Congratulations! The dream of owning your own business is coming true. You need some capital to get things off the ground and the bank has asked you for your business plan.
This is where you may start to feel stressed, overwhelmed and completely out of your league. Take a deep breath. The Santa Clara County Library District has a resource that will help. The Small Business Resource Center includes sample business plans to help you. You can download a sample plan and then modify it to suit your business.
Our reference librarians can help you find statistics and data to prove that your business will be a success. Industry outlooks, demographics and commercial growth projections are all available; just ask!
If you have any questions please contact a librarian at a Santa Clara County District Library. Anyone at the adult reference desk is happy to help. You can also use our chat reference service to get some assistance.