Business Plan Guide

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When Starting Up, These 6 Things Can Wait

Part of becoming profitable quickly is knowing what matters now and what can be pushed back several weeks or months

3 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan

Operating as a lean startup has its advantages, but you still need a roadmap to success. That's where your business plan comes in.

Writing a Business Plan? Don't Forget About Marketing

Executing a solid marketing strategy is essential to any venture's success. Otherwise, your genius may be greeted by crickets.

A Better Business Plan Can Lead to New Customers

These four steps can help get you on your way to enhancing and expanding your client base.

An Introduction to Business Plans

Why is a business plan so vital to the health of your business? Read the first section of our tutorial on How to Build a Business Plan to find out.

Do You Really Need a Business Plan?

The experts aren't so sure--but entrepreneurs like the founders of Roaring lion energy drink say it's a must. here's how to know if writing a business plan is for you.

Updating Your Business Plan

Our coach explains why constantly updating your business plan is the key to growing successfully.

A Simple Plan

It's a biz plan, not a doctoral thesis! Find out why an elaborate plan can weigh you down -- and how to keep it simple.

Why You Must Have a Business Plan

It's more than a tool for getting funding. Think of it as the road map to your business's future.

The Ingredients of a Marketing Plan

Ready to get it all down on paper, but not sure where to put it? We'll help you with the format and elements of your marketing plan.

Plan Your Plan

Before you put pen to paper, find out how to assess your business's goals and objectives.

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