Author Archives: Sean D. Daily

About Sean D. Daily

Sean Daily was a mild-mannered social marketer in Las Vegas until a freak laboratory accident at the Spearmint Rhino gave him writing powers and abilities beyond those of mortal men. Since it's hard to fight crime with writing powers and abilities beyond those of mortal men, though, he decided to become a speculative fiction writer instead. He's currently working on the urban fantasy novel "Crossing the Line" and the science fiction comic book "Sidestep".

Rob Warlow on Why You Don’t Want to Write a Business Plan

We’ve told you what you should put in your business plan and what you shouldn’t put in your business plan. However, we haven’t mentioned one very important thing yet – why you might not want to write a business plan. … Continue reading

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Tim Berry on How to Use a Business Plan to Increase Sales

You need more sales. I don’t care what your business is or how well it’s doing; you need more sales. But how to get them? Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software and author of several books on business plans, … Continue reading

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Ron Place on Your Business Plan’s Statement of Purpose

So, you have your numbers, your research, everything you need to write your business plan. Now, how are you going to use your business plan? This excellent post at Business Plan Local discusses one part of your business plan that … Continue reading

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Dr. Steven Gedeon on Big Useless Numbers

In this excellent short video, Dr. Seven Gedeon, PhD, MBA at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management addresses a common problem in business plans – what he calls “big useless numbers”: … People want to understand your go-to-market strategy. What they … Continue reading

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Dave Thomas on Reviewing Your Business Plan for 2012

A new year means a new start, not to mention an excuse to review your business plan. We recommend periodic reviews of your business plan because they can tell you whether you need to update your plan to reflect changes … Continue reading

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Meredith Bell on Using Victory Logs to Build Self-Esteem

You should never turn off your self-critic, but there are times when you need to turn its volume down. According to business coach Meredith Bell’s blog Your Voice of Encouragement, too much self-criticim can kill your self-esteem. If you’re like … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur’s Free (or Almost Free) Business Tools for 2012

You want to start a business, and money’s tight. You need all the help you can get, but more importantly you need it cheap. If that sounds like you, then you need to check out this article by Entrepreneur‘s Catherine … Continue reading

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Rob Place on What You Need to Do BEFORE You Write Your Business Plan

We’ve given you a lot of advice on what to do and what not to do when writing your business plan. However, we really haven’t touched on what you should do before you write your business plan. According to Rob … Continue reading

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Tim Berry on the Type of Business Plan YOU Need

People often  ask Tim Berry, author and founder of Palo Alto Software, what type of business plan they need.  “It comes up a lot and it’s hard to answer specifically,” he says in this video, “but I kind of like asking … Continue reading

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Michael Hess on 5 Ways Your Business Plan Can Turn and Bite You

Michael Hess, CEO of Skooba Design, has some excellent advice in this CBS News Money Watch article for all you entrepreneurs out there: “Challenge everything about your (business) plan, then challenge it again. Making unrealistic assumptions and/or kidding yourself – … Continue reading

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