Detail your marketing activities including market research, market trends and size, external market economics, barriers to entry.As your market is made up of customers describe their characteristics.If your business isn’t going to make any money, it won’t be successful so you need to be very clear on how you will make a profit.The first step in planning your business venture, clarifying your ideas, aims and objectives is to write a business plan.Your plan is an essential document to ensure your ideas are feasible and is critical for bank New suppliers and larger customers may require this document and it's also useful to track progress against your original targets.We have three templates you can use to do your business plan kindly offered by SCORE and Bank of Scotland.
And finally you need information about your promotional activities to reach out and entice your potential customers to purchase your products and services.
A business plan gives an outline of your business, the market in which it will operate and how it aims to make money - and should answer this question: why will your business succeed when so many others fail?
We can help you answer this during our Enterprise programme, which provides you with the skills, tools and confidence you need to become your own boss.
You can download the templates to your computer as they are Adobe PDF files.
You can simply click each of the template links below to open now, or right click your mouse to save for later use.