Free business plan template for small businesses

Create a professional business plan with our easy-to-use business plan template.

The importance of a business plan

Writing a business plan gives your business the best chance of success helping you to flesh out your business proposal, outline key business processes and gives an action plan of what you want to achieve over time. While it can seem overwhelming, the time and effort you put in is worth it for your long-term success. Use our free business plan template below to get you started!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should a business plan include?

A business plan consists of a single document with different sections that represent different aspects of your business. Most business plans include the following:

  • Business overview
  • Executive summary
  • Team & Management
  • Product & Services
  • Operations
  • Market Analysis
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Marketing & Promotions
  • Financial Analysis
  • Future & Goals
How do you write a business plan?

Writing a multi page business plan when you are just starting out can seem overwhelming. The key to getting started is to keep it simple and add to it as you grow. Start with key headings (or use our template) and some bullet points mapping out your business overview, vision, market analysis and financial forecasts.

Tips for writing a business plan?

Check out our page about the 7 Tips for writing a Business Plan >


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