Selling your business online is more than just selling on the Internet. It’s about planning and being prepared for much more than the digital aspects of online selling explains a recent Small Business Computing article.
The article reads – Roughly speaking, starting an online business is divided into two parts: the hard part and the easy part.
The easy part is assembling your basic business structure. You’ll need to choose your software platform, set up a credit card account, develop a marketing plan and figure out a few more nuts-and-bolts details. Oh sure, there’s a lot of homework involved here ó and plenty of cash outlay ó but all told, this part’s not rocket science.
The hard part is developing your e-business plan. That requires awareness and understanding of what it means to do business online, and an inventive strategy. Developing a sound business plan is not only critical; it’s the do-or-die step in starting your online store.
‘But wait,’ you say, ‘I already have my business plan ó I’m just looking for a little help in building my site, and I’m rarin’ to go.’
Well, hang on. You may think you have your online merchant plan ó and you might. But before you assemble your basic business structure, you have one precious opportunity to really think things through ó now. Read the full Small Business Computing article here
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