This completely updated third edition of Rhonda Abrams' best-seller is a complete, step-by-step guide to researching and writing a knock-out business plan. Required reading at America's top business schools, it's been called "the entrepreneur's ...
bible," having helped thousands of successful business people get the funding they need to launch their businesses. With a foreword by renowned venture capitalist Eugene Kleiner, THE SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS PLAN is packed with insider tips on writing and formatting a business plan that will stand out from the crowd.
-- 99 worksheets help you get started quickly, taking you through every critical section of a successful business plan -- A fully-written sample business plan offers guidance on length, style, formatting and language -- Special chapters address issues of concern for service, manufacturing, retail, and Internet companies -- The Abrams Method of Flow-Through Financials helps make easy work of number crunching-even if you're a numbers novice -- A special chapter on classes and competitions help students prepare a winning business plan --Nearly 200 insider secrets from top venture capitalists and successful business owners and CEOs reveal what most impresses funders