Anatomy of a Business Plan: A Step-by-step Guide to Building the Business and Securing Your Company's Future

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aka associates, 2008 - Business & Economics - 356 pages
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From envisioning the organizational structure to creating the marketing plan that powers growth to building for the future with airtight financial documents, this guide provides the tools to create well-constructed business plans. Beginning with the initial considerations, this handbook offers proven, step-by-step advice for developing and packaging the components of a business plan?cover sheet, table of contents, executive summary, description of the business, organizational and marketing plans, and financial and supporting documents?and for keeping the plan up-to-date. Four real-life business plans and blank forms and worksheets provide readers with additional user-friendly guidelines for the creation of the plans. This updated seventh edition features new chapters on financing resources and business planning for nonprofits as well as a sample restaurant business plan.

 

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Contents

The SBA in Washington D C chose Anatomy of a Business Plan included free with the software as
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Cover Sheet Table of Contents
17
The Organizational Plan
31
TECHNICAL
42
The Marketing Plan
43
REQUIREMENTS
57
Financial Documents
77
Pro Forma Projected Statements
83
INCOME
145
Packaging and Updating Your Business Plan
151
for Windows
153
Financing Your Business
157
Resource Lists Links for Business Plan Research 16776
177
Business Plan Software
187
Dayne Landscaping Inc Business Plan
217
Wholesale Mobile Homes Com Business Plan
255

Historical Financial Statements
100
Financial Statement Analysis
112
Supporting Documents
119
We guide you stepbystep through
126
Aid to Business Planning
127
Business Planning for a Nonprofit
137
Karma Jazz Cafe Business Plan
295
Blank Forms and Worksheets To Copy and Use
331
Glossary of Business and Financial Terms
345
Index
351
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About the author (2008)

Linda Pinson is the author of nine entrepreneurial books, including Keeping the Books and Steps to Small Business Start-Up, and the developer and publisher of the bestselling business plan software program, Automate Your Business Plan. She also served as a delegate and tax issue chair at the White House Conference on Small Business. She lives in Tustin, California.

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