Starting an online business regardless of what type it is, can really be a daunting process. With hundreds of businesses cramming the internet on a daily basis and with the millions already there, I have to ask the question, Do I have a chance of success in whatever niche my business falls into? There are times when some of us have come to the end of the road for our 9am to 5pm jobs, and we think it's time to take on the challenge of being our own boss and manage our own business. However, there are a number of things to take into consideration when thinking about starting your own business. I will only focus on ten main things from a long list which, in my opinion, are of paramount importance when considering an online business.