As anyone with business experience will tell you, a real business takes time to build up.
Understanding this helps you make the right management decisions along the way.
More than an idea, a business is all about processes.
To be a real business, you have to build out all the processes involved with communicating, capturing, delivering and supporting your products and services, in addition to managing all your customers, partners, and employees.
Processes, by their nature, simply takes time to design, build and document.
It will take time, so make decisions based on the long-term.
At every step, you will be making critical management decisions that will impact the trajectory of your business. When you do, avoid the short-term conveniences and expediencies. Focus on what is best long-term for your business. Then, do it.