Business Planning Guide

Essential steps for creating an effective business plan

A successful business plan strives to describe both your physical business and your company financials. Your plan should cover these five main topics:

Describe the past, present and future of your business:

Put your business between your competitors and your customers:

Juggle your marketing mix and impact sales:

Look to your team and suppliers when change happens:

Crunch the numbers of your personal and business finances:

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