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“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” –Yogi Berra http://buff.ly/1DPxZ4h
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Mom and entrepreneur Mel Buchanan says "I think my vision is so clear, that I just can’t let it go." When have you felt driven by your vision?
 
The Candy Queen Store: A Story of Struggle and Perseverance for Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1xtxDOy

Mel’s story is something aspiring entrepreneurs and current entrepreneurs will be able to relate to. It’s a combination of struggle and success.

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Has being in business taught you to persevere? Entrepreneur and mom Mel candidly says “I’m not going to lie, there are days you just think, “what am I doing?” But you can’t let it stop you." 
 
The Candy Queen Store: A Story of Struggle and Perseverance for Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1xtxDOy

Mel’s story is something aspiring entrepreneurs and current entrepreneurs will be able to relate to. It’s a combination of struggle and success.

#entrepreneurs #womeninbusiness
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What’s the difference between a business pitch, an elevator pitch, and the LivePlan pitch page? Here’s how Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry explains pitching, in the context of angel investment, business planning, and business plan competitions. 
 
Business Pitch, Elevator Pitch, and the LivePlan Pitch Page: What's the Difference? http://bit.ly/1NtH42x

What’s a business pitch?

Clearly that depends on who you ask and what they’re thinking about when you ask. It might be a slide deck, or a 20-minute presentation livened by a slide deck, or a short talk, or even a strategy summary.

In this article, Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry breaks down the differences.

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The Candy Queen Store: A Story of Struggle and Perseverance for Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1xtxDOy

Mel’s story is something aspiring entrepreneurs and current entrepreneurs will be able to relate to. It’s a combination of struggle and success.

#entrepreneurs #womeninbusiness
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Power to the People: How to Create a Profitable Social Enterprise http://bit.ly/1BPv0sh

"Getting a social business off the ground has never been easier. Sure, you’re making a profit, but you’re making a difference, too. And that’s a beautiful thing."

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Mom and entrepreneur Mel Buchanan says "I think my vision is so clear, that I just can’t let it go." When have you felt driven by your vision?
 
The Candy Queen Store: A Story of Struggle and Perseverance for Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1xtxDOy

Mel’s story is something aspiring entrepreneurs and current entrepreneurs will be able to relate to. It’s a combination of struggle and success.

#entrepreneurs #womeninbusiness
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How has being in business taught you to persevere? Entrepreneur and mom Mel candidly says “I’m not going to lie, there are days you just think, “what am I doing?” But you can’t let it stop you." 
 
The Candy Queen Store: A Story of Struggle and Perseverance for Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1xtxDOy

Mel’s story is something aspiring entrepreneurs and current entrepreneurs will be able to relate to. It’s a combination of struggle and success.

#entrepreneurs #womeninbusiness
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What’s a business pitch?http://bit.ly/1NtH42x 

Here’s how Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry explains pitching, in the context of angel investment, business planning, and business plan competitions. 
 
Business Pitch, Elevator Pitch, and the LivePlan Pitch Page: What's the Difference? http://bit.ly/1NtH42x

What’s a business pitch?

Clearly that depends on who you ask and what they’re thinking about when you ask. It might be a slide deck, or a 20-minute presentation livened by a slide deck, or a short talk, or even a strategy summary.

In this article, Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry breaks down the differences.

#pitching #businesspitch #liveplanpitch
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Business Pitch, Elevator Pitch, and the LivePlan Pitch Page: What's the Difference? http://bit.ly/1NtH42x

What’s a business pitch?

Clearly that depends on who you ask and what they’re thinking about when you ask. It might be a slide deck, or a 20-minute presentation livened by a slide deck, or a short talk, or even a strategy summary.

In this article, Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry breaks down the differences.

#pitching #businesspitch #liveplanpitch
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“Good business planning is 9 parts execution for every 1 part strategy.” – Tim Berry http://buff.ly/1G6odKx
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Introduction

We help you succeed in business. We are here to help you, to teach you, and to provide solutions that build and grow your business. We believe that:

  • You are the most capable person to plan, build, and grow your business.
  • Business planning and strategy isn't rocket science; we all just need to learn together.
  • Planning and running a business can be a lot of fun... really!
  • You can be successful doing it.

Bplans contains the largest single online collection of free sample business plans. In addition, it has helpful tools and know-how for managing your business. Bplans includes practical advice on planning, interactive tools and calculators, and a panel of experts who have answered thousands of questions from people like you. Bplans has won several awards as a valuable "plain talk" resource.

Bplans is owned and operated by Palo Alto Software, Inc. as a free resource to help entrepreneurs plan better businesses. Palo Alto Software - The Planning People - develops, publishes, and markets award-winning software. Its products offer task-oriented, "know how" solutions for small-business and home-office entrepreneurs, professionals, and middle managers. The company is a privately-owned corporation in Eugene, Oregon.

Palo Alto Software's Windows-based products include Business Plan Pro and Sales and Marketing Pro. Since 1999, Business Plan Pro has led its category, as reported by NPD Intelect, outselling all of its competitors combined.

LivePlan, the newest addition to Palo Alto Software's catalogue, offers online business planning software as a monthly service. And Email Center Pro, another online application, provides better email management for customer service teams.

Palo Alto Software's founder and president is Tim Berry, a renowned planning expert. He is included in "Fire in the Valley", by Swaine and Freiberger, the history of the personal computer industry. Tim contributes regularly to Bplans and several business focused blogs; Planning Startups Stories and Up and Running. His biography is available at www.timberry.com.

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44 W. Broadway Suite 500 Eugene, OR 97401