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AUTHOR’S PICK: 4 Tips in Starting a UK Online Business

Once again, time for another Author’s Pick weekend! This week, it’s going to be about tips to boost your business profits, or if you don’t have one yet, some useful tips on starting a UK online business.


Yesterday, we gave you 7 tips to help boost the profits of your UK online business. “But I don’t even have a business yet. How do I begin?” If that’s what’s on your mind right now, then that’s exactly what we will answer today.

starting a UK online businessToday, we’ll give you some advice on the first things you need to do when starting an online business in the UK.

More and more customers and business are turning to the internet to buy and sell their stuff. Doing transactions online is very convenient, less risky, and also less costly. Some experts even predict that by the year 2020, up to 90% of all transactions will take place online. 

With that in mind, why not take advantage of the internet and set up an online business in the UK? Here are 4 top tips you can apply yourself.

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1.  Identify your Niche and Target Market

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The first and probably the most important step in starting a UK online business is to identify your niche. The niche is basically the business or activity which you are best suited for and which you would like to pursue as the means of making money online.

This should be followed by mapping out a target market. This is the specific group of potential consumers that your products or services should reach.

In time you will need to develop a business plan which essentially details your business goals, the feasibility of your business, and the strategies and steps you intend to take to reach your goals.

2.  Register your Business

In many countries, it’s necessary to formally register a business, usually for taxation reasons. Depending on your product and size of your business, you may decide to start as a self-employed business, or perhaps as a limited company. A good accountant will be able to offer you advice on which is the best option for you as you develop your business.

Looking for the rest of the tips? Find all of them here.

To learn more about starting a UK online business, as well as how to copy this proven online business idea and from an expert, check out for  more information.

And oh, don’t forget to apply for our small business tips newsletter and begin to learn more about how to make money online. Leave your details on this site and I’ll send you my free report; ‘Online Business Ideas’.

Every success to you,




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