• Business Plan QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Writing a Business Plan

  • By: ClydeBank Business
  • Narrated by: Amy Barron Smolinski
  • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-28-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ClydeBank Media LLC
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (110 ratings)

Regular price: $6.95

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Publisher's Summary

So you have an idea for a startup, an idea that could potentially be worth millions, even billions! Maybe it's for a software program, a multiplatform app, perhaps a new niche retail store. This idea could change your life, and even more, it can change the world! So, now what? How do you turn that idea into a real-life thriving business? How do you take some chicken scratch on a napkin and turn it into a dollar symbol? Do you need to have your MBA, a CEO as your mentor, or $200 million in seed money? No! What you need is far more simple, and it can be created in as little as three hours!
What you need is a business plan. As simple as it sounds, a business plan is a plan for your business. Think of it as the blueprint for a house. It will show you how to go from start to finish while showing you all of the pieces you will need along the way. A business plan will take an idea or concept for a business and can turn into a reality within as little as 3 hours.
In order to create a successful, sustainable business, you need a defined and developed strategy for acquisition of funds, market analysis, advertising, structure, and scaling as well as several other elements. Your initial creation will by no means be a final copy; however, it will serve as a point to build from that will expand in line with the growth and vision of your business.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Chocalicious on 08-10-15

Very comprehensive!

If you’ve ever wanted to write a business plan, this is the audiobook that will assist you. In a little under one and a half hours, you’ll learn how to write a business plan. This book recognizes the inevitable difficulties surrounding starting a business and so it first begins with the fundamentals on WHY and WHEN the business plan is needed, and WHAT information is needed.

Then each chapter thoroughly covers all the necessary areas of a business plan like: executive summary and company description, market analysis and organization, and funding and financial projections. The division of content in each chapter takes away the stress of not knowing which direction to take. You just have to follow the chapters. For such a short audiobook, this covers great in-depth information, which – I cannot stress enough -- is easy to follow. Amy Barron Smolinski is also a really great narrator.

This is a comprehensive guide that any business owner will want to grab up and learn from. Recommended!

*I received this free audiobook in exchange for an unbiased review.*

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Vas Littlecrow Wojtanowicz on 08-25-15

Straightforward and no-nonsense, yet cheerful.

If you could sum up Business Plan Writing Guide: How to Write a Successful & Sustainable Business Plan in Under 3 Hours in three words, what would they be?

- Straightforward
- Clear
- Organized

What other book might you compare Business Plan Writing Guide: How to Write a Successful & Sustainable Business Plan in Under 3 Hours to and why?

Business Plans For Dummies - It touches on the basics in an understandable way, but honestly, I like this one better.

What about Amy Barron Smolinski’s performance did you like?

Amy Barron Smolinski was very clear and her voice was enthusiastic without being annoying. Excellent enunciation. Very positive and friendly tone.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I enjoyed the pep talk at the end of the book.

Any additional comments?

It's an excellent refresher that keeps everything simple.

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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1 out of 5 stars
By J on 01-31-17

only suitable if you have NO business experience

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this book is so basic it is a waste of time if you have even a basic understanding of business. Avoid.

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