Your executive summary is a snapshot of your business plan as a whole and touches on your company profile and goals. Read these tips about what to include.
Your company description provides information on what you do, what differentiates your business from others, and the markets your business serves.
Before launching your business, it is essential for you to research your business industry, market and competitors.
Every business is structured differently. Find out the best organization and management structure for your business.
What do you sell? How does it benefit your customers? What is the product lifecycle? Get tips on how to tell the story about your product or service.
How do you plan to market your business? What is your sales strategy? Read more about how to include this information in your plan.
If you are seeking funding for your business, find out about the necessary information you should include in your plan.
If you need funding, providing financial projections to back up your request is critical. Find out what information you need to include in your financial projections for your small business.
An appendix is optional, but a useful place to include information such as resumes, permits and leases. Find additional information you should include in your appendix.
What makes your business unique? Determining this could help you stand out from the crowd and give you advantages over your competitors.
Counseling, mentoring, and training from an SBA District Office, SCORE Chapter, Small Business Development Center or Women’s Business Center in your area.
U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd St, SW. Washington DC 20416.