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Want to know how your business is doing at a glance?

The LivePlan Scoreboard is a great way for small businesses to: Gain quick and accurate insights into sales, expenses, and cash flow Easily develop your budget and forecast sales Sync with your QuickBooks for real-time financial tracking Access your important numbers anytime from anywhere And ultimately, sleep better at night! Watch our short video on… Read more »

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Announcing the LivePlan Scoreboard iPad Mini Contest

Connect your QuickBooks account to your LivePlan Scoreboard by May 13th and get entered into a contest to win an iPad mini. When was the last time you asked yourself this question: “How’s my business doing?” If you need an answer right now, have no fear, the LivePlan Scoreboard is here! The Scoreboard helps you track your… Read more »

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Why You Need to Know Your Competition

When you start a business it is important to assess the competitive landscape so you have a strong sense as to who is targeting the same customers as you, what resources they have at their disposal and the bases on which they intend to compete i.e. product features, service quality, price, focus etc. Why? If… Read more »

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The Lean Startup: Benefits and Criticisms

The Lean Startup is a business approach that is synonymous with the work of Eric Ries (who has also published a book called The Lean Startup) and Stanford professor Steve Blank. It describes a new approach for startups and prescribes behaviours they should adapt to increase the likelihood that they will succeed. While the concept… Read more »

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Switching your LivePlan to Full Financials

If you’re using LivePlan to write and track your business plan you’ll want to make sure you expand your financials to include the following. These financial documents are required if you are seeking a bank loan or outside investment capital. They are also required if you’re submitting your completed LivePlan  into the “LivePlan $10,000 Boost”… Read more »