Tim Berry

Tim Berry

Entrepreneur.com Business Planning Coach
Tim Berry is the chairman of Eugene, Ore.-Palo Alto Software, which produces business-planning software,
He founded Bplans.com and wrote The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, published by Entrepreneur Press. Berry is also a co-founder of HavePresence.com, a leader in a local angel-investment group and a judge of international business-plan competitions. 

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Five Critical Questions Your Business Plan Should Answer
Your Business Plan

Five Critical Questions Your Business Plan Should Answer

Answering these questions periodically can help keep long-term goals in mind while you adjust your immediate steps and actions.
How Do I Price My Product?
Pricing

How Do I Price My Product?

Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software Inc., on how a first-time business owner should price a product.
Seven Cringe-Worthy Business-Plan Mistakes
Your Business Plan

Seven Cringe-Worthy Business-Plan Mistakes

Follow these tips to dodge some of the most common planning pitfalls.
A Better Business Plan Can Lead to New Customers
Your Business Plan

A Better Business Plan Can Lead to New Customers

These four steps can help get you on your way to enhancing and expanding your client base.
How Business Planning Leads to Better Management
Your Business Plan

How Business Planning Leads to Better Management

Here are three steps to help get you planning better, and putting those plans in motion.
Better Management: A Business Planning Test
Your Business Plan

Better Management: A Business Planning Test

Having a simple plan for internal management can be key to business success. Do you have one?
Let Your 'Story' Frame Your Business Plan
Your Business Plan

Let Your 'Story' Frame Your Business Plan

Don't think of it as a formal document but as a collection of your stories, combined with concrete goals.
How Can I Bootstrap My New Business?
Startup Basics

How Can I Bootstrap My New Business?

Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software Inc., offers tips for people looking to bootstrap their own business.
How Can I Hire Someone to Help Write My Business Plan?
Your Business Plan

How Can I Hire Someone to Help Write My Business Plan?

Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software Inc., responds to a reader seeking advice on finding a low-cost writer to help with a business plan.

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