The Definitive Guide to Business Success for 30 years has just been updated to meet the needs of today’s entrepreneurs. Used by over 2 million business owners.
— Forbes Magazine
PlanningShop is excited to announce the release of the eighth edition of the iconic Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies, the unparalleled guide that’s transformed over two million lives and businesses. This latest edition solidifies its position as the number one best-selling business plan guide of all time, offering a dynamic array of new features and updated content to meet the ever-evolving demands of the modern business landscape.
Renowned for its comprehensive approach and user-friendly layout, Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies has empowered entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts across the nation for decades. This essential step-by-step guide is an indispensable companion for anyone launching or expanding a business, a fact affirmed by its use in over 1000 business schools and its inclusion as one of the 100 best business strategy books of all time.
Key Features that Propel Success:
• Strategic Business Development: A renewed emphasis on strategic planning equips readers with the insights needed to navigate today’s competitive markets with finesse.
• Real-World Wisdom: Gain exclusive access to pearls of wisdom from business luminaries who have scaled remarkable heights, providing actionable advice for success.
• Guided Planning: Over 100 meticulously crafted worksheets lead readers through each planning stage, ensuring no detail is overlooked.
• Comprehensive Sample Business Plan: Witness theory in action with a complete sample business plan that encapsulates the essential elements of a successful enterprise.
• Streamlined Projections: Simplified flow-through financials enable accurate and effortless financial projections, an invaluable asset for securing funding.
• Global Perspectives: Explore new horizons with insights on feasibility analysis, social responsibility, and globalization strategies that transcend borders.
• Embracing Innovation: Dive into the latest trends in entrepreneurship, including crowdfunding, social media strategies, lean startup methodologies, and harnessing the power of the cloud.
Eighth Edition Upgrades:
• Supply Chain Insights: A brand-new section focusing on the crucial aspect of supply chain management, complete with a dedicated worksheet for effective planning.
• Sustainability Spotlight: An expanded section delves deeper into sustainability considerations, with a dedicated worksheet to help businesses embed eco-consciousness into their strategies.
• Social Media Mastery: Enhanced content on social media marketing, including a dedicated budget worksheet, empowers businesses to leverage digital platforms effectively.
• Analytics Advantage: A new section on marketing analytics, accompanied by an insightful worksheet, demystifies data-driven decision-making.
• Remote Work Dynamics: Discover strategies for managing remote workers, an increasingly vital skill in the modern business landscape.
• Promoting Diversity and Inclusion: Navigate the imperative of diversity, equity, and inclusion with new content that fosters an inclusive and innovative workplace culture.
• A Splash of Color: The eighth edition boasts a vibrant full-color design that brings concepts to life and enhances the learning experience.
Praise for “Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies”:
• “User-friendly and exhaustive…highly recommended. Abrams’ book works because she tirelessly researched the subject. Most how-to books on entrepreneurship aren’t worth a dime; among the thousands of small business titles, Abrams’ [is an] exception.” — Forbes Magazine
• “Your business plan book was my first teaching manual at Johnson & Wales University. We later established a multi-million dollar entrepreneurship center. You helped make that happen!” — Kenneth Proudfoot
Don’t miss the opportunity to harness the insights and strategies that have propelled countless ventures to prosperity. The eighth edition of Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies” is now available for purchase at leading bookstores and online retailers.
For media inquiries, review copies, or to schedule an interview with the author, please contact:
Rowan Hill, [email protected] or 650 380 8352.
About the Author:
Rhonda Abrams is a seasoned entrepreneur, acclaimed author, and long-time USAToday Small Business Columnist, with a proven track record in business planning and strategy. With a passion for fostering entrepreneurial success, Abrams has empowered individuals and businesses to achieve their aspirations through the pages of Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies.
Publication Date: October 3, 2023