Save Your Business Plan in Another Format

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In this extension, you will download your business plan in another format.

This is useful when you want to work on or share your business plan in another application.

To begin, decide what file type to download.

This will depend on what type of program or application will be used to open the file.

A doc-X file is a common word processing file.

A P-D-F is used to present and exchange print-ready documents across different software, hardware, and operating systems.

It’s a clean version of a file that can be locked to prevent changes.

A text file is a standard text document that contains unformatted text.

It is recognized by any text editing or word processing program and can be opened by many other software programs.

An H-T-M-L file saves your business plan as a simple web page that can be viewed in an internet browser.

Then, select the type of file you want to download.

Great, now your business plan is ready to open edit, and share in another application.

Now, it’s your turn: Download your business plan in another format.

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Proofread and Share Your Business Plan for Feedback

Share your document with another person in order to request and receive feedback on your business plan.

Save Your Business Plan in Another Format

Download your business plan as a .pdf, .doc, or .txt file.

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