor provide his email to contact him for any question that is really awesome, i liked this course and it worth the payment." - Saifaldeen ALBUSULTAN