So you want to start a business? Good for you. Really, I mean that sincerely. I think about millions of people that let thought pass briefly through their minds on he way to work everyday.
The vas majority of people merely toy with idea at points in their lives when they hate their bosses or their pay or their lack of vacation time. You, on other hand, are investigating what it takes o start a business. At least you are going to find answers here and stop wasting time wondering "what if."
It is very easy to start a business if you do it on internet. You have little overhead involved, no rent, not even products to stock (if you sell electronic goods)!
What's more, there are literally thousands of people marketing other peoples' products as "affiliates." You can literally start a business using other peoples' stock, property, know-how, services, and goods.
I know people who are making astounding amounts of money monthly just selling products that don't even belong to them. I would tell you figures, but you'd never in a million years believe me.
How creative can you be? Well, here's a little story of a guy who started a business online in one of most unusual ways I have heard of in a long time.
You remember deck of cards that U.S. government created with top 50 most wanted terrorists? Saddam Hussein was Ace of Spades, if you recall.