Although there are many important steps to take when implementing a successful online business, I've decided to point I three that are important for me, and may also help you. 1. Don?t be in a big hurry to accomplish everything all at once: Take your time and cover all of the bases with setting up your advertisement methods appropriately. By taking the time to dot your I?s and cross all of your T?s, you will develop great efficiency when it comes to conducting your daily tasks. You won?t miss out on anything in the long run by being thorough from the start. 2. Build opt-in marketing lists: Building an opt-in list is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself. Whenever you refer someone to, or sell a product through your online source, always get your client?s name and email address. By doing this, you are building a solid foundation for future advertisements and sales. 3. Develop a scheduled routine, and stick to it: In almost every facet of life where you can observe a successful system at work, whether it is in nature, or business, you will notice established cycles and routines. When building an internet business, the same principles must be applied. Ancient Egypt was not built in a day. The pyramids didn?t just pop-up overnight. It?s important to establish a scheduled routine and maintain a constant vigilance in maintaining it.