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Want to know how to write a business plan that doesn't suck (and helps you achieve your business planning goals)? Looking for a step-by-step guide to creating business plans that both boost operational focus and raise serious moola? Searching for a no-nonsense crash-course in business-plan writing that’ll have you talking like an MBA grad (even if you never got past 10th-grade geometry)?

Then look no further, intrepid entrepreneur! Because in How to Write a Business Plan That Doesn’t Suck, you’ll have a business planner Sherpa walking you through every step of the way.

We’ll cover thorny topics such as:

  • “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Writing a Business Plan (But Were Afraid to Ask)”
  • “7 Key Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Business Plan (Learn from My Mistakes!)”
  • “What the @#@$# Needs to Go into Your Executive Summary”
  • “How to Describe Your Business in a Way That Doesn’t Put People to Sleep”
  • “Financial and Legal Docs You Just Gotta Have in Your Business Plan”
  • And so much more!

And you won’t find a single business plan outline or business plan template recycled from 1995, when Friends was the number-one show in America. 

These are strategies, straight from the business-plan trenches, that will help sharpen your business focus and give you the document you need to realize your business goals.

So, if you’re ready to put your business-plan floaties on - don’t worry, the water is warm - then grab a copy of How to Write a business Plan That Doesn’t Suck and begin your entrepreneurial quest today!

©2018 Michael R. Clarke (P)2018 Michael R. Clarke

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great action taking read

loved it but have a notebook ready because you will need to take notes or work through your plan while you listen. It gives great tips, advice, and websites. Prepare to dive in and complete an awesome plan.

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Easy to follow, interesting and totally valid read

As a seasoned businesswoman and a consultant, I loved the content of this book and, the performance of the reader. I have written countless business plans. These reference books can be extremely dry and, hard to follow. This book, however, will be helpful to any business owner regardless of their experience level. I intend to recommend "How to Write a Business Plan That Doesn't Suck" to my clients. Great read and listen.

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informative, funny in parts. actually enjoyed it

the writer, narrator was pretty good. kept me interested as I listed to this at work. I need to go back and take notes, as for as short as this is there is a lot of infomation. as for if will work what he says. I do not know, as I'm not an expert, and still a while off from making my own.. it did seem like common sense though.

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excellent writing and lively narration

I really liked this because the guy who wrote it is a regular person; and not a hardcore accountant, with a silver spoon mentality "trying to be nice" by saying unrealistic, nice things. I can tell that he has at least some sense of the world that most of us live in today. Most business people have no clue. This book is informative and inspirational. Thank you. :)

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Everything I expected from my title like this one

It hit all of the major key points that I was looking for. I also understood the cultural references so it was clear for me.

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a little difficult to take seriously

While there were some good takaways, unfortunately there was a lot of America slang, this was mixed with it sounding like it was being read by Yogi Bear presenting on a shopping channel it was difficult to take seriously.