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  • No more messing with spreadsheets

Here's How LivePlan Makes it Surprisingly Simple to Write a Convincing Business Plan

You get a step-by-step process to follow

LivePlan Also Gives You Tools to Help Your New Business Succeed

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LivePlan asks you questions about your business, you plug in the answers. It's as easy as that. You'll get straight-forward instructions with examples on:

  • Ways to write a pitch that grabs investors' attention
  • What to include in your marketing plan
  • Every other essential piece of your business plan

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“LivePlan saved me a lot of time because the software does so much of the work for you. All you have to do is answer questions and plug in numbers.”

Brian Sung, Eugene, OR
Owner of Tailored Coffee

All the financials are calculated for you

LivePlan tells you exactly what kind of financial information you need to enter and then it does all the calculations automatically using built-in formulas. So you end up with razor-accurate financial statements that include all the tables that a lender or investor expects to see.


“Most people are intimidated by the financials, but LivePlan made planning simple, saved me so much time and just knowing that the calculations are correct makes this tool worth every penny!”

Brandie Slaton, Merced, CA
Noelle Notals LLC

If you ever get stuck, we'll help you out

Most LivePlan users are able to breeze through their first business plan. But if you ever have a question, there are 3 ways to get advice:


“LivePlan was user friendly, supportive and provided meaningful guidance all while remaining very flexible.”

Freja Nelson, Oregon
Freja Foods

  1. Call a LivePlan expert at 1-888-498-6136
  2. Start a chat with our advocacy team.
  3. Or refer to more than 500 sample plans and tutorial videos built into LivePlan

Get a Polished Business Plan That Will Impress Lenders

Once your plan is done, you can:

  • Customize the look of your plan using 10 beautiful document themes
  • Download your plan as a PDF or Word doc so you can share it easily
  • Print out your plan to get a clean, professional document

Join over 1 million entrepreneurs who found success with LivePlan


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“LivePlan is incredibly simple and easy to use. The financial sales forecasting tool is very intuitive and makes writing a business plan more fun.”

Helga Douglas
Owner, Svala

Get Insights That Will
Help Your Company Grow

See How You Stack Up
Against Competitors

Are you charging enough? Will you meet your revenue goals? LivePlan's forecasting tool can answer these type of questions at a glance.

Plug in your industry and where you're located, and LivePlan will tell you how you're doing compared to businesses just like yours.


You Might Be Surprised By What New Business Owners Have Achieved with LivePlan

Mandie O'Neill

"LivePlan has made it easy to focus on putting your business ideas and goals on paper instead of fussing with all the other pesky stuff. I really liked how each section is defined and gives examples of what a quality business plan should look like.”

Lucky Dog Daycare, Eugene OR
Olive Oil USA, LLC, New York, NY
Rachid Tajiouti

"The financials were so easy to use and I liked knowing the calculations were all correct. It helped me create a precise plan to confidently share with investors, and I've raised $3M so far!"

BE Fit! Tri Wellness, Chicago, IL
E'a Williams

“Once the investor saw the plan, he believed in it. The interface was fresh and lively. The program gave wonderful examples of what should be in each of the different sections."

Join over 1 million entrepreneurs who found success with LivePlan


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“LivePlan earns the top spot on our list of best business plan software—and for good reason. LivePlan's slick and interactive service provides a step-by-step business plan approach, a rich collection of cloud-based features, and online learning tools.”

Brooke Hayes
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