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The Capital Minute
Creating A Business Plan With Punch
February 2006

Creating A Business Plan
With Punch
The Capital Minute
February 2006
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Finally, a real e-magazine! This project has been in the works for quite awhile and so far so good. "The Capital Minute" has branched out: expanded content, added authors, and new resources. And, best of all, we're still not done.

But, what I want to talk about now is the exiting content in this month's issue.

Like putting some PUNCH! into your business plan. No matter whether you plan to use your business plan to attract investors, lenders, key employees, or government officials, you'll want some PUNCH in your plan. Best selling author Peter Hickey, winner of the Ernst & Young NSW "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in 1999, shares his ideas for presenting difficult concepts to investors, staff and key stakeholders in our featured article "Creating a Business Plan With Punch."

From across the pond John Courtney, Managing Director of Strategy Consulting Limited, talks about "The Small Firms Loan Guarantee (SFLG) Scheme" a joint venture between the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and approved lenders that enables small businesses with a viable business plan to borrow money.

But, it takes well-written content to attract investors and lenders. Whether it's copy on your website, copy for your direct mailings, an impressive article, a business plan or proposal, the words you choose determine your success. In How to "Choose a Writer For Your Next Project!," writing stylist and author Charlene Rashkow explains how to find the right writer to help you make that critical first impression.

You know, business plans aren't only for start-up companies. You'll need one if you plan to buy a business as well. Just ask Arthur B. Hamel. He's bought over 200 businesses in the past 50 years and in his article, "Business Plan Facts That Will Help You Sleep Like A Baby," he tells you why you shouldn't let writing a business plan hold you back from buying a business.

Great authors, great business plan content...that's "The Capital Minute."

Please click here for a free look at the February 2006 Edition of the Capital Minute: Creating A Business Plan With Punch


To Your Success,

Mike Elia