Writing a Business Plan

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

If you've been putting off writing your business plan, you're not alone. Writing a business plan can seem like a daunting task, and lots of entrepreneurs avoid it for this reason. Instead, try building a one-page business plan. Here's how to do it, and a free template to help you get started.

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4 Essentials of the Growth-Oriented Business Plan

Strategy in your growth-oriented business plan serves as a reminder of what’s most important. Hint: It's not about what you're doing; it's all about what you're not doing.

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The Key Elements of the Financial Plan

Whatever type of business plan you're writing, there are a few key financial items that you should definitely include. Here's what they are, why they're important, and how you should create them.

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7 Reasons to Create a One-Page Pitch Before You Plan [Updated for 2018]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Business Plan Writing Service

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How to Write a Business Plan in Under an Hour

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How Seniors Can Use Technology to Become Entrepreneurs After Retirement

If you’re a retiree looking for business ideas or ways to leverage your skills and experience into a new project or business opportunity, here are some ways you can use technology to get started.

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How to Write a Company Overview

A company overview is essential, and should be exactly what it sounds like—an overview containing all of the most important points about your company. Here's how to write one.

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Use this simple formula to build a one-page business plan and jump start your business planning process. Download our free one-page Lean Plan template to get started.