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Old 16th October 2015, 01:25 PM   #1

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Hi chaps!

I've been thinking for a while about starting up a business but have always worried that my idea wouldn't be that successful and that it wouldn't interest many people. Anyway I thought to myself instead of just thinking about it why don't I ask for the peoples opinion; what matters the most. Well here it goes:

I plan to open up a business for custom made PC's. Now it doesn't have to be anything fancy, could be as simple as a plain simple £350 PC or as enhanced as a £2000 PC. But how many people would actually want to buy a PC from my website when they could go down the local store to pick one up. That is my concern. But on the website it would have a components list where they can select every module/component that they wanted in the PC with a live update which checks if all the parts they have selected would be compatible.

Would any of you chaps ever be interested in buying a PC made to your custom? Or would you just go down the local store to buy one?

Thanks for your thoughts guys!!

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Old 19th October 2015, 02:33 AM   #2
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You have already asked yourself a very important question: how many people would actually want to buy a PC from my website when they could go down the local store to pick one up?

I think you need to get your target audience right. Most normal computer users would not buy from you. They would rather buy from their local stores or from Dell online. Nowadays people don't really care so much about the detailed specs of a PC.

But there might be a market for gamers. Approach the gamer communities to find out about their needs and buying habits. That would give you a better idea of whether there is a market for your service.

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When the time is going to laptops and iPads, the concept of PC seems outdated. This does have a lot of commercial significance when the LCD model is being introduced. Piterion, a leading business consultant in Germany will be the best to give you ideas around these lines of your thought.

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