Related Business Plans Are Great Models
In the page below you will find examples of successful business plans. Researching your business plan can be a very time-consuming experience, but it is an essential and worthwhile investment. Your business plan will become your most important day to day operating tool. The information resources and strategies in this guide will help you create an effective plan and increase your chances for business success.
Review Sample Plans for Ideas
Most books about starting a business will include examples of business plans, as well as business planning templates. In addition to books, online business resources frequently include sample business plans. Here are a few to get you started.
Libraries pay for many online resources that you can access from your home computer. For example, get in touch with your local library to see if you can get access to the Gale Business Plans Handbook today.
This site provides a selection of free sample marketing plans. Mplans also sells marketing plan building software.
- Telecomm Products Marketing Plan, OSS Telecom Technology
- High Tech Consulting Marketing Plan, Acme Consulting
This site offers a selection of free sample business plans, as well as articles on business planning. Bplans.com also sells business planning software.
- Technology Investment Business Plan, Center for Technology and Investment
- Computer Programming Business Plan, Gaming Futures, LLC
- ASP B2B Technology Business Plan, Discover Productions
- Computer Consulting Business Plan, Calico Computer Consulting
- Data Recovery Services Business Plan, TTR Data Recovery
- Computer Software Business Plan, FoodFun Lifeskills Instructional Software
- Database Software Business Plan, JTB Integrated Technologies
- ISP Business Plan, Web Solutions, Inc.
- Internet ASP Business Plan, jSpan Corporation
- Internet ISP Wireless Business Plan, Grassroots Wireless
- Online Services Business Plan, Web Applications, Inc.
- SOHO Computer Consulting Business Plan, Creative Concepts Computer Design
- Satellite Communications Business Plan, Blue Sky Satellite Communications
- Software Sales Business Plan, Corporate Software Sales
- Software Testing Business Plan, Cresta Testing
- Telecom Wireless Business Plan, Cellular Providers
- Telecommunications Products Business Plan, OSS Telecom Technology
- UK Software Publishing Business Plan, Supple Software--UK
- Wireless DataComm Business Plan, Pie in the Sky Wi-Fi
Access to the following sources may be available through your local public or academic library. For information on how to obtain a library card, and for additional information on using libraries in BC, please visit our Getting Access to Library Resources page.
Business Plans Handbook, Gale Publishing
This is a database of actual business plans written by North American entrepreneurs seeking financing for their businesses. Includes examples of many start-up business ideas. Access is available through many BC public libraries, made possible by a generous donation from the Sutherland Foundation. Affiliates of UBC can start here.
- Technology Solutions Provider. Jay Fox, Brittani Lee, and Brian Wideman. Business Plans Handbook. Ed. Lynn M. Pearce. Vol. 13. Detroit: Gale, 2008. p173-195. Word Count: 5530.