Setting up an online business from home doesn’t require an office space or shop. However, it’s still recommended that you find some dedicated space according to business.gov.au.
To establish an online business you will need a computer and an internet connection. Ideally it’s best to have a separate and dedicated computer for the business, one with ample storage internal space to store business data. Alternately find room to store external documents efficiently.
One of the ways to share business information and data online is to use cloud computing, also known as “the cloud” which can be accessed from any device that can connect to the internet.
Some of the advantages of using the cloud are cost savings on associated software and hardware as the cloud uses virtual servers, databases and various applications. It can also provide a business with the flexibility to manage from different locations creating a more efficient use of resources.