Writing Your Business Plan

Business Plan Outline.doc
A simple, one-page outline that you can utilize to complete a rough draft of your business plan. Generational Wealth Zone Consulting Services will help you craft a document that presents your company in the best light for lenders, investors, employees and serve as a tool for managing the business. For additional help call us.

Business Plan Guide.doc
A more detailed guide to developing a concrete business plan that you can utilize to complete a draft of your business plan. 

Financial Projections Template.xls
A linked worksheet that will allow you to complete the Financials section of your Business Plan. It can also be used standalone to create financial projections. Financial projections translate the business plan activities into dollars that show the reader the quality of the investment. This template includes financial assumptions, sources and uses of funds, profit and loss statement, cash flow and balance sheet. It can be used in support of your loan application.

Business Plan Resources.doc
A listing of proven websites that provide information and statistics that you can use in your business planning process.

Business Start-up Checklist.doc
A checklist of the basic areas you need to cover before opening your business.

Legal Structures of Businesses.doc
This document outlines the various types of corporate structure for businesses and their respective requirements. 


Funding Sources for Small Business
This document summarizes the typical funding sources for small business and their respective advantages and disadvantages. 

Government Contracting

Federal Bid Opportunities 
FedBizOpps.gov is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000. Government buyers are able to publicize their business opportunities by posting information directly to FedBizOpps via the Internet. Through one portal – FedBizOpps (FBO) – commercial vendors seeking Federal markets for their products and services can search, monitor and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.

Online Resources

Small Business Administration

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

Other Business Resources

Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
A great document outlining FAQ’s pertaining to obtaining, maintaining and protecting patents, trademarks and copyrights.

Selling a Business
A document outlining what to consider before selling a business.

Business Valuation Methods
The process of business valuation takes into account many variables and requires a number of assumptions.

Business Lease Checklist
A great checklist for any small business owner or entrepreneur outlining consideration before signing a commercial lease.