Business Proposal Format

business-proposalOne of the important part of business venture is a business proposal. No one will invest and take your idea without thorough research on every aspect of your business idea.

Here are an example of business proposal format

Executive Summary

It contains the brief outline of the company’s purpose and goals. You must catch the attention of your reader by writing the most concise and informational summary. It should be fit on one or two pages which includes a brief description of products and services, objectives, description of the market, growth potential, and overview of funding requirements.

I. General Company Description

It provides company’s goals and objectives, business philosophy, and industry description.

II. Products and Services

It includes description of products and services and competitive advantages and disadvantages.

III. Marketing Plan

It should mention first the economic aspect such as total size of the market, current demand for your product, latest trends, and growth opportunity. Identify targeted customers or clients, their characteristics and geographic location. In addition, includes the list of competitors. At the end, you should provide your promotional strategies and budget information.

IV. Sales Forecast

It contains the sales forecast spreadsheets as well as the start up expenses worksheet.

V. Operational Plan

It covers the daily operation of the business, its location, equipment, people, processes and surrounding environment.

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