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Business Plans

Major Business Plan Resources

Business Plans Pro
I have a special set of 500 sample business plans from "Business Plans Pro".  They are only available on my office computer, but I would be happy to show and discuss them with you.  You can see which plans are available by viewing the link below:

Business Plans Handbook
This 14 volume set is available in our Reference Collection.  Volumes 1-11 can be electonically accessed here.

Business Plans Index
This site lists the sources of hundreds of business plans:


Business Plan Software
Business Plans
PaloAltoSoftware: Business Plan Pro Softare
Business Plan Software and Sample Business Plans
     - Sample Business Plan 
Interactive Business Plan - Software used specifically to operate on the World Wide Web
Brint Web Search Portal
Business Plan and Profile Index - Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Business Plans and Financing
Business Plan Archive
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Websites
Sample Business Plan Components - Office Depot
Sample Business Plan (Complete)
Business-Plan.com Site Map
Business Plan Samples and Templates
Business Owner's Toolkit
Find Law- Business Plans
BizPlanit - Virtual Business Plan
NYC Small Business Resource Center - Business Plan
Step-by-Step Business Plan Workbook

Reference Books

AMA Guide to Small Business Marketing: REF HF 5415.1 .C595 1993.
Business Plans Handbook: REF HD 62.7 .B865 (10 vols.)
The Prentice Hall Encyclopedia of Model Business Plans: REF HD 30.28 .C76 1998.


