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Marketing Plan Software:
Plan Write for Sales

Page Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Big Benefits
  3. Key Features & Approach
  4. Online Demo
  5. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. Buy & Use Now

1. Overview

StrengthsPlan Write for Sales helps develop a comprehensive strategic sales plan with assistance of an expert system which analyses potential, builds on strengths, suggests tactics and documents your plan.

Plan Write for Sales steps through a structured process that primes your sales strategy. Your descriptions of sales activity are analyzed to producing a report that reveals factors impacting sales potential. This provides guidance on developing a comprehensive plan which include key projections which ensures that the sales force is aligned with management's strategic objectives.

Plan Write for Sales is fully-customizable and includes facilities for exporting to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as to the PDF format and the Internet. It requires Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win7.

Other relevant software solutions include:

 
 
Fast Facts

Name: Plan Write for Sales.

Function: Expert system to help develop strategies & tactics and write complete & sales plan.

For: Marketing & sales managers, consultants & entrepreneurs.

Benefits: Provides expert analysis, better strategies, clear tactics & measurable targets.

System: Windows 95/98/ Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win7.

Price: US$ 229.95 to download.

See Also: Quick Insight, Business Insight & Plan Write for Hi-Tech Marketing.

 

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2. Big Benefits

Plan Write for Sales is the best tool to develop your sales strategies and tactics. Its context sensitive, on-line help and expert guidance ensure that all key issues and factors are considered. The result is a strong, implementable plan.

Sales tacticsPlan Write for Sales has a unique, easy to understand user interface. Its expert system helps evaluate your sales strategy and guides you through in-depth analyses to leverage strengths and compensate for weaknesses. A dialog then leads you through the planning and documentation process and an integrated tool helps enter text & numbers, create graphics, track milestones and organize the finished plan for distribution. With Plan Write for Sales, you get:

Proven Analysis - The proven analytical capabilities within Plan Write for Sales eliminate guess work. Be assured that you have weighed all of the factors that affect your success.

Superior Strategy - Your sales strategy is based on the analysis of sales activity. It leverages strengths and compensates for weaknesses.

Clear Tactics - Having considered all the tactical issues affecting your sales plan, the sales team get a clear plan of action.

Measurable Success - Be assured that projections are on-target. Whether measuring sales or expenses, proceed with confidence using Plan Write for Sales.

Here is a selection of major organizations that have benefited from the Plan Write and Insight expert planning software.

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3. Key Features & Approach

Assess Potential

PotentialTo properly exploit an opportunity, you must understand its potential. Plan Write for Sales uses a structured process to prepare for the development of strategies by analyzing your strengths and weaknesses. This produces a complete assessment of competitive positioning, sales capabilities, promotional capabilities, distribution strategies, and the best ways to employ the Internet. This includes charts which explain strategies and positioning and prompt development proposals.

The key to benefiting from the analysis is understanding how the results were derived. Each contributing factor in the assessment is hyper-linked to your answers to the questions and you can change answers to see how a different strategy would impact your success.

Develop Competitive Strategies

SegmentationPlan Write for Sales uses your descriptions of sales activity to create a comprehensive report which explains the factors that impact on sales potential. It then helps document your sales strategies by providing detailed explanations and sample text on a range of subjects including:

Mission Statement
Product/Service Description
Market Segments
Competitive Positioning
Sales Process.

AnswersEvery sales program encounters competitive offerings and alternative solutions in the marketplace. Accordingly, your plan must recognize the existence of this competition and anticipate how to deal with it. After identifying competitors, you must indicate the market segments they are addressing and your offerings they are competing with. As part of the plan, you should describe the competitor's position in that market and how you intend to position your offerings against them. Once you complete the documenting process, you have a comprehensive, competitive strategy and will be ready to develop the tactics for implementing that strategy.

Help with Tactics

ForecastPlan Write for Sales guides you to develop a comprehensive tactical plan to achieve your success. The marketing process, sales process, organization, and infrastructure are developed and documented to provide an integrated and orchestrated penetration of the market. As with the strategy development, you get advice and examples throughout the entire process to help cover the following:

  • Describe the various departments within your organization, showing reporting relationships and explaining the responsibilities of each department.
  • Describe key responsibilities, your philosophy of compensation, expected growth and turnover, requirements for and methods of delivering employee education, your employee review process, and your projections for numbers and compensation of employees.
  • Address the facilities, equipment, and tools that your organization provides in support of the sales effort.
  • Describe how your organization uses publicity, advertising, a web site, direct mail, cold calling, sales literature, product/service demonstrations, and much more.
  • Describe the various aspects involved in effectively selling your offerings.
  • Address sales quotas and the method for making revenue & expense projections.

By following these steps, you can be assured of a well considered and complete tactical plan.

Make & Monitor Projections

Revenue chartsPlan Write for Sales helps specify key measurements which can be used as milestones that mark progress and to guide implementation, Charts cover key metrics including:

  • Revenue Sources
  • Revenue Comparison
  • Sales Profit
  • Salaries & Incentives.

Sales projections can be reviewed regularly to ensure they are on track and within budget. Plan Write for Sales includes the spreadsheets to calculate expenses for:

  • Compensation
  • Marketing
  • Sales

It calculates and charts sales revenue and historical revenue if necessary. By comparing last year’s revenue with this year’s you can keep your sales team on target. As a result, your plan becomes a living document that you refer to on a regular basis to help you meet targets.

