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Business Valuation 101

If someone is going to buy your business – how will you determine a sale price and justify the sale price to the buyer? When it comes to determining the value of a business, appraisers employ various methods, each designed to provide a different perspective on a...

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9 Secrets of Finding Buyers

9 Secrets of Finding Buyers

Connecting sellers with the right buyers is a pivotal task. I believe 50% of my time is finding buyers while the remaining 50% is working through the deal to closing.  Whether it's a first-time buyer eager to embark on an entrepreneurial journey, a seasoned serial...

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14 Red Flags of a BAD BUSINESS Buy

14 Red Flags of a BAD BUSINESS Buy

Much discussion and most articles about business selling revolve around the key ingredients of a good listing. The flip sides of course are the obvious red flags or warning signs that the listing might be bad and at best a marginal listing. My company does buyer...

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Preparing Your Business FOR SALE

Preparing Your Business FOR SALE

Here is my best advice if you are thinking about selling – how do I know – I did it, I do it, and I continue to help people achieve their goal in the shortest amount of time with the least amount of pain! Preparing Your Business For Sale Here are some guidelines to...

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Own a Company-Not a JOB!

Own a Company-Not a JOB!

The fastest growing business segment in the U.S. today is the small to mid-sized privately owned company.  Entrepreneurial owners are betting the farm – guaranteeing debt, working fourteen-hour days, and generally running flat out all the time.  For all their hard...

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Legal Entity Forms for Selling

The form of ownership you choose for your company can have lasting legal, financial, and tax implications as you consider an exit.   The choice of a business tax structure in the US significantly impacts the sale of a business. In a sole proprietorship or...

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Embracing Boring for Extraordinary!

Embracing Boring for Extraordinary!

Hustlers and dream chasers! Let's talk about a unique path to prosperity, the fastest way to grow wealth anywhere in the world – buying a business in the USA. This often gets overlooked in the pursuit of flashy ventures. I am talking about buying seemingly...

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Price, Terms and Time

Price, Terms and Time

I get this question all the time, "How long will it take to sell my business". It will likely take from 90 days to never to sell a business. I don't hold the answer – you Mr. and Mrs. business owner determine how long it will take based off these 3 critical factors:...

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