Here is a great video if you have no idea where to start. John Chow have proven that it is possible to be successful even if you have no special connections, or money. Something as simple as blogging and developing your own market can be the first step. This video gives great insight into how to have the right mindset when approaching your business.
One of the biggest traps when starting a venture is not developing your customer base for residual business. With an online business, it is easy to forget some of the basic rules Mr. Chow explains in this video. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.