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Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 Vendor: ALPHA Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 9.13 X 7.38 (inches)
ISBN: 1592579736 ISBN-13: 9781592579730 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Series:Complete Idiot's Guide
It's just good business.
The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Business Plans, Second Edition, helps new and existing entrepreneurs create clear, comprehensive, and compelling business plans by walking them through all of the decisions they'll need to make before writing their plans, and then helping them structure and execute their plans to achieve their specific business goals.
According to the Small Business Administration, in 2002 approximately 570,000 new small businesses opened their doors for business, and in 2007, the number rose to 680,000. Data shows that the past three recessions all resulted in significant rises in the number of new small businesses.
More than 75 percent of small firms use some form of credit in their startup or operations
Gwen Moran is a columnist for Entrepreneur magazine and was named one of the United States Small Business Administration's "Young Entrepreneurs of the Year" in 1996. Sue Johnson is the regional director of the Small Business Association's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Raritan Valley Community College in North Branch, New Jersey, where she directly oversees services provided to scores of small businesses each year.