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One Page Business Plans: Simple and Highly Effective

Learn how to write a complete business plan in the equivalent of 29 tweets (or less) on a single page using keywords and short phrases. Read more

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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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5 Reasons Your Startup Needs a Business Plan

Doing some pre-startup homework and crafting a business plan now will make your life post-startup so much easier. Read more

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How To Begin Your Business

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December 15, 2022, 5:00pm PST

Starting a business of your own is exciting but we bet you have lots of questions. If you are thinking of starting a business, or have just started one, this workshop is a perfect... Read more

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Turning Your Idea into a Business

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November 17, 2022

If you have decided to start your business from scratch you need to know how to find a good idea and turn it into a business opportunity.

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How to Start a Business in the Santa Maria Valley

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This guide is meant to give you the steps you need to take to begin your business. Read more

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How to Start a Business in San Luis Obispo

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This guide is meant to give you the steps you need to take to begin your business. Read more

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Starting A Business

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March 18, 2021,

Learn more about the common characteristics of Business Owners and whether Starting A Business is right for you.

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Simplified One Page Business Plan (MS Word Doc version)

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MS Word Doc Version: Simplified Business Plan Basic Questions to Answer before Starting a Business. Download guide to read more. Read more

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Simplified One Page Business Plan (PDF version)

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Simplified Business Plan Basic Questions to Answer before Starting a Business  Download guide to read more. Read more
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Resources

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The Resources section of How to Do Business in San Luis Obispo contains a listing of websites such as Chambers of Commerce, SBA lending banks, County offices and City offices.... Read more

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Appendices (Financial Documents)

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Determining the Cost of Opening Your Business download the Guide to read more. Read more

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