Fill in the details of your product or service and potential customers
Explain the product or service you’ll deliver, and paint a picture of your model customer.
Figure out the finances
Estimate startup and running costs and where you’ll get the money. Then work out how much cash it will generate.
Get the tasks sorted
List all the jobs, in the order they need to happen, and put dates against them. Identify the big milestone events.
Choose between a traditional multi-page or the one-page business plan templates. They touch on the same points – it’s just that one is more detailed.
One-page business plan template
• Great for making a start
• Helps you pin down the main idea
• Easy to update as things evolve
Multi-page business plan template
• Ideal for nailing down the details
• Required by most investors and lenders
• Good if you face big startup costs
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Guide to finance
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