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Writing a Business Plan
Your business starts with an idea. To turn that idea into a profitable company, you need to be able to explain it to potential investors, bankers and other professionals. A written business plan describes your business idea and shows the potential for growth in a clear and effective way.
Your business plan should be created when you start a business and revisited as the business grows and changes. Regular planning can help keep you on track.
The following guides and tools will help you create a business plan.