Lexington Campus
Library & Learning Resource Center

Small Business Marketing



Useful web links:


Business Plans & Profiles Index - from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, a subject guide to business plans arranged by industry.


SCORE Templates - templates of various business documents, including business plans and breakeven analysis, available for download from S.C.O.R.E : Counselors to America's Small Business.


The PLAN - free booklet (in *.PDF format) from the Mastercard Corporation : Step-by-Step Business Plan Handbook.


SBDCNet - from the National Information Clearinghouse, links to sample business plans and other useful resources on the internet.


U.S. Small Business Administration - how to write a business plan.  Includes interactive planning tool and step-by-step explanation on how to draft a plan from start to finish.


Library resources:

  • Business Plans Handbook: A Compilation of Actual Business Plans developed by Small Businesses throughout North America

    • R 658.4012 B979 v. 9-12

  • Creating a Business Plan: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges

    • 658.401 C912

  • How to Write a Great Business Plan

    • 658.401 S131h

  • How to Write a Great Business Plan for Your Small Business in 60 Minutes or Less

    • 658.1 F965h

  • Seven Step Business Plan

    • 658.401 H747s

  • Strategic Planning for Small Business Made Easy

    •  658.4012 F946s

  • Tools for Preparing a Simplified Business Plan

    • CD 658.022 L852t (Reserve)

This is just a sample list of materials available on the Lexington Campus, please talk to a librarian for more assistance or to locate these materials.



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