Business Plans

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In Business Planning, Form Follows Function

Your plan should be functional and be a tool for managing your business growth.

Business Plans for Bootstrappers

Whether seeking investors or not, every business needs a plan.

Write Your Business Plan in Pencil

The smartest entrepreneurs plan on growing and are prepared for change.

Is Your Business Plan On Track?

Tips to help track and tweak your business plan beyond the startup phase

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.

Five Harmful Myths About Business Plans

Believing these lies could be hazardous to your business.

A Good Year for Business Planning

3 reasons businesses will benefit from better planning in 2010.

Sample Business Plans

Need a business plan but not sure where to start? Get inspired with our collection of free sample business plans, all in SBA-approved format and available in their entirety online.

Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide

This guide to writing a business plan will outline the most important parts and what should be included in an effective plan.

Business Planning for the Rest of Us

Having a plan is about managing your company, not explaining it.

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