An online business is in fact one of the easiest businesses to start and combined with extremely cheap startup costs compared to a traditional business, represents a stunning opportunity to earn an outstanding living from your computer – all in the comfort of your own home. Many will need help to start an online business and this is really no problem.Think about it for a minute…No daily travel to an uninviting workplaceNo traffic or parking hasslesNo vehicle problems or petrol costsNo staff or fellow worker problemsNo dress or appearance constraintsNo hourly schedule to keepNo uncomfortable or dirty lunchroom – the list goes on and on.1. Be prepared to learn a great deal – knowledge and ability will serve you well, while starting can be difficult and frustrating, the initial building blocks of your online business education will make future learning easier. You need a base to start from.2. Be persistent and don’t give up. Progress is slow at the beginning but there is no denying that the rewards for your hard work and tenacity can be beyond belief. There are countless people earning a living via the internet and a computer.3. Dangle lots of carrots or small goals in front of yourself, this will give you good motivation to go further once you reach them. Always remember that to climb a mountain you have to take probably thousands and thousands of very small steps. It’s impossible to leap from the bottom to the top.4. Reward yourself when you achieve results, also imagine how it will feel when you manage even bigger and better results.5. Savour the feelings and sensations of reaching a goal so you can draw on them again at a later time or date. These emotions will help you to keep going and achieve when things seem to be going slow.6. If you have a problem understanding something, find a different article or articles, as the author may have explained the subject in a different manner or in more depth making it easier for you to grasp the concept. Once you have started your learning process and have a base, on a regular basis put yourself in your favorite quiet spot with a coffee. Do some thinking and power idea creation7. Take frequent breaks. This will make working easier and let you keep going for a longer period of time overall. A good idea is to get some fresh air out doors and do something to stretch your muscles such as play with the pet dog. If you cannot go out doors do some stretching exercises to increase your blood oxygen level.8. Take a lot of notes while you work. Obviously this will stop you forgetting important things you find or think of when working and will also give you the basis of a “to do” list when ideas spring to mind. Write in-depth explanations of anything you note down as many times people cannot understand fully what they have written in short hand or a few words and it is most frustrating.