Small Business in a Big World

August 29, 2008

Plan your Plan: Your Financing Goals


According to Entrepreneur.com, Plan your Plans and you’re down to your financing goals. Thus, a very important componenet in business.

It doesn’t necessarily take a lot of money to make a lot of money, but it does take some. That’s especially true if, as part of examining your goals and objectives, you envision very rapid growth.

Energetic, optimistic entrepreneurs often tend to believe that sales growth will take care of everything, that they’ll be able to fund their own growth by generating profits. However, this is rarely the case, for one simple reason: You usually have to pay your own suppliers before your customers pay you. This cash flow conundrum is the reason so many fast-growing companies have to seek bank financing or equity sales to finance their growth. They are literally growing faster than they can afford.

Read more on – Plan Your Plan: Your Financing Goals.

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