Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success.
This is your chance to discover any weaknesses in your business idea, identify opportunities you may not have considered, and plan how you will deal with challenges that are likely to arise.
For more than 100 years, Deluxe Corporation has sought to create the tools that help shape our economy.
Since 1915, Deluxe has recognized the vital role that small business plays in our communities, from job creation to business development.
Blue Mountain Cycle Rentals will provide a comprehensive line of bicycles and cycling equipment for all ages and levels of ability.
Since the typical customer seeks medium-quality equipment and excellent services at competitive prices, we will focus on providing brands like Trek bikes, Shimano footwear, and Giro helmets.
On the other hand, describing how the company's products and services will differ from the competition is critical.
So is describing why your products and services are needed if no market currently exists.
A well-written business plan can help convince investors or lenders to finance your business.
After you complete the 11 worksheets, you will have a working business plan for your startup.