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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.”

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Here’s how LivePlan makes it surprisingly simple to write a convincing business plan

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You get a step-by-step process to follow

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:

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

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Helga Douglas

Owner, Svala

All the financials are calculated for you

LivePlan tells you exactly what financial information you need to enter and then 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.

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“I have such a better clarity of thought because I can see the impact of marketing by using LivePlan versus just using a spreadsheet.”

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Marc-Andre Seguin

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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:

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  3. Browse 500+ sample plans & tutorial videos.
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“It’s our road map, continually helping us stay on track. We wrote a business plan we can take to any investor, and it’s game on.”

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Stacie Overman

Lavender Kisses Farm

LivePlan has helped over 1 million business owners build better businesses

It’s proven, companies that plan and track against their plan grow 30% faster than those that don’t. No matter your industry, location, or size — LivePlan helps you get your business off the ground and grow

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“Trying to open a new business is very time-consuming, and since I was running another business while I was trying to set up Tailored, I didn’t have a lot of time.”

Brian Sung

Owner & Founder, Tailored Coffee

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“It wasn’t my intention to be an entrepreneur or a business person. My intention was to work with dogs. I kind of had to learn the rest of it in order to do what I wanted to do.”

Joanna Stanford

Founder, Trots Dogs

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“Trying to open a new business is very time-consuming, and since I was running another business while I was trying to set up Tailored, I didn’t have a lot of time.”

Brian Sung

Owner & Founder, Tailored Coffee

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“That’s what it does for your business; [using LivePlan] has got us all talking and much more engaged about what we are and what we’re trying to do.”

Bruce Carr

Owner & Founder, Web Ninja

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“Before LivePlan, I was making decisions that were poorly informed. Now I test everything through my business first, before I take it to my clients.”

Enae Jackson-Atkins

Owner & Founder, Esquire Accounting

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Entrepreneurs & business owners love LivePlan

“I learned more about running my small business from a week of focused work in [LivePlan] than I have from any other single source. It has fundamentally changed the way I view my business ventures”

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Matthew H

Capterra Review

“Using LivePlan is easy and there is so much assistance available. There are examples, templates, and videos explaining what to write. [...]. It does the math for you. It creates graphs and charts. It is amazing.”

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Shawnnell B

G2 Review

“LivePlan was a great help to design, work out, plan and strategically organize and think about all the ideas that go into developing a new project and business plan [...] Think about it like a coach guiding you through the process.”

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Alvaro F

Shopper Approved Review

“I’ve been using LivePlan with Xero for a few months now and love it. It’s given me visibility about how we’re doing against Forecast like I’ve never had before...”

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Rob Mackley

Xero App Store Review

“Before LivePlan, my team and I had no idea where or how to start [...] It helped us focus on and build every single area of our business strategy and recognize that some aspects of the company needed to be adjusted before we could launch.”

Capterra Review

Ifeanyi K

Capterra Review

“LivePlan has eased my business planning processes and have provided me with easy access to credit from both banks and investors alike.”

Shopper Approved Review

Bashir T

Shopper Approved Review

“All businesses require solutions and tools [...] for control of expenses, spreadsheets were always the first option, but since the arrival of LivePlan, all work is easier and more automated.”

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Maggie L

Trust Radius Review

“I didn’t have a business plan and using LivePlan helped give me an easy tool to build a strong business plan for myself and clients. My clients have gone on to enhance their plans and grow their businesses.”

G2 Review

Gabriella B

G2 Review

“LivePlan made us feel confident and secure in our numbers and gave us a clear view of our past, present and future!”

Capterra Review

Angela A

Capterra Review

“LivePlan provides the balance between stating your vision, the framework to support it, and the numbers.”

Shopper Approved Review

Mike R

Shopper Approved Review

“I learned more about running my small business from a week of focused work in [LivePlan] than I have from any other single source. It has fundamentally changed the way I view my business ventures”

Capterra Review

Matthew H

Capterra Review

“Using LivePlan is easy and there is so much assistance available. There are examples, templates, and videos explaining what to write. [...]. It does the math for you. It creates graphs and charts. It is amazing.”

G2 Review

Shawnnell B

G2 Review

“LivePlan was a great help to design, work out, plan and strategically organize and think about all the ideas that go into developing a new project and business plan [...] Think about it like a coach guiding you through the process.”

Shopper Approved Review

Alvaro F

Shopper Approved Review

“I’ve been using LivePlan with Xero for a few months now and love it. It’s given me visibility about how we’re doing against Forecast like I’ve never had before...”

Xero App Store Review

Rob Mackley

Xero App Store Review

“Before LivePlan, my team and I had no idea where or how to start [...] It helped us focus on and build every single area of our business strategy and recognize that some aspects of the company needed to be adjusted before we could launch.”

Capterra Review

Ifeanyi K

Capterra Review

“LivePlan has eased my business planning processes and have provided me with easy access to credit from both banks and investors alike.”

Shopper Approved Review

Bashir T

Shopper Approved Review

“All businesses require solutions and tools [...] for control of expenses, spreadsheets were always the first option, but since the arrival of LivePlan, all work is easier and more automated.”

Trust Radius Review

Maggie L

Trust Radius Review

“I didn’t have a business plan and using LivePlan helped give me an easy tool to build a strong business plan for myself and clients. My clients have gone on to enhance their plans and grow their businesses.”

G2 Review

Gabriella B

G2 Review

“LivePlan made us feel confident and secure in our numbers and gave us a clear view of our past, present and future!”

Capterra Review

Angela A

Capterra Review

“LivePlan provides the balance between stating your vision, the framework to support it, and the numbers.”

Shopper Approved Review

Mike R

Shopper Approved Review

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