On this page we have provided you all our business resources, business calculators, access to sample business plans and other free business resources to help you in developing your business plan.

We have referred to it enough times – the Top Shelf Groceries Business Plan. You can use this plan and refer to it to see how the steps in this guide have been used to produce a business plan. Or, you can use it as a sample business plan to help you develop your own – it’s up to you.

Download the Top Shelf Groceries Plan. It is a PDF document, so you will need Adobe Reader to view it. To download your copy, click here.

Market Research Links

These links are to access the istes we have mentioned when doing your market research. They are great for gathering secondary market research.

Industry Codes Websites

Internet Research and Marketing

  1. Learn Effective Writing skills with Make Your Content Pre Sell
  2. Starting Out on the Net – Insider Secrets to Marketing Your Business on the Internet
  3. The complete SiteSell System
  4. Web hosting accounts for $7.95 US per month
  5. Sales Letter Templates and software

Outsourcing design and writing

SPAM Guides

Australia

United States

Spam Laws

A Complete list of SPAM policy for other countries:

Global Spam Laws.

List Brokerage companies

Australia

United States

How To Write Your Own Sales Letter – This PDF with audio files will take you from start to finish in writing and putting together your sales letter. The techniques are useful for hard copy and email direct mail, as well as sales pages for websites. Please be patient while downloading – it is a large file – 53 mb.

The 17 Parts of Every Money-Making Ad, Sales letter, and Website – A well written and concise PDF guide about writing for the Internet, by Mark Hendricks.

Other Free Business Resources referred to on the site

Surveys

Worksheets

Templates

Business Calculators

The following business calculators are ideal for finding out what your investment will be to start a business, to assess what the ROI is for a marketing campaign, small business loan calculator and and others to help you. They are all free to access.

Starting Costs Calculator

Starting Costs Calculator

Email ROI Calculator

Email ROI Calculator

Cash Flow Calculator

Cash Flow Calculator

Investment Offering Calculator

Investor Offering Calculator

Discounted Cash Flow Calculator

Discounted Cash Flow Calculator

PPC ROI Calculator

PPC ROI Calculator

Conversion Rate Calculator

Conversion Rate Calculator

Hopefully, the business resources provided here will help you develop your own successful business plan.