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Considering small business ownership? If so, you need to have a solid business plan in place, the first step toward business success. The importance of a well-written business plan cannot be underestimated. It serves, in effect, as a resume for your business. From obtaining financing, to hiring employees for start-up, to planning for expansion, a business plan can be your guide to managing your business and keeping you, the business owner, on track. A good business plan can keep you focused on your goals and keep you moving forward when faced with unexpected problems.


Bankable Business Plans by Edward Rogoff
Amazon Says: Bankable Business Plans reveals the secret of creating a compelling and successful business plan for anyone who ever dreamed of starting or expanding an enterprise. This inval more...
Amazon Says: Bankable Business Plans reveals the secret of creating a compelling and successful business plan for anyone who ever dreamed of starting or expanding an enterprise. This invaluable book guides readers through a comprehensive, step-by-step process to produce a professional-quality business plan that will attract the financial backing entrepreneurs need. Bankable Business Plans is the only book on the market that demonstrates how to make each business plan uniquely suited to every endeavor. It is also the only book which explains how to employ the guidelines that banks, venture capital firms and the Small Business Administration use to grant loans and other financial support to businesses. By describing how to apply the relatively unknown, but easily available Risk Management Association data to each business concept, author Edward Rogoff provides a virtual answer key to anyone seeking financial support for a business idea. Rogoff’s years of experience in both founding and improving startup and established companies, as well as teaching entrepreneurship to college graduate and undergraduate students, enables him to delineate the elements that make a business plan attractive to investors and lenders. Bankable Business Plans is essential for anyone interested in opening a business, expanding an existing enterprise, or simply testing the financial reality of a dream. less...
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Amazon Says: The right way to start a business. This book includes all the invaluable information from The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Business Plans, Second Edition, but adds more...
Amazon Says: The right way to start a business. This book includes all the invaluable information from The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Business Plans, Second Edition, but adds a content-rich CD-ROM, featuring more than 90 time-saving planning tools, business forms, and financial worksheets to help entrepreneurs prepare, write, and make the most of their business plans. • According to the Small Business Administration, in 2007, the number of new businesses was 680,000, and that number is expected to be higher in 2011 as the economy drives people into starting their own businesses • Features eight business plans covering a broad range of businesses • The new CD-ROM is user-friendly, up-to-date, and content-rich less...
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Business Plans Kit For Dummies by Steven D. Peterson
Amazon Says: The fast and easy way to construct a winning business plan If you're looking to establish, expand, or re-energize a business, the best place to start is with a sound bu more...
Amazon Says: The fast and easy way to construct a winning business plan If you're looking to establish, expand, or re-energize a business, the best place to start is with a sound business plan—and this new edition of Business Plans Kit For Dummies is here to help you get you started. From getting your hands on start-up money from investors to successfully growing or reimaging your venture, it offers everything you need to craft a well-defined business plan that will set you on a course to get your business moving in the right direction.   Are you unsure how to draft objectives for managers or deal with displacement? Are you new to hiring employees and need help grasping the ins and outs of creating a new business? No worries! Business Plans Kit For Dummies is brimming with all the tools and expert guidance you need to bring a successful business plan to life and keep your company afloat in any economic environment. Including the latest tips and resources, and packed with lots of helpful examples and sample forms, it offers everything you need to craft a winning business plan and increase the likelihood your business will not only survive, but thrive! Create a sound business plan and clear mission statement Establish and assess your goals and objectives Get start-up money in any economy Increase your business' chances of financial success If you're a small business owner, investor, or entrepreneur looking for expert guidance on developing and implementing a strategic plan to help your business succeed, Business Plans Kit For Dummies has you covered! less...
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