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Ultimate Business Planner 4.0 has one of the industry’s most user friendly interfaces. Navigation through the business plan is self explanatory even for the fist time plan writer. The available sections are comprehensive and customizable so that the user can add relevant sections or ignore sections that don’t apply to their venture by unchecking on the print box in each section.

Instructions are comprehensive and easy to follow and sample text is provided at the click of a button. Images, Graphs and Summary Financial Analysis can be inserted into any section using simple buttons in the text editor. Finally, your plan can be published to PDF for secure sharing or exported into Microsoft Word and Excel to share with trusted sources for editing.

The financial projection program is easy to use without the need for advanced knowledge of accounting or finance. The only drawback here is that if you have highly complex financial projections there is no way to change the formulas to fit your needs. In addition, if you follow the program step by step you will complete the projections before you write the narrative. This approach is not suggested and is easy to circumvent by not following the steps in order. Plan first then project based on the data in your plan. For 95% of start-up businesses the projections will suite their needs.

The program is packed with small business resources available through the tool bar menu and launch in a new screen allowing you to research with out exiting your plan.

All in all DIYBizPlan.com felt that Ultimate Business Planner’s user friendliness, flexibility, value and comprehensiveness earned it our editors pick for 2007 in the business plan program category.

Highs: Interface, Plan Instructions, Financial Projections Made Easy, Value
Lows: “Locked-In” Projection Formulas, Projection Before Planning Approach
Bottom Line: Truly the Ultimate Program for Beginners


Ultimate Business Planner
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Take the guesswork out of business planning
Not sure where to start? Ultimate Business Planner guides you through each business-planning step quickly and easily. Developed for entrepreneurs by small-business experts and small-business owners, Ultimate Business Planner simplifies the process of writing a business plan and gives you expert advice, tips, and hints based on proven business practices.

You don't need any special business expertise to use Ultimate Business Planner. Its easy-to-use, step-by-step approach breaks down the process of writing a business plan into two main sections -- forecasting your financials and writing your plan.

Financial forecasting made easy!
The first question in any new business is "Will my business make money?" In just minutes, Ultimate Business Planner will help you build a comprehensive set of financial projections, complete with reports and charts. You'll not only know whether your idea will make money, but when it will make money. Unlike spreadsheets, you won't have to deal with complicated calculations, create formulas, or design and build reports or graphs. Ultimate Business Planner does it all for you!

Simply answer a few questions, fill-in the blanks, and Ultimate Business Planner does the rest!


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In minutes you'll create...
  • Profit & Loss Statements
  • Balance Sheets
  • Cash Plans
  • Sales Projections
  • Expense Budgets
  • Ratio Analyses
  • Break Even Analyses
  • Sales by Category
  • Expenses by Category
  • And More!

 

Business planning simplified
Now that your financials are done, you're ready to put your plan onto paper. Relax! Ultimate Business Planner walks you through every step with "plain-English" instructions, advice, and how-to hints. Ultimate Business Planner even comes complete with sample business plans. Simply enter your text and combine it with your financials to produce the ultimate winning business plan.  Of course, part of your business plan should be keeping track of credit. 

Works with MS Word®, MS Excel®, Adobe® PDF, and QuickBooks®
Export your business plan to MS Word and financial projection to MS Excel for additional formatting options or publish your plan as a PDF file. If you have QuickBooks, you can import your financials and company information from your QuickBooks software. Ultimate Business Planner's Import Wizard will guide you through every step helping create your business plan using your QuickBooks data.

 

Microsoft Word   Microsoft Excel   Adobe PDF   QuickBooks  

 

Over 1,000 Sample Business Plan Examples Ready to Edit
Ultimate Business Planner includes over 1,000 business plan excerpts and sample business plans ready to edit. You’ll never have to start from scratch. Simply choose from the pre-written samples to help you complete your plan quickly.

Recommended Format of Banks and Investors
Ultimate Business Planner prepares your business plan using the recommended format preferred by the U.S. SBA, bankers, lending institutions, venture capitalists, and many more. Plus, Ultimate Business Planner includes information about different SBA loan packages and links to on-line loan documents.

The ultimate business planning solution -- Guaranteed!
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