If no one is going to tell why should you start an online business, I guess I will be the one to tell you why.
I’ve been at this for over three years now and the main reason why I wanted to start an online business is that I have a child with special needs.
I personally needed to earn an income that had a really and I mean a really flexible schedule that I could work any time of the day.
Even with jobs online, some of these jobs you have to work around their schedule.
I know this because before I started a business online, I found some jobs that required you to work certain hours of the day.
I discovered other perks with owning an online business and I’m going to tell you why.
You Are Your Own Boss
The freedom to answer to yourself is quite rewarding. I have nothing against working for someone and in my pass working days outside the home, I must say my bosses were great.
For me, once my lifestyle changed my patterns needed to change as well. Being able to answer me just seemed to fit my lifestyle.
If you have a crappy boss, I’m sorry, you should consider finding something else. You only live one life.
As I’m getting ripe in age, I know my time is running out here on this earth.
You definitely want to live your best life ever and I’m telling you right now, answering to myself out beats even the best boss out there in the working for someone else field.
It’s Quite Inexpensive
Unlike businesses offline, online business costs are quite inexpensive. When I started to venture into the online world, I found a service that helped me build a business online and the price was right.
If you want to be an owner of an online business, yes costs are there, but it is nowhere near what an offline business will run you.
Actually, a lot of people venture into the online world to earn money because the costs are quite inexpensive.
You Don’t Need Your Own Product To Sell
I’m sure some of you out there think that you need your own product to have your own business online and that is not true. That is a myth.
You have the capability to sell other businesses’ products and services online and make quite a lucrative income doing it.
There is nothing wrong with selling your products if that’s the avenue you want to take, but if you don’t have a product or service to sell, you sure can make money online.
You Can Own A Business Part-time
What I mean is that you can work any hour of the day, as I stated at the beginning of this article.
No, you don’t have to work all day to build a business online. You can even have a job and build a business while you work your day job. Even if you’re a student you can build a business at your leisure.
You do have to put time into your business just like anything you do to make progress, but you can set a schedule that works for you.
You Can Live Anywhere
Online business is not a stationary business and that makes it quite special.
Once your business becomes a full-time income, you can live anywhere you want and work your business anywhere.
Changes Can Be Made Easily
If you had a store and you needed to remodel it, that can be quite expensive. With an online business, if you are not happy with your website theme, which is what everyone sees, you can change it easily.
Some of these themes are free and you can even change a theme without spending a dime. You can also add, edit change things so quickly, just like you would when you add a plugin to your web browser.
Watch TV While You Work Or Listen To Your Favorite Songs
This is my favorite because sometimes I need to watch my show or my team. Yes, I will stop and stare at the TV screen while I’m working, especially if my football team is playing.
I guess this goes back to being your own boss because at some jobs music or TV’s are not allowed.
Sometimes I just like to listen to music and whistle while I work or sing, badly, Lol.
Your Business Can Be Your Hobby
You probably didn’t know you could build a business around your hobby, but you can.
If you collect items, like to travel, work on cars, if sports is your hobby, eating, cooking, dancing, acting, singing, jewelry, even if it’s just politics, you can build a business around a hobby.
If you really enjoy doing something why not make money doing it.
The Gas Money I Save
It cost money to get to work unless you are walking distance from your job like me because I don’t have to commute anywhere.
Okay, I do have to take my son to school, however, for work, my commute consists of me walking to get my cup of joe and then walk to the computer.
You Are Open Twenty-Four-Seven
With offline businesses, unless you can stay up 24 hours 7 days a week or hire employees to work when you can’t, with an online business it’s open.
You can go to bed, turn off your computer screen, do whatever chores you do for yourself and while you’re doing that, your business is open, that is just way cool!
All In All
In today’s time, the internet is what makes it possible to build an online business. I guess to sum it up is that starting an online business is quite a luxury.
With a small investment, you can work when you want, your environment can be the way you want, and you have the ability to build a business that you like such as a hobby and make money doing it 24/7.
What is your take about starting an online business, Tweet me @evelynbaz!