As you start writing your business plan, you will also be thinking about who will run your organization in addition to all of the other information contained inside.
While the “who” of your organization is often less exciting than the “what” and “how,” staffing and leadership decisions are not ones to be taken lightly.
You will also walk through five sample business plans and be given helpful hints to accompany the worksheets provided for drafting your own project.
Written by the company that has helped generations of students prepare for standardized tests, this book approaches the challenge of creating a business plan in the same straightforward, system-minded way.
He has written this guide hailed as the “essential guide for anyone starting anything,” to help you separate the fluff from the foundation and grow your business plan into one that really works for you.
In addition to the old standards, this book addresses crowdfunding, social media, and other digital revolutions as well.
A business plan, to this book, is not an esoteric and lofty document: It is a challenge to be conquered and learned from.
This book, of course, is no-nonsense: you will need to describe your business structure, your goals, and your forecasts, and no amount of mantras will help you do so like good old fashioned hard work.
Written by small business expert Rhonda Abrams, this book has worksheets, sample business plans, and plenty of advice from other experts in the field of business planning, as well as advice if you’re entering competitions or hoping to secure funders.
Many readers also appreciate the thorough graphics and exercises throughout.