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Where To Start

So, you have an idea about the type of business you want to start.  Where do you go from there. 

It is not necessary to have a formal Business Plan to go into business.  (Formal Business Plans for the most part are used to obtain financing from Venture Capitalists or other financial institutions)

Think of a Simple Plan as a roadmap that shows the major roadways and key features as opposed to the Formal Business Plan that shows street level details.

The best tool to creating a simple plan is "The Startup Master Planner".  This tool will take you through all of the steps required to get your business off the ground.  It gives you a matrix to track each step in the process and takes you from identifying the business idea all the way to the exit strategy.  These are the others that this tool will step you through:

Protecting the business idea; coming up with the business name; coming up with the domain name; determine the business type; corporate governance; the business model; the business location; identifying competitors & pitfalls; marketing; insurance; taxes; income proejctions & profit margins; determien the sell price & markup; financing the business; Suppliers & Manufacturers; growing the business.

The Startup Master Planner comes as a hard copy book, e-book and as an app (see below).


The Book
The Startup Master Planner Book


The Startup Master Planner App
















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