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Write A Business Plan: Top Resources, Quick List [UPDATED]

Written by on January 07, 2012
A business plan is essential to keep track of what’s happening with your business.

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Writing a business plan is a key step when starting a new business venture and therefore entrepreneurs and small business owners should take a closer look at advice, business plan templates and writing guides which can often be found for free online.

Nevertheless, also existing businesses should frequently re-write and adjust their business plans according to the current economic climate, changes in strategies and after periods of growth.

The following list is only a small selection of a massive list of guides and websites helping businesses to write and improve their business plans.

A practical guide for business plans by the New York Small Business Development Center:
http://www.nyssbdc.org/resources/Publications/practical_guide.pdf

Website with free and paid business plan templates:
http://www.bplans.com/

Free business plan templates by SCORE:
http://www.score.org/resources/business-plans-financial-statements-template-gallery

The U.S. Small Business Administration website’s section for writing a business plan:
http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/starting-managing-business/starting-business/writing-business-plan

The U.K. Business Link website for writing a business plan:
http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/layer?topicId=1073869162

Free business plan templates for Microsoft Word:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/business-plan-for-startup-business-TC001017520.aspx

Free business plan template for Open Office:
http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/node/5105

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