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Online business is a business that is dependent on the
internet. If you are running an online business then you are giving customers
the facility to use your services at home and buy your products from you. They
will not need to come to you or go to them. You can do this from the internet. You
just have to be more discriminating with the help you render toward other people.
This is a business that you can earn from home.

How to do
online business?

The best way to start an online business is to have a good
and unique idea. The next step when it comes to online business is to decide
market and the medium to reach this market. This means you have to decide what
your product is and how to sell it.

Three
main steps:

  1. ·       
    You can develop your own
    e-commerce website
  2. ·       
    You can affiliate (connect)
    with websites like Amazon or Flipkart
  3. ·       
    You can sell your product
    through Facebook page / Instagram store or any other social media website.

Online
business from your website:

After deciding your product, you have to decide your domain
name and brand name. A domain name is a name that you can use to identify a
website on the Internet. Once the domain name is registered it is your turn to
develop your website. After creating a website you have to list your products
on your website. Take care of your product packaging and content quality.

Because your business is online, you will not be able to receive
payment for any product on your own, so you have to be careful about your
payment method. You have to have the method of delivery and prepaid payment for
this. The last step is packing, shipment and delivery of leftover products.
While packing, make sure that it is transported to the customer.

Cost and
infrastructure:

An online business does not require much investment. This is
a business that you can easily start your home without any investment. Today
everyone has a laptop or a computer.  You
can also do this from your home with just few things;

  • ·       
    Laptop or computer
  • ·       
    Internet connection
  • ·       
    Your products
  • ·       
    A place to keep products
  •  

This is a business that you can easily start at your own
home. You just have to be investing some money for your product. This range of
investment depends on which product you want to sell in the market.

Amazon
seller:

If you do not want your own website then you can sell your
products on their website by affiliate with websites like Amazon, Ebay etc. You
do not need to register your domain name for this purpose. You can follow the
entire registration process by visiting the website you want to join.

Profit
margin:

Online business is in demand nowadays. From shopping to
government work, everything now goes online. Online business has no fixed
profit, it goes up and down. It may take some time for your product to reach
people. If you sell a product that has no need in the market then you will not
make a profit. When choosing your product, you need to keep in mind how many
more sellers you have left over. Because you are starting a new business, you
have to take special care of the competition.

Online
business marketing:

Marketing is a must have, for any business, promoting any
program. It is not possible to be profitable in a business without marketing. You
can create a page on such a social media website to market your business. Facebook
lets you create a free page for your business. Keep up the good content with
your product so people can find out. You can tell your friends, relatives and
acquaintances about your product and website on WhatsApp. You can also send
regular emails to your customers so that they can get regular information about
your product.

Pricing:

When pricing, make sure that the price of your product
covers the entire cost and is not too high for your customers.

Deliver
on time:

Whether you
are doing business from your own website or from another website, you are
responsible for the delivery.
In order to have a good customer experience, it is important that you
deliver your purchased products on time so that they do not receive any
complaints.

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