If you haven't considered these basic marketing tools, we strongly suggest that you do.Building an identity is vital if you want people to recognize and remember your business.After you've considered the purpose of your plan and done some background preparation, it's time to consider the actual elements that you'll include in the written document.
The relative mix of product and services to be offered can also affect the content of a plan.
Issues relating to inventory, production, storage, etc., become less significant as the product/service mix moves toward a purely service business.
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Your plan should look professional and be a useful tool.
There are a number of things to do to ensure that: If you have spent any time and effort at all on a company logo, slogan, or other identifying graphic or text, highlight it on the cover page.
The cover sheet should state the date that the plan was prepared, and the period it covers.
It should identify the person to contact regarding any questions about the plan (generally, you).
See what your business plan should include As a development bank, BDC has been working with entrepreneurs for over 65 years to develop business plans that help them succeed.
Our business plan template is designed to allow you to prepare a professional plan, and take your business to the next level toward growth and success.