Smart Tools to Start or Build a Conscious, Profitable Business and Make a Difference!

2,000,000+ entrepreneurs, business owners & consultants have used JIAN’s Business Power Tools™
modular, progressive, and scalable do-it-yourself software apps & templates to build their businesses.

What are you working on? Go ahead, push your button…

Here are the tools you need to organize your ideas, Re/Model your business, Get the financing you want, Build a productive culture, Attract more customers, Make a difference, Make a name for yourself, Stay in business beyond all odds, and Laugh all the way to the bank…

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“I love it when good companies, products, and people succeed!”

says Burke Franklin, known as the man who’s helped “launch a million businesses” since he invented business planning software in 1988 with the introduction of his best-selling BizPlanBuilder® business plan software system and templates.

From that successful beginning, he launched JIAN (jee’on – a zen word meaning “the master of every art”), the company behind an entire suite of successful business productivity software apps & templates for launching, building and succeeding in business with minimum effort.

If you want to make a profit as well as a difference…
We understand!

If you’re betting everything on your business ideas,
we have the tools you need to assure your success!

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Here's one example of why JIAN apps & templates are better:

Here’s a sample of what you get from the SBA, some banks, crowd funding sites, and others who offer FREE business plan templates:

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What we’ve done is HARD,
but that’s what makes it easy for you!

Open this page from BizPlanBuilder ⇒
and you’ll see!

“God is in the details!”
All of our apps include this quality of content.

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You cannot BS your way through these projects!

Do so at your peril! Your plans and handbooks are being read by real people with a real interest in your business, not a teacher’s assistant in a hurry to meet friends for a beer!

All JIAN’s apps & templates are built with pre-scripted text intended for you to edit and actually use. No blank pages, no writer’s block. And you’ll learn a lot in the process, but customize them for your specific business needs.

Reality requires more rigor

It takes a lot to build a successful business. JIAN’s tools make it easy to implement your key foundation building-blocks because we’ve already done the heavy-lifting: the research, written the content, created and verified the financial models and worksheet calculators, proven the presentation decks… We care and it shows in our tools.

“It's crucial that your innovations succeed in our world. This means that your business must be profitable and sustainable – without you losing control, your mind or your shirt!” ~ Burke Franklin

Building a successful business and being a mindful and responsive entrepreneur is an emotional, mental, physical and spiritual bootcamp. Yet, few things are more rewarding and gratifying than succeeding with you own ideas and making a difference in the world.

Success is hard for entrepreneurs and business owners today. Besides the economy, we face a multitude of ongoing problems… planning, raising capital, compliance, managing HR policies, prioritizing marketing campaigns, PR…

Our idea of changing the world is providing the tools you need to help you change the world!

few can keep up, let alone know what to do, but the margins for error are razor thin and any mistake can take us down!

Many things in this world need to be fixed. If you have a vision and are inspired to do something…

If you have ideas for what needs to be done… If there are things you are great at and love to do… You can build a profitable business fixing what needs fixing in our world.

JIAN’s tools help you sustain your ability to do what you love to do so you don’t have to go out and work for a living. If you want to make your passion in life your livelihood, we have the software, tools and resources to help you build a successful business on your ideas — one that makes a profit as well as a difference in the world!

Here's a crazy-good package deal on everything we offer. Today & tomorrow!

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Special Offer: Lifetime Access to Everything!

If you’re going for it no-matter-what and growing your business, making it more successful, more systematized, and more secure, we think you’ll love this offer…

Right now, you can have a LIFETIME, paid-in-full access all of the current JIAN software as well as future JIAN web-based system apps & content for a 1x investment of $597, or for a limited time, just $29 /mo!

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From the man who's launched a million businesses!

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Put your foot in someone else’s mouth!

Not really, but here’s a unique and powerful opportunity to learn how to better your business by bettering yourself!

I wanted to share what I’ve learned from building my own business over 25 years compounded by creating software to help others build theirs. That said, here is a collection of true stories of successful business building…

Your business is a reflection of your own ethos — look within and update yourself before you try to fix everything and everyone else!

I’ve been infusing this perspective, knowledge, and wisdom into JIAN’s products and blogs in order to educate and influence people through business.

It’s one of the many advantages that sets JIAN apart — and gives you a hidden advantage!

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“JIAN’s BizPlanBuilder is our BEST BUY because it cuts through the complexity of developing a plan and helps you produce slick-looking results. Its exhaustive template walks you through the every step from cover letter to appendix, with plenty of samples…

BizPlanBuilder also offers a better collection of financial tables, ratios, and projections than any competitor.”
~ Mike Hogan, PC World Magazine

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The questions and advice included with BizPlanBuilder are, in our opinion, the best part of the program. We recommend BizPlanBuilder because it gets you thinking about what it takes to start and run a successful business. And with a price tag of $150, it costs a lot less than a consultant.
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“You guys are so much more on the ball than ANY OTHER software company that I have EVER dealt with.”
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Meet Our Management Team & Advisors

Everyone employed by JIAN has been a business owner and many of us have created and run our own start-ups.
Collectively, we know how little things make a big difference and we’ve incorporated that wisdom into all of our products.

James Burk, Esq.

Securities Attorney

Ray Palmarini, CPA
Ray Palmarini, CPA


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Glenna Hecht

HR Policies Advisor

Sue Gibson

Media Relations

Peter Howley


Brian Kunzler

Patent / Trademark Attorney

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Susan Mayginnes, MA

Team-Building Expert

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Mark Turkel

System Architect

Bob Johnson


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JIAN Apps Work Alike & Work Together!

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We make the tools to help you get your idea into the world where it and you can make a difference as well as money and a name for yourself!

To keep it simple, our apps work alike and they work together!

All JIAN apps and templates are built on the same software platform — learn one and you’ve learned them all!

Taking it a step further, JIAN products are really part of a greater purpose:

You’ve seen it before… Many useful products and services crash and burn on their way to market (or they don’t last very long). Most often due to their creators’ inexperience with the business side of their business. To counter that, we’ve developed software apps and templates that help entrepreneurs and business owners learn and put the crucial pieces in place as they build their businesses—so they can focus on developing and delivering their products and ideas. Who knows? Their next great idea could benefit all of us. So, how can we support you?

You’re going to love our apps & templates. We promise.

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But don’t take our word for it – see for yourself!

Try every JIAN app without risk for TWO months!
If you’re not completely satisfied, simply contact us within 60-days of your subscription and JIAN will refund your credit card. You can even keep the software! It’s that easy. And we’re that certain that you will be happily down the road with more business-building foundation pieces in place!

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