I hail from a place where internet business is yet to be embraced. Therefore you can imagine the hassles I went through when I first got into online business. Finding a legitimate business opportunity was quite a hustle and in the process I lost a lot of money and time. They say experience is the best teacher but I beg to differ; because before you get to learn you may have to loose your leg or arm in the process.
Apart from finding a legitimate business, you also need to know the best marketing strategies to promote your business. Again I think it is not good to just advertise your business blindly but instead learn from others. It is advisable to generate targeted traffic that you are sure will be interested in what you have to offer.
But you may ask me how do I achieve this? Online business is very competitive nowadays and therefore you need to be up-to-date with the happening on the internet. One sure way to stay informed is by joining internet forums that discuss issues pertaining to your online business. This way you will know what your targeted audience is looking for and understand their language. Take advantage of these discussions to also market your online business.
And incase you are thinking of getting into online business but you lack a business idea, visit any of the internet business forums and learn which business people are investing in. Make sure that in the process you make an attempt to know which businesses are legal and prompt in making payments.