Can I edit the sample plans in LivePlan?

Updated on Jul 29, 2016

The sample plans are not directly editable in LivePlan. They are intended to provide ideas and inspiration, not to act as a template for your own plan. There's typically not enough overlap between different companies to make that worthwhile, and the process of managing the transformation of one plan into another can be tricky and error prone.

The sample plans shared in LivePlan were actually created with Business Plan Pro, our original Windows software, which uses a different document outline and financial model. That makes recreating one of the samples in LivePlan potentially pretty laborious. That said, the samples can certainly be useful to cut and paste in relevant content as a starting point for particular text items and to see what sort of products a similar company had in its sales forecast, what sort of expenses were in its budget, and so on.

If you are looking for a faster way to start your plan, you might try our pitch tool. It's designed to help you quickly identify the key components of your business and express them in a condensed infographic format. If you haven't tried it yet, just click the Pitch tab to give it a try. It's quick and easy.