Writing a business plan

Your business plan outlines what your business does and what you are trying to achieve. It explains what the market opportunity is, what makes your business special and how you will make it a success.

Writing a business plan helps you: check that your idea makes sense; plan your sales, marketing and business operations; identify problems and how to overcome them

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Running a successful business

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