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how to create a business plan?
I am thinking of starting my own wedding planning business. l have researched a few ideas but not sure what my first steps should be. So any advice what be helpful
- imisidroLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
Here are some resources that can help you write your business plan:
- SBA Business Plan Basics http://www.sba.gov/starting_business/planning/basi...
- PowerHomeBiz.com Creating a Business Plan section http://www.powerhomebiz.com/startup/businessplan.h...
- Entrepreneur.com Writing a Business Plan section http://www.entrepreneur.com/bizplan/0,7253,,00.htm...
You may also want to review some sample business plans to see how it actually looks like:
- Bplans.com http://www.bplans.com/sp/businessplans.cfm
- MOOT Corp Business Plan competition winners
- VFinance - View hundreds of real business plans in pdf format. http://www.vfinance.com/home.asp?bps=1&ToolPage=bp...
- Business Owners Toolkit Sample business plans and information on how to create a plan. http://www.toolkit.cch.com/tools/buspln_m.asp
- PlanWare Planning software and information. http://www.planware.org/
- Virtual Business Plan Walk through the design of a business plan. http://www.bizplanit.com/vplan.html
- SBA Business Planning Guide http://www.sba.gov/starting_business/planning/basi...
- Small Business Advancement Center http://www.sbaer.uca.edu/business_plan/businessPla...
- Sample Business Plan General planning guide created by the Canadian Business Service Center. http://www.cbsc.org/servlet/ContentServer?pagename...
- Business Plans Index - A subject guide to sample business plans and profiles for specific business types from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. http://188.8.131.52/subject/business/bplansindex...
Some recommended books are :
- Business Plans Kit for Dummies
- The Complete Book of Business Plans : Simple Steps to Writing a Powerful Business Plan
- Writing Business Plans That Get Results : A Step-By-Step Guide
- Business Plans For Dummies®
- Your First Business Plan : A Simple Question and Answer Format Designed to Help You Write Your Own Plan
Hope that the above resources help
- the ferrari manLv 61 decade ago
Here are the headings to consider :
I. Table of Contents
II. Executive Summary
III. General Company Description
IV. Products and Services
V. Marketing Plan
VI. Operational Plan
VII. Management and Organisation
VIII. Personal Financial Statement
IX. Startup Expenses and Capitalisation
X. Financial Plan
XII. Refining the Plan
Do not underestimate the value of professional help compiling the documents.
Good Luck with your business
- 7 years ago
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- ?Lv 45 years ago
May I advocate traveling the Small Business Administration internet site www.sba.gov? You will uncover all of the equipment you're going to ought to create a marketing strategy and run a triumphant industry. Best of Luck
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
There are books on starting this sort of business. Check out your local library and book store.
For a listing of business plan resources, free and paid, visit
- 1 decade ago
www.pdxbizhelp.org is an online business assistance site. While it is Portland, Oregon focused there are still lots of resources for entrepreneurs around the country.
Here are some links for business plans:
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Use this basic checklist to make sure all the important steps are taken before you launch your new venture. This business checklist will make sure that you cross all your t's and dot all your i's before your business launch.
Steps to Starting a Business -
Other sites you might find helpful are:
SBA - http://www.sba.gov/
SCORE - http://www.score.org/
- BobAndrewsLv 51 decade ago
Go to www.score.org and read about all the help that's available, FREE, from this organization. All the planning templates, financial recommendations, etc. are there and, did I mention, FREE...
Good Luck!Source(s): A long life and successful businesses...!