Successful Business Planning in 30 Days: A Step-By-Step Guide for Writing a Business Plan and Starting Your Own Business (3rd Edition) / Edition 3

Successful Business Planning in 30 Days: A Step-By-Step Guide for Writing a Business Plan and Starting Your Own Business (3rd Edition) / Edition 3

by Peter J. Patsula
     
 

ISBN-10: 0967840236

ISBN-13: 9780967840239

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Patsula Media

Now in a newly updated and expanded 3rd edition, SBP30 is a concise, reader-friendly guide that contains all the information needed to craft a comprehensive business plan for any type of entrepreneurial activity within a 30-day time frame. It provides step-by-step procedures as well as hundreds of company startup and operating strategies. There is even a section…  See more details below

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Now in a newly updated and expanded 3rd edition, SBP30 is a concise, reader-friendly guide that contains all the information needed to craft a comprehensive business plan for any type of entrepreneurial activity within a 30-day time frame. It provides step-by-step procedures as well as hundreds of company startup and operating strategies. There is even a section showing readers how to create a mini- "one day business plan" in a single afternoon to give any current ideas they have a needed focus when time is of essence.

Revised with international readers in mind, this 3rd edition also offers more than 200 educational and motivational quotations as well as 33 profit tips and 11 entrepreneurial success stories from around the globe.

Enhanced with more than 100 time-saving checklists and worksheets, a sample business plan, and over 150 newly added sample paragraphs to help readers with the language of business, this guide is a key ingredient for anyone interested in planning a business.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780967840239
Publisher:
Patsula Media
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexi
Introduction1
What is a Business Plan?3
Why Write a Business Plan?3
Essential Elements of a Business Plan4
The 30 Day Business Plan5
How to Use this Guide6
Passion: The Final Ingredient8
Business Overview9
Cover Sheet11
Table of Contents39
Executive Summary43
Fact Sheet46
Company Plan51
Company Description53
Merchandising Plan79
Operating Plan95
Organizational Plan150
Marketing Plan161
Market Description and Analysis163
Competition Analysis178
Selling Strategies187
Marketing Approach245
Financial Plan251
Capitalization Plan253
Uses of Funds Statement256
Pro Forma Financial Statements268
Current Financial Statements300
Business Financial History303
Profit Planning315
Risk Assessment327
Closing Statement329
Supporting Documents333
Documents Required335
Other Documents and Support Plans337
Conclusion343
Business Plan Writing Strategies345
Why Businesses Succeed or Fail349
Other Materials
Sample Business Plan
Business Overview351
Company Plan355
Marketing Plan359
Financial Plan361
Supporting Documents365
The One Day Business Plan18
Idea Sheet367
Daily Planner368
Quarterly Cash Flow Budget Analysis369
Index370
The 30 Day Business Plan Checklist373

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