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7 Basic Tips Before You Start Online Business– Part 1

Updated on April 26, 2014

Tips For Online Business

Owning an online business grants many benefits such as setting up your own rules, hours and being your own boss. The online business is booming since the unemployment rates have rocketed these past few years and is proven to keep the unemployed busy and working! It seems difficult in the beginning, but as you dig deeper into the internet world, you become passionate with the idea of a home business. The key to starting requires free online classes, research and of course a topic you are most interested in. Here are 7 Basic tips before starting online business or building your website:

  1. Avoid spending too much time on checking emails or chatting on social networking sites like face book, my space, twitter or checking on your friends when you have a more important task to do.
  2. Make daily to –do list, can help you focus your energy and keep you on track. You can use an online planner or calendar to help your appointments each day so you do not overbook yourself.
  3. When things come up which is not as important as to build your online business and will take a lot of your time simply say no to them unless they are willing to help you in your business.
  4. No matter how organized and focused you are, there are still only 24 hours in a day. Sometimes you just can’t do everything on your own; when that is the case, let others who are capable help you out. You’ll find that you can reduce a great amount of stress by delegating to trusted helpers.
  5. As you build your website, there will be important tasks that need to be done that you simply despise. However, rather than avoiding them, make a point of working on them for 10 minutes every day and you will eventually finish the task!
  6. Have confident in your decisions and stand by your ideas. If these ideas turns out they were great then let the confidence swell and if these ideas turns out they were not great then move forward with confidence and do not make the same mistake again.
  7. Maintaining good health not only increases your ability to focus, but also reduces “sick days” and “lazy days”; those where you really can’t get much work done even if you try. So make your habit to get good night sleep and follow a healthy diet and regular exercise.

The beauty of starting an online business or eCommerce store is that it requires less investment and less risk than a regular or traditional business. There is no building to rent, no inventory to buy and store no employees to train or pay any salary.


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      Urmila 4 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Sorry, for the late response. I was not active on hubpages due to my medical condition. Thank you so much for stopping by and commenting, Matty Says!

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      Matt Stupar 4 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Still working on tip #2...and since I'm commenting on this post, I guess I'm working on #1 too! Great advice :)

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Olde Cashmere thanks for stopping by,your comments and voting up! I am glad that this article is helpful to you. Take care.

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      Olde Cashmere 5 years ago from Michigan, United States

      Excellent tips. This is an extremely helpful article for me. Thanks for sharing this, voted up.

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Thanks for stopping by and nice comments,sunita sharma. I really appreciate it.

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      Sunita-Sharma 5 years ago from Los Angeles,California,US

      Hey..this is a very interesting hub!Thanks for sharing such useful information!

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Hi Vinaya, thanks for stopping by and your comments.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      I have a blog and I try to promote my works through my blog. I'm also thinking to build my own website. Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Thanks for visiting here. Hey pingthis2012, it is not too late. Good business planing is a key of the success! Good Luck!

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      pingthis2012 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      so much use in this hub! great advice, wish i could have found this a year ago :p

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      Urmila 5 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Thank you seanorjohn for stopping by and voting up.

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      seanorjohn 5 years ago

      This clickbank and budurl look like a very good match. Voted up and useful.