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This page provides information on how to create an effective business proposal or business plan.

A good starting resource 10 Key Attributes of Professional Writing

How to write a world class proposal by Michael P. Griffin

Writing winning proposals by Charlotte Stapleton

This video gives you insights on a variety of things, including:

  • Types of proposals
  • Identifying your audience
  • Documenting your problem and identifying solutions
  • Creating your outline
  • Writing your proposal


This useful video describes the basics of writing a business plan, following the SBA template.  This is a useful template and is generally what banks and investors expect to see.   We invite you to do your own research on this very written-about topic as well.

Business Plan for a Startup Business by SCORE.   This template provides great prompts to get you thinking when you write your plan. Direct link to the template at: SCORE Business plan template

Writing an effective business plan (Deloitte)


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