If you've never written a business plan before or just want to save time and effort, here are 10 websites where you can download a business plan template and get started.
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Legaltemplates' free business plan template is available for download, and once you complete it, you simply print it out.
You can also download a filled-in version to use as a reference.
Plan Buildr offers a step-by-step guide to help you complete each section of its business plan template – something that is especially helpful for those who have never written a business plan before.
It takes less than 10 minutes to complete, it automatically calculates financials for you, plus you can choose from 10 professional designs.
Once you're done, you can send it out and track opens and views through Panda Doc.
Invoice Berry is primarily an invoicing and tracking platform, but the company offers free business plan templates for freelancers and small businesses.
You can answer all of the questions using keywords and short phrases.
This template is used as the official business plan for the New York Start UP! The PDF business plan template was adapted from Rhonda Abrams' (The Planning Shop, 2010).