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Identify the key search words and concepts for your market and consumer analysis

Identify the industry sector for your business

Identify trends in that industry and the economy as a whole

Identify relevant consumer demographics

Identify and analyze the competition


A business plan is a formal, written document which includes a financial and market analysis of the business.  These plans are often developed as part of the loan application or as a means of formally analyzing a business enterprise.  Business plans usually include:

description of the product or service

business history

market analysis

competition analysis

financial information

management structure

growth potential

strength and weakness analysis


Business Plan Help

Web resources that provide background information and give some sample business plans.