As a personal concierge, you need to decide what services you provide, and who your clients will be. You might specialize in one area, such as lining up tickets for concerts or special events; others might focus on corporate clients, or doing shopping errands for people. You need to be thinking about the services you want to offer. Check out the various resources we’ve listed below to help you get your concierge service going..

Personal Services Business Plans

Looking for inspiration? Check out our Personal Services sample business plans. See how others like you got started and turned their business idea into a reality. These plans can be read fully online.

Concierge Service Business Plan (Full Plan Online)
Read how Godsend Concierge Service runs errands during the workday for people with little free time to juggle errands and work schedules as part of their weekly routine.

Personal Shopping Services Business Plan (Full Plan Online)
The sample plan for Buy the Time illustrates how a personal gift buyer serves the needs of busy executives to create profits.

Start a Business Resource Kit

Looking for more resources to help you start your coffee house or cafe? This free online business planning toolkit includes a presentation by business planning guru Tim Berry, a set of business calculators, sample business plans and more. Launch the toolkit

Additional Sample Business Plans

These additional Personal Services sample business plans, and the free plans listed above, are available in LivePlan.

Handyman Maintenance Business Plan
In HandyMan Stan’s business plan, low entry barriers for new customers helps him get an edge over established competitors. As a handyman, Stan will offer a wide range of home repair services. The services are generally fairly minor tasks, if the problem becomes major a contractor is best suited to solve the difficulty. HandyMan Stan will offer the value-added feature to pre-screen a contractor when Stan is unable to perform the repair. This will develop a trust bond with the customer so that when a more minor issue comes up the customer is more likely to call Stan due to his honesty displayed earlier. Stan offers fix-it services for: plumbing, electrical, fences, windows, decks/patios, painting, weather proofing, floors.

Cleaning Service Business Plan
Mother’s House Cleaning Service (MHCS) is a residential house cleaning service serving upper-class families in Cleanly, WA. Through generous human capital investments, MHCS will exceed our customer’s expectations. We will be servicing the wealthy single-income households and affluent two-income households. These targeted families will be willing to pay a premium for our service because of the high level of professionalism and trustworthiness that we offer, not replicated by any of our competition.

Personal Concierge Business Start-up Kit

This informative business binder provides the essential knowledge you need to plan and start a personal concierge business. It covers such basics of the personal services business as finding clients, defining your service niche, legal requirements, finance, marketing, and more. Also included in this start-up kit is a copy of LivePlan software, the world’s best-selling business plan software.

Personal Services Industry Research

Get valuable financial intelligence and industry trends for personal concierges and related businesses in a personal services industry research report. We provide detailed reports with five years of financials, business ratios, and more. Better yet, our personal services industry reports are available at the U.S. national, state, and even county level, so you can really understand the local competitive environment. Start your market research the easy way.

Browse and purchase industry research reports. Search using Industry code 72 and sub-code 7299 for Miscellaneous Personal Services

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