If you are considering starting a business — that is, becoming an entrepreneur, there are several resources available to you. Here are some. (This post is in response to a request from Jesse P. :-))
First, read this article that I wrote a while back for some initial things to review: Evans on Entrepreneurship.
Next, take a look at these past posts:
- What Makes an Entrepreneur Successful or Unsuccessful?
- Is Entrepreneurship Right for You?
- What Is an Entrepreneur?
- Crowdfunding: A New Source of Capital That Keeps on Giving
- Finding Your Entrepreneurial Spirit: An Evening with Brandon Steiner
Finally, here are some excellent resources for preparing a business plan:
- Starting Your Business (free!)
- Create Your Business Plan (free!)
- Loans and Grants Search Tool (free!)
- Your Business Plan Guide (free!) — scroll down the screen to see templates
- Free Sample Business Plans — scroll down to the bottom of the screen to see templates and other resources