This post concludes is the last of the series on “How to write a business plan”. The major challenge when it comes to writing a business plan is knowing where to start from. This most business owners and entrepreneurs don’t always get right. Looking through existing business plan templates gives a clear picture of what your business plan should look like.

This post contains a long list of free sample business plan templates that will give you the easy start you really need to write your own business plan.

1. Catering Business Plan

If you love to cook and are thinking about starting a business, combine the two and start a small catering business. But how do you start a small catering business? It’s by having a great business plan detailing every aspect of the business before you get started.

2. Event Planning Business Plan

Starting a catering business in Nigeria is a lucrative business with very good returns, with thousands of events and parties happening every weekend across the country. Event planning business requires a combination of education if necessary, an experience and excellent networking.

Also Read: How to Write a Business Proposal for Clients in Nigeria.

3. Hair & Beauty Salon Business Plan

Salon Business is one of the best and lucrative business in Nigeria right now because it does not cost much and requires little capital to start. Either a barbing salon or beauty salon for women pay a lot because it requires no college degree to start one but skill.

4. Day Care & Child Care Business Plan

Many Nigerian mothers are working at paid jobs or running their own small businesses which consume most of their time. As a result of this trend, there is a growing opportunity for convenience services like child and day care center businesses.

5. Driving School Business Plan

Are you an expert driver? Can you successfully teach others how to drive? If yes, you may be qualified to start a car driving school. There is a great opportunity in this business because most Nigerian are looking forward to owning their own cars. School leavers are also eager to learn how to drive.

6. Agriculture Farm Business Plan

Nigeria is blessed with a favorable soil and climatic condition that can accommodate crops such as onion, carrot, cocoa yam, pear, potatoes, okra, vegetables, beans and so much more. Starting an agriculture farm business is a profitable business opportunity with so much market to serve.

7. Feed and Farm Supply Business Plan

The feed farm production industry has been largely promoted as one of the most profitable agribusinesses to venture into. Africa, especially Nigeria, has a major impact on the worldwide production and distribution of livestock feed.

Also Read: [PART 1] How to write a business plan – Tips when writing your business plan.

8. Fitness Gym Business Plan

Health they say is wealth; the need for health is the need of all both young and old, both for the rich and the poor alike. Would you like to invest in the fitness business, or are you thinking of a business to invest in? You should consider this business option.

9.Pharmacy Business Plan

Pharmacy or drug store business, whether we like or not, has become an integral part of the Nigerian economy today. In a nutshell, drugstores are described as retail establishments that market drugs, be it prescription-based, proprietary, or nonprescription medicine.

10. Fast Food Restaurant Business Plan

The fast-food business in Nigeria is a very profitable business. Food is something we cannot do without even if it’s once a day. The growing population of Nigeria with over 180 million people is also a high contributing factor to the profitability of fast food business in Nigeria. Amidst the current global crisis, one line of business in Nigeria that continues to promise greater returns on investment is the fast food business.

11. Bakery Business Plan

The consumption of bread and other bakery products such as biscuits, chin-chin, gala and meat pie among others, has created a huge market for the wheat flour industry. This sector has provided a lot of opportunities while more opportunities are still open for interested investors that are willing to invest some cash.

12. Internet Cafe Business Plan

The demand for internet cafe services in Nigeria is high especially in business enabled environments like tertiary institutions, offices and in different work areas. This business is one of the profitable medium scale businesses in Nigeria; the business can give a high-profit margin when managed properly.

13. Clothing Boutique Retail Business Plan

Starting your own clothing shop boutique is a good business idea in Nigeria because the fashion industry is one powerful sector that will always be vibrant in any economy because all over the world, people have a basic need for clothing. Beyond this need, fashion is also evolving on daily basis due to the huge and diverse interest in styles.

Also Read: [PART 2] How to write a business plan – Basic template contents & structure.

14. Automotive Car Repair Business Plan

Nigeria is and will always be a big market for cars, both used and new ones. Compared to other African countries, Nigeria alone spends up to $5 billion dollars every year importing vehicles (especially second-hand) from the USA, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Which makes the industry an area worthy of investing.

15. Car Wash Business Plan

The good aspect of this business is that it does not necessarily require a large amount of capital or funding especially when you intend to start. For those who have enough money to invest, this will be a good decision as with more money invested, the business can grow much better and faster leading to better and profitable returns.

Other business plan samples and templates include;

16. Used Cars Sales Business Plan.

17. Online Print Shop Business Plan.

18. E-commerce Retailer Business Plan.

19. Coffeehouse Business Plan.

20. Night Club Business Plan.