Putting together a business plan helps you to clarify what you wish to achieve, how you are going to do it, and the steps that will get you there. As your business progresses the business plan will also help you to review your progress and change your forecasts if necessary.

Here are some suggestions to help you get started:

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Use a template Word Document business plan to gather this information together.

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