This website is going to be categorized by the functions of business. This will allow me to compile my thoughts, research, and concepts according to function, which will make writing a business plan easier. Each function will be explored, as they all contain unique issues and challenges.  I will address major sub-topic under each function.  Remember, the scope of this website is to help reader develop business plans for their internet businesses.

Administration:Business plan

The Administration department oversees all the roles that support the business operations. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; human resources, information management, financial planning, and accounting.

Operations:

The operations department typically focuses on processes involved with operating invested capital. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; Daily routines, scheduled maintenance, and process development.

Sales:

The sales department brings in the money. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; income generation, monetization strategies, and client relationship management.

Marketing:

The marketing department typically supports the sales effort in driving new business. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; brand management, contact management, and marketing campaigns.

R&D:

The research and development side of business invests time and capital into innovation. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; research projects, website development, and coding.

Competitive Intelligence:

The competitive intelligence department oversees the competitive landscape. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; new markets, competition, partnerships and product research

Finance:

The finance department oversees company funding and investment vehicles. Major sub-topics to be discussed include; financing, investments, and cashflow.

Strategic Planning:

The role of strategic planning is to develop forward-thinking strategies and explore new growth opportunities.  Major sub-topics to be discussed include; strategic development, knowledge management, and new opportunities for growth.