Selling a Business

Selling Your Company is Victory…Not Defeat!

The majority of business owners have the wrong idea about selling their company earlier than expected. C’mon, you are not giving yourself any credit here. I have talked to so many business owners that just have it wrong. They’re hanging their head and kicking themselves for absolutely no reason at all when they are facing…

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Who Would Want To Buy My Business?

“No one would want my business.” “I’d like to sell but it’s not a sexy business.” “It’s in a small town.” “It’s hard work; it’s dirty work.” The list goes on and on. We’ve heard all kinds of reasons why someone would like to sell their business, but they haven’t opened up to the possibilities.…

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When Is It Time to Sell Your Business? Part 3

Do these reasons indicate the best time to sell for you? Industry overview To know the future of an industry, it helps if you have a genie in a bottle to tell you the answers. If the industry is heading in a bad direction, it is time to evaluate the options though it would be…

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When Is It Time to Sell Your Business? Part 2

These might be additional reasons the timing might be right. Health A sale is sometimes necessary due to the health of the owner.  Structuring a deal for a quick sale due to the owner’s health does not have to be for a lower price. A seller can set up a low down payment and an…

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When Is It Time to Sell Your Business? Part 1

A business owner can spend his entire career developing a business. It’s his “baby.” Selling can be the most difficult decision a business owner will make. It is filled with emotions similar to sending a child off to college or giving a daughter away at her wedding.  The timing and reasoning for selling must be…

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Are Social Media Accounts an Asset When Selling?

In case you haven’t noticed, customers no longer just go to the mall and shop.  They now ‘google’ everything.  And then they may (or may not) just order what they are looking for online.  Whatever your business, however well-established you are, however impressive your website is, your business probably should be using social media, too. …

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