Each situation is different, but when an individual is just starting out they really need to know that the 1st key to anyone’s true legitimate success online is linked directly to the foundation that they create. Not the beaches they dream of being on in all the great websites! By foundation this refers to a home for your business. Online this can and is but one thing, a quality website. Internet Marketing like any other job requires an understanding of it before much of anything will work. Learn everything you can from fellow marketers, invest in your business, help as many people as you can, and take action!
I taught myself how to use HTML code during the dot-com bubble. As I recall perhaps because my desire was pretty intense to do something online I got through the actual construction of my site, but it took more like 30 hours as opposed to: 30 seconds. Nowadays, just about any anyone can register a website and load select a template theme for suitable for your niche in no time for just a few dollars a month. Be sure to check out the resource page in the top navigation of this site for more help ;)