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Good for you! Online business are in vogue. But, hey, the competition is fierce. If you have a business idea that lends itself to the web, you may begin by reviewing all the other similar businesses that are up and running. Is yours similar, competing or totally different? It can begin as simply as putting up your website pushing the business. You can prepare a YouTube video and put that up explaining the business. But be careful that someone doesn't take your idea and run with it. So, before you go online maybe good to copyright your program, or business. There are then a wide range of experts you may locate on Google and LinkedIN, among others...
The first step is to create a vision of what you would like to do, something that you can be passionate about and then take some action. These three things must be present in order to get things moving, Then the next step is to create a Business Plan. The business plan will have you prepare a narrative of who you are, what you would like to do, what competition is now in the market, how you would create a niche in that market, and financial requirements to move ahead. You would create spreadsheets of projected income and expenses, producing P&L, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet projections.
There are inexpensive software programs to make it fairly easy to help with the creation of the Business Plan. It will take a lot of research to determine the viability of your idea.
Many people make the mistake of Ready, Fire, Aim, instead of Ready, Aim, Fire. Creating a Business Plan put the "Aim" in the proper place before jumping in, not knowing if the business can be profitable.