How to Start e-Business

Starting an online business is not much different from starting a traditional business.

- Business license and permits for Internet business
Online business owners are required to obtain any necessary business license(business tax) from city, county, state or federal governments as regular business owners do.
What are the legal requirements for starting a new business?

- Sales tax on online sales
Some sites need to collect sales tax and others don’t. The rule is if an Internet retailer has a physical store, warehouse, or office in a particular state, they must collect sales tax for sales for customers from that state.

- Business name and domain name.
There are several significant factors in regard to how to name your business and pick out a domain name for your business.
How to Name Your Business
How to Choose Domain Name

- Business website: use online tools and resources.
It’s an e-Business. A well-designed and reliable website is a must-have. The website should attract visitors enough to make them buy goods or services. Ordering or registering process should be secure as well as simple. There are a lot of free website templates or website building tools on the Internet.

- Promoting and advertising
Read more about how to promote your business site.

- Better Business Bureau
People trust more when an online business site has the BBB seal. When consumers see the Better Business Bureau seal on a business website, they tend to think the site’s business practices are clean and have more confidence in the products or services that the website provides.

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