Sample Business Plan Format

The Internet is rife with fill-in-the-blank, one-size-fits-all, business plan templates intended to take the work and thought out of the planning. They are precisely what you don t want. Planning your business should be a careful, deliberative process.

Here, we review some general essentials that every business plan should contain. They are a starting point. Business plans should always be tailored to the specific circumstances of any business venture.

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