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Question: Have you ever written a formal business plan?
Top Answer (65% of 1108 votes): Yes.

Answer: No
Explanation: Since I haven't ever applied for a business loan I haven't had reason to write a formal business plan.
Adhocratic HR
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Many times. Advanced degree in business administration, worked in Corporate America for 40 years.
Marie Buckner
Answer: Yes
Explanation: When starting our company.
Timberworx Tree and Landscaping
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Answer: Yes
Explanation: Many times
TN Concrete Restoration
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Its about 10 pages too long.
COMMON SENSE FLOORING, INC.
Answer: No
Explanation: Didn't need to
ATX Seamless Gutters LLC
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Answer: Yes
Explanation: 15 years ago
Computer-Tech-Services
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
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Answer: No
Explanation: Not yet, I have written a loose one though.
Keller Williams Atlantic Shore
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
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Answer: No
Explanation: Although I studied business in college, I stumbled into the painting mural business organically and grew from a few small projects into every larger ones, including faux painting entire estates.
Art By Beata
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Formal business plan if the basic step that we have started our IT business.
FadooSEO
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I wrote a business plan prior to starting my business.
Hudson Real Estate
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes, for 382 Major Metro Markets
Christmas Lights Unlimited
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have written, reviewed and revised many business plans over my 29 year career.
The Advancement Group Investment Fund, LLC.
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
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: I starter working in the cleaning industry working with another company. I learn how to strip and wax V C T tile floors. I began to pick up a few jobs of my own and it continued to grow into a full time job.
A-1 Duct and Dryer Vent Cleaning
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: In 2007, I opened a consignment shop and wrote a formal business plan
Legalshield
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
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I did it when I first started.
Worsley Inspections LLC
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
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: I try my best to follow God and his plan for me.
popes painting
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have written business plans for myself and for my clients
CPA Tax Advisors, Inc
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I studied Financial Management at Case Western Reserve University.
Woodrow Draws Pictures
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Mostly at school.
Kilgo Insurance
Answer: No
Explanation: But I would like to some day
Modern Creations Construction
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes but still need the 3 years prediction vary to much.
Sky JP cleaning
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: It's something that I have started.
Millyard Home Inspection
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: When I first started I developed one.
Contractors Corp.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have a business undergrad degree, and took Entrepreneurship. So, I was required to write one for the class, and since have penned or helped write a few.
John L. Scott - Lacey
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I have in the past
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: No
Explanation: Never had to
Anthony Shelton Painting
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: maybe long time ago
Spotlight Logistics
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: How i started
A&B Painting
Answer: No
Explanation: nope
MARC-Architecture
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I'm a firm believer of having a business plan prior to starting any business.
Boardwalk Construction
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: This is necessary for any business
Occupation Works LLC.
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes we have written formal business plan and plan for each aspect of our business.
Coastal Care
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Started that in college
Saul Reyes Contracting.
Answer: Yes
Explanation: We purchased software and have a plan.
Walkers Green, Inc
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I wrote them when I worked in Corporate business
Dragonfly Home Designs
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