A good business plan is a roadmap to reaching your long-term goals. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re an experienced entrepreneur, a good business plan gives you direction, helps you identify potential barriers or threats, defines your objectives and maps out strategies for meeting your goals. A strong business plan can even help you secure financing.

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Informal Business Plan — Brainstorm your ideas and goals.

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Formal Business Plan — Develop a complete business plan for starting or growing your business and for accessing capital when you’re ready.

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