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How to make money with Kwikwap as a website design consultant

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How to make money with Kwikwap as a website design consultant


How to make money with Kwikwap

Kwikwap offers various business opportunities in South Africa which enables people to make money.

Making money or how to make money must be at the forefront of just about every South African citizen.

Joining Kwikwap to make money is a great opportunity for South Africans where work is scare and employment opportunities are few and far between. Many school leavers or even University / Technical College graduates in South Africa face a bleak employment opportunity in a global economy facing difficult times, especially in countries like South Africa.

Kwikwap offers a genuine money making opportunity to South Africans of all races and backgrounds. Even qualified accountants , teachers have joined Kwikwap full time and are making money using Kwikwap Software.

This is a tried and tested money making business opportunity servicing a need which all South African businesses need. That need is to be online and increasing sales. Even in a depressed South African economy the need for websites , and more specifically websites that generates money is a sure need.

But just how can you make money with Kwikwap?

Kwikwap Consultants

Kwikwap Consultants offers web design services to the South African public using Kwikwap Software. Our Web Design Software , which is database driven and template based allows people with no programming or coding skills to be web designers.

Even though our software is template driven enough customisation is allowed using CSS Stylesheets allowing more advanced or custom designs.

Initial design fees:

Kwikwap consultants charge between R0 and R3,500 for the initial design of a website.

More money is charged when there is extra travelling involved or where other services than the initial setup and training of clients are involved. (Kwikwap clients are entitled to a minimum service as described in the Kwikwap Client Charter.)

These services could be for example:

  • Business Photography
  • Website copywriting
  • Bulk content loading (More than the initial 20-30 pages as described in the Client Charter)
  • Graphic Design Services such as Logo’s , business cards, stationery

The upper end of the R0 – R,3500 is typically where some graphic design and CSS Stylesheet customisation is involved in achieving a custom look for a client. Some Kwikwap consultants easily sell our product at R3,999 when graphics and customisation is involved.

The lower end of this price range is usually where a client takes a second or third website and does not need any training to populate his website.

The Kwikwap Consultants earns all of these fees and does not share any of this revenue with the Kwikwap Licence Holder or Kwikwap Head Office.

Ongoing service fees:

Clients using Kwikwap Software to design their websites have to have their websites hosted by Kwikwap which is where Kwikwap earns their revenue enabling them to provide the Kwikwap platform and to further develop and improve the system.

This is where Kwikwap consultants can really make money seeing this revenue is shared with them. On the most popular package of R150 per month the Kwikwap Consultant earns R75 per month!

Why is this R75,00 per month where the real money is made?

Recurring revenue is powerful , just ask any property owner or someone who has read Robert Kiyosaki’s book “Rich Dad Poor Dad”.

If you run your Kwikwap Consultancy the right way you will realistically be able to sell 100 websites in your first year and sit with a monthly recurring revenue of R7,500 after year one. There are some Kwikwap consultants doing more than this per year. We will discuss the right way and having realistic expectations further at the end of this article. Do this for a few years constantly and you will achieve financial freedom and enjoy long December holiday breaks knowing there is money in the bank at the beginning of the new year.

Kwikwap consultants are only entitled to this share of the hosting fees as long as they are actively involved with Kwikwap e.g. selling a minimum of one website per month and are wiling and able to offer free telephonic support (1-2 phone calls) after providing the minimum initial training as per the Kwikwap Client Charter which is why they should view there part of the hosting fees as ongoing service fees.

The Kwikwap Head Office does offer some technical support but the first person responsible for client services are the Kwikwap consultant. This allows the Kwikwap Head Office to focus on maintaining and  improving the software in general. We now even have Apps which can be sold to clients.

Ongoing maintenance fees

Some clients prefer not to learn the software but are willing to pay Kwikwap Consultants rather to do the maintenance for them. Sometimes in these instances the clever Kwikwap Consultant will be able to offer the initial website at a reduced rate because less initial time is involved with setting up the website.

Time is always the real issue:

It is the issue when getting out of the starting blocks with your Kwikwap consultancy and surviving your first year. It is the issue when building your Kwikwap business in the second and third years. They say it takes 3 years to establish any business. It is no different with the Kwikwap way of making money.

Time management is such a vital issue we will discus this also further at the end of this article when we discuss running your Kwikwap consultancy the right way.

Kwikwap Licence Holders

Kwikwap Franchises or Licenses can be bought for R150,000 plus VAT.

