With goals and expectations in hand, a business plan is the written document detailing how those goals will be achieved.
The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) aims to assist small businesses through access to capital and developmental resources. They define a business plan as “an essential roadmap for business success. This living document generally projects 3-5 years ahead and outlines the route a company intends to take to grow revenues.” (SBA.gov)
This section will cover the following areas of a Business Plan: