Writing a Business Plan

Courses in writing a businessunder magnifying glass plan are offered by several of our local educational institutions.

In addition, assistance and direction to other resources is available from the chambers of commerce, the economic development agencies and other business organizations (including the Executive Service Corps).

You may also want to peruse the following sites for FREE information:

Web Sites & Resources:


Government Agencies and Business Organizations:

(How to, plus free tools and resources – from the US Small Business Administration)

(Free business plan templates from SCORE‘s Seattle Chapter)

Private Sector “Third Party” Resources

(How to write a business plan, samples and more – a free resouce from Palo Alto Software)

(simple overview on how to write a business plan – from eHow, a general “How To” site)

Plan Ware
(How to write a business plan, and more – from the publishers of Exl-Plan Range template packages)

MicroSoft Small Business Center
(How to write a business plan – from MicroSoft, producers of many business management software titles)

My Own Business
(Business plan course: fee buys text books and certificate / free also available – from My Own Business, Inc.