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5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It
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5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It

Most plans fail to achieve their objective and end up misrepresenting the business.
Tallat Mahmood
5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan
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5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan

Bullet points are your best friends, and other tips for not getting caught in the weeds of business-plan details.
Christopher Hawker
The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan
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The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Here's the no-nonsense guide on how to write a business plan that will help you map success for your startup.
Carolyn Sun
Look Ahead to These 4 Business Plan Milestones
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Look Ahead to These 4 Business Plan Milestones

Know what you're working toward.
Nina Zipkin
Don't Make These 6 Business Plan Mistakes
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Don't Make These 6 Business Plan Mistakes

Far more businesses fail than succeed. It all starts with the right plan.
Nina Zipkin
6 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan
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6 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan

Revise your business plan so it grows with your company and your goals.
Nina Zipkin
8 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan Right Now
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8 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan Right Now

Writing your business plan isn't a one-time event. Here's why it's critical to update it from time to time.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Plan in PowerPoint
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10 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Plan in PowerPoint

If you're presenting your business plan in PowerPoint format, read this first.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan
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Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan

Get the lowdown on how to prepare the cash flow section of your business plan
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
First Steps: Writing the Marketing Section of Your Business Plan
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First Steps: Writing the Marketing Section of Your Business Plan

This quick guide offers tips that will help you create the marketing section for your business plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
First Steps: Writing the Financials Section of Your Business Plan
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First Steps: Writing the Financials Section of Your Business Plan

This quick guide offers tips that will help you create the financials section for your business plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
One Business Plan, Four Different Ways
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One Business Plan, Four Different Ways

Audience and setting is essential to writing an effective plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How to Excite Readers With Your Business Plan's Product Section. (Yes, Seriously.)
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How to Excite Readers With Your Business Plan's Product Section. (Yes, Seriously.)

Product descriptions can be as dry as toast--or as exciting as a roller coaster ride. Here's how to craft one that keeps people reading.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 4 Types of Business Plans
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The 4 Types of Business Plans

Learn which of these four business plan formats best fits your needs.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.