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Mplans.com contains the largest single collection of free sample marketing plans online. In addition to that, it has helpful articles and know-how for managing your business. Mplans.com includes practical advice on planning, interactive tools, and a panel of experts who have answered more than 1,400 questions from people like you.
- You are the most capable person to plan, build, and grow your business.
- Marketing planning and strategy isn't rocket science; we all just need to learn together.
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Mplans.com 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 software products for use with personal computers. 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 products include Business Plan Pro®and Sales and Marketing Pro®. Since 1999, Business Plan Pro has led its category (according to NPD Intelect, formerly PC Data), outselling all of its competitors combined.
Palo Alto Software's founder and President is Tim Berry, a renowned planning expert. He is listed in the index of "Fire in the Valley", by Swaine and Freiberger, the history of the personal computer industry. Tim contributes regularly to Mplans.com and his biography is available at www.timberry.com.