By Tobias Barth at January 01 2019 21:02:59
One key component critical to your success is scoping the competition. A business plan consultant studies the area where you will be located quite thoroughly. For example, if you plan on setting up a coffee shop on Main Street, or within the vicinity, the small business consultants you consult with will inquire about the number of existing coffee shops and the services they provide.
Executive Summary - One to three pages that summarize all the information to follow; come back and write this last.
Marketing - How is the product or service priced? How will it be distributed? How will it be promoted? Will it be promoted by the venture or an outside agency? What agency? How have you determined what amount to set aside for marketing? How have you determined product or service forecasts? Possible Data Sources: on-line searches; Amazon; local outlets; trade journals; industry attorneys & accountants; salespeople.
So, rather than looking around for an existing plan and then designing your own plan along the same lines, it would be a better idea to use software that allows you to create your own template.
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