Burke Franklin is known as “the man who’s helped launch a million businesses” with his best-selling business plan software, BizPlanBuilder… and creator of Business Power Tools, the company that developed an original suite of software tools to help entrepreneurs and business owners start, finance and manage their companies with real-world best-practices and minimal BS. Burke graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in business and a minor in electrical engineering.   He took his first corporate job as a field sales rep for Texas Instruments selling electronic components. Besides working in sales and management for other high-tech companies, Burke's career also includes a position with The Sharper Image Catalog as Electronics Buyer and catalog copywriter.   Overall, Burke's marketing & management experience spans 40+ years.   With an extensive background in sales, marketing and management, Burke brings a very practical approach to everything he does.   Since 1988, when BizPlanBuilder took off, Business Power Tools has introduced a dozen business development apps and templates, and now they are available in cloud-based versions managed on the web with a unique dashboard concept.   Burke was elected to the White House Conference on Small Business and was also nominated for Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year.”   Several of his ground-breaking business concepts have even been documented as case-studies for MBA students.   Today, more than 153 schools worldwide teach business using BizPlanBuilder business plan software. And more than 2 million entrepreneurs have used it!   He regularly speaks and participates in seminars, conferences and panels, and has been interviewed on radio and television shows for entrepreneurs.

Stock Options Plan Software Template – Employee Incentive

Here’s how to establish clear ownership terms between yourself, your founding team, and others. Also save cash and pay employees, advisors and contractors with stock options! Everyone loves owning a piece of the business! Here’s exactly how to set it up and make it work — while you maintain control.

HR: How many years you are required to hold employee records

Department of Labor Investigates — and wants your money Department of Labor statistics show 73% of its investigations result in violations. Four areas that regulators focus on—and that you need to double-check: (Let’s see… We need to look at just 4 areas of any business and we have a 73% $ucce$$ rate…) Employee records retention. States…

Why Segment Your Market?

In our last post, we talked about how to segment your market. Why will you want to do this, though? It is only human to ask the question- how will this benefit ME? To put it simply, knowing your market will allow you to determine your target customer. Target Customers Now that you’ve segmented the…