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One Page Business Plans: Simple and Highly Effective

Learn how to write a complete business plan in the equivalent of 29 tweets (or less) on a single page using keywords and short phrases. Read more


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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more

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5 Reasons Your Startup Needs a Business Plan

Doing some pre-startup homework and crafting a business plan now will make your life post-startup so much easier. Read more

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Making Sense of Online Marketing

If you’re considering getting started with online marketing, you may become overwhelmed by too many tools, never-ending expert advice, and the many marketing myths presented as f Read more

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Buying a Business

Starting from scratch isn't the only way to get started. Buying an existing business can help you hit the ground running. Here's what you need to know to find a great deal. Read more
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Where to Form Your Business

One of the unique features of incorporating or forming an LLC (as opposed to filing a DBA) is that you do not necessarily have to form the company in the State where you do busines Read more
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Basics of Business Structure

The most common forms of business enterprises in use in the United States are the sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and corporation. Read more
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SBA Business Guide

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. Read more
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Business Plan Templates

Bplans offers free business plan samples and templates, business planning resources, How-to articles, financial calculators, industry reports, etc. Read more

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