We write business plans that can help win you funding

Save time and boost your chances of raising capital by hiring a LivePlan business plan writer.

  • Work with a writer who will build a custom business plan for your industry
  • Get free access to LivePlan software, which makes it easier to share and update your plan
  • Our unique plan format has helped over 1 million businesses
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The best decision I could have made to launch my business in the right direction. I definitely recommend these services to entrepreneurs and future small business owners.
Melinda Holden

Melinda Holden
Elite Liason Consulting

My plan writer was responsive, and understood my vision from our first communication. I now have a living document that I can use and manipulate as needed going forward.
Marcus Flowers

Marcus Flowers
TimeOut Sports Bar and Grill

Get any type of plan for any type of business

SBA/bank loan business plan

SBA/bank loan
business plan

Investor-grade business plan

Investor-grade
business plan

Strategic business plan

Strategic
business plan

What makes us different?

Our plan format has helped companies raise millions

Our plan format has helped companies raise millions

Our writers use a business plan structure that has been tested and refined over the past 20 years. So when you hire a LivePlan business plan writer, you'll be maximizing your chances of securing a loan or investment.

LivePlan is used by:

Trusted by top business schools across the U.S.

Trusted by top business schools across the U.S.

Since 1988, Palo Alto Software—the creator of LivePlan—has helped over a million entrepreneurs achieve success. Our business plan structure is even taught at top universities, such as Princeton and Rice.

Get matched with a writer who knows your industry

Get matched with a writer who knows your industry

Our writers are experienced professionals who have written hundreds of business plans. That means there will most likely be someone on our team who has experience in your specific industry.

Maximize your chances of securing funding
by hiring a LivePlan business plan writer

How the process works:

1. Research and discovery

We first gain an in-depth understanding of your business. Then, we begin market research and examine your growth drivers.

2. Plan writing

Once our research is complete, we'll write the body of your business plan and provide you with a draft to review.

3. Financial modeling

We'll turn your financial assumptions into forecasts that include everything lenders and investors need to see.

4. Design and review

You'll get a polished business plan with a design that matches your brand. You can then print the plan or share it online with a unique and private link.

Frequently Asked Questions

The full plan writing service can cost between $2,000-3,000, depending on your needs. We also offer a lower cost business plan review service and a forecasting service.

We offer a review service (feedback only, no edits), forecast only service or full business plan writing service. If you have a partially completed plan, we can work with that, but you'll want to choose the full business plan writing service.

Yes. One of our business planning experts can review your plan and financials line by line and give you critical and constructive feedback to help improve your plan and increase your confidence when it comes time to deliver.

Our review-only service just includes feedback, but if you decide you'd like to engage in our full plan writing service after participating in a review, we'll give you a discount.

If you have a partially completed plan, we can work with that. In fact, it helps the plan writing process go faster because we'll have to ask fewer questions, but you'll want to choose the full business plan writing service.

Yes, we do market research. We have access to industry reports for most industries and we will use them to lend more credibility to your plan and validate the assumptions we are making in your financials.

When it's all said and done, you'll have a full, lender or investor ready business plan, a one page pitch, and a free year of LivePlan so you can make changes to your plan as well as use our cash flow and business management tools to stay on track.

There are a lot of factors that go into the decision making process for lending that are beyond our control, like your personal credit. What we can say is that it is very difficult to get funding without a solid business plan and we make solid business plans.

Our business plan writers are experts specifically in business plan writing. We've worked with every industry imaginable so the likelihood that they have some familiarity with your industry is high, but if you are looking for a business consultant this may not be a good fit.

We take your privacy very seriously and will not share your information.

The average plan plan completes in 3-6 weeks, depending on your responsiveness to your writer and our work load. We offer expedited services if you are in a rush.

Yes, we can delivery an expedited plan in as little as two weeks for an additional $1,000.

We deliver in PDF format, Word and we also give you access to edit your plan in a free LivePlan account.

We subscribe to the lean business planning method so we try to keep your plan short and to the point. Depending on the complexity of your business, your finished plan can end up being anywhere from 25-50 pages.

We are a small team of well educated business planning experts. Each writers' background varies but they all have financial or business education as well as years, small business management or consulting and business plan writing experience. They are all well vetted and really good at what they do, which is write plans that help you get funded.

You'll have the opportunity to review and leave feedback after each draft. We recommend taking the time to be thorough and thoughtful in your feedback as that is your chance to help mold your plan into something that really resonates with you.

Maximize your chances of securing funding
by hiring a LivePlan business plan writer