Planning for your business will need a written description of where you plan to go in your business's future, you will need to provide working documents that tell you where what and why you plan to do and how you plan to do it. Avoid writing down notes on loose paperwork all over the place, focus on getting your paperwork structured to be able to inform you at a glance when monitoring and measuring your actions.

Business plans are essentially strategic that grow organically. You can make a start today with certain resources and abilities. You want to get to a point in the future usually one to five years at which time your business will have evolved and may have taken on a completely different set of resources and capabilities as well as more profitability and increased assets. Your plan shows how you will get from A to Z at in an estimated time that should always be measured against the actual time.

Before writing your plan

  • How Long Should Your Plan Be?
  • When Should You Write It?
  • Who Needs A Business Plan?
  • Why Should You Write A Business Plan?
  • Determine Your Goals and Objectives
  • Outline Your Financing Needs
  • Plan What You'll Do with Your Plan
  • Don't Forget About Marketing

Writing your plan of action

  • How to Write A Business Plan?
  • How to Start A Business
  • The Ingredients of a sales or Marketing Plan
  • Updating Your Business Plan
  • Enhancing Your Business Plan