Since 1991, The Successful Business Plan has been the recognized leader and bestseller in business plan books. Written in a language easily understood by the novice, but with expert advice for seasoned veterans, this updated edition offers a step-by-step guide to creating a complete business plan. The plan can be used to raise money from venture capitalists but is also invaluable in actually running the business. Author Rhonda M. Abrams takes a proactive approach to a daunting process. She walks readers through the formulation of a business plan using simple worksheets, samples that can be used as models, an explanation of each of the critical plan sections, and an arsenal of expert tips to combine all those facts and figures into an impressive plan.