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Business Plan Resources
Click on link to business tools to find templates for Business Plan, Cash Flow and other start-up templates and workshops.
Determine a Business Structure
All businesses must have a legal identity. Many factors must be considered when choosing the best form of business ownership. This SBA website provides an over- view of your options.
Research & Focus
Check this website for information on how to conduct market analysis, develop marketing strategies, identify your competition and obtain templates to help with preparation of cash flow, breakeven, and collateral estimates. Online training is also available for conducting a marketing analysis, targeting markets, and protecting your business with patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Other useful sites include:
Personal Preparation for Starting a Business
Before committing to starting a business, review your credit history, cash flow, collateral, and character references as well as your business management experience. The links below are guides to assist you in determining your ability to make a go of your business. The websites contain small business guides which are intended to serve as roadmaps for starting a business. They are both comprehensive and easy to use. They also contain numerous electronic links for additional information. These links contain business plan formats, financial plan formats and marketing plan formats.
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Buying a Small Business

The advantages to purchasing an existing business- plus steps to take during the process.

Understanding Credit Scoring

Credit worthiness is evaluated by lending institutions with the assistance of credit scoring.

The ABCs of Borrowing (through traditional lenders)

This article describes types of lending available through traditional sources, and what lenders will be evaluating.

Choosing the Right Bank

What to know in choosing a financial institution.  What to look for and what services are offered.

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