How to become a Utility Warehouse distributor – quick overview of how to get started as a UW Partner
For over twenty years, the Utility Warehouse (also known as Telecom Plus PLC) has offered an effective work-from-home income (business) opportunity that allows self-employed Utility Warehouse distributors (also known as UW Partners) to promote the companies services (energy, broadband, mobile, landline, insurance and cashback). This short article discusses how to become a Utility Warehouse distributor and what to expect as you get started.
For most people considering the benefits of becoming a Utility Warehouse distributor, the first step is research. The company has been successfully providing UK residents with a home-based business-in-a-box for two decades now, so there is no real debate about whether UW works. It is more important for potential UW Partners to consider if the UW business opportunity is viable for them. To this end, the company offers the following ways to learn more about becoming a UW Partner:
How much does it cost to join as a Utility Warehouse (UW) distributor?
The cost of joining UW as a distributor has halved in recent years and now costs just £100 (further reduced to £50 for existing customers). It is important to know that no commission is paid to an introducer (sponsor) when a new distributor joins UW. It is also important to know that this £100 registration fee is covered by an unconditional 14-day money back guarantee. On top of this and subject to new distributors completing their getting started training, the company extend this money-back guarantee to 90-days meaning that it is effectively possible to take the Utility Warehouse home-based business for a risk-free 90-day ‘test-drive’.
What is provided to new Utility Warehouse distributors when they get started?
Support to new distributors is well thought out, professional and extensive. The company invest heavily in their Partner Network, with support, systems and tools that are well proven. Registration as a Utility Warehouse distributor includes the following:
- One-to-one mentoring
- Online modular getting started training
- Live online getting started workshops
- Further extensive training via the College of Excellence
- Other weekly/monthly training and support meetings i.e. UW Buzz
- Opportunity to attend distributor events i.e. Express Day, Massive Action Day
- Business back-office (Partner Portal)
- UW distributor identity card
- Public liability insurance
- Personalised UW Partner website and email address
- Bespoke Fast-start training session with an experienced UW Partner
- Dedicated ‘supporting partner’ to help one-to-one with first customer sign-ups
- Generous commissions for signing up customers
- Distributor starter pack sent in post
What support do new UW distributors receive?
Distributor support is extensive and effective. As soon as a new distributor has signed up, they gain immediate access to their own online Partner Portal. Step one is to complete an online modular getting started training. This takes around four hours and is designed to introduce new distributors to the company and its services. Following this and ideally within 48 hours, an experienced UW Partner will arrange a bespoke Fast-Start training session. This usually takes two hours and is designed to get new UW distributors off to a positive start, with a resulting action-plan that is bespoke to the new distributors’ specific financial goals. Over the next 30 to 45 days, a ‘supporting partner’ will be on hand to help the new distributor to sign-up their first 6-10 customers (UW members). Thereafter, support/training is ongoing, methodical, and unlimited.
What are the financial rewards for becoming a Utility Warehouse distributor?
Owing to the essential nature of Utility Warehouse services, the potential financial rewards of this work-from-home business are unparalleled. Every residential address and small business is a potential UW customer, and is already using the services (gas, electricity, mobile, landline, broadband, insurance and shopping). UW simply offers an alternative that is based on simplicity, savings, and service. For recommending UW services, Utility Warehouse distributors include (but are not limited) to the following:
- Customer gathering bonus (CGB)
- Fast-start bonus
- Residual income as an ongoing percentage of customer spend
- Team building bonuses
- Leadership development bonuses
- Promotional bonuses
- Distributor car plan
- Holiday promotions
- Share options
- Quick income plan
A smarter way to earn
In short, the potential financial rewards are impressive. New UW distributors can earn up to £350 per customer and can build a long-term, secure passive income – with a vast array of other attractive incentives and rewards along the way. These days, to become a Utility Warehouse distributor can be either a part-time, flexitime or full-time option – with increasing numbers of new UW Partners adopting this work-from-home opportunity as a full-time option from day one.
To learn more about how to become a Utility Warehouse distributor, please get in touch.