Plan Your Business
A plan in your head is good. A well thought out plan on paper is even better. Writing a business plan doesn't have to be intimidating. Iowa offers lots of resources to assist you with developing a business plan.
The SBA provides a good outline for building your business plan, and they have a template that guides you through the necessary components of a robust business plan. Be sure to contact the Business Concierge for free market research for your business plan or to request an industry specific template for your use.
Counselors are also available to help review your business plan. Find assistance by using Follow the link and search for "Business Plan Training and Assistance" under the "Business Planning Category". You can also give the Iowa Business Concierge a ring toll free at 866-537-6052