Business Plan Software

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By David Kaplan -
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Investors generally read only a fraction of the many plans that entrepreneurs send them. They tend to take less seriously plans that appear amateurish. One sure sign of an amateur business planner is that the submitted plan appears in one of the familiar formats of business plan software. Format generally does not matter much in […]

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The Business Plan as Marketing Vehicle

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By David Kaplan -
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Winning requires the right vehicle. Plans that exaggerate markets overstate┬ásales forecasts, over-hype the business idea or underestimate the competition will not cross the finish line. Investors expect an honest, evenhanded assessment of the opportunity and the risks. Hyperbole will not sell them on you or your business. In fact, it may turn them off entirely. […]

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