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Business Plans for Hotels, Motels, and Bed/Breakfasts

Business Plans for Hotels, Motels, and Bed and Breakfasts If you are writing a business plan to seek funding or simply submitting the plan to receive approval for your commercial lease, here are 5 items you want to include in your business plan. Total Potential Occupancy – […]

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Hypergrowth Business Plans

Hypergrowth Business Plans The first question you may ask me is “What’s a hypergrowth company?” It’s a company that doubles its revenues every 2-5 years (or 20%-50% per year). Hypergrowth companies have extraordinary revenue growth but also unique challenges. The best companies have controlled and deliberate growth. […]

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Talking About Recruiting Plans in Your Business Plan

Talking About Recruiting Plans in Your Business Plan Many of my business plan clients are writing business plans for growth. And that means adding team members. Investors know that your team will make or break you. The question they’re asking is “How will you attract the best […]

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How to Find a Great Business Partner and Co-Founder

How to Find a Great Business Partner and Co-Founder As a business plan writer, I often approached by two people who want to form a business partnership. I encourage individuals to recognize that business partnerships are like marriages – it’s easy to get married and hard to […]

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7 Business Plan Musts

7 Business Plan Musts Whether or not you are raising capital or simply need a business plan to grow your business, each business plan has 7 items that are MUSTS. Discuss the WHO – Who would buy your product and why? One of the best things you […]

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The ABCs of Competitive Research In Your Business Plan

The ABCs of Competitive Research In Your Business Plan An important section of your business plan is the competitive analysis. Sometimes researching competitors is as easy as walking into their business establishment. Other times, it’s very difficult. I recently did some research (thanks to my assistant) for […]

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Business Plan Advice: How to Begin The Process

Business Plan Advice: How to Begin the Process I was recently contacted by a woman through email who asked me how to begin her business plan writing process. After carefully crafting my response to her, I thought I’d post it here for all of my followers to […]

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Reading & Understanding Your Business Plan Financials: Break Even Analysis

Reading & Understanding Your Business Plan Financials: Break Even Analysis As you’re pitching your business for investment, it’s essential that you understand (and know) your break even point. What’s a break even point? Simply put…it’s the revenues you need to pay all of your expenses and keep […]

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Business Plan Tip: Fear of Missing Out

Business Plan Tip: Don’t Fear FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) FOMO, or Fear of Missing Out, is a great concern for many small business owners. We are concerned about missing the next big trend and how that will affect us 2, 5, 10 years from now. However, […]

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Creating a SWOT Analysis for Your Business Plan

Creating a SWOT Analysis for Your Business Plan Many business plans and strategic plans feature a SWOT analysis. What’s a SWOT analysis? I simply define it as a way of gauging your internal Strengths and Weaknesses plus the external Opportunities and Threats in the market place. In […]

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