Thu 17 Dec 2015 | By:

5 Solid Resources for Writing a Business Plan in Alaska

Write a Business Plan

Starting a business in Alaska, just like in any other state, will take time. You also have to exert a lot of effort and extend your patience because you need to go through many procedures before you can fully operate.

To build a business with a strong foundation, the first thing that you need to do is write an effective business plan. But this can be difficult if you don’t have any experience. If you want to know how to start a business in Alaska on the right foot, you have to read this article.

Here, we’ve prepared 5 solid and accessible resources to help you create a professional business plan with ease.


1) LivePlan

Put together an accurate and professional business plan with LivePlan. The cloud-based software has all the right features that you can use to jumpstart your business plan.

LivePlan offers unique features which include 10 beautiful themes, share and collaboration tools and an import feature which you can use to transfer your data from other platforms. LivePlan is also very affordable with a monthly subscription of $9.95.

See what your business plan will look like through our review.


2) SBA’s Business Plan Template

The Small Business Administration has provided a business plan template for all entrepreneurs who want to start an Alaska startup. This template will guide and assist you as you write the perfect business plan for your company.

You basically have to create an account – which is free by the way, and log-in to that account whenever you want to continue writing your business plan. Save your work through PDF file, create changes whenever you feel like it and check on it anytime as a reference to your business decisions.

Learn more about the tool by checking it out online or you can  try it for free yourself!


3) How to Write a Business Plan: A Quick Guide

Would you agree with me if I say that the traditional method of drafting a business plan is still the best? You get to create the most industry-specific plan for your business and you’ll even understand your business plan to the core – even the smallest details because you made it yourself.

Our goal here is to simplify everything so we’ve made an easy-to-follow 3-step process for you: first is business plan samples gathering, second is making a business structure and third is writing the different sections of your plan.

For a more detailed explanation, you can check out the plan here.


4) Business Plan Pro

Business Plan Pro is one of the most experienced business plan software solutions in the market. With over 15 years of experience, the software has a solid track record and a massive following of entrepreneurs.

Some of Business Plan Pro’s tools include the share and collaboration feature, templates, wizards and automatic calculations – the software basically has everything for you!

Read our review for further information.


5) Enloop

Enloop is one of the few business plan software options that offer their services for free – no expiration date or trial period. Aside from all these, you can also take advantage of Enloop’s excellent features which includes an autowrite tool, collaboration feature and automated forecasts and charts.

You can check out more of the software by reading our review.


Wrapping up and Planning for Success

Wrapping Up and Starting a BusinessWriting a business plan is not required by law, however, it would be very helpful for your business if you create one. If you want to bring your Alaska small business to success, you need to make a concrete plan which will guide you all throughout the process.

Start your Alaska startup with ease and take advantage of the resources that I mentioned above. You’ll be glad you did my friend!

About Liesha Petrovich

Liesha is a small business owner of 20 years, host of Startup Savant, the owner of a karate dojo in Maine, and creator of Work Mobly. During free time she's with her family and working on a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship.