With a computer, you can establish an online business in as little as half a day. And you don’t need an ounce of web development skills. Although your mileage may vary based on your budget, Earth Skater specializes in getting your online store affordably and customized for your business needs.
- Test the waters before investing in a custom web site.
- Consider looking for a micro niche.
- Start a business because you can’t find something you want.
- Set up shop on an existing marketplace — from giants like Amazon and eBay to listing services like Craigslist to niche sites like Etsy.
- Find a mentor.
- When you’re ready to build a site or online shop, go with a fully-hosted, cloud-based service that handles the backed of e-commerce.
- Build a collaborative-economy platform.
- Finally, there is the option of buying an existing online site or store.