BusinessWeek is running an article on 'Big Help for Small Businesses', explaining the fact that it is so easy nowadays to start a business online. I'm sure these developments will be a main driver of innovation on the web.
"How Hill transformed his hobby into a business is illustrative of what many small business owners can do with relatively little money and Internet experience. Hill got his site up and running four years ago with the help of a Web design firm that charged $3,000 to develop the site and a Web host company that stores Hill's data and connects him to customers for roughly $10 a month. Hill now fills several orders a week. "I am not a computer guy at all and the site works very nicely," he says."