Your Business Plan

in 8 steps

1. Executive Summary

A one page nutshell with your vision, your mision, your purpose

2. Target Market

Who are your products/services intended for?

Send a survey

to gather demographics, interests and budget

3. Competitors

Define your competitors: their strengths and weaknesses

Determinate your competitive advantage

Why you are different

4. Human Resources

Will you need additional staff to run your business?

And for the staff

What will you pay them?

How much experience they need to have?

What skills do you they need to have?

5. vendors/Supplies

Will you require outside sources or projects to operate

What about supplies...

... that you will be using on a regular basis?

6. Marketing Plan

How will you get your products/services in front of ideal clients

How will you communicate...

... your messages

7. Operations

How are you going to run your business?

Determinate the most efficient way to get...

... the job done.

8. Financial Projections

How much money do you need to start/run the business?

Determinate the profitability...

...of the company