News and Articles About Business Plans
Tailoring your plan for different audiences can be as easy as emphasizing different points.
If the thought of putting pen to paper makes your knees weak, know that your plan is less about perfect prose and more about the bottom line.
Understanding the fundamentals of share ownership and the importance of including the details in your business plan.
Learn from one entrepreneur's story of how not sticking to an important part of his startup plan landed him in a sticky situation.
Just because you think you know where you want to take your business, it doesn't mean you shouldn't put it down in writing.
Our coach explains why constantly updating your business plan is the key to growing successfully.
The good, bad and ugly of hiring business-plan consultants
Posting your plan online is easy and safe--as long as you know what to expect.
Whether you're just starting out, growing your business or seeking outside help, a well-thought-out business plan is the vehicle you need to get you there.
Here are seven reasons to think about updating your plan. If one applies to you, it's time for an update.
Before you write or update your business plan, consult these tips.
When it comes to creating a business plan that attracts investors, these tips will help you get it right the first time.
What exactly should you put in your business plan's appendices? Here are some ideas that'll enlighten your readers.
Need a customized blueprint for a successful online business? We'll show you how to write a business plan to fast-track your profits.
The 5 main elements every franchise business plan should have
Do words like "cash flow," "balance sheet" and "sales forecast" make you cringe? Our business plan coach walks you through the figures you need to make your business plan count.
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.
One of the most critical sections of your business plan is your market analysis. Find out just what information you need to know about your potential customers.
Find out why it's important for your business plan to tell exactly what your business is all about.
Learn about the elements that every successful business plan must contain.
With preparation, knowledge and these insider tips, you'll be able to create a business plan built for success.
Find out why a fully detailed, elaborate business plan may not be your best choice.
Steer clear of these 10 blunders when crafting your business plan.
Don't fear the business plan process. With preparation, knowledge and these insider tips, you'll be able to create a business plan built for success.