What's New in the 2nd Edition

Hal knows that issues affecting small businesses are evolving, and he has included those changes in the second edition to help readers navigate them successfully. In addition, this expanded version of The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan covers:

  • The biggest issues for start-ups in their first 100 days, including setting your compensation, hiring staff, and creating marketing programs

  • Crowdfunding and the significance of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rules

  • The pros and cons of alternative funding solutions, including peer-to-peer lending

  • More real-life examples of people putting Hal’s tips and advice to use—and succeeding.

  • User-friendly worksheets to follow along and write your own plan: www.score.org/secrets_business_plan