Your Business Plan

The importance of planning your business cannot be over emphasized. The business plan is a roadmap for the development of your company.  The process of writing a business plan will force you to take an objective, critical look at all aspects of your business project.  The business plan will help you identify areas of weakness and strength, spot opportunities and foresee possible problems. The business plan is primarily for you, the owner, and a thorough business plan can become a complete financing proposal that will meet the requirements of most lenders, other investors or potential partners, and suppliers.   The finished plan should specify the steps you will take to manage the business and realistically describe your ability to profitably operate the business. As you develop your business plan, you may have to modify or revise your initial plans.

Writing Your Business Plan
The business plan is a living document that you will update as your business, industry and market change.  Read more.

Business Plan Outline
To make the best impression on banks and investors, your business plan should be presented in the standard business plan format.  Read more.

Start-up & Projected Monthly Expenses worksheet
Before you launch a new venture, you should take the time to estimate the total capital that will be needed.  Read more.

 

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