That Internet was launched originated the up coming of relevant business. Internet café is one of the following consequences of internet invention. It was 14 years since the global network was invented that internet café was first launched and developed. Up to now, this kind of business is still profitable and attracts a lot of young business starter to take part in because it is considered a social gaming space attracting a lot of young customers. However, beside advantages, businessmen have to mount a plenty of challenge. If they are green and unready for taking challenges, their restaurant will no sooner go bankrupt. How to build up a profitable cyber café? This article will provide you good information if you are in favor of doing business in terms of cyber café.
There are five essential things you should know very clear to ensure that you can start your business successfully.
- Business models
What is the definition of business model and what does it mention? Business model describes the way or method businessman organizes their company or organization. The business model you choose will have strongest effect on your business running. Therefore, you really have to make decision carefully.
There are plenty of business models for you to choose. Traditionally, you provide user only with internet accession. However, it has not been popular recently. Businessmen are more in favor of service drink and food along with internet accession. This type is quite interesting and profitable more than the former one. However, because it is easy to get profit in this type of business, many people join this industry. As a result, doing business in cyber café is very strongly competitive and difficult than it used to be. If your restaurant does not have unique point that attracts and retains your customers, there is no chance for you in this competitive market.
- Plan making
- Not only when you want to start up business in internet café field but also in almost every business career, before starting up, businessman always have a specific and solid business plan. If your are a business starter who have no experience, you should ask the experience one like a current coffee shop owner in your down town or some one who used to work in this field. Or else, you can observe them to self learn experience. Some one even spends few month working as waitress or waiter in an internet coffee shop to learn about how a cyber café runs and how to manage it well.
- In general, a business plan should consist of the below things;
- Business structure
- Type (s) of product
- Target customer
- Finance raising method
- Advertising method
- Service line
- Equipment line
- Projected expenditure
In the following parts, we will write more details about finance raising finance method, advertising method and service and equipment lines
- Projected expenditure and finance raising method
- It is necessary to make a clear list of what you need to buy and prepare for your business. Make sure that you also list their cost or expenditure you have to spend on them. Then make a summary of total expenditure to decide on what method you should use to raise capital or finance to build up and run your restaurant.
- There are numerous methods to raise capital to make your business plan into reality.
- A very close and easy source of money that you can borrow is from your friends, your family and your relatives. The advantage when using this source is that it is very safe and fast to have money in hand. However, it is hard to lend a large amount of money when you borrow money from your friends, family and relatives.
- Another source is from the bank. There is no need to doubt about the potential of the bank. You can borrow enough money for your business plan. However, it takes a lot of time for the bank to check your form-filled information. Beside, you need to pawn something to be a kind of guarantee.
- You also can pawn or ask loan- shark for money with high interest rate. You can see the possibility of risk in this finance raising method is extremely high.
- Last but not least, you can attract investment from some one like “angel” in America or some investor. To do that, your business plan needs to have a very high potential of success. However, it is sure that you have to cooperate with others and can not be the most powerful administration.
In common, the café environment has to provide customers with comfort and happiness. These factors can be created by music, food, drink, furniture and so on.
How will you bring your café restaurant’s images to customer to attract them? Popular methods are using internet support and using visual aids.