Modern Business Planning System Saves Time Teaching and Achieving Goals for Small Business Development Center Advisors


And Delivers a Better Playbook for Funding, Growth, and Success

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How SBDC Advisors Can Serve More Clients. Easily.

We so much appreciate your years of experience and expertise — we want to make your job easier as well as expand the gratification you feel when you help every entrepreneur who walks through your door.

Goals Business Power Tools can support you to achieve:

  • Support more aspiring entrepreneurs to achieve access to capital
  • Increase the number and amount of financing deals for clients
  • Accelerate the success of new SBDC advisors
  • Additional tools and templates offer more opportunities for time with clients

“Please accept my thanks and appreciation for such an excellent product. It was very good when I started using it years ago, and it has improved from there. I am an adjunct instructor at Chemeketa Community College (Small Business Development Center) in Salem, Oregon. I have used several business plan applications and like BizPlanBuilder the best. I recommend it to clients when appropriate.”
~ Gary Richards, Business Broker, M&A, Salem, OR

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Liz Jamieson, SBDC Advisor

“I have used BizPlanBuilder and it has an incredible amount of information, templates, spreadsheets, sample content, and tools in it. It is a very robust system (way more robust and flexible than LivePlan, if you ask me)! Burke has decades of experience with business financing and business planning software. I have also used Burke as a guest speaker to talk about pitch development and pitching angel investors, etc., as part of the ScaleUp program. Burke is a great resource for us to have available to us! ”
~ Liz Jamieson, Certified Business Advisor, Washington SBDC, Washington State University

In Just a Few Minutes Exploring How this Unique System Works,
You’ll See How Much More You Can Accomplish for Your Clients.

Save Hours / Days / Weeks Helping Clients With Their Startups, Funding, Hiring, and Growth.

Listen to What this Prominent Venture Capitalist Says About Funding, Business Plans, Raising Capital…
And What He’s Looking For. (1:37)

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When You Work with Entrepreneurs & Business Owners…

You can further leverage your business practices and help even more entrepreneurs when you offer Business Power Tools professional-grade software tools.

Send entrepreneurs home with pages full of notes from your sessions together, plus access to an online business planning system to make sure they complete the task.

The Business Power Tools dashboard / toolbox enables easy collaboration and oversight of the entire project.

If They’re Un-Bankable?

When banks send you their loan applicants who need help getting their businesses in order to qualify,
now you have a proven tool enabling your clients to go back to the bank with a proper loan package.

“While I was with the Wharton Small Business Development Center, I wrote 70 or 80 business plans over a 4-5 year period using your Biz Plan Builder (all of our clients bought copies). Most business owners knew how to make products, but didn’t know how to really run a business. Mainly, we introduced them to budgeting, got them to profitability sooner and enabled them to be more effective and efficient in their business practices. Also, we did lots of ‘what if’ to help them to expand their marketing areas… and that was all with the older version of BizPlanBuilder! This new version is quite a bit more powerful. The new financials give you a lot more flexibility—a lot of nice stuff in there!”
~ William Parsons, Philadelphia, PA

Immediate Help with Business Planning…
For You and Your Clients

Easier To Help Clients Succeed

  • Assist More Entrepreneurs
  • Engage Clients to Participate in the Business Planning Process
  • Enables Easy Collaboration with Clients to Work Together On Business Plans
  • Clients Can Do More of the Work So You Don’t Have To
  • More Efficient — Advisors Can Go to the Source of What Clients Are Doing
  • SBDC Advisors’ Work Can Be More Meaningful Because Clients Can Continue to Build On Their Own

Keeping your clients in business as well as helping them build their companies is good for business — all businesses.

These proven and popular business tools teach best business practices as well as provide the templates for doing it right.

Best of all, they cost you nothing and only make your job easier!

Learn More About the New Collaborative BizPlanBuilder
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“I have used both Business Plan Pro (LivePlan) and BizPlanBuilder in my past management positions. With all the so-called sample plans in Business Plan Pro, it’s easy to think you have the final product. You really don’t—it’s not really that user-friendly especially if you are not comfortable writing the narrative. Instead, with Business Power Tools’ BizPlanBuilder, it’s much easier for me to help a client develop a professional business plan that I don’t have to entirely rewrite.”
~ Sajata Strong, Area Director, Clark Atlanta University SBDC, School of Business Administration, Atlanta, GA

Embedded Videos Save Time Teaching Business Planning

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“The Thinking Behind Your Business Plan”

Use this free video to teach your clients about business planning…
~ a 90-minutes

  • The developer of BizPlanBuilder business plan software and author of Business Black Belt speaks to an audience of entrepreneurs…
  • Give your members a head-start on investors, hiring employees, managing and marketing…
  • Why bankers want your first born!
  • Making sense of financial models
  • Amusing anecdotes make important points stick
  • Save yourself hours of explanation
Watch “The Thinking Behind Your Business Plan”


Video Tutorials Within Each Section of the Business Plan

Save teaching time.
1-5-minute videos coach on what investors are looking for in each section of a business plan.
There are buttons within BizPlanBuilder, but you can access them individually here.

