Do you dream of starting your own business but you just cannot see how to do it without some startup capital. Here we are going to show you how you can use Resto to start your own local area shopping/orders and delivery business. The best part is that you do not need any money to get started. You will need to speak/sell to restaurants, fast food places, spazas and any other shops in your area. And you’ll need to find delivery operators to get the goods to your clients. But some fast talking and hard work and boom, you’re in business!
Resto web shops for restaurants, groceries, dark kitchens and much more
So all new Resto web shops get a free 2 month trial period. This is more than enough time to actually setup the shop to your (your client’s) requirements. To add in all the products you want, with whatever variations you need. To add in your pricing and payment methods. It is even enough time to actually start making sales before you will have to pay for the shop. You could even pre-sell it the restaurants, fast food places and spazas in your area. So you actually get your clients to start paying you to “create and manage” their web shops, before you actually have to pay for the shop. And then, with our seriously low pricing, it is also possible to charge your clients a little more and make a profit from just ‘hosting’ the shops. Resto shops are very well suited to restaurants, fast foods, dark kitchens and similar industries. But the truth is it can be used for any online shop, even if you want to sell digital downloads of some sort.
Resto web shops can be integrated to Shipday. Shipday is a 3rd party that supplies delivery dispatch and management services. It is free for up to 300 orders per month. And their paid plans are really reasonable. The point is that you can get started with no capital. And by the time you need to pay for this, you will be making money. Once you have created your Shipday account and connected it to your Resto web shop(s), all new orders will automatically be sent to your Shipday account. From there you can either manage the dispatch and delivery or automate the process. Your delivery operators will be able to accept deliveries and then update the delivery status as they go. Most importantly, you and your end clients can track the delivery too.
All the value added services
Resto also provides all the value added services you might need for this kind of business/service. Firstly we will add your menu for you. So you simply give us pictures of the restaurant menu (or a digital file) and we will turn it into products (with pricing) in your Resto shop. So you do not need to even learn how to add products and variations, you can just get us to do it for you. there is a charge for this but of course, you can pass this cost (plus more) on to your clients. We can supply you with automatic printers. If your client would like their orders to print out automatically, we can supply you with an auto printer for your client. Again you can simply pass on the cost, with some extra for profit. We also offer premium support which means you will get access to Whatsapp and email support. And if you have one shop or 20 shops in your one account, the support costs the same. Lastly, we can even create a mobile app for you. You can either have us create an app for your end client which lists their Resto shop page OR create your own app, where you list all the stores in your area where people can order. Link the “order now” button in the app, to the Resto shop you created for the client and that’s all there is to it!
Your business model
This part is up to you. You can choose to manage everything and keep Resto (& Shipday) completely hidden. You can hide Resto by mapping any custom domain to your Resto shop. And Shipday have an inexpensive “unbranded” account option. This means you client’s won’t know that you are using other services in the background. Or you can be honest about how it works and charge you client for managing this. Or just work as a consultant and teach people how to do it for themselves. It is completely up to you how you structure it. If you have any questions for us and our services offerings, please get in touch. We are more than willing to help young South Africans get started in their online business career!
Get started with zero money
The point of all of this is that we give you the tools to get going and actually start making money before you have to start paying money. Our experts are always willing to help you with your shop or even just to answer any questions you may have. Resto really believes in a digital business future for South Africa.