Business Plan & Financing

leebsandersleebsanders Posts: 2subscriber
edited April 2008 in Startup Funding
 
I am in the beginning phases of business development for a Mens Salon/Barber Shop that I plan to open in Las Vegas, NV.
 
I have moved the the concept, mission statement, tasks, start up estimates, etc. from my head to paper.
 
However, I have never created a business plan or sought capital for a business venture.
 
I am doing research, but would greatly appreciate advice on both (business plans & obtaining start-up funds).
 
Lee
Guyz Mens Salon
 
   

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  • JustTimJustTim Posts: 0subscriber
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  • besthealthbesthealth Posts: 4subscriber
    Congratulations on putting your business idea on paper!  There are many  places that offer free samples of  business plans specific to your business - google it. Another great resource would be your local SCORE office -- they may even match you with a seasoned/retired professional who can personally assist you. Explore your options - Tim & Steve has offered some good tips.
    Follow through with your business - keep in mind some days will be better than others. Here`s wishing you great success!
  • leebsandersleebsanders Posts: 2subscriber
     
    Tim,
     
    Thank you for all the good info!
     
    I will give them a call and keep you updated!
     
    Thanks again!
     
    Lee
     
  • leebsandersleebsanders Posts: 2subscriber
     
    Best Health,
     
    Thank you for your help and input.
     
    I am a "google" maniac.
     
    When i searched that avenue, I came up with software for creating plans.
     
    They can be impressive, but i recall from my original SCORE meeting, that you have to be careful - like anything else - that you are not throwing your money at something without proven results. Which is what we are all after, right?
     
    I will take your advise.
     
    I thought i would tap this forum as well as work with SCORE and research the bookstores and libraries as well.
     
    Thanks again!
     
    Lee
  • leebsandersleebsanders Posts: 2subscriber
     
    CampSteve.
     
    Thank you.
     
    I will start digging!
     
    Lee
     
  • robertjrobertj Tampa Bay, FloridaPosts: 0subscriber Member
    Lee,
    Putting it on paper is a great start -Congratulations.
    As you move forward, remember - there are over 50 ways (combination of method and sources) to bring outside capital into a business. It`s often a matter of determining which one is "right" for you.
  • leebsandersleebsanders Posts: 2subscriber
    RobertJ,
     
    Thank you.
     
    I will keep my mind and options open.
     
    Feel free to enlighten me.
     
    Lee
     
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