The Business Plan is an essential tool for attracting an investor’s attention. They receive hundreds of plans every week and spend no more than ten minutes on each one before deciding if it is of further interest. This means that the plan needs to be a short, snappy document that conveys the facts about your business quickly and clearly. This 3 Steps to Success Guide is a digest of David Bateman’s hugely acclaimed Business Plans that Get Investment and provides the basic steps for how to write a plan that has the information that an investor needs to see. It shows that it is a simple process that anyone can do it, irrespective of background or prior knowledge, to turn those ten minutes of attention into investment.