Social Networking Site
Sample Business Plan
TheHopeFarm is going to be a successful company. There are no direct competitors in the market and the target market is going to expand over the next decade. We are in the information age and more people are doing business online and making the Internet a larger portion of their lives. Social networking is already incredibly popular and drug companies have billions of dollars to spend on advertising to niche markets. However, at the end of the day it is about the users. This site is going to dramatically affect the lives of millions of people suffering with cancer. It is going to be their place of solace in a world filled with pain.
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