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3 easy steps to sell your business for top dollar
Most business owners decide to sell too late – leading them to fail at the final step of the race. Looking for 3 easy steps to sell your business for top dollar? This article will help you understand the three basic steps to selling your business in the easiest way possible and for the most profit possible.
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10 questions a potential buyer will ask about your business
When it comes to considering selling your business and saying, “Goodbye” to that purpose, many entrepreneurs end up expecting completely wrong questions from prospective buyers and never truly being prepared for a profitable and successful exit. Because hundreds of students and clients have come to me with this same scenario, I decided to spend a few minutes outlining EXACTLY what prospective buyers may ask and what they’re looking for.
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How to finance a business acquisition
Maybe it’s time to grow your business and one strategy you are looking at is an acquisition. But do you know how to finance a business acquisition? A Mergers & Acquisitions strategy can help you gain instant market share, technology, expertise, or resources. We love using this strategy to scale a business! If you are ready to buy a business or merge with another, you may also need to borrow money.
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Why NOW May be the Best Year to Sell Your Business
Remember the hopes and dreams that filled your thoughts at the new year? But why NOW may be the best year to sell your business. Dreams of selling your business for the highest possible profit and moving into retirement or the next ‘big thing’ with a hefty nest egg? But with half the year in the rearview, you likely feel the urgency to make the right decision before it’s too late. There are 3 main reasons this year may be the best time to sell.
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Before selling – Know your business’ value
One of the biggest challenges business owners face when deciding to sell is knowing the true value of their business. That’s why I recommend before even thinking about selling, you get a good handle on its worth. There are several methods for valuing a small business. The most popular method is the EBITDA method.
Create a plan to sell your business
Ready to create a plan to sell your business? Hard to admit that one day your business will get sold, given away, or liquidated. No doubt you’ve heard all the buzz around the ENDGAME!
Types of acquisitions you can consider!
Are you looking to do an acquisition and you have some questions? Each type of acquisition has its own considerations and risks, but here are types of acquisitions you can consider...
Different people you need on your team!
Who are the different people you need to build your dream team for your business? If you are thinking about selling your business, you must ensure that it can continue to operate without you. If you are looking to acquire a business, you must confirm if there is a solid team in place. When hiring your A-TEAM, these are the types of people you want on your team!
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Start with your WHY
You want to ditch your 9-5 job, but starting a business is not for you. I get it! Starting from scratch is not for everyone. Here's a question for you... What is your WHY? Because successful entrepreneurs start with WHY, the vision and mission behind their efforts. I want you to take a step back and tell me WHY you want to do an acquisition. Often, we see people looking to buy a business for the wrong reason. Here are the WRONG reasons to make an acquisition and become a business owner...
Common mistakes when buying a business!
Ready to do an acquisition? 💃 Here are some common mistakes you should never do when you are buying a business.
Common mistakes when selling a business
Ready to sell your business?Here are some common mistakes you should avoid if you want a successful and profitable exit. 💃
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The truth about entrepreneurship
Being a business owner is not always easy... so let’s do a little experiment… Ready to learn the truth about entrepreneurship?
Ready to merge two cultures through M&A?
When you do an acquisition, you must ensure your culture drives the results you need! Ready to merge two cultures through M&A? Here are some tips you need to remember if you want a successful acquisition. 💃
Common Deal Breakers For The Buyer!
You are ready to acquire a business, but take a few minutes to step back. Are there any “deal breakers” that would prevent you from buying? It’s essential to list all deal breakers that would prevent you from buying before you start the negotiation process. If something is not working for YOU, address it with the seller! If you can’t come up with a solution that both of you will agree on, walk away and find another business to buy.
Common Deal Breakers For The Seller!
You are ready to sell your business, but take a few minutes to take a step back. Are there any “deal breakers” that would prevent you from selling? It's important to list all deal breakers that would prevent you from selