JC Telecom

Published 9:01 am Thursday, June 9, 2011

Name of business: JC Telecom, independent market representative for 5LINX Enterprises

Location: Franklin Business Incubator, 601 N. Mechanic St., Franklin

Phone number: 757-516-7388

Operating hours: Flexible, to meet individuals’ needs

E-mail address: Wilsonhispeed@5LINX.net

Nature of business: A direct sales business that offers a business-from-home option, which includes products and services people use every day such as digital and mobile phone services, satellite television, high-speed Internet, home security and businesses elite services.

Owners: James and Cathy Wilson

Year founded: JC Telecom in 2010, 5LINX Enterprises in 2001

How’s business: People are calling in every day to learn more about our free seminars on how to grow a business.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: Our business offers a Plan B for company closings, layoffs and diversifying one’s income

Something you offer customers you won’t find elsewhere: The opportunity to set own hours, no employees, no restrictions on territory or limits on earning potential

Your role model (in business or in life generally): Steve Carter, Warren Buffet and parents.

The key to a successful business is: Believe in what you are doing, and have the discipline and persistence to give your business time to become successful.