Annotations for How to Write a Business Plan


Baker & Taylor
Explains how to create the loan package necessary to finance a business and make it work, including how to assess the potential of a business idea, estimate operating expenses, find sources of financing, present the plan to lenders and investors and more, in a book that includes a CD with spreadsheets and sample plans.

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Baker & Taylor
Explains how to create the loan package necessary to finance a business and make it work, including how to assess the potential of a business idea, estimate operating expenses, find sources of financing, present the plan to lenders and investors and more, in a book that includes a CD with spreadsheets and sample plans. Original.

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Book News
McKeever, who has taught classes in entrepreneurship and published a variety of articles on the subject, presents this tenth edition of a practical guide for those interested in becoming entrepreneurs. Several chapters cover important aspects of monitoring cash flow, while others describe the basics of writing a winning proposal and starting, maintaining and growing a new business. The book includes three appendices showing sample business plans which are also available on the accompanying CD-ROM. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Ingram Publishing Services
Author, teacher and financial manager Mike McKeever shows readers how to write the business plan and loan package necessary to finance a new or expanding business and make it work. He helps readers make realistic financial projections, develop effective marketing strategies and refine overall business goals. With How to Write a Business Plan, entrepreneurs learn how to: evaluate the profitability of a business idea-estimate operating expenses-prepare cash flow, profit and loss forecasts-determine assets, liabilities and net worth-find potential sources of financing-think first before borrowing from friends and relatives-present your plan to lenders and investors


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Nolo Press
Write a business plan that potential investors will embrace!

If you're thinking of starting a business or raising money to expand an existing one, you need a plan. Running a successful business requires a great deal of forethought, so write a business plan and secure your venture's future. How to Write a Business Plan will show you how to write the right plan for your business and design a loan package necessary to finance your business and make it work.

With this bestselling all-in-one guide you'll learn how to:

  • figure out if your business idea will make money
  • estimate operating expenses
  • prepare cash flow
  • create profit and loss forecasts
  • determine assets, liabilities and net worth
  • find potential sources of financing
  • think first before borrowing from friends and relatives
  • professionally present your plan to lenders and investors.

    How to Write a Business Plan provides a CD-ROM with spreadsheets that help you determine and forecast cash flow, financial statements, sales revenue, and profit and loss. It also provides three sample business plans you can modify for your own use.

    The 10th edition is completely updated, providing all-new online resources and updated examples of successful business plans.

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