Even if you already know what a SWOT analysis is and what it’s used for, it can be tough to translate that information into something you can action. It can also be hard to examine your own business with a critical eye if you’re not entirely sure what you should be examining. Reading an example SWOT analysis for a business that is either in your industry or based on a comparable business model can help get you started. All of our SWOT analysis examples are based on real businesses that we’ve featured in our gallery of free sample business plans on bplans.com The following 6 examples are broken into three parts: 1. A quick introduction to the company. 2. The company’s SWOT analysis. 3. Some potential growth strategies for the company based on what’s revealed by the SWOT analysis.