Getting Down to Business
In This Chapter
• Developing and utilizing your business plan
• Understanding your options for funding
• Creating a realistic budget
• Getting the expertise you need
While a good business plan does not ensure your business will be successful, it does show that you have thought everything through carefully.
This chapter focuses on best practices for developing a business plan that helps you make the right decisions about your business and improves your chances of getting the investment support you need. You’ll also find out about best practices that relate to funding for your business, developing your initial budget for the business, and finding the expert advice you need.
Creating Your Business Plan
A business ...