Business Plan Software Review

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Business Plan Software Review

The right business planning software can help you to focus less on tools and more on making the best decisions you can. Today, there are reasonably priced software applications that provide you expert guidance, formulas, research resources and samples to help you along the way in making the best decisions possible.

PROS 

Quality of Recommendations

  • “The #1 Best Selling Software”- THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
  • “Awarded Best Small Business Software” - START YOUR BUSINESS MAGAZINE
  • “Produces a finished product you can hand to the bankers” – INC.
  • “A great example of an out-of-box solution that is user-friendly and produces a formatted final product you can circulate among potential investors.” - ENTREPRENEUR
  • “An easy way to get started.”- CNNMoney.com
  • “One of the best business planning tools.” - BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK
  • “Business Plan Pro remains the industry’s top-selling off-the-shelf application for planning and analysis.”- ACCOUNTING TODAY

USE OF USE

STEP BY STEP GUIDANCE

  • Walks you through the entire planning process with clear instructions and advice at every step. Additional help and resources are available throughout

500 SAMPLE PLANS

  • automotive, children development, clothing, computers, construction, consulting, e-commerce, education, engineering, entertainment, food, home-based, hotels & hospitality, internet, IT, medical & health care, non-profit, personal services, pets & animal services, real estate, restaurants, retail, services, sports, outdoors & fitness, transportation, travel…

9,000 INDUSTRY PROFILES

VIDEOS AND WEBINARS

60 DAY TRIAL FREE MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

FORECASTING – PLANNING

  • Provides “drag and drop” graphic forecaster allowing you to easily create graphs and charts.
  • Dashboard charts business progress and compare planned vs. actual numbers
  • Cash Pilot tool with what-if scenarios related to cash flow
  • Valuation and information for future prospective investors.
  • Advanced planning spreadsheets and the ability to import worksheets from Microsoft Excel

Importing 

  • The Standard version of the Business Plan Pro software provides you the ability to import from QuickBooks. The Premier version allows you to import data from Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

Print and Publish  

  • The business plan can be exported to Microsoft Word, Excel or Powerpoint, and saved as an Adobe PDF. It can slo be uploaded to SecurePlan.com, a secure password-protected website to share your business plan with multiple individuals.

Cons

  • Doesn’t include a business evaluation tool

Business Plan Software Review