Business Plan Pro

Get Real Business Experts on Your Team

Tim Berry, founder of Palo Alto Software,, and co-founder of Borland International, is your guide in Business Plan Pro. Tim has been called "the father of business planning" and there's a good reason why.

  • America's foremost business-planning expert
  • Stanford University MBA
  • Author of 7 books, including the best-selling book on business planning
  • Founder of Palo Alto Software and
  • Co-founder of Borland International
  • Planning consultant to Apple Computer for 12 years
  • Former correspondent for UPI, Business Week, and McGraw-Hill
  • Built his own company to become the market leader

You not only get Tim's expertise and 30 years of success writing business plans, you also get his two best-selling books on business planning, included free.

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    EasyPlan Wizard™

    The software's proprietary EasyPlan Wizard provides step-by-step guidance and asks you simple questions to take you through the process of writing your plan.

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    Detailed Instructions

    Help is just a click away with Business Plan Pro. Whenever you need it, the program offers complete instructions and examples for every topic and table in the plan.

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    Foolproof Error Check

    Present your plan with confidence. The Plan Review checks key sections of your plan to see that you have realistic growth rates, a solid break-even analysis, and more.

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    Step-by-Step Financials

    All the financial spreadsheets you need in your plan are already linked together and surrounded by easy-to-follow instructions and explanations. Just plug in your numbers and go.

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    Legal Tools

    Nolo's "Small Business Legal Guide" and "Choosing a Legal Structure for Your Small Business" are included in the software to help answer common legal questions.