Set up a website
Unlike a few decades ago when you needed a lot of money to buy or rent a location for your business, today you can have that “location” online for as low as $5. Setting up a website and buying a domain is pretty cheap, and it gives you complete freedom over the look of the website, the name, prices and everything else related.
Although if you don’t want to spend money on a website, you can start learning how to make one yourself. There are many videos on Youtube and on how-to sites which give you free lessons on how to do things by yourself, so if you’re the learning type, you can watch these and make your own website in no time. You can also test different platforms without spending your money first. For instance, you can create a website with Shopify free trial.
Partner with famous websites
There are many online businesses which have already made its name in the online market. One thing you can do is partner up with these online businesses and ask them to put your business’ name or a link to your website somewhere on their online store’s site.
This will get your name out there and help you get noticed by your audience, but also get you more traffic to your website.
Use umbrella sites
As this is the age of the Internet, there is a website for everything, even a website for websites. You have the option of contacting these websites and setting up your online store under their wing. Many successful online businesses have started like this. It’s a cheap way to get started with your online store, but with a smaller risk of losing your funds if your online stores’ website doesn’t work.