Annotations for Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans Plus


Baker & Taylor
Includes the most up-to-date information to help entrepreneurs prepare, write and make the most of their business plans, in a book accompanied by a CD-ROM that includes 90 time-saving planning tools, business forms and financial worksheets.

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Baker & Taylor
Includes the most up-to-date information to help entrepreneurs prepare, write, and make the most of their business plans, in a book accompanied by a CD-ROM that includes time-saving tools, business forms and financial worksheets.

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Blackwell Publishing
The number of new businesses opening their doors is on the rise, with more and more entrepreneurs looking to follow suit. The future success of your start-up depends, in part, on the planning you do now, at the beginning of your journey. That's where a knock-their-scoks-off business plan comes into play.

This helpful guide is chock full of the information, tools, and templates you need to prepare, structure, and write a compelling business plan---all in one handy place.

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Book News
Moran, a small business and marketing consultant, and Johnson, who oversees services provided to small businesses for the Small Business Administration and is associated with Bergen Community College, provide a guide for small business owners and entrepreneurs to preparing, structuring, and writing a business plan. Assuming readers have basic business knowledge and a business idea in mind, they explain types of plans, financing, and business-writing basics; the planning process, including setting goals and writing the plan to achieve them; sections of the plan, such as analyzing the business in the market, the marketing and sales plans, operations, budgets, and the executive summary; and making the plan an important part of the business, keeping it updated, and using it to obtain financing. They include many samples in an appendix. The CD-ROM contains an additional sample plan, forms, worksheets, checklists, and templates. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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DK Publishing
The right way to start a business.

This book includes all the invaluable information from The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Business Plans, Second Edition, but adds a content-rich CD-ROM, featuring more than 90 time-saving planning tools, business forms, and financial worksheets to help entrepreneurs prepare, write, and make the most of their business plans.

? According to the Small Business Administration, in 2007, the number of new businesses was 680,000, and that number is expected to be higher in 2011 as the economy drives people into starting their own businesses

? Features eight business plans covering a broad range of businesses

? The new CD-ROM is user-friendly, up-to-date, and content-rich

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Penguin Putnam
The right way to start a business.

This book includes all the invaluable information from The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Business Plans, Second Edition, but adds a content-rich CD-ROM, featuring more than 90 time-saving planning tools, business forms, and financial worksheets to help entrepreneurs prepare, write, and make the most of their business plans.

? According to the Small Business Administration, in 2007, the number of new businesses was 680,000, and that number is expected to be higher in 2011 as the economy drives people into starting their own businesses

? Features eight business plans covering a broad range of businesses

? The new CD-ROM is user-friendly, up-to-date, and content-rich



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