Doing It Yourself or Getting Help?

A number of business plan writing services are available, as is business plan template software packages. Should you hire someone or use software to write your plan for you?
We don’t think so—at least not for the first draft. The process of writing your plan is an exercise that will help solidify the direction of your business. By going through the process yourself, even if you’re not a good writer, you’ll be forced to think through various scenarios and learn more about how your business will run, market, staff, and grow. By hiring someone to do that for you, you’ll lose out on the benefits gained from that process. However, if you’re not confident in your writing skills and feel like you need someone to ...

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