Over the next decade, another three billion people are expected to gain access to an Internet connection, and begin contributing to this online economy. As the world population spends more of their hard-earned income online, the opportunity for entrepreneurs to build wealth from starting an online business is abundant.
Ten years ago it may have been a choice to jump on the online bandwagon, but now it’s an absolute must to survive and thrive as a small business. With over 85% of searches for products and services happening online, it’s just a ‘duh’ at this point.
Being online means having a responsive, search optimized website as well as an engaging and growing following on social media plus using email as part of your marketing mix.
This guide is created to help all budding entrepreneurs out there starting their online business in an affordable and safe way, while avoiding many of the common pitfalls. If you’re completely new to starting an online business, it is recommended that you follow the step-by-step guide inside and take massive action.