An entrepreneur or business owner can fill out a business plan template to make sure he includes the most essential details in his final business plan to show potential investors, says Forbes. Such details include a cove... More »

A collection of free business plan templates from various sources is available on A more in-depth template that explains the importance of different parts of the business plan is available from For... More »

Action plan templates are available on and, as of 2015. Templates are available to download for free in formats such as Microsoft Word and PDF. More »

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