How to Start a Home Voip Business & Quit Your Job in 90 days
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How to Start a Home Voip Business & Quit Your Job in 90 days

Learn how to provide VOIP phone service and phone system hardware to businesses to make over $1,000 per week.
4.3 (66 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
586 students enrolled
Created by Jon Manning
Last updated 3/2015
English
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What Will I Learn?
Build and install a PBX appliance from open source software
Understand voice over IP technology
Generate residual income
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Requirements
  • You should know how to use a web browser
  • I will help you understand and learn the rest
Description

Are you sick of your boring job?

Do you want to take charge of your career by starting your own business?

Have you tried some of these get rich quick programs only to lose steam?

If you have answered yes it is time to click the take this course now button.

You are a prime candidate to start a company of your own and determine how much money you are going to make each month. I will show you how to get started with zero start up costs.

All you need is a laptop and the willingness to take action.

If you are not interested in making a change don't bother taking this course.

I will guide my students step by step through starting a company to provide voice over IP services to businesses. The time is now for voice over IP, many legacy providers are forcing their clients off their traditional phones lines because they do not want to support it any longer.

This is your chance to move in and help clients make the transition from legacy products to the new world of voice over IP.

In my course you will learn how to build a working PBX, setup IP phones and connect it to SIP carrier services.

You will also learn about free tools on the internet to automate billing and invoicing for your clients. Included in this is the capability of taking credit cards all for free without any monthly costs.

Click the take this course button to get started.

Who is the target audience?
  • If you want to start a home based business this is for you
  • You will learn all the technology behind it so you don't need to know that up front
  • If you are not willing to take action don't bother taking this course
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 22 Lectures Collapse All 22 Lectures 01:34:54
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Getting Started: Work from Home Providing Voice Over IP for Businesses
2 Lectures 10:49

We will talk about what you need to get started providing voice over IP services to businesses. Which is actually nothing. You can get started today using this course to sell services without needing anything except yourself and a computer. Start today and make up to $1,000+ a week providing voice services and hardware to businesses.

Preview 02:24

In this lecture I will show you the different options clients have when it comes to using voice over IP for their communications. Learning these architectures will allow you to understand how to decide which is best for your clients based on their requirements.

Preview 08:25
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Providing an on site PBX solution for your clients
4 Lectures 22:43

We will discuss what parts you need in order to asseble your clients on site PBX.

Hardware parts list to order and build your clients PBX
04:37

I will show you how to load the operating system image onto a compact flash card for your clients on site PBX. This video shows you how to do this using a Windows 7 computer.

Using a Windows computer to load operating system on compact flash card
06:15

I will show you how to load the operating system image onto a compact flash card for your clients on site PBX. This video shows you how to do this using a Mac OS X computer.

Using a Mac computer to load operating system on compact flash card
07:50

I will show you how to assemble the hardware into a working PBX using a screw driver and compact flash card reader.

Assemble your clients PBX using simple hand tools
04:01
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Making the network connections for your clients PBX
2 Lectures 02:44

Install the PBX appliance onto the network enviroment.

Making the physical network connections for your PBX appliance
01:16

Find out what the ip address is of the PBX appliance in order to access the web interface to configure device settings.

Locate the IP address of the PBX using the dhcp client table on a firewall
01:28
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Building the configuration for your clients PBX
5 Lectures 20:40

I will walk you through how to configure the initial setup of the PBX software to get you started on your first PBX install.

Configure the PBX software using the GUI webpage interface
04:29

In this session we will edit the system preferences to accomidate the template configururation files I provide as part of this course.

Customize the software preferences for the template configuration files
04:58

I will show you how to load the course supplied configuration files to build the PBX dial plan and extensions.

Load the template configuration files on the software
04:27

In this video you will learn how to add voicemail boxes and users to the system so they can access the UI from a web browswer.

How to use the users tab to add voicemail boxes and users
03:08

In this lesson you will configure the PBX software to send email with attached voicemail audio files using a free Gmail account.

Configure voicemail to email using a Gmail email account
03:38
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Configure your firewall to work with SIP and voice over IP
2 Lectures 08:56

Configure the network interface of the PBX appliance to be a static IP address on the network for stablity and reliablity.

Configure the network interface of the PBX appliance for a static IP address
02:58

Configure the firewall to allow voice over IP traffic to traverse it and work with the PBX appliance.

Configure your firewall to disable SIP ALG and port forwarding
05:58
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Setup your SIP carrier to make and receive phone calls
2 Lectures 11:23

Create a free account with a SIP carrier and then configure your PBX to register as a sub account.

Create a free account with a SIP carrier and then configure the PBX for carrier
06:29

Purchase and configure an inbound phone number to work on your clients PBX.

Order a phone number from a SIP carrier and edit PBX to route inbound calls
04:54
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Configure Polycom phones to work with the PBX
4 Lectures 06:17

In this video I will show you how to find the IP address of a VVX500 or VVX600 Polycom phone using the menus on a touchscreen phone.

Find the IP address for a Polycom VVX500 or VVX600 using the menu
00:28

In this video I will show you how to find the IP address of a Polycom phone using the menus on a non-touchscreen phone.

Find the IP address for a Polycom VVX300/310/400/410 using the menu
00:48

In this lecture you will download the phone configuration files in order to edit them for your PBX environment. We will simply need to change the IP address of the registration server which is the same as your PBX appliance.

Edit the phone configuration files to register with your PBX appliance
01:50

Using the IP address from the previous lecture and entering the Polycom web interface I will show you how to configure the phones using the attached configuration files. Make sure to download and extract the configuration files from the course resources prior to starting this lesson.

Import configuration files onto the Polycom phones using the web interface
03:11
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Charging your customers, define your pricing and automate invoicing
1 Lecture 11:22

I will show you how using Voip.ms to provide your voip services offers you many tools to resell to clients. Then we will review the different pricing strategies available to you as well as setting up your billing and invoicing to make sure you get paid for your services. I will also share with you how to accept credit card payments with little to no work.

Review pricing models, setup automated invoicing and accept credit cards
11:22
About the Instructor
Jon Manning
4.4 Average rating
369 Reviews
1,924 Students
5 Courses
VOIP, SIP and Asterisk Expert, Technical Sales Professional

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