By Dieter Abt at October 25 2018 10:09:46
Industry Analysis - How does your product or service compare with what is currently on the market? What is the trend in the overall industry? What have been the total sales in this industry over the previous 3 to 5 years? What new products or technologies have had the biggest impact on this industry recently? What is the future outlook for these and what trends are emerging? Who are the competitors, where are they located, and how are they doing? What advantage do you offer over them? Who is buying this product or service now? Describe the typical customer for this product or service.
While these are easily available online, some of them are way better than the others. A lot depends on the approach that goes into writing the business plan.
There are a number of ways of going about the process of writing a good business plan. One of the most tried and time tested ways that works well is using a business plan template.
Internet Public Library - The Census Data and Demographics (ipl.org)/: An especially useful site that has links to information about countries other than the U.S.