Writing a Business Plan

Committing your ideas to paper



Building a Blueprint for Success

Evaluate your business plan's effectiveness by:

  • Using your Cash Flow Projection results to get cash in hand before you need it
  • Measuring your progress on a monthly basis
  • Reviewing your business plan often, and updating it whenever significant changes occur in your personal life, in your business, in the marketplace or in the economy

Scotia Plan Writer for business®

Our interactive planning tool will guide you through the process of writing a business plan. It's an easy way to get started.

Business Planning Guide
The typical business plan is concise, 10 pages in length, and includes an appendix for supporting material like photos, clippings or articles. It should also strive to describe both your physical business and your company financials.

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Your Roadmap to Success
Our interactive business planning tool will set your business on the road to success.