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Entrepreneurship

May 31, 2017

Getting online

Nowadays, more and more people are bringing their business online with varying degrees of success. It is important for internet entrepreneurs to be aware of the pros and cons of doing business online. If you know about everything about doing business online, this knowledge will empower them to make the right decisions and implement the correct strategies if they do go ahead and start a business on the internet.

One of the usual reasons why setting up an online business is popular is because of its cost. Online businesses are relatively cheaper than bricks and mortar businesses. If you are setting up your own website with your business plan you may only need to pay for a domain name and web hosting which would cost you less than $100. Even for the most expensive opportunities, they are still way cheaper than other businesses.

When you run a business online, you can also save from operational cost and administrative expenses as you don’t need to hire employees. Many online business owners work from home which means that expenses like lighting and heating and other expenses would normally be incurred in an office block, are saved.

Running a business online gives you flexibility as you can run it from anywhere as long as there is internet connection.

There are many other advantages of running an online business. However, there are also some disadvantages. To learn more about these pros and cons, read this: http://www.asbfeo.gov.au/starting-a-business/getting-online