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Writing a business plan, financial model, getting money, creating an employee policies handbook, sealing a deal with a legal agreement… are just a few of the hundreds of business growth and survival tools you’ll find here.

We’ve partnered with GroChef to provide you a comprehensive and customizable business development system to raise funds, attract clients, manage staff, get their phones ringing with press inquiries, or “all of the above” — our “Business Power Tools” software apps and templates make building your farming business easier by providing the structure and tools you need to succeed.

For more than 30 years with 2+ million copies sold, we’ve been providing entrepreneurs and business owners like you with comprehensive and easy-to-use software and templates to fund, build and run their organizations.

Here’s your own comprehensive, customizable and collaborative online “workbench” loaded with apps, docs, templates, videos and worksheets to organize, fund, run, and scale your company

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but were afraid to ask!”

~ Michael E. Gerber, Author: E-Myth, Business Guru

1) Convincing anyone to give you money for your business takes some work…
(How much do you need? Imagine what you’d want to know?!?)

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Here’s the software template that makes it easy to present a good business plan investors and lenders can fund!

A comprehensive business plan gives you the edge with investors and lenders who want to see their money in the hands of a person or team who can make the most of it and provide a good return on their investment.

The better organized you are the more capital you’ll attract!

BizPlanBuilder writes an investment-grade business plan easily and with beautiful results. Its organized system gives you sample plans, built-in financial projections, and a proven PowerPoint presentation template.

“Your software produces plans that are equivalent to some of the best plans I’ve seen. I have tried using another software, [Business Plan Pro / Live Plan], but was not anywhere near as satisfied with the results.”
Dr. J Goetzow, San Francisco, CA

“With BizPlanBuilder, a walk on the wild side of business planning becomes a stroll in the park.”
– Peter Crowe, Isaacs & Crowe Advertising, Leesburg, VA

  • Cloud-based – Windows and/or Macintosh.
  • Successful for Strategic Planning, Fund-Raising, Equity Crowdfunding
  • Step x step instructions & video tutorials throughout explain each section and offer best practices
  • Video/Seminar: The Thinking Behind Your Business Plan
  • 60+ funding-support documents & worksheet
  • Sold separately for $97

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2) The logical and strategic marketing roadmap for business growth

Coordinate, manage and measure all of your promotional programs from one place

This expands on the strategic plan started in BizPlanBuilder. It’s an expert marketing strategy and planning system complete with a collection of professionally written sample marketing plan templates and worksheets that will inform and accelerate your decision processes.

All of these completely pre-scripted templates are easily edited using Word and Excel-like online  editors. With almost a hundred templates based on successful marketing plans, Marketing Builder enables you to easily plan and build an entire marketing campaign that fits your practice and location.

“If I really did my marketing right I could avoid a lengthy sales cycle, I wouldn’t waste money on unnecessary advertising gimmicks, and my salespeople would invest their time more efficiently—now that’s actually possible.”
Pat Napoles, President, PBN Publications


  • 80+ proven marketing planning templates easily edited using Word
  • 30+ Excel templates for planning, analysis & measurement
  • Handbook of Business Marketing user manual (PDF)
  • Also sold separately for $97

Click here to learn more about Marketing Builder strategic marketing plan software template

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3) The free way to tell all those hungry people where to buy your food!

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All the tools sophisticated PR firms use for free media attention


“Publicity Builder helped us obtain over $6 million in free publicity in the nation’s leading TV shows, magazines and almost every major newspaper in the country…”

Says Christian LesStrange, President of FunFlatable Products. Until you can afford professional PR support, develop and manage your own public relations using this proven Public Relations / Media management system.

Publicity Builder public relations management software and sample press release templates recommended by the New York Time!

Publicity Builder essentially “amounts to a course in how to win editors and influence reporters.”
~ Larry Shannon, The New York Times

Learn to nurture those relationships with our online PR Tutorial included.

  • Sample press releases for every event – easily edit with Word.
  • Example-filled worksheets help develop your message.
  • Calculators in Excel help with budgeting & prioritizing – just fill-in the variables and print.
  • Scripts to pitch journalists, develop special stories, manage tradeshows & conferences, get interviews, and more.
  • Step x step instructions explain what to do and why.
  • Handbook of Business PR user manual (PDF)
  • Online PR Tutorial
  • Also sold separately for $97

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4) Keep connected with clients, staff & vendors

Customer Relationship Management… but wait, there’s a lot more!

This CRM system does a lot more than just customer relationship management. Compared to many of the CRM systems we’ve seen, we chose and upgraded the one that also, tracks, projects, to-do’s, deals, events, calendar.

  • Tracks clients, vendors, potential team members — even use it for campaigns, events, and mailings
  • Syncs with Outlook Access on iPhone or Android
  • It’s part of our Divine Bundle subscription deal (scroll down)
  • May be subscribed-to separately for $14.95/mo

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5) Protect the business you’re building from legal actions by cranky employees…

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This up-to-date employee policies & procedures handbook creates a productive culture while it protects your growing businesses from labor disputes & lawsuits

Here’s the easy way to create an employee policies and procedures manual to establish your “ground rules” for working for you. The foundation of your business is your people. They are intelligent, well-intended individuals — it’s important to show them that you respect them as people as well as employees.

Pre-written sample employee policy handbook includes 200+ employee policies and procedures — eliminates most of the loopholes that other software do not. Developed with HR Experts, attorneys, successful entrepreneurs, and psychologists, this employee policy manual software template ensures that employees are treated fairly and provides management best-practices.

