There are many people that start their own businesses. Perhaps you have even considered starting a business. In this article I would like to discuss starting an online business. In order to start an online business you will need to decide what kind of business you want to start. To make this decision wisely you will need to take a few things into consideration. First of all, make sure that you have some interest in what your business will specialize in. Secondly, make sure that the online business you are planning to start will not have too many competitors. You can check it out simply by making a search in one of the major search engines. Look carefully at the websites of your potential competitors.