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  1. 1. talks! Business Planning for Your Organization July 22, 2010 Audio is only available by calling this number: Conference Call: 866-740-1260; Access Code: 6339392 Sponsored by
  2. 2. Using ReadyTalk <ul><li>Chat & raise hand </li></ul><ul><li>Mute = *6, Unmute = *7 </li></ul><ul><li>If you lose your internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. </li></ul><ul><li>If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re-join. </li></ul><ul><li>ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 </li></ul>
  3. 3. You are being recorded… <ul><li>This seminar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinar presentations: </li></ul><ul><li>www.techsoup.org/go/webinars </li></ul><ul><li>You will receive a link to this presentation, material and links. </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming in Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>After the webinar, you can ask follow-up questions in the Tech Planning Forum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://bit.ly/aDLAiu </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter hashtags: #techsoup </li></ul>
  4. 4. Business Planning for Your Organization “ The plan is useless. But planning is essential.” -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
  5. 5. talks! Today’s Speakers Sponsored by Presenters: Tim Berry, Palo Alto Software Camille Rose, PinkPurse.org
  6. 6. Tim Berry http://timberry.bplans.com
  7. 8. A little more information about Camille… -Serial Entrepreneur -Founder: a (soon-to-be) nonprofit -Writing my first book: Your Business Plan is Like a Bra It supports your every move
  8. 9. What’s a Business Plan?
  9. 10. Not the Old Standby <ul><li>Executive Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul><ul><li>Product or Service </li></ul><ul><li>Market Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy and Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Management Team </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Projections </li></ul>
  10. 11. Your Business
  11. 12. How Can It Benefit Nonprofits and Libraries?
  12. 13. How Can It Benefit Nonprofits and Libraries?
  13. 14. How Can It Benefit Nonprofits and Libraries?
  14. 15. How Can It Benefit Nonprofits and Libraries?
  15. 17. What Kind of Information Should Be Included?
  16. 18. What Kind of Information Should Be Included?
  17. 19. What Kind of Information Should Be Included?
  18. 20. What Kind of Information Should Be Included?
  19. 21. What Kind of Information Should Be Included?
  20. 22. What Kind of Information Should Be Included?
  21. 23. You complete Me
  22. 24. How to Get Started
  23. 25. How to Get Started
  24. 26. Your Competition
  25. 27. When Choosing a Tool <ul><li>Flexible: every plan is unique </li></ul><ul><li>Financial model and linking. </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of examples and help </li></ul><ul><li>Not pre-written rehash </li></ul><ul><li>Not fill-in-the-blanks </li></ul><ul><li>Plans are made, not found </li></ul>
  26. 28. When Choosing a Tool
  27. 30. Planning as Management <ul><li>“ The plan is useless, but planning is essential.” </li></ul>
  28. 31. Planning as Management <ul><li>“ I don’t know the secret to success; but I do know that the secret to failure is trying to please everybody.” </li></ul>
  29. 32. Business Plans Are Always Wrong
  30. 33. … but Vital
  31. 34. A Good Business Plan Is Never Done
  32. 35. Can I borrow your speeder thingamajig?
  33. 36. My Email <ul><li>tberry@paloalto.com </li></ul>Follow Me on Twitter @timberry
  34. 37. Related Websites <ul><li>www.paloalto.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.bplans.com </li></ul><ul><li>timberry.com </li></ul><ul><li>Planasyougo.com </li></ul>
  35. 38. Camille Rose [email_address] URL: www.pinkpurse.org BLOG: www.likeabra.com
  36. 39. talks! Questions? Sponsored by Submit your questions using the chat box.
  37. 40. Continue the Discussion… <ul><li>Additional questions can be answered by posting in the Tech Planning Forum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://bit.ly/aDLAiu </li></ul></ul>
  38. 41. Get the Most Out of TechSoup <ul><li>At TechSoup, you’ll find a range of technology services to help your nonprofit: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Read helpful articles in our Learning Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request donated software , hardware, and online services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join our community forums to learn from your colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse upcoming events and conferences </li></ul></ul>
  39. 42. Thank you to our webinar sponsor! ReadyTalk offers dedicated product demos for TechSoup organizations 4 times per week. For more information: pages.readytalk.com/techsoup.html
  40. 43. talks! Thank You! Please complete the post event survey. Sponsored by Chris Peters, cpeters@techsoup.org

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