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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Tattoo Business Plan by Marc Charles

5:38 AM

Dear Friends:

I've enclosed a business plan I developed for a startup venture in Australia.

The outline that was submitted to me was pretty rough. So, there was alot of editing, revising and simplifying to make in one page.  

If you need help with your business plan drop me a note, or buy my book on Amazon: Free Business Plan Review.


Business Plan
Ben Jarvie – Founder
13 Allambie Drive Eltham
3095 Victoria Australia

Executive Summary
Rank2bank (the Company) is a web-based startup that owns and operates several high traffic websites offering a full line of tattoo supplies to parlours and tattoo artists worldwide

Products and Service
The Company offers a full line of top quality tattoo supplies to parlours and tattoo artists worldwide. Rank2bank also owns Tattoo Designs Live,a world-class design portal for professional tattoo artists and enjoys more than one hundred thousand unique visitors a month

The tattoo market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the personal care market. The value of the worldwide tattoo market is expected to surpass $2 billion by 2014 according to Forrester Research, a leading market research firm

The tattoo market is a rising trend. The Company is positioned to leverage the market opportunity online. The Company has identified three primary competitors:

[MCS5] Ben Jarvie – Founder

The Company leverages the Internet, search engines, social media and direct marketing to acquire new wholesale customers and professional tattoo parlour owners. The Company also utilizes search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) techniques, as well as video testimonials to help us spread the word across YouTube, Facebook and other platforms. The Company also leverages a viable online dealer network

Rank2bank seeks a $50,000 investment, loan or business grant, at market rates, with a four year note. The Company shall provide security and collateral as required. The Company also seeks a verified merchant account from an established lender.

 [MCS1]You can insert your phone and email here
 [MCS2]You can insert your market stats here. I found these on Google. But I was unable to find facts or stats with regards to your particular model. You will need to research your market to find the appropriate figures
 [MCS3]You will need to determine why your company is unique, special or better than the competition.  I do not have this information or insight

 [MCS4]You can insert financial information here. It doesn’t need to be extensive, and especially for a startup. But it is usually good to list assets, liabilities and operating expenses.
 [MCS5]You can insert your name and a short bio here. If you have other people helping you or managers you can insert his or her names here as well. The bios should be short and emphasize expertise as it relates to THIS venture.
 [MCS6]You can insert your marketing strategy here. Most entrepreneurs wait until the last minute to address marketing issues and strategies. I think it’s the FIRST thing that needs to be addressed. You can work on your marketing strategy. But I wrote an example.
 [MCS7]If you are seeking investors, financing or business grants you can insert your requirements here. It is best to round off amounts, and show investors or banks how and when notes will be repaid. I wrote an example.

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