You can also sell prepaid electricity. Prepaid Electricity is fast becoming South Africa’s easiest way of being connected to the electricity grid. Most municipalities in South Africa now make use of prepaid electricity and prepaid meters to provide their community with electricity. Eskom uses prepaid electricity extensively throughout their electricity grid.
Since it is in such widespread use, it brings with it substantial opportunities for small businesses. Selling prepaid electricity in a shop can be a way of increasing revenue. Customers are more likely to come into your store to buy electricity than going further to a next point.
Convenience is key in keeping your clients happy. By selling prepaid electricity you get the customer to come into your store. The customer comes in and buys electricity. Since the customer is in your store, they are also more likely to buy what they need. Why go to another store?
Prepaid electricity is many times bought when the client has received cash or their monthly salary. This means that they are usually in a position to buy other items at the same time. Although this is not always the case, it many times is. This is where your store can provide an additional service.
Increasing the convenience of your customer is key in creating loyalty. By selling prepaid electricity you can encourage your customers to return.
If you are interested in selling prepaid electricity, have a look at our software that can sell electricity through your computer. If you manage a store, have a look at our prepaid vending machine.
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