What are the tasks to get started?
Business Issues or tasks
What is your business model - The business model is all important and how you establish you business may depend on the model. Will you sell to consumers, to businesses, to both. Will you build a marjetplace where lots of businesses can sell together online.
What kind of resources will you need - Every busness needs to budget for resources and you need to ensure that you have the capital to get your venture moving.
What is the demographic focus - Who will be your primary buyer? Knowing this can help you setup the online assets to be more attractive to the demographic that you are targetting.
What expertise is available - Self managed and when you need assistance.
an ABN/ACN/ABRN - for the Australian market you need to setup a registered business if you are serious about being successful. Check out www.business.gov.au or www.digitalbusiness.gov.au.
Tax model - this in many ways relates to the business model B2B or B2C. I Australia you need to collect GST on most goods and services. If you are unsure of the take model seek advice.
Domain name/s - your brand and your domain name are linked together for you business. Choose a domain name that represents your brand and is not being used in other countries.