Adams Streetwise Complete Business Plan: Writing a Business Plan Has Never Been Easier!, Adams, Bob, 1998 - HD 30.28 .A3
Alpha Teach Yourself Business Plans in 24 Hours [electronic resource], Michael Miller, 2002
Anatomy of a Business Plan, Pinson, Linda (4th ed.) - HD 30.28 .P5
The Art of the Start : the Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything, Guy Kawasaki, 2004 - HD62.5 .K38 2004
Auditing Markets, Products, and Marketing Plans, David Parmerlee, 2000 - HF5415.16 .P37 2000
Bankable Business Plans, Rogoff, Edward G., 2004 - HD 30.28 .R644
Bridal Consultant - Entrepreneur Magazine's How to Become a Bridal Consultant; Your S-B-S Guide to Success, 1997 - HD 69 .C6 B75
Building a Successful Business Plan: Advice from the Experts, Socrates Media, 2006 - REF HD30.25 .B855 2006
The Business Plan: How to Win Your Investor’s Confidence [electronic resource], Gerald Schwetje, 2007
The Business Planning Guide: Creating a Plan for Success In Your Own Business, Bangs Jr., David H. (8th ed.) - HD 30.28 .B362
Business Plans for Dummies, Paul Tiffany, 2005 - REF HD30.28 .T575 2005
Business Plans Handbook: A Compilation of Actual Business Plans Developed by Small Businesses Throughout America, Gale Research, 1995 - HD 62.7 .B865
Business Plans That Win: Lessons from the MIT Enterprise Forum, Stanley R. Rich, 1985 - NRRI HG4027.6 .R53 1985
Business Plans That Work: A Guide for Small Business, Timmons, Jeffrey A., 2004 - HD 30.28 .T5766
Business Plans That Work: For Your Small Business, Jacksack, Susan M., 1998 - HD 62.7 .B867
The Business Side of Creativity: The Complete Guide for Running a Graphic Design or Communications Business, Foote, Cameron S., 2002 - NC 998.5 .A1 F66
Car Wash [Entrepreneur Magazine's How to Start a Carwash: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success], 1996 - HD 9999 .C272 C37
The Complete Guide to Home Business, Spiegel, Robert, 2000 - HD 62.38 .S67
Developing an IT Business Plan [electronic resource], Mike Sisco, 2001
The Entrepreneur Magazine Small Business Advisor: The One-Stop Information Source for Starting, Mnaging, and Growing a Small Business (2nd ed.) - HD 62.7 .E568
Entrepreneur Magazine's How to Start a Medical Claims Billing Service; Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success, 1998 - HD 62.5 .E587X
Entrepreneur Magazine's How to Start a Medical Transcription Service, 1995 - HD 62.5 .E587X
Export Import, Zodl, Joseph A., 2002 - HF 1416.5 .Z63 2002
Five Essential Steps in Digital Video: a DV Moviemaker’s Ttricks of the Trade [electronic resource], Denise Ohio, 2002
The Guide to Retail Business Planning, Purdy, Warren G., 1997 - HD 62.5 .P797
How to Be a Successful Computer Consultant, Simon, Alan R. (4th ed.) - HD 69 .C6 S58
How to DotCom: a Step-by-Step Guide to E-Commerce, McGarvey, Robert, 2000 - HF 5548.32 .M2778
How to Write a Business Plan, Mike McKeever, 2008 - HD30.28 .M3839 2008
Hurdle, the Book on Business Planning: a Sstep-By-Step Guide to Creating a Thorough, Concrete, and Concise Business Plan, Tim Berry, 2006 - HD30.28 .B4567 2006
Lawn Care Service - Entrepreneur Magazine's How to Start a Lawn Care Business: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success (4th ed.) - HD 62.5 .E587X
Leading Edge Business Planning for Entrepreneurs, Arkebauer, James, 1999 - HD 62.5 .A738
Maid Service - Entrepreneur Magazine's How to Start a Maid Service: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success, 1996 - Hd 62.5 .E587X
The Market Planning Guide: Creating a Plan to Successfully Market Your Business, Product, or Service, David H. Bangs, Jr, 2002 - HF5415.122 .B36 2002
Marketing Plans that Work: Targeting Growth and Profitability [electronic resource], Malcolm H.B. McDonald, 1997
McGraw-Hill Guide to Writing a High-Impact Business Plan: A Proven Blueprint for Entrepreneurs, Arkebauer, James, 1995 - HD 30.28 .A75
New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, Timmons, Jeffrey A., 2004 - HD 62.5 .T55
Opening a Restaurant or Other Food Business Starter Kit : How to Prepare a Restaurant Business Plan & Feasibility Study, Sharon Fullen, 2005 - TX911.3.M27 F835 2005
The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, Tim Berry, 2008 - HD30.28 .B4569 2008
The Prentice Hall Encyclopedia of Model Business Plans, Cross, Wilbur, 1998 - HD 30.28 .C76
Preparing a Successful Business Plan, Rodger D. Touchie, 2001 - REF HD62.7 .T68 2001
The Real World Entrepreneur Field Guide: Growing Your Own Business, Bangs Jr., David H., 1999 - HD 62.5 .B362
Retail in Detail: How to Start and Manage a Small Retail Business, Bond, Ronald L., 2001 - HF 5429 .B6116
Seven Steps to a Successful Business Plan [electronic resource], 2002
The Six-Figure Consultant: How to Start (Or Jump-Start) Your Consulting Career and Earn $100,000+ a Year, Bly, Robert W., 1998 - HD 69 .C6 B574
The Small Business Savings Plan : 101 Tactics for Controlling Costs and Boosting the Bottom Line, Gase, Timothy R. (2007) - HD62.7 .G37 2007
So You Need to Write a Business Plan!, Jerome S. Osteryoung, 2003 - HD30.28 .O78 2003
So You Want to Own the Store, Brown, Mort, 1997 - HF 5429.3 .B754
Specialty Shop Retailing: How to Run Your Own Store, Schroeder, Carol L., 1997 - HF 5429 .S35566
Start and Run a Profitable Retail Business, Dion, Jim, 1998 - HD 62.5 .D56
The Start-Up Guide: A One-Year Plan for Entrepreneurs, Bangs Jr., David H., 1999 - HD 62.2 .B36
Start Right in e-Business: a Step By Step Guide to Successful e-Business Implementation, Bennet P. Lientz, 2001 - HF5548.32 .L538 2001
The Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies, Rhonda Abrams, 2003 - HD62.5 .A344 2003
The Successful Marketing Plan : a Disciplined and Comprehensive Approach, Hiebing, Roman G. Jr. (2003) - HF5415.13 .H523 2003
Super Searchers Make It On Their Own: Top Independent Information Professionals Share Their Secrets for Starting and Running a Research Business, Sabroski, Suzanne, 2002 - HD 9999 .I492 S23
The Toy and Game Inventor's Handbook, Levy, Richard C., 2003 - HD 9993 .T692 L483
Travel Agency [Entrepreneur Magazine's] How to Start a Travel Agency: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success, 1997 - HD 62.5 .E587X

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