While starting a business is generally not an easy thing, it is a lot harder to start it in unstable times and in down economy. You will have to be especially careful while planning your online business in tough times. If you invest too much money in it or if you decide to spend too much money on unnecessary expenses, you risk having losses. Careful planning is important as well as following a few steps:
-Whenever it is possible, always look for ways to save money. Try working from home instead of renting an office. That way you can dramatically reduce the costs of running your business. You will only have to pay your bills once if you decide to work from your home office.
-If you employ employees or if you have partners in your business, decide carefully how much you are going to pay them. Be honest with them and remember to be fair. Explain to them why you cannot pay them as much as they want if this is the case.