Where most templates assume all businesses are uniform, Copyblogger's model is designed to get to the heart of what entrepreneurs need to know to start a business: the ins and outs of the product or service, how customers will find the business and how the business will make money.
Simply copy and paste the template, created by Sonia Simone, co-founder and chief content officer of Copyblogger Media, and you're good to go. Look no further than Angela Bowman's One-Page Visual Business Plan.
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Post-launch, businesses can track revenue and expenses against forecasts.
Multiple users within a company can use Live Plan, and pricing starts at less than a month.
To get started, users enter basic information about their businesses, including product details.
From there, Enloop's software uses metrics to predict the financial performance of the company compared with other similar companies in the same sector.
Chris Guillebeau, the founder of 0 Startup, has distilled his knowledge into a book, which is available online from Amazon as well as several book retailers.
Biz Plan lets you create a business plan for free using your smartphone or tablet, and it offers more than just business plans.