Writing a Winning Business Plan in 3 Easy Steps
The Secret to Writing a Winning Business PlanMany business owners don’t see the need to write a business plan until they need bank financing or decide to get an external investor involved. This is never the best time to write a business plan. The reality is you need a roadmap for your business that sets out where you are starting from and where you intend to go to right from the outset. If you take the trouble to write it down, you have a far better chance of achieving your business goals. This eBook shows you how to write a wining business plan by setting out what it is important to consider and demonstrates a few simple steps that will allow you to get the business plan out of your head and onto paper. It provides templates and tools to guide you through the process as well as a fully worked business plan sample that allows you to see what the end result should look like. The core components examined as part of the business planning process are outlined on the Mind-Map below.
Key analysis questions in all 14 segments prompt you to brainstorm with your team to gain a thorough understanding of your industry, your business sector and your business. A simple financial model is included to allow you to forecast all income and expenditure items, month by month, for the next 3 years. This will allow you to gain a clear understanding of the profitability of your business based on your key assumptions for the future.