Access Links to 50+ Free 1-5 Minute Videos

Why You. Why Business Power Tools. Why Now.

In the Exhilarating Sprint to Grow Your Business, Some Critical Elements Can Get Overlooked…
This Is the System to Successfully Implement the Infrastructure to
Scale Your Company to Millions and Beyond.

“…like Office + Netflix® + Legos® + Cliff’s Notes® → Online, for Business.”

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The Most Templates and Tools

All Apps Work Alike and Together

  • Almost ZERO Learning Curve!
  • Does the Job of Hundreds of Apps
    Without You Wasting Your Time
    Learning to Use Every. Single. One.
  • Easy-to-Use System
    Complete Critical Projects Quickly
  • All Tools Are Built On the Same Platform
  • Ongoing Updates Included
  • Collaborate Without Conflicting Copies
  • Click From Project To Project
    Each Works Just as You’d Expect
  • Mindfully Curated
    Developed and Evolved Over 30+ Years
  • Edited By a Former Sharper Image®
    Catalog Copywriter

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Everything is Fully Customizable

Your Business Your Way

  • Private Label — Insert Your Own Branding
  • Include Your Logo / Slogan / Tagline
  • Customize Any / All of the Templates
  • Company Data Fills in Automatically
    Saves Typing, Speeds Completion
  • Upload Your Own Content
    Create New, Re-Usable Custom Templates
  • “Priorities” Lists for Every Area
  • Excel-Based Calculators
    Do / Show All the Math for Better Decisions
    100% Customizable for Your Business
  • Insert Your Preferred RSS Feeds
  • Consultants Save Time Educating Clients
  • Expedites Due-Diligence for
    Faster Funding or Sale

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Include Unlimited Team & Advisors

Secure Collaborative Workspace

  • Teams Engage and Buy-In to Priorities,
    Changes and What They Help Create
  • Remote Work Empowered
    All Team Members, Advisors, and Investors
    Collaborate, Contribute, or Review
  • For Now, Just +$1 / Month Each
  • CRM System Tracks VIPs, Projects,
    , Proposals, Events
  • Complete and Secure Control Over
    Everything Anyone Can Access
  • App by App — Each with Admin, Edit,
    or Read-Only Privileges
  • System Keeps All Documents Secure
    Organized for Easy Access
  • Serves as a “Secure Data Room

Beyond Business Planning…

More Tools For Continued Growth and Success

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When Clients Come Looking For More Help

Beyond business planning and supporting access to capital,
now it’s easier to assist in other areas of business development.

With their business plan is in place, you can now leverage Business Power Tools to…

  • Hire with Job Descriptions
  • Produce Employee Policies and a handbook
  • Craft a Marketing Strategy
  • Engage the Media with Public Relations and Press Releases
  • Negotiate Agreements with plain-English Contracts
  • Establish solid Sales Processes
  • Implement effective Operating Procedures
  • Assure proper Safety Training
Schedule a Business Plan Tour

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Please contact us directly for special discounts or programs for your clients. Definitely get a subscription for yourself – Contact us for a tour… 1-800-346-5426 [email protected]

A System for Entrepreneurs Built By Entrepreneurs

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Business Power Tools Focuses On Developing Business Templates That
Take the Guess-Work Out of Writing Important Business Documents.

Wework with business advisors, consultants, and experts in every field and bring their experience to each of our business planning software solutions. We’ve done the research, written the templates, and bring more than 30-years of business success to each of our business products.

  • 30+ years of proven business success through up & down economic cycles provide vetted business templates
  • Edit professionally written & formatted Word, Excel® & PowerPoint® templates—eliminate compatibility issues
  • Completely customizable using Word, Excel® & PowerPoint® — build budgets & presentations with ease
  • Expert Advice throughout guides you every step of the way, explains what to do, and helps side-step mistakes
  • Collaboration with your clients online to create a winning business plan
  • Subscribe online — the business plan you need is yours in just a few clicks
About Business Power Tools

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