External Links _ It\'s good to have one external link per post. If you use multiple links it causes your site to pass along its authority to the links and will negatively affect your rankings. Embed a Video _ This is not always necessary but helps the reader absorb more information without having to read. Videos will also keep viewers on your site longer and will generate a better ranking for your website. Call To Action _ CTA _ What would you like the reader to do next? A call to action can be anything from \"Please leave a comment and let us know what you think\", \"Sign Up Here\", or \"Order your... here.\" Publish your Post _ When ready click on the publish button to see the published post on your website.
Checklist 1: Proper Planning Lays the Foundation The first item in starting an online business checklist is to determine what kind of internet business you want to start. Do you want to start an e_commerce store to sell your own products? Do you want an information website that will make money though advertising or a membership website? The next thing is to identify your target market and study it to determine their unmet needs. Study your competition to get an idea of the needs of your target market not met by the existing businesses. This will help you decide the kind of services to offer your target market and in selecting your site\'s domain name. After you determine the viability of your idea, write a business plan for your online business.