Amazon.com is probably the most famous internet business, but there are
more and more internet-based businesses making their young owners into
overnight millionaires – even if the business itself hasn't made
a cent of profit yet!
The most recent success
story is a group of students who created ‘student.com’ as an information
centre for students. After just 22 weeks they sold the business for £10
million. Not bad for an
a few PCs and time spent creating web pages! Now
you can follow our steps to follow in their footsteps. Good luck and
remember to give us the credit!
Have a really good idea before anyone else does. There is no space for the
Selling books on the internet is a great idea, but Amazon has already done
If you have a really good idea, don't wait around for someone else to have
the same one.
Don’t admit defeat.
There will be many difficulties – technical and financial.
to hand over control
Unless you have business experience already, banks may want you to give
control to someone with that experience before they give you the money.
Have a plan. A simple one
but if you want to attract
ready to grow
Start small, but
don’t stay that way.
Sell, sell, sell. If you
want investment, you have to sell, and
your idea to people. But be careful -