Online Business

Online Business

Your website is the online portal for customers to discover and interact with your brand. Online business encompasses a number of resources and considerations, including building a website, web development, web design, working with programmers, creating web content, ecommerce, customer privacy and more.

Online business also looks at the companies and startups that are innovating online. 

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Fed Up With Bad Bouquets, These Friends Created the 'Etsy for Flowers'
Disruption

Fed Up With Bad Bouquets, These Friends Created the 'Etsy for Flowers'

Business is blooming for three friends who started BloomNation, a marketplace for locally designed, hand-delivered floral arrangements.
Michelle Goodman
5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s
Starting a Business

5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s

Low overhead and fewer commitments makes young adulthood an ideal time to become an entrepreneur.
Thomas Smale
5 Steps for Increasing Conversions on Your Website
Online Marketing

5 Steps for Increasing Conversions on Your Website

Turn looky-loos into shoppers with these smart tips.
Mitch Meyerson
This Entrepreneur Sold His Company to AOL and Bought It Back Two Years Later. Here's What He Learned.
If I Knew Then

This Entrepreneur Sold His Company to AOL and Bought It Back Two Years Later. Here's What He Learned.

Venture capitalist and About.me CEO Tony Conrad shares his thoughts on making tough choices.
Nina Zipkin
6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business

Getting it wrong before you start can ruin any hopes of a sale and can mean many months of your time wasted.
Thomas Smale
Considering an Online Business? Read This First.
Starting a Business

Considering an Online Business? Read This First.

Your odds of being successful in any Web-enabled field are much lower than you realize, especially if you conform to all the popular groupthink.
Steve Tobak
What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
Legal

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online

As the FTC cracks down on non-compliant businesses, understanding the importance of children's online privacy and protection is even more important for small businesses.
Peter Gasca
How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire
Shark Tank

How This 'Shark Tank' Champ Is Building a Bagel Balls Empire

Following a $275,000 investment from Lori Greiner on Shark Tank, Bantam Bagels is taking on wholesale and online, while maintaining its NYC bagel shop.
Kate Taylor
12 Tips for Creating Meaningful Business Relationships Online
Social Networking

12 Tips for Creating Meaningful Business Relationships Online

Social media and blogging can be a waste of time or the cornerstone of success. How well you spend your time online is what makes the difference.
Murray Newlands
4 Reasons Why an Online Business is the Best Investment You Will Ever Make
Online Business

4 Reasons Why an Online Business is the Best Investment You Will Ever Make

Many opportunities end up being money suckers because of overhead, slow progress and low margins.
Thomas Smale
How I Built a Startup While Traveling to 20 Countries
Travel

How I Built a Startup While Traveling to 20 Countries

A self-professed digital nomad details how he feels more productive without a place to call home.
Jay Meistrich
Technology

4 Startlingly Basic Mistakes That Doom Most Ecommerce Startups

Nurturing a new business to profitability is tough. One mistake is often too many.
Jan Verleur
From Clicks to Bricks: How Ecommerce Companies Benefit From Physical Stores
Ecommerce

From Clicks to Bricks: How Ecommerce Companies Benefit From Physical Stores

Find out why some web companies are expanding their business offline.
Grant Davis
How to Make Your First Ecommerce Sale (Infographic)
Ecommerce

How to Make Your First Ecommerce Sale (Infographic)

From concept to launch, here's an easy, step-by-step guide.
Kim Lachance Shandrow