Business Planning and Budgeting Advice

Because business planning is such an integral part of business management, we’ve dedicated a special area for planning topics on Bright Hub’s Entrepreneurship Channel.
In this area, we’ll cover all the different means you can use to write a business plan, whether the plan is for a new startup or an existing business. Our expert writers will also give detailed advice on the different aspects of budget planning and how to prepare charts and exhibits that will increase your chances of getting funding. In addition, we’ll take a look at software products like Business Plan Pro and other tools that can help make the planning process go a little easier.

What are the Goals of Cash Management for a Business?

If you’re a small business owner, chances are you’ve wondered what are the challenges and goals of cash management for businesses? The goals of cash management for a business are not just ensuring you have enough money to pay all your bills, it’s about keeping your business open.

Requirements for Non-Profit Organizations

If you’re starting a non-profit business, are there any non-profit entity organization requirements? You may qualify for a 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, but do you need to follow the same rules as conventional corporations? We’ll take a look here and also provide sample templates in our Media Gallery.

Does Your Non-Profit Need a Feasibility Study?

Does your non-profit business need a feasibility study? Often, prior to business plans, fundraising ideas, new ventures, or capital campaigns, a feasibility study is needed to determine if the new concept is feasible for your non-profit.

Business Goals and Resolutions for the New Year

As a business owner, when the end of year is near, I start thinking about my goals for the near future. Every small business owner should take a look at successes, failures, and new things they can do to help their business thrive in the upcoming New Year

Best Online Tools for Keeping Track of Your Customers

The practice of using online applications in tracking customers continues to rapidly expand in scope and depth of precision. Customer Relationship Management tools (CRM) provide an insight into a customer’s history, service requirements and potential sales opportunities.

Using a Flow Chart to Develop Your Business Plan

Creating a business plan from a flow chart is a good tool wheen seeking to obtain funding for new businesses and expansion initiatives. Understanding the value of flow charts and using them as a basis for business plan development will lead to a better organized and more professional presentation

How to Set Prices for Your Business Services

Starting a business consists of much more than securing a business loan, hiring an attorney to handle business contracts and searching for business grants. Although these are all important aspects in planning a business, it is incomplete without setting a price for your business services.

How to Write a One Page Business Plan

This article describes the elements of a one-page business plan. It also lists the advantages associated with this abbreviated plan and lists when you should use a one-page business plan and when you shouldn’t.