This business plan leads the way by renewing our vision and strategic focus of adding value to our target market segments—the small business and high-end home office users in our local market.
It also provides a step-by-step plan for improving our sales, gross margin, and profitability.
Without a plan, you’ll find it more difficult to communicate your vision and see a path to growth.
Here are five other business plan writing tips I’ve found useful during my career: If you need help writing a business plan (the financial information can be complicated), here’s a guide from SCORE, a nonprofit association that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners, to a number of business plan templates.
Neither owns more than 15%, but both are active participants in management decisions.
AMT has been caught in the vise grip of margin squeezes that have affected computer resellers worldwide.
There are six part owners, including four investors and two past employees.
The largest of these (in percent of ownership) are Frank Dudley, our attorney, and Paul Karots, our public relations consultant.
AMT is built on the assumption that the management of information technology for business is like legal advice, accounting, graphic arts, and other bodies of knowledge, in that it is not inherently a do-it-yourself prospect.
Smart business people who aren't computer hobbyists need to find quality vendors of reliable hardware, software, service, and support and they need to use these quality vendors as they use their other professional service suppliers—as trusted allies. It serves its clients as a trusted ally, providing them with the loyalty of a business partner and the economics of an outside vendor.