Sample business plans, how-to guides, articles and websites to help start, finance or manage a small business
Choose "How to" from the menu list located below the search bar on the homepage. There you will find a link to a business plan template.You'll find additional related information on the tabbed "Articles" and "Overviews" pages.
Choose "Sample Business Plans" from the menu list located to the right of the search bar on the homepage. The top tabs on the results page will show you if you are viewing business plan or article results.
The business plans come from the Business Plans Handbook which can also be found in the Gale Virtual Reference Library found on the "Find Books & E-books" page of this guide.
Comprehensive business and demographic information to help assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses, business plans, and analyze population trends
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