E-commerce means that a transaction takes place in the digital world. An online business should be treated in the same way as an offline business. 

Why do you need a website? The internet is filled with thousands of websites, but only a few are profitable and really making money. Not everybody has the know- how to make a website and neither do they have the time.  You starting a complete business that cost you money and that means that you have to treat it as a business.  Just as you employ people to work in your business, you pay people to work on your online business. It is possible to earn ten times more with an online business than with a brick and mortar business.  With an online business you don’t need premises or a high level of stock but nothing stops you having both. And you don’t have to be a technical expert to maintain an active website,.

A website opens your business to a potential huge worldwide customer to sell to and you can be up and running within a few days.