= Menu

Free Help Wanted Ad

Click here to create a free help wanted ad!

Business Plan Template

A good business plan template can help you get organized and provide you a guideline to kickstart your planning process. It can show you a general structure of a standard business plan. Below you will find a free business plan template that is in a format that is preferred by many banks and SBA lenders when working with small businesses asking for financing.

Small Business Business Plan Template

1.0 Executive Summary

[Summarize your key points about your business plan.]

2.0 Company Summary

[Describe your company in detail, who you are and where you operate.]

2.1 Start-Up Summary

[Summarize you Start-Up Table numbers that include both expenses and assets.]

3.0 Services

[Describe the products and / or services that your company offers and how they are provided and by who. Also, include plans for any future service offerings.]

4.0 Market Analysis Summary

[Describe the different groups of target customers that are included in your market analysis and then explain in detail why you are selecting this demographic.]

5.0 Strategy and Implementation Summary

[Summarize your organizational strategy for target marketing, various sales and marketing activities, along with product and service development with an objective of building a focused and consistent sales and marketing strategy. ]

5.1 Sales Forecast

[Explain the Sales Forecast Table.]

5.2 Milestones

[Describe the milestones that are laid out in the Milestone Table.]

6.0 Management Summary

[Describe the management and personnel structure of the company, including any openings that need to be filled.]

7.0 Financial Plan

[Summarize the financial aspects of your Business Plan.]

7.1 Start-Up Funding

[Explain where your funding will come from and if it will be an investment or a loan. Also, include how this funding will be sufficient to cover all start-up cost requirements that are included in the Start-Up Table.]

7.2 Projected Profit and Loss

[Explain all the key points of your Profit and Loss projections. For example, break down the percentage increase in sales and profits, your gross margin, and important budget items.]



Starting A Business

LLC Partnership Agreement

Profit Sharing Agreement

LLC Certificate of Formation

LLC Partner Resignation

LLC Member Buyout

LLC Member Withdrawal

Proposal To Buy A Business

Independent Contractor

Joint Venture Agreement

Start A Business

Food & Beverage

BOD Communications

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Board Resolution Letter

Small Business Assistant

How To Decide What Business To Start

Business Plan

Strategic Plan

Business Plan Template

Business Planning Worksheet

Business Plan Confidentiality Agreement

Sample Cleaning Business Plan

Store Opening Day Checklist