How to start an online business

Patient and proper planning are essential. An online business is not created overnight. Nor in a month. If you want success, it’s necessary to follow a series of steps.

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Patient and proper planning are essential. An online business is not created overnight. Nor in a month. If you want success, it’s necessary to follow a series of steps.


Entrepreneurship is one of the most passionate worlds, but also a self-sacrificial and risky world. Making a business prosper is complicated and every step you take can put it at risk.

For this reason, it is important to be patient and follow the important steps and guidelines. This way, the possibilities of entrepreneurial success are higher. Whoever only thinks in terms of earning money, especially from the beginning, can count the business as a loss.

The very first step is to have a clear idea of the commercialized product, the public it is aimed at and the providers, and make an analysis of the market and the competition.

Once this point is clear, how much money do you think you will need to start your business? The next step is to determine the investment. It is key to get information about financing plans offered by banks. For example, Banco Santander counts on Préstamo Profesional 123 (Professional Loan 123) and Fondo Smart (Smart Fund).

The third step is discovering an Internet provider that offers a global solution, i.e. a unique system that gives liable and profitable connectivity, letting companies access critical apps, those that have a very important impact on the business operations.

The next step is getting a strong presence online, i.e. establishing a good SEO strategy so that, when the clients look for you and your company, they will find you. It can go through advertising contracts, social network activity, publishing audiovisual material…

Finally, something that is really important, and many times ignored: adapting your web to all mobile devicesAlmost 60% of digital sales are carried out by smartphone. It is essential to adapt yourself to new consumption habits for your business to have a future.

On the other hand, it is advisable to be trained before becoming an entrepreneur. In fact, the most trained entrepreneurs are those who give up on their projects the least, according to a report by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. There are a multitude of intensive courses, accelerated programs and masters that will help you to improve your skills and knowledge in the face of creating a business.

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