Gone are the days when a business needs thousands of dollars in upfront cost just to get started. Today anyone can start a business of their own on a minimal budget through the use of the many online services, marketing and management tools available. Take advantage of automating your business through social media tools like HootSuite, accepting payments and sending out invoices through services like Paypal and also eliminating the need to travel around the world by using live conferencing tools like Skype.
Knowing how to leverage all the available resources is key to maximising your efficiency. As technology gets more complicated, human effort gets simplified. Leverage it.