While it’s not essential to have a business plan, you may find it easier to get funding if you have one that is well thought out and contains all of the necessary detail about your prospective business.
Sales and Marketing Plan. A description of how you intend to entice customers to buy your product(s) or service(s), including advertising/promotion, pricing strategy, sales and distribution, and post-sales support if applicable.
A business plan is a crucial activity for any entrepreneur or business owner looking to start or expand their business. Without a plan a business is likely to fail or stagnate.
Sample business plans and templates can help you develop a professional document that will serve as an in-depth marketing tool to convince others of your venture s potential for success. However, creating your own plan can be a complex process, and you may need the assistance of a professional (like an accountant) depending on the type of business you have (or want to run), and what you are seeking in terms of investment.