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									   Palo Alto Software Announces “Oregon Small Business
                  Boost” $3 Million Dollar,
                    Software Giveaway

Palo Alto Software teams up with leading Oregon organizations to
provide entrepreneurs and businesses statewide with free copies of
Business Plan Pro Premier

EUGENE, OREGON – June 2, 2009

WHAT: Palo Alto Software (www.paloalto.com) is teaming up with statewide Oregon
agencies, including the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDCN),
Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN), the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC),
SmartUps.org and others, to organize a one-day giveaway of Business Plan Pro Premier.

The free software is not a trial version and there are no strings attached. Palo Alto Software
is giving away the same best-selling software that sells for $199.95 in major national retail
chains.

This is a rare opportunity to organize “meet and greet” events in communities across
Oregon and get people into the SBDC and City Chamber offices. Once there, they can
provide information on services and programs designed to stimulate entrepreneurship in
their areas. We believe our valuable business planning software giveaway combined with
the services these organizations provide will give a real BOOST to Oregon business!

WHY: Throughout Oregon, small and medium businesses are struggling to remain open
and continue to sustain their growth. They are searching for ways to run their businesses
smarter and stronger. Entrepreneurs in Oregon are also looking to get more support getting
their businesses started in these difficult economic times.

As an Oregon-based business, Palo Alto Software wants to support other Oregon businesses
and help as many as possible get through these difficult times. In short, we want to help
people to succeed in business!
As supporters of entrepreneurship and small business, Palo Alto Software believes in the
value of business planning and is confident that Business Plan Pro can help Oregon
businesses succeed by giving them a vital planning tool to better start, run and grow their
businesses.

WHEN:         Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

WHERE:        Pick-up locations will be spread throughout the state of Oregon. Palo Alto
Software intends to make this event accessible to all Oregonians by utilizing its relationships
with Chamber of Commerce offices and the Oregon Small Business Development Center
Network as giveaway points. This event will reach small communities and large cities alike.

To register your community for this opportunity, contact ‘Chelle Parmele at
chelleparmele@paloalto.com or call her at 541-683-6162 for details.

CONDITIONS:       Palo Alto Software will institute the following conditions:

     • The software or download certificate must be physically picked up at one of the
       sponsoring pick-up locations
     • Only one unit per business/per person over 18 years of age
     • The software must be installed and registered within 48 hours of pick-up; otherwise
       the code given will expire (this prevents the software from being re-sold online)


About Business Plan Pro
Business Plan Pro has been helping businesses start and grow for over 15 years. As the
world’s number one selling business planning software. Business Plan Pro is used by over
50% of Fortune 500 companies, used in more than 800 Universities and trusted by federal
organizations like the SBA and the SBDC network. In its 20 years of operation, Palo Alto
Software has sold over 1,000,000 licenses of Business Plan Pro.

About Palo Alto Software, Inc.
Palo Alto Software, Inc. develops, publishes and markets software products for use with
personal computers. BUSINESS PLAN PRO is the best selling business-planning software in
the U.S. retail market, according to NPD Intelect. Palo Alto Software’s marketing-planning
product is MARKETING PLAN PRO powered by Duct Tape Marketing and it’s newest product,
EMAIL CENTER PRO, is an email management system. This combined product line offers
“know-how” solutions that have made Palo Alto Software the market leader in its category.

Palo Alto Software was founded in 1988 and is a privately-owned corporation based in
Eugene, Oregon. More information about Palo Alto Software products is available on the
company website, www.paloalto.com

								
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