No shop front rental, fewer employee needs and automated administration mean online stores are incredibly cheap to run when compared with the average street shop. Monthly hosting costs and web design will never add up to as much as shop rental and fit-out. And your website can potentially serve customers without you needing staff to operate the till or reach the top shelf.
2. Twenty-four-non-stop Hours business
Continuing the pyjama theme, nothing beats a business that keeps working while you get some shut-eye. Websites don’t have closing times and never clock off. In a worldwide online market, when Sydney closes, London opens. And being open when the high street shops are closed can also boost business.
3. Online business has never been easier
Virtually anyone can build their own professional website these days. Special applications allow anyone to create a shopping cart website to rival Amazon. The only limit is your imagination.
The evolution of the internet has created plenty of tools aimed at helping the average person extract the most from the web without spending hours at night school.
4. Start up costs won’t break the bank
Can’t get credit to set up your business? The bank tightening up loan conditions and refusing more business applications in reaction to years of bad credit? Who needs the banks when an online business can be launched for the price of a decent lunch!