Writing a business plan is hard work, and too many would-be business owners abandon their business plan projects because the financials are difficult or they aren't sure where to begin (or finish) their research. New business owners can't always afford consulting fees, so they don't ask for help. Sometimes, promising companies fail because they launched without a plan. Sadly, many great businesses never even open their doors because the business plan alone proves too overwhelming.
Author Jessica Oman believes How to Write a Business Plan can solve the confusion and stress of writing a business plan, and make it accessible, exciting, and even a little bit fun. Her new guide offers worksheets, activities, and exercises geared towards helping people start to think like business owners - with the goal of getting entrepreneurs from 'idea' to 'open' and from 'open' to 'awesome' as fast as possible.
The e-book is perfect for aspiring entrepreneurs without a lot of money to spend at start-up. It's also ideal for anyone who needs a loan of less than $50,000 to launch or grow a company. Oman has seen dozens of businesses, including her own, launch and grow with little or no capital - but even for these bootstrappers, a business plan is still one of the keys to success. It provides a benchmarking tool, a roadmap for the business, and a way for aspiring entrepreneurs to keep track of their progress. Not having one is like driving from California to New Jersey and not using a map - you'll probably reach your destination eventually, but it'll take longer, be more difficult, and require many more resources.
When Oman asked her business community what their biggest frustration was about business plan writing, they said the financials were difficult, the writing process took too long, and the research was hard to find or complete. How to Write a Business Plan makes all of these processes easier, and makes entrepreneurs accountable for completing their projects. "It's more than just a template and instructions;
Buyers also get 30 days of unlimited email support from Write Ahead, starting from their purchase date. Oman wants to be accessible to as many business owners as possible, and share knowledge and experience that will motivate them to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.
Anyone interested in learning more about the guide can find information on Write Ahead's web site, here: http://writeahead.ca/