Online businesses can have extremely low startup costs—and for the most part, can be started from home making them perfect for a new entrepreneur without a lot of startup cash.  Beyond making sure you’re registered as a business entity, all you really need, is a good Internet connection, and a solid foundation right from the beginning.

Now let’s take a quick look at a list of the 6 steps to launch your first web based business:

  1. – Build Your Business on Your Strengths
  2. – Plan How Your Site Will Look Like
  3. – Choosing The Right Domain Name For Your Business
  4. – Select The Right Hosting For Your Business
  5. – Design and build an easy-to-use website.
  6. – Integrating Social Media Plugins

Build Your Business on Your Strengths

Every one of us is a genius at something. Using your strengths to find business ideas can be an excellent tool for finding that one idea you’ll run with. Infact,  every one of us is a potential entrepreneur. The key is to understand where your greatest talent lies, and figure out how to build a business around it.

Your strengths is powered by both your passions and your natural abilities.

When starting a web based business, you want to know your business inside and out so you can make informed decisions.

Think of the experience and resources that are available to you.  It’s true that each of us has a particular area of genius. However, you will excel because you designed your online business in a way that allows you to spend almost all of your time working on what you loved to do. Thus, if you want to have a successful business, it goes without saying that, you need to be damn good at what you do. [affegg id=1]

When starting a business you’ll need to take account of your resources and capacity to develop the idea into  something sold over time. Taking the time to find your strengths and focusing on perfecting those skills  is what will help you be one of  the best in your industry . This is a crucial decision point in every Internet entrepreneur’s journey.

So what are your hard skills?

Hard skills are teachable and measurable abilities. Hard skills play a critical role when thinking of business ideas because it can limit what business ideas you pursue. Hard skills are the skills you possess such:

Always look at your hard skills as the first step is to convert your strengths into value that can serve others. For example, do you possess the strengths of great coding and analytical skills? then you can leverage those skills to build software or computer programs and based your business model on these skills.

God has blessed us all with talents and abilities unique to who we are. You can be more effective in life when you use those strengths to improve your life and those around you.

Let’s define the parameters a bit. Strengths are positive, internal factors that are within your control. Success in business depends on how well you can identify and use your strengths including soft skills such as:

When you not only search to discover but develop these strengths you are one step closer to living the kind of life you intend to live.

On the other hand, you can outsourcing your weaknesses where necessary , in order to free up time for things you’re better at, happier doing, and able to provide more value for.