How To Start A Business Online
- Decide on a Product/Service
Research it; How are others selling it? Can you do better?
- Domain Name
Is the .com domain name available? Is it trademarked? Trademark it.
- Web Hosting
Do not choose the cheapest! Ask for recommendations from your peers and friends.
- Optimize Your Website
Optimize it for the search engines, make sure it’s responsive for mobile & works in all browsers and screen sizes.
- Build Your Website
Hire a pro. Build it to facilitate the marketing & lead capture methods you created in the previous step.
- Create Your Marketing Plan
Yes, before you build your website. How will you get traffic? How will you get leads?
- Install A Blog
WordPress is best. Content marketing is essential to your success online.
- Set Up Social Media Profiles & Pages
Choose the social media sites that your target audience uses.
- Start Marketing
Publish great Content. Share it. Engage your potential customers!