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Published: Jan 17, 2018
Last Updated: Mar 8, 2018
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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.

Business Plans

Bplans.com
This site offers a selection of free sample business plans, as well as articles on business planning. Bplans.com also sells business planning software.

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.

  • Bridal Salon Business Plan - Megan's Bridal Boutique
  • Event Planning Company Business Plan -  Unforgettable Event Partners LLC
  • Wedding Planning Service Business Plan - Together Forever Wedding Planners

 

Marketing Plans

Mplans.com
This site provides a selection of free sample marketing plans. Mplans also sells marketing plan building software.