Now analysis: In this section summarise your current situation. Which four or five accurately describe your issue right now? Timing: Lists when you aim to achieve the result and who is responsible for it.These should be in priority order and are critical for accountability. Find a Small Business Victoria Business Planning Essentials: How to build a roadmap to success workshop near you.After consultation with business intermediaries, au has developed a suite of free planning templates and checklists to help guide your business.
Planning should always be the first step in developing a business.
A plan gives your business direction and helps you prepare for a lot of what you may need to overcome in the future.
Watch our business videos to find out more about au tools to help you start or grow your business.
Setting up your own business is exciting, but can also be challenging if you are not prepared.
Business planning is super important for creative business, but a gigantic Plan can be a little overwhelming. First the Mini-Business-Plan Quiz, a shortened version of a plan, is designed to help you get started without too much trouble.
It asks you questions about what you’re offering, how your business will run, your marketing strategy, and some financial basics.
If you need a more traditional business plan, visit the government’s Business Planning pages. If you need a more traditional marketing plan, visit the government’s Marketing Plan Template.
Also check out the Social Media Marketing Plan template available. Or just looking for some interesting new strategies to try?
We’re happy to be able to offer extra support for creative businesses – we’ve been helped by others before, and now we’re passing on that generosity.
Plus, the more we understand business and feel confident in our craft, the better off our whole creative industry will be.