By Peppin Lafontaine at October 23 2018 10:46:40
Service Operation - If a service is offered, describe it. Will the work be done by company personnel or subcontracted? Who are the subcontractor(s)? If on-site or in cyberspace, what employee qualifications, equipment, and technologies are needed? How will quality be assured? What performance levels are anticipated per employee? Possible Data Sources: local Chamber of Commerce; yellow pages; trade associations.
After doing this, they will give recommendations based on what they find. If there are coffee shops already in place, one recommendation they might make would be to include free Wi-Fi as a way to bring in more customers.
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.
You may find that the easiest part is the actual writing of the plan. The real work comes in the data-gathering, which may take you a hundred hours or more, depending on what you already know or have researched. If your new venture is in an area where you've been working, you may already know about your customers, your suppliers, your marketing plan, your organizational structure, your financial and cash flow needs, equipment, inventory, and so on.