Standard Business Plan Outline. Bplans.com. Lists elements of a business plan.
Business Plan Template. U.S. Small Business Administration. Fill in content and generate a business plan using the template.
NEBS Business Plan Tool. A company that markets directly to small businesses provides this template that can be filled in to generate a business plan.
Business Plan for Nonprofits and Social Enterprises. Nonprofits Assistance Fund.
Business Plans Handbook. Actual business plans in all industries available in the Gale Virtual Reference collection.
Free Sample Business Plans. Bplans.com. This site provides sample business plans in addition to selling software.
Moot Corp Competition. Sample Business Plans. Center for Business Planning provides award-winning sample business plans and links to web resources for planning a business.
Use in conjunction with International Business LibGuide.
International Business Plan Sample Outline. U.S. International Trade Administration.
Export Business Planner for Your Small Business. U.S. Small Business Administration.
International Business Planning Checklist. Thomas B. McVey, Williams Mullen, Washington, D.C.
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How to Write a Business Plan. U.S. Small Business Administration.
Writing a Successful Business Plan. Deming Center for Entrepreneurship. University of Colorado.
Business Planning for Nonprofits: Why, When - and How it Compares to Strategic Planning. Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
The Nonprofit Business Plan. Donald A. Griesmann.
Guide to Business Planning. Graham Friend. 2008
All of the print books listed below may be borrowed through Summit, if the WSU copy is checked out.
Anatomy of a Business Plan: the Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Business and Securing Your Company's Future. (7th edition) Holland and Terrell HD 30.28 P5 2014 Includes a chapter on nonprofits.
Entrepreneur's Guide to Writing Business Plans and Proposals. Holland and Terrell HD 62.5 C423 2008
Perfect Phrases for Business Proposals and Business Plans : Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Winning New Clients, Launching New Products, and Getting the Funding You Need. Holland and Terrell HF 5718.5 D43 2006
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans. Holland and Terrell HD 30.28 M67 2005
Entrepreneur Magazine's Creating a Successful Business Plan : a Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Plan. (5th edition) Holland and Terrell HD 30.28 H477 2004
Bankable Business Plans. Holland and Terrell HD 30.28 R644 2004
More extensive list of resources available at Industry Research LibGuide.
Sources of Information for Market Analysis Part of the Business Plan:
IBISWorld. Industry research reports for over 700 U.S. industries, at the 5-digit NAICS, and over 600 specialized U.S. industries.
Business Source Complete. Indexes and provides full-text articles from thousands of business journals and periodicals on all aspects of business.
Nexis Uni replaced Lexis Nexis Academic. Provides company information and full-text articles from thousands of news, business, and trade publications.
Sources of Information for Financials Part of the Business Plan:
eStatement Studies. RMA. Covers approximately 350 U.S. industries. Nineteen of the most widely used ratios in the financial services industry accompany the balance sheet and income statement information, including various types of liquidity, coverage, leverage, and operating ratios. Gives both current and historical data, arranged by NAICS code.
Dun & Bradstreet Key Business Ratios. Holland and Terrell Reference HD 47 D8 Provides ratio information for over 800 U.S. industries arranged by SIC code.
Small Business Guide.Washington State Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance.
Provides information to plan, start, payroll, open, run, grow and close your business in Washington State. Also, provides links to sources of loans and permitting information.
Sources of Free Legal Information on Washington State Law. University of Washington Law Library.
The Business Organizations section provides links to information on starting a business in Washington State, changing business status, growing a business, licenses & permits, hiring & managing employees, taxes, doing business with the state, and finding laws & regulations.
Provides information needed to do business in Washington State.
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