Starting a Small Business? Write Your Business Plan

woman writing a business plan to start her own business

If you’re considering launching a side hustle or starting a small business, you need a plan on how you’re going to accomplish your business objectives and meet goals.

Taking the time to esablish a plan can set you up for success in forming a team, analyzing your competition, and protecting your bottom line. Follow our free step-by-step business planning template to navigate the early stages of your entrepreneurial journey.

What is a Business Plan?

A business plan is a blueprint for your small business; the plan will outline how your business is going to work and the steps you’re going to take to make it succeed. You’ll want to include key aspects of your business, such as your marketing plan, pricing model, and company milestones. This plan will serve as a guide for how you structure, run, and grow your business.

Need an Expert’s Opinion?

Our knowledgeable small business bankers pride themselves on supporting the small business owners in our local communities. Whether you’re seeking guidance on your business plan or need funding to start up your operations, we are here to help. Contact a banker today.

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