Business & Personal Coaching Promote Your Business
Business & Personal Coaching
ProMatch
Directory
Cost Report
  More Services

Have you ever written a formal business plan?

Yes
65%
No
31%
Not sure
2%
Next Question
Question: Have you ever written a formal business plan?
Top Answer (65% of 1110 votes): Yes.

Answer: Yes
Explanation: You must have a plan to know what you are trying to accomplish.
Pinkerton Inspection Agency LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: When starting our company.
Timberworx Tree and Landscaping
Answer: Yes
Explanation: A formal business plan ensures that the CEO/Executive Director pay attention to both the broad operational and financial objectives of the business and the details, such as budgeting and market planning.
Genesis Consultants, Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Its about 10 pages too long.
COMMON SENSE FLOORING, INC.
Answer: No
Explanation: Didn't need to
ATX Seamless Gutters
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Business plans are standard business practices.
Tribal Existance Productions Worldwide
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I write business plans and proposal as part of my work
Sela Security Consulting LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I had a business years ago but I do not remember the details of beginning it.
Five Star Ford NRH
Answer: No
Explanation: I had a good idea of how I would operate and a plan but never wrote a business plan.
CPR Asphalt Maintenance
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I'm going to attend a seminar in Providence on Monday to learn how to do so.
RI Home Based Counseling
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I've owned 3 companies in my life and sold the previous 2. A business plan is crucial to success.
Surveillance Tech Group
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Every 5 years
MIRACLE MAN PAINTING
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I use StratPad.
Amy's Handmade Gifts
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes I have a active business plan.
Playing Music Is My Business - Mobile Entertainment
Answer: Yes
Explanation: A business plan provides guidance and structure to meet your business goals.
Reality Property Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: NO, I didn't need one, but I know how.
Murals by Georgeta - Fondos Studio LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: It just took off and go day by day
Kingcarz Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes (lol), but not for Therma Shield Solar Control. I wrote a formal business plan for a Survival School star-up that I was pitching in 1995.
Therma Shield Solar Control
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I've seen the software, so I'm familiar - but I've not specifically written a business plan.
Telefriend Consulting LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Many years ago to obtain a SBA Loan
Construct Boss
Answer: Yes
Explanation: There are several good free platform to create a business plan that provide step by step instructions.
T&C Appliance/HVAC Repair
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I write business plans for my small acupuncture operation.
Arundel Acupuncture
Answer: Yes
Explanation: You have to know how to get where you want to go.
Heart and Soul Culinary
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I own two businesses and wrote formal business plans for each.
Grace Event Productions
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I do have a business blog that describes how D B Electric and the client interact http://energyelectricpower.blogspot.com/2015/12/estimates-bids-and-client.html
D B Electric
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Initially when I started my company and again when I bought out one of my retiring competitors.
NorCal Pool Builders
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Of course. I am a formal businessman.
Drapes and Decor
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: None of your business
North State Inspections
Answer: No
Explanation: This a very small and simple business at this time.
Kairos Home Inspections
Answer: No
Explanation: There has never been a need to.
QCS Building Services Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Iv got people for that
Georgia Master Plumbing
Answer: Yes
Explanation: For part of a Proposal or tender.
Biz & Techie Writing Services Ltd
Answer: No
Explanation: No
UDBPropertiesLLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have done numerous business plans in early years for funding and create goals and benchmarks.
Frank Ross Architects
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I did write a plan in the beginning and re visit each year
Naples Pool Life - POOL CLEANING SERVICE
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Several years ago during one of my first business ventures
HYDROWISE
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: A formal business plan is an essential part of starting a new business.
Mark S. Powell, ABA- Bookkeeping & Tax Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I've written formal business plans for all of my businesses. That's one of the things that makes me successful.
Ron Rodgers- Ryan Real Estate
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes on every job
ARTIZTEK TILE DESIGNS
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: When I first started my business I drafted a business plan.
Titan Realestate Services, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: More than one
Savvy Way Skin
Answer: No
Explanation: In the process.
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Absolutely, a business plan is a plan for success.
TVmtn.com
Answer: No
Explanation: I haven't written a formal business plan, I strategize and create informal plans regularly.
David Lerner Associates
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I TEACH AND ASSIST CLIENTS WITH THIS
GROWTH by Roth Sales Enhancers
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: During business admin school
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: No
Explanation: I believe that would mean how I want to market to ensure my success
Venetian Plastering, Misha Creations
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Required for our franchise
ComForCare Home Care
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes it was part of the process to get my business started!
Enchanted Painting
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Mostly at school.
Kilgo Insurance
Answer: No
Explanation: But I would like to some day
Modern Creations Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I used to be the sales manager for a small awning company.
Patton Building Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Typically
Coatings by Chris
Answer: Yes
Explanation: One needs goals and plans to move in the desired direction. Writing them helps in achieving them.
Barretta & Associates
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I had to present a plan to the bank to get a loan
High-End Mobile Detailing
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have written several business plans for the company I was working for- including one that was a not for profit.
Business Growth Masters, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I've written a number of business plans.
Julie A. Cipolla Writing & Editing Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes we plan every job, because every home its different.
House Stars Holiday Lighting Installation
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Even though we don't use investors' money, it was a good exercise to do a business plan.
Bluberry Productions, LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: not yet, no need to.
United Cleaning Service
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: For my online basket business.
Covert Operations: Alpha
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have in the past
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: No
Explanation: Never had to
Anthony Shelton Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: This business plan was written for an insurance department that was developed with in a finance company.
John B Wright Insurance
Answer: Yes
Explanation: How i started
A&B Painting
Answer: No
Explanation: nope
MARC-Architecture
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I never needed to do one
Freedom Equity Group
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Have, but do not particularly enjoy doing so
nofeelendersubmit4u.com
Answer: Yes
Explanation: More than 3x's
Atlantic Mortgage and Finance Corporation
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: not for this business but for others in the past
Junk Hauled Today
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Cape Fear Exteriors has a business plan.
Cape Fear Exteriors
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Before accepting my current role with WOW Business, I had to provide a 30/60/90 day business plan.
WOW! Business
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: They can help.
Painter's Touch
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Started that in college
Saul Reyes Contracting.
Answer: Yes
Explanation: We purchased software and have a plan.
Walkers Green, Inc
ProMatcher
Next Question
Find Local Pros
Free Business Coaching Cost Estimates

Related Questions

Is it important to join a professional association?

How often do you travel out of town for business?Top answer: Sometimes

What is your opinion of the National Small Business Association? Top answer: Favorable

On average, how often do you go out for lunch during the work week? (Monday-Friday)Top answer: 1-2 days

How rewarding do you find your work?Top answer: Very rewarding

Related Topics

Business Coaching
Personal Coaching


Free Cost Estimates   |   Business & Personal Coaches Directory   |   Business & Personal Coaching Cost Report   |   Free Business Listing



Home   |   Articles & Videos   |   Affiliates   |   Networking Groups   |   Search by Category   |   Professionals

Terms of Use   |   Privacy   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Member Login

©2003-2018 - VentureStreet, LLC

Join Our Business Network