If you're in the process of starting a small online business, then make sure you take a look at these three most common, and damaging, mistakes entrepreneurs make.
Unfortunately, most people tend to make the biggest mistakes early on while their fledgling startup is still very fragile. That's just the nature of business. The hardest part is earning the first dollar - after that it usually gets easier.
The fact is, the vast majority of all online startups fail - or fail to even earn a cent. But, by avoiding these common pitfalls it is possible to radically increase your chances of success and turn a decent profit.
Starting a new online business can get expensive and difficult fast; unless you're using the right tools and technologies to simplify things.
Many entrepreneurs find their precious time being consumed by technical problems as they search for the right tech products and services to meets their needs.
Wasting time, money and energy on the wrong Web platform, bad hosting, expensive custom Web development and design, integration with accounting and payment systems, and other 3rd party tools for marketing, can massively increase the risk of failure.
There's a stack of really mediocre instructional clips on everything from writing a business plan, understanding the science of marketing, or improving SEO and ranking higher in Google.
You could probably spend weeks combing through everything, but like most entrepreneurs you probably don't have the time.
That's why I've collected five of the most useful and important YouTube clips to help you get the basics right - especially when it comes to ensuring your business and website get the most from the Internet.