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Business Plan Writing for Mobile App Businesses

Nearly sixty percent of Americans have a smartphone today, a phenomenon that has created new business opportunities and even new markets. One of those emerging markets is the mobile app space. Everyone from solo, home-based developers to multinational corporations have gotten into the mobile app market. As a result, the app space is flooded with a wide variety of games, productivity tools, and utilities, making it difficult for developers to…

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5 Common Business Plan Writing Mistakes

Like with just about everything, there are a few common traps or missteps businesses get caught up in when writing their business plan. Some are minor and some are significant. But even the seemingly minor errors can incite investors to dampen the “REJECTED” stamp on their red ink pad. By avoiding the five common mistakes listed below, however, you and your business will have a better shot at catching the…

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Business Planning, Networking, and More: Tips for the Bootstrapped Business

Launching a business with little capital and no outside investments is a difficult but doable practice known as bootstrapping. Many entrepreneurs choose the bootstrapping route for their new venture as it involves less risk and he or she is able to maintain complete decision-making control due to the lack of investor interference. However, having a limited amount of capital to work with can be very restrictive and some bootstrapping entrepreneurs…

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Finding a Lender for Your Start-up Business

Sources of Funding for Start-ups Hypothetically, let’s say that you have recognized a space in the market and have compiled a business plan to take advantage of that space. You already have a pretty solid idea of what your product will be and you’re already planning for a prosperous financial future. First, before you start your business endeavor, you need the funds to afford all the things that are required…

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Modern Day Business Plan Writing: What to Include in a Business Plan in 2013

Business plans have changed in recent years. The skeleton remains the same, but with new marketing channels to connect with customers, global competition, and new technologies, the content of today’s business plans need to be contemporary. Here’s a look at what you need to include in your business plan to make sure you’re up to date and modern in your business strategy. Social Media Today, nearly every major business has…