Almost anywhere you look today you will find Turnkey business opportunities and they are not always in the online marketing world. Most franchise opportunities you see are examples of Turnkey businesses although many of these would not be home based businesses.
So what does the term ‘Turnkey’ actually refer to?
Basically it is a business that includes everything you need to immediately start running your business. InvestorWords.com defines the term ‘turnkey operation’ as ‘a product or service which can be implemented or utilised with no additional work required by the buyer (just by ‘turning the key’)’
The suggestion therefore is that you buy the Turnkey home business and it basically sells itself because you have everything you need but nothing could be further from the truth. This may be the case for some of the larger franchise business opportunities out there that are so well branded, so well established that virtually the brand name alone does all the selling. You just need to staff it and comply with strict operational standards and you are on to a winner.
Turnkey home business online is similar but at the same time very different. Whilst you buy into an opportunity that is all set up for you, it would not just be a case of buying the business and people come flocking to it. You have to learn to market the business online and in many cases this is very different to marketing an offline Turnkey business (franchise).
Online Turnkey home business
Turnkey business opportunities are everywhere today and by looking online, one could easily start any turnkey home business within minutes. Whilst this is all well and good and you have bought a Turnkey home business, perhaps been lured in with promises of almost instant wealth, you need to make this business your own and its success or otherwise will rest firmly on your shoulders. It is very easy to get caught up in all the hype that is out there with Turnkey home businesses online and once you have bought the opportunity you could be left thinking “now what do I do”?
So, what DO you do?
As the name suggests, it is a Turnkey home business so you undoubtedly will have access to training tutorials and these could take the form of video, audio, e books, weekly or monthly webinars or even access to a personal mentor and coach. A reputable Turnkey home business opportunity will want at all costs to retain its professional reputation and therefore will put in place all that you need to ensure you are successful. No-one can ever give you this guarantee, despite all the hype you may read, because it is most definitely down to you to grow your business into what you want it to be.
You may find that some requirements of sustaining your Turnkey home business take you outside of your comfort zone. For example, it WILL require some sales pitch on your part and this could take the form of social networking, video marketing, some offline marketing etc. It is a good thing though to push yourself, to push the boundaries of your experience and learn new skills sets, willingly seize all the challenges and rewards that a home based business can bring you.
Turnkey home business opportunity versus non-Turnkey!
What is it you are actually looking for and what are your reasons for seeking out a home business opportunity? You may already have your own business opportunity idea; it may be that your starting criterion is that you just want to work from home. If you have your own business idea, you may just want a low cost business that teaches you how to market.
If, on the other hand, you have no idea what you want to do except you know that you want to work from home, then a turnkey home business opportunity is where you should be looking. It will provide all the products, teach you how to brand yourself and also teach you how to market on the internet. If there is the luxury of a business mentor that comes with the turnkey business, then this rapidly increases your chances of getting into profitability that much quicker.
It can be very profitable to look into the more reputable turnkey home business opportunities. Most people, when they know a name, tend to choose that business over a lesser or unknown opportunity. The more popular and reputable the business, the higher the cost and this applies both online and offline. A major upside of this is that you will most likely recoup your investment because the name will bring in customers.
Trish Mullen is a successful online marketer and entrepreneur having moved into this arena following a very successful 15+ years in corporate management. She now coaches and mentors others in her online business to build on the turnkey business they are in and create their own world of wealth. For more information on this very lucrative and turnkey business visit her website at online turnkey marketing to receive 5 FREE highly sought after videos that will show you how to market more effectively online. Alternatively, check out my blog for other internet marketing strategies.
She lives by the motto ‘You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script’