A business plan can help you clarify your strategy, identify potential roadblocks, decide what you’ll need in the way of resources, and evaluate the viability of your idea or your growth plans before you start a business.
It should also make it easier to share your vision and strategy so everyone on your team is on the same page.
Keep in mind that businesses that use their plan as a management tool to help run their business grow 30 percent faster than those businesses that don't.
Here's how to get the most out of a sample plan: You don't need to find a sample business plan that's an exact fit for your business.
Your business location, target market, and even your particular product or service may not match exactly to the plans in our gallery.