A joint venture is a formal agreement to share the work--and share the revenue and profit.
As a new company, you will likely be an unknown quantity in your market.
Think of it as a written elevator pitch (with more detail, of course).
Your Summary describes the highlights of your plan, includes only the most critical points, and leaves out less important issues and factors.
Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan.
Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan.All planning strategies mentioned in this article are from the Self-Employment Workshop taught at LDS employment resource and self-reliance centers.Every business owner needs a way to organize and present information about how he or she intends to develop, grow, and manage his or her business. When well-crafted, a plan will catch the attention of potential investors and customers while encouraging them to support the business.After all, some entrepreneurs succeed without writing a business plan.With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without creating even an informal business plan.Setting up a joint venture with an established partner could make all the difference in getting your business off the ground. Maybe, after evaluating the competition, you realize your plan to be the low-cost provider isn't feasible since the profit margins will be too low to cover your costs.Or you might realize the fundamental idea for your business is sound, but how you implement that idea should change. They learn from mistakes, and adapt and react to changes: changes in the economy, the marketplace, their customers, their products and services, etc.Does a business plan make startup success inevitable? But great planning often means the difference between success and failure.Where your entrepreneurial dreams are concerned, you should do everything possible to set the stage for success. That's because many aspiring entrepreneurs see a business plan as simply a tool--filled with strategies and projections and hyperbole--that will convince lenders or investors the business makes sense.that your idea for a business is not just a dream but can be a viable reality.Entrepreneurs are by nature confident, positive, can-do people.