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Helping Entrepreneurs Get Front and Center With ETVN Media – Ari Taub’s Story

Helping Entrepreneurs Get Front and Center With ETVN Media – Ari Taub’s Story

Ari Taub is the CEO of ETVN Media, a TV network for entrepreneurs. ETVN takes videos created by entrepreneurs and helps get them on TV around Ari worked for years as a tax lawyer. He used to spend his days wearing a suit and figuring out how to help people structure their assets. When the […]

How Long Should a Business Plan Be? The Magic Word Count

How Long Should a Business Plan Be? The Magic Word Count

One thing I get asked all the time is how long should a business plan be. The first thing I tell people is that they need to stop thinking about length. It’s not important.  It is time to talk word count. Writing thousands of words may seem like a lot. It could end up being the equivalent […]

Redefining Financial Freedom: The Story of Denzel Rodriguez, Founder of Builder to Contributor

Redefining Financial Freedom: The Story of Denzel Rodriguez, Founder of Builder to Contributor

As a professional business plan writer, I work with clients who cover a broad cross-section of industries. They are at various stages in their business. When I met my client Denzel Rodriguez, founder of Builder to Contributor, he was looking to make a big impact with people wanting to get on the road to financial […]

How to Update a Finished Business Plan

How to Update a Finished Business Plan

You’ve worked hard, and you now have a finished business plan — congratulations! But before you go skipping off into the sunset, there’s one thing you need to keep in mind.https://player.vimeo.com/video/254948937 Your finished business plan is a moving target. That means it’s going to need to be updated. More than once. In fact, when my clients ask me how […]

Equity Investor: Why You Should Be Cautious Before Making a Commitment

Equity Investor: Why You Should Be Cautious Before Making a Commitment

Today, I want to detail the issue of trading equity for services. When a business or startup decides to explore this, the formal term is inviting an “equity investor” to join the team. Many new businesses who are cash strapped think about this as a trade for services. For instance, they may consider exchanging website […]

The HERO Podcast: Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success Part One: My Superpower

The HERO Podcast: Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success Part One: My Superpower

As the founder of Written Success, I periodically get invited to do podcast interviews so I can share some insight on anything and everything related to business plans.  A few months back, I was a guest on The HERO Show with Richard Matthews. The episode was titled Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success, and while we […]

How to Prove You Have a Successful Business Idea

How to Prove You Have a Successful Business Idea

When an investor goes over your business plan, they will look for signs that you have a successful business idea. They want to see evidence that your business will be a success. One of the ways you can hand this to them on a silver platter is by showing them proof of concept. So if you have an […]

The HERO Podcast: Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success Part Two: The Fatal Flaw That’s Held Me Back

The HERO Podcast: Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success Part Two: The Fatal Flaw That’s Held Me Back

In my last post, I talked about my business superpower, and like any other amazing skill we have, there’s always a flip side. During my discussion with Richard on The HERO Podcast, we deemed this as the “fatal flaw” — the thing that has held me back in my business journey.  For me, the fatal flaw is […]

The HERO Podcast: Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success Part Three: Identifying the Common Enemy and Tackling Limiting Beliefs

The HERO Podcast: Creating a Business Plan That Will Walk You to Success Part Three: Identifying the Common Enemy and Tackling Limiting Beliefs

In my last post, I talked about my fatal flaw and how it has held me back at times in my business. Just like me, my clients often have some sort of limiting belief that nags away at them and can make it hard to feel absolute confidence in what they’re doing.  During my discussion with […]

Researching Your Micro Industry

Researching Your Micro Industry

When writing a business plan, you straddle the fine lines between the need to know, nice to know and too much information. These decisions are common throughout the entire business plan creation process. The challenge is even greater when it comes to deciding what to focus on for your micro industry section. At the point where you’re starting […]

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