The basics of running an online business requires much less infrastructure than your typical brick and mortar business.
I’ve read that a Subway Franchise can cost up to $250,000.
I don’t know about you but I surely didn’t have $250k laying around to risk on opening up a sandwich shop and I doubt you do either.
The internet allows us to test out ideas and start up a new business for usually less than $100.
Starting an online business can be as simple as buying a domain from somewhere like GoDaddy or Namesilo and setting up your hosting with a service like HostGator.
I’ve used the following web hosting companies and they all seem to function quite well with minimal downtime.
- A Small Orange
- Host Monster
I mentioned Jon Moss from The Liberty Preserve in my last post as being my mentor that’s been helping me set up my online business.
Rather than be going through the process of writing it all out here in a blog post, I’ve added this video below that gives you a step-by-step guide to doing it yourself. Continue reading “Setting up hosting for your website”