Well you want start an online business the big question is where do you start? So many different online business ideas are available it’s nearly impossible to decide which one to chose. Here are 5 tips that will help you.1. Make sure that your first online business is SIMPLE. You can use eBay or Amazon and clear out your home. This will get you used to how to operate online and learn what is expected from you. Then you can take the next step, also to be fair eBay and Amazon are safe arenas. Because you can only mess up once as they control customer satisfaction. That’s why people buy more freely.2. Look at the long term, not just the quick kill. The internet is full of promises that you will make a zillion dollars without having to do any work. That’s just not the case, all businesses require work and effort that’s how the world works. So if it looks too good to be true than it probably just is.3. What do you know, what do you love? Are two great places to start when you start looking at your niche. By the way you must have a niche for you online business, otherwise you are guaranteed failure. You can not sell to everyone the market is just to big, you need to focus on one section, that’s what a niche is. If you know you topic leaning the system is easy.4. Find a system that works, check out the guru. Mail them see do you get a response. The copy exactly what they do. That way you are following a tried and tested system. This is how McDonald’s works, you get the same food no matter where you are in the world, why? Because they have a system.5. Find one system and make it your own, before you head off to another one. So many people get caught up in the ‘buying fever’ and buy 20 great systems. Then do a bit of one, a bit of another, another bit of another. The result is they have worked very hard but got nowhere. Get one going and making money then do another one.