There has been a rise in online businesses and now there are hundreds of thousands of YouTube videos offering tutorials on how to set up an online business, detailing different kinds of online businesses whilst also boasting of their own success (who can blame them). Having your own online business well and truly opens up the world and allows you to live your life they way you wish to, rather than the way you were told to.
When working and running a business online, this gives you the freedom to choose your own hours. It allows you to pick and choose your business times and work that around your lifestyle. Whereas if you were working as an employee you would not be able to do the things you want when you want, working from a much tighter schedule.
How about waking up for a morning surf followed by a coffee in a local Spanish café and a quick check of your emails? Owning an online business allows you to work anywhere in the world. As long as the location has good internet and in my case a good coffee shop then you really are sorted. This is probably the biggest reason so many people aspire to having their own online business. So they can explore the world and bring their job with them.
Online businesses offer low over heads and high margins. They often have very few costs compared to offline. Avoiding massive expenditures such as office or retail space, this pays a huge part in making it a much financially successful industry. In addition to this, there is no geographical or time boundary, meaning your business can be making money around the clock.
Starting up a business of any kind can be daunting, but imagine taking the leap of faith and then having the life you always wanted. I think its worth the chance!