Successful Business Plan: Secrets & Strategies, 6th Edition


by Rhonda Abrams


America’s #1 Business Plan Guide!

Everything you need to know to write a fool-proof, perfectly formatted, knock-’em-dead business plan. First published in 1991 and referred to as “the entrepreneur’s bible,” it’s the best-selling business plan guide in the U.S., used in the nation’s top business schools and by over a million entrepreneurs.

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“User-friendly and exhaustive…highly recommended. Abrams’ book works because she tirelessly researched the subject. Most how-to books on entrepreneurship aren’t worth a dime; among the thousands of small business titles, Abrams’ [is an] exception.” — Forbes Magazine

Key features

  • Emphasis on strategic business development
  • Enables you to research and organize efficiently
  • Speeds up the planning process
  • Complete sample business plan
  • Real-world advice from business luminaries
  • 100+ worksheets take you through each planning stage
  • Flow-through financials make projections easy
  • Feasibility analysis, social responsibility, globalization, and more

New in 6th edition

  • Crowdfunding and other new ways to raise money
  • Latest social media platforms
  • Sample PowerPoint slides
  • Lean start-up
  • The Cloud
  • Updated look and infographics

Compatible with Business Plan Financials Software

Kudos for Successful Business Plan, 6th edition

  • Named by Inc. and Forbes magazines as one of the top 10 essential books for small business
  • Best-selling business plan guide in the U.S.
  • Used by over 1000 universities including Stanford, UCLA, MIT, Cornell, and Northwestern

Paperback: 430 pages

MSRP: $44.95

© 2014 Rhonda Abrams