License holders can then appoint Kwikwap Consultants.

License holders pay a monthly royalty of 6,5% while having no headaches of Head Office salaries or server management tasks. Licence holders are free to focus on recruiting Kwikwap Consultants and finding clients.

Using the example of the Kwikwap consultant: if a License holder finds 100 clients in a year he will add R14,025 to his monthly recurring revenue (100 clients at R150 per month). If he found the clients himself he does not have to share any commission with the consultant, and the license holder get to keep all of this recurring revenue to himself. In most instances License holders will find clients themselves as well as trough appointing Kwikwap Consultants.

Running your Kwikwap Consultancy the right way

This article is about how to make money with Kwikwap. This can only be achieved by doing it the right way. Doing it the right way always first implies that you understand the environment in which you operate in. We assist small and medium businesses with their marketing and sales needs. Without marketing and sales no business will survive. The same most definitely applies to your Kwikwap Consultancy business. Your potential clients have the same needs as you have; the need to increase their sales. Some web design clients do not rely on their website to get more business but for example to simply have a public presence or for ease of admin but in general people hope that their website will bring them in new business.

Part of your task is to manage your clients expectations so that it is aligned with the efforts required to achieve the desired results.

A website will only bring a business new clients if the website is visited by the right potential customers at the right time. To fast track this process one could consider advertising with Google so your website is found by people looking for a specific product and then having your website presented. But this cost money and money is something we all like to receive a little more than we like to part with.

Clients need their websites to be visible without only relying on paying search engines for advertisements. This only happens when the clients website are optimised for search engines. You have to understand SEO or (Search Engine Optimisation) .

Below is two videos which explains How Search Works and what are the top 3-5 mistakes web designers make:

Matt Cutts – How search works

Matt Cutts – Top 3-5 mistakes website owners make

Not only is it vital you understand the important basics contained in these videos in depth but that you impart a basic understanding on SEO to your clients. Without your clients doing their bit in providing content for their websites the project will fail.

You have to make use of Google Webmaster Tools and Google my Business. You can include registration in your web design package offering or ask a separate fee for these additional services. Again this is an opportunity to make money with Kwikwap. Some clients might also need assistance with the opening of a business Facebook page or even the management of a Facebook page. Social Media activity is one of two hundred factors search engines like Google considers when determining how visible a website should be.

With enough time we all could get this right. As discussed in the beginning of this article time is the real issue. Your potential clients are often too busy trying to get in new business or too busy trying to collect money to have time to sit down with you to get their website started. You will often find a new client in front of your desk or you in front of his when business is slow, when the economy is down. Often then it is almost too late. It takes time for a website to get good visibility on the internet.

The good news for all small and medium business owners are:

  • Kwikwap Software is affordable
  • Kwikwap Software is user friendly
  • Our websites are responsive (Displays neatly on all devices)
  • Is backed by ongoing support during normal South African business hours and support even after hours by you the Kwikwap consultant
  • Our turnaround time is the fastest in the industry.
  • We also offer a built in SMS facility, Email System, APP development

The Kwikwap product sells itself. It is simple to sell using the abovementioned strengths.

One of the risks when considering your own time is that you quote for a basic or standard website and end up with a client who expects a custom or deluxe website. Especially when starting out it is important to offer clients a custom design done by our in-house specialists. Unless you are a pro with software like Photoshop as well as skilled in CSS Stylesheets you should be wary of clients expecting a fancy design and then try and offer the service yourself.

Nobody can wear 5 different hats at the same time. You will either be good at sales, training, programming, website copywriting, admin, graphic design or customer relations but nobody can be good at all of these at the same time.

Yes, money can be made with Kwikwap but as explained in this article it is a little more complicated and involved. It is a great career to consider. Over time you can evolve to become a specialist in small business web design and SEO. You will add a 100 clients a year and you will reap the financial rewards bt you will also establish yourself as a professional.

Increasing sales and having a great website and doing well on search engines should soon see it’s way as a standard subject in any business degree. That is how an important part of a business it is. It does require time to get the necessary level of skill and confidence. One of the best things you can do is to get someone doing all your sales and marketing for you or for you to be that person and then to outsource the complex design to in house specialist. At the start of your career with kwikwap your Kwikwap Licence holder and you need to sit down and discuss your strengths and weaknesses and develop a roadmap for success. Welcome to making money with Kwikwap. It’s a great career path you have embarked upon!

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