When you start a small business, one of the most important steps is to write a business plan outline. Once you have that outline prepared, all you have to do is fill in the blanks.
You may be surprised at how simple it is to fill in the outline once you have it in front of you. All of those thoughts that you’ve been having about the business that you want to start will start flowing out of your brain and onto the page.
A good business startup outline includes (but is not limited to) the following:
– executive summary
– summary of your proposed product or service
– marketing plan
– how you’ll implement this plan
– management summary (who will be running this company?)
– the financial plan (one of the most challenging parts to write)
Stay tuned to this section of StartUpaSmallBiz.com for advice and guidance on how to use a business plan outline to start your small business.
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