I would love to hear your thoughts or suggestions:
Business Model: Selling low-maintenance wood plastic composite fences online (no installation)
We already have a warehouse that prepares the orders for us in a different state. They also do the installation but that is not our goal at the beginning.
Vision: Create a system that sells without hiring/building Sales Teams. We will have a customer service team and chats available. What we are looking for is to create a website to allow customers to build orders within minutes. Basically, we will start with just a few colors (best-sellers) and a handful of modifications that can be made. Tesla sells cars within 5 minutes – I figured, we can sell fences for your home online.
1) How to build a website that allows creating a custom order as mentioned above? Where to host it?
2) How to accept $10k+ payments without paying >5% in fees?
– we can accept a deposit only and get paid via wire transfer before shipping out the product. That could work too.
What are your ideas and thoughts?