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Start and develop your business plan

Whether you’re just starting out or have been in business for years, a comprehensive and concise business plan is your first step to success. These valuable resources will help you define your goals and outline the strategies to meet those goals head-on.
Write a business plan

Don’t be overwhelmed by the thought of writing a plan. Use these toolkits to define the components you need to create a roadmap for your business.
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    RBC Royal Bank – Business Planning Resources
    Business Planning for the Long Term
    Measuring Success and Recalibrating your Plan
    Inventory Buying Plans

Plan your finances

It’s important to know your needs and options when developing a financial plan. MySTORE has member benefit programs to help start, grow and manage your business.
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    RBC Royal Bank Small Business and Commercial Banking
    (Exclusive packages for RCC members)
    Preferred Pricing on Processing with Chase Paymentech
    RBC Home & Auto Insurance - Affordable protection, without compromise
    Selecting a Payment Processor: Making the Right Choice for your Organization
    Cash Flow: The Lifeblood of Every Small Business
    Tips for Managing your Cash Flow
    Assessing the value of your Store
    Making Accounting Easier
    Working with Accountants

Measure your progress

Take the guesswork out of planning. Learn how to create, understand and explain your business metrics.
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    Benchmarking your Business
    Measuring for Success
    Tracking Traffic Webinar
    Traffic Analysis from HeadCount (RCC members receive preferred pricing)
    Thirty-One Things to Drive your Business *