Plan for Action

ReportHaving addressed all the issues, your sales plan is automatically organized and printed in a professional format including:

  • Table of contents
  • Written document
  • Financial projections
  • Graphic charts
  • Formatted headers and footers.

Present this plan to management for approval and circulate to your sales team to give them a clear tactical plan to follow in order to meet and exceed sales goals.

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4. Online Demo

CompetitionThis Online Demo of Plan Write for Sales shows, in a few minutes, how it can be used to develop a well-planned, comprehensive plan which specifies strategies, describes tactics and sets goals.

Contents of Demo

Sales Planner
Expert System
Strengths and Weaknesses
Promotion and Selling
Expert Analysis
Sales Organization
Selling Organization
Sales Potential
Improving Performance
Improving Plans

Blake-Mouton Sales Grid
Sales Analysis
Mission Statement
Tactical Plans
Sales and Profits
Sales Incentives
Implementation
Sales Plan
Sales Planner
Buy Sales Planner

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5. Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Plan Write for Marketing and Plan Write for Sales?

Plan Write for Marketing concentrates on writing a marketing plan whereas Plan Write for Sales includes facilities for writing a marketing plan plus expert systems to help assess and formulate marketing strategies and sales tactics.

What marketing and strategic planning tools are available?

Business Insight is a powerful and sophisticated expert system for evaluating business strategies for larger businesses. It includes a facility to generate a detailed marketing plan linked to the Plan Write for Marketing.

Quick Insight is ideal for assessing product and market proposals for new and smaller businesses. It is considerably less detailed than Business Insight but retains the essential elements and facilities.

For expert help on preparing a marketing plan, see:

      • Plan Write for Marketing contains all the tools for writing a comprehensive marketing plan but lacks an expert system.
      • Plan Write for Sales contains facilities of Plan Write for Marketing as well as an expert systems to help assess and formulate marketing strategies and sales tactics.
      • Plan Write for Hi-Tech Marketing is similar to Plan Write for Sales but its expert system has been tailored for technology-based businesses.
      • Plan Write for Pricing contains an expert system to help determine the optimal price for a product or service.
      • Insight for Sales Strategy includes an expert system that helps businesses improve their sales conversion rates and revenues.

Need help with preparing a business plan (which includes a marketing plan)?

Plan Write Business Planner guides you through the creation of a professional quality business plan.

Plan Write Expert Business Planner includes all the features found in Plan Write Business Planner in addition to a powerful expert system and knowledge base. These extra tools analyze your plan and provide expert advice on over 35 key business concepts. You receive a rating of success potential, a summary of actions needed to improve the business, observations critical to improving the business strategy and over 30 charts illustrating how your plan measures up. The result is a well-documented, bulletproof business plan able to undergo the closest scrutiny.

Is this software designed for a product or a service industry?

Plan Write for Sales is not industry specific and works equally as well whether you offer a product or service – or a combination of both.

Does this software come with a guarantee?

Yes. This software comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. If you purchase a product and are not satisfied, you may return it within 30 days from the date of purchase and we will refund the full purchase price.

Does your software come with technical support?

Yes. Our software comes with free, knowledgeable technical support for the lifetime of the product.

Is this software available in a MAC version?

Sorry, no. This software is designed for use only with PCs running Windows.

Need more help to select the most appropriate planning package?

Use this Contact Form to explain your needs or utilize our Online Business Plan Advice Service.

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6. Buy & Use Now

Buy and download Plan Write for Sales now via BRS's website as follows:

  1. Click the appropriate yellow Order button below. At the BRS product page, click the orange Add to Cart button and click Proceed to Checkout.
  2. Once payment has been authorized, you will be instructed on the download procedure and sent a product registration number by email. Note that typical file sizes are about 20 Meg.
Product
Description
Price (US$)*
Buy Now
Plan Write for Sales
Expert system based on Plan Write for Marketing plus elements of Quick Insight.
229.95
Order
See also:      

Plan Write for Marketing

Comprehensive tool to help write marketing plan.
129.95
Order

Plan Write for Hi-Tech Marketing

Specialist expert system including elements of Plan Write for Marketing and Quick Insight.
299.95
Order

Plan Write for Pricing

Expert system using elements of Plan Write for Marketing and Quick Insight.
229.95
Order

Insight for Sales Strategy

Specialist expert system to help plan, forecast & close complex sales.
229.95
Order

Quick Insight

For assessing new product and service ideas for new/smaller businesses.
229.95
Order

Special Packages with Big Savings

Entrepreneur Package
(3 items)
Includes: Plan Write Expert Business Planner, Plan Write for Pricing, and Plan Write for Marketing.
Save US$ 100.85
489.00
Order
Manager Package
(4 items)
Entrepreneur Package plus Business Insight.
Save US$ 207.85
1,177.00
Order
Consultant Package
(7 items)
Manager Package plus Quick Insight, Plan Write for Sales, and Insight for Sales Strategy.
Save US$ 419.70
1,655.00
Order
* To download & use now. Includes a comprehensive electronic version of manual

View our terms and conditions applying to software purchases and trial version upgrades. Note our 30-day refund guarantee. If based within the European Union, you may wish to check on the possible application of Value Added Tax (VAT) to transactions.

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