The first video in our tutorial series about starting an online business we elaborate on the motivation required and the hurdles that you will inevitably face.
Then make a list of your perceived weaknesses.
Keep in mind that you do not have to know everything about the internet or marketing before you begin. There are many resources along the way that you can avail yourself of if you know where to look.
Keep in mind that some of the skills that you don’t possess at the start could be developed at a later date if you have the motivation and desire to learn.
You will have a head start in starting an online business if you enjoy challenges. There will be many, particularly in the beginning.
You’ll need to find your work meaningful, challenging and exciting to keep your focus for developing a successful enterprise.
Will you be starting an online business as an affiliate or as a product creator. In either case, make sure that you will be marketing a useful and valuable product that can solve a problem.
Do you know who your best customers might be for the product you have in mind? Who is your competition?
And, most importantly, what is your unique selling point? What can you offer that your competition does not?
Video #2 discusses the goal-setting process for starting an online business.