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What it takes for a small business to succeed online

It takes a lot to start a business and grow it to profitability, especially if you are a small business. Large organizations can easily outspend you in terms of PPC, SEO, SEM, and other digital marketing activities. And yet, look at the World Wide Web. It is filled with services offered by small businesses.

The reason being, it takes a lot more than just a big budget to succeed online. Some of the basic tips include:

  1. Having a functional website
  2. Sharing regular industry updates and useful information through blog posts
  3. Engaging with your users and having an active conversation through social media
  4. Staying on top of the latest trends
  5. Boosting engagement through visual content

… and many, many more.

While there are numerous strategies and tips out there to help you start and grow a business from scratch, there are a few basic aspects that form the foundation of a successful online business.

Mentioned below are five such aspects that small businesses must absorb to succeed online.


Success is not a given. It is a by-product of showing up every day and making the necessary changes to build your business from the ground up. That work could be as simple as learning a new tool or as challenging as changing your thought process about one of your business functions. But it’s about taking those decisions and putting one step in front of another every single day.

Post by Alisha Shibli

Alisha is a Content Marketing Specialist at Radix, the registry behind some of the most successful new domain extensions, including .STORE and .TECH. You can connect with her on LinkedIn. For more information about the new domain name extensions like .press, .site, .store, .tech, .online, .space, .fun, and .website, visit