“Employee Manual Builder has taken the dread out of starting a project that has been on my list of things to do far too long!”
David Lloyd, Fitness International, Malaysia

“Extremely well written, precise & to the point.”
James Dodson, Independence Place, Herrin, IL

“I will recommend the Employee Manual Maker to many of my small business clients.”
Elwin Boody, SBDC, Canon City, CO

  • For Business Owners, HR Managers, & Consultants
  • 200 workplace policy templates integrated into 21 sections
    (Subscription includes ongoing updates)
  • Multi-user Interactive Document Assembly System (MIDAS)
  • Developed with practicing HR attorneys & professionals to address the toughest standards of every state (+ California & HI)
  • Step x step instructions explain each section and offer best practices
  • Includes comprehensive Handbook of Employee Policies & Procedures Guide
  • On it’s own: $147

Click here to learn more about Employee Manual Builder workplace policies handbook software template

6) Keep your employee records organized and secure!

Every necessary piece of employee information you need is right here

At a time when it’s imperative to keep organized, consistent, and accurate records on all employees, HR File Builder (formerly Employee File Builder) can provide you with the best possible documentation.

Secure, professional record-keeping system safeguards your organization

With all personnel records kept in one centralized system, multiple authorized users can gain instant access to the information they need, when they need it. Evaluating employee performance, making recommendations, preparing reports, and backing up personnel decisions and policies has never been easier.

“Keep Tabs on Personnel Files’ The information you need about your employees extends far beyond a list of whom to call in an emergency. With Employee File Builder, it’s easy to create and update a complete file on each of your employees. I liked working in the tabbed interface, which organizes employee information into customizable topics like Employees, Corporate Views and Company Policy. Buttons specific to each section appear along the right side of the screen.” In the event personnel or legal problems ever develop, you can be confident of having the necessary records and documentation to back you up.”
~ Joel T. Patz, Windows Magazine – Reviews


Separately: $297

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7) Produce a comprehensive, OSHA-compliant Illness & Injury Prevention Plan

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You’re in the farming business… working with tools and equipment…
Can you afford to be sued by an employee and/or fined by OSHA?

Safety Plan Builder software helps you publish a custom illness and injury prevention and training manual to quickly and easily comply with OSHA, avoid lawsuits, train your employees, and provide a safe workplace.

Covers 161 Safe Work Practice categories.

All elements of your safety plan are pre-written. Select the appropriate sections for your business or industry, then customize the paragraphs. Menus help you select the paragraphs appropriate to your state. Contains over 250 pre-written pages of industry-specific Safe Work Practices. Publish your complete plan in a few minutes and be safety compliant in all 50 states.

Easily protect your staff & volunteers, and avoid costly OSHA fines

“Using Safety Plan Builder can save a company thousands or even millions of dollars in reduced or avoided legal judgments,” says Labor Law Attorney Mark Thierman. “Believe me when I say that plaintiff attorneys just don’t want to come up against this type of written plan!”

  • Every Industry / Every State
  • Exports to Microsoft® Word for easy edit or reformatting to your requirements
  • Cloud-based — works for both Windows & Macintosh
  • Sold separately for $147

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8) Saves the time and money you’d pay attorneys for basic agreements

Lawyers have better things to do and so do you!

You’re going to need good attorneys no matter what, but for now, you can benefit from our business contract collection to help you get started on the right foot.


“I compared your docs against LegalZoom and Rocket Lawyer and theirs are generic and incomplete compared to Business Power Tools’. I spent last night editing the document to my liking and had it reviewed by a securities attorney who happens to be a friend. Was very impressed and gave me the OK to use it. Very pleased and will be sure to spread the word about your amazing products and company. ~ Brad Fishman


  • Click “Learn More” to review all of the actual sample contract templates in our collection.
  • Also sold separately for $49

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You don’t have to do all of this by yourself…

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Secure access enables unlimited collaboration with your team and advisors online

You want to make money right? You’ll need all the help you can get! The real benefit of the subscription is that it keeps all of these important projects alive and up-to-date, as well as enabling ongoing collaboration with your team and advisors.

You can easily designate an unlimited number of additional users to collaborate with you using password-protected access.

  • Management Team — Share the work and operate from the “same page”
  • Consultants — Consistency, oversight and connection with clients

This is true multi-user file-sharing for collaboration

  • Work from anywhere / anytime.
  • No email file back & forth confusion (No “Conflicting Copies” to sort out)
  • Control user access: None / Read-Only / Full-Edit
  • Section by section Check-Out & Check-In prevents overwriting each others work

Special bundle deal offer for Gro-Chef customers…

Access the entire Business Builder collection for just $37 / mo.
Add an unlimited number of users for just $1/mo each!

This is our best deal if you’re building or running a non-profit organization.

You get access to EVERYTHING on this page!

  • BizPlanBuilder | Online – The ultimate business strategy and plan app with templates in the cloud
  • Marketing Builder – Develops your marketing strategy and prioritizes campaigns
  • Publicity Builder – Keeps your organization in front of the media
  • Employee Manual Builder – Establishes clear working policies
  • HR File Builder – Easily maintain accurate HR records
  • Sample Contract Templates – Sample legal business contract collection.
  • $37 / mo, 1st User
  • Includes ongoing updates
  • Give your team access to collaborate: $1 / month each
  • Automatic back-ups, No Contract, No commitment
  • Your first 2 Weeks Are On Us!
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  • You’ll see how useful these apps & templates really are and how easily they work!
  • Low subscription price guaranteed as long as you keep it current.
  • (For about the same price as 15-minutes with a consultant!)

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