- Produce a beautiful business plan with better control over layout and design
- Create custom business plans with this complete business-planning tool
- 500+ real business plans for getting started; easily accessible help resources
- More convenient menus, improved icons, and updated toolbars
- Full-screen mode maximizes workspace for viewing as much info as possible
Business Plan Pro 2007 is the easiest way to create a practical, successful business plan. If you need to finish your plan and accomplish your goal in the most Professional and most efficient way possible. Develop a successful, profitable business plan; put your ideas on Paper and turn them into a viable plan that investors & banks will be attracted to. You can produce a professional plan that will be respected by business colleagues, in just a few clicks Advanced collaboration tools — assign portions of the plan to team members and then combine it all into a complete plan New Wizard-driven Financials that can be exported to Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, or to Adobe PDF documents Publish to a secure Website and create logins for trusted readers to view your planWith Palo Alto Business Plan 2007, you get the newest, most complete business planning tool available all in one package. Business Plan Pro is more than just software that creates a business plan. Business Plan Pro is a complete business planning package that will help you improve and grow your business for years to come.
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The Business Plan from Start to Finish
Business Plan Pro is based on a business plan format recognized by leading banks, lenders, investors, and the Small Business Administration (SBA). Business Plan Pro walks you through the entire planning process and generates a complete, professional and ready-to-distribute plan with a proven formula for success. With the program’s proprietary EasyPlan Wizard, writing a business plan is easier than ever, making it a snap to get started.
But creating a business plan is not just for startups. You can take your business to the next level with easy-to-use, powerful, “Plan vs. Actual” financial tools. You can also track your results and manage your business better by comparing your actual numbers to the figures you projected in your plan. These tools help you better manage your profits, expenses and cash flow.
Business Plan Pro 2007 features an EasyPlan Wizard asks you simple questions, then determines the next steps based on your unique answers. Not only does Business Plan Pro walk you through the entire planning process with instructions throughout, but you also have access to detailed examples from over 500 sample business plans from hundreds of different industries. Whether you are planning a new business or simply revising your business strategy, the step-by-step guides and resources will make the planning process simple and easy.
Every page you create is automatically organized and collated to produce a bulletproof business plan, in the preferred format of banks, investors and the SBA that gets results. You can customize your plan by easily importing your own graphics, logos, photos, and even fonts and layouts. Once you’re done, it’s easy to distribute your plan by exporting to Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint, or Adobe PDF. You can even upload your completed business plan to a secure password-protected web site.
500 Sample Business Plans and 9,000 Industry Profiles
You never have to worry about writer’s block with Business Plan Pro. With an extensive library of over 500 sample plans, you can select the plan that mirrors your general business concept, and use it as a guide to help you write your own. These plans can be viewed from our Sample Plan Browser as an example while you write your plan, or can be edited directly using Business Plan Pro. You can also sort the plans by industry type, view a summary paragraph of the plan, and skim the plan in a printable format.
In addition, the program includes market research on virtually every industry so you can match your numbers to industry averages for an accurate business plan. This comprehensive collection of data is based on your Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) and the information is integrated automatically into your plan. Need to know what others in your industry are spending? What you should spend on marketing? What is your initial cost per unit? It’s all just a click away.
Forecast Growth and Get Funding
Once the start-up wizard helps you create a foundation for your cash-flow projections, Business Plan Pro can then guide you through completing an accurate cash flow and balance sheet. This lets you make realistic projections and helps you understand when you will break even and when you will start making money.
Everybody knows you can’t get money without a plan. Business Plan Pro has everything you need to create a custom business plan so you can get the money needed to execute on your idea. Business Plan Pro includes a valuable venture capital database, friends and family financing guide, and many SBA resources.
With a completely redesigned home page, and an embedded business glossary that provides detailed definitions of business terms in just one-click, Business Plan Pro couldn’t be easier to use. Business Plan Pro even checks for more common errors than ever and suggests solutions. Included as bonus materials with the software are two popular books — The Art of the Start, by best-selling author Guy Kawasaki, and Hurdle: The Book on Business Planning, by planning expert Tim Berry.
List Price: $ 40.00
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