Selling Your Business

Do You Have an Exit Plan for Your One-Person Business? Advice From a Certified Exit Planning Advisor and the Author of Your Baby’s Ugly

When I first started my writing business, the last thing I thought about was how it would all end. Still today, I find that I get so wrapped up in what I need to accomplish each day that I fail to consider what happens when I am ready to close up my laptop for good. This is partly because, as a solopreneur, I’m responsible for every aspect of my business. I can’t ask someone … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About Selling Your Business

Selling your business doesn't have to be a logistical nightmare. There are ways to make this a smooth and profitable operation. Here are a few handy tips that will tell you what you need to know about making this a successful process. Previous Profits Don't Equal Present Success A very important point that you will need to keep in mind when selling your business is that your … [Read more...]

Tips for Deciding Whether to Sell Your Business

For many business people, there will be a time when you might consider selling your company. Deciding whether you should sell your business or not is a complicated process, and you can end up with many sleepless nights. Selling your business is all about moving on and letting go, which is very difficult. Before selling your business, you should consider all aspects of the … [Read more...]

Instances When Selling Your Company Makes Sense

From the outside looking in, selling your business sounds a lot like giving up on your dream. After all, why would you invest your time, money, energy, and resources into a revenue-generating concept, only to offer it to the highest bidder? Though it seems counterproductive, many business moguls have chosen this exit strategy and reaped the benefits in their professional and … [Read more...]

All about Business Brokers

If you are trying to sell your business or if you have been thinking about investing in a business, you have probably considered using a business broker. A business broker is similar to a real estate agent for businesses. They can assist you in getting the necessary paperwork together and advertising your company to potential buyers. They can also screen potential buyers for … [Read more...]

Selling Your Business: The Do’s and Don’ts

Selling a business can be one of the biggest financial transactions you will ever undertake. Therefore, it deserves careful preparation and planning to make sure that the sale is successful. In the United States, there is a major shift in business ownership taking place. The Baby Boomer generation is reaching retirement age and Generation Xers and millennials are stepping in … [Read more...]

How Social Media Can Help You Sell Your Business

Social media has emerged as one of the defining phenomena of the modern age and it is now used as much by businesses as by individuals. For retailers, the crossover between personal and professional use opens up a great deal of potential for subtle selling and the building of brand loyalty. Here are some key considerations if you’re keen to use social media channels more … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Work with a Business Brokerage When Selling Your Company

Buying a company may not be as simple as buying a car, but in some ways, a business is like any other commodity: subject to the law of supply and demand. This can have significant implications for owners who are considering divestiture from their business in the coming year. Over the past few years, there has been a marked uptick in small businesses going up for sale as Baby … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Follow When Selling a Small Business

Every small business owner pours their life into their business as there are a lot of hours, sweat, tears, and sacrifices needed to make a business successful. Knowing all of this work went into building a small business makes it harder to sell a business because, in some ways, it is an extension of your life. But, if the time has come to sell it, it is important that you … [Read more...]

3 Benefits of Utilizing a Business Broker

Whether you’re selling your business, or you’re planning to buy a business, working with a broker can be invaluable. Business brokers can help you sell your business faster if you’re an owner, and they can connect you with a business that’s well-suited to your budget and your needs if you’re a buyer. Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s a big decision and in the case of … [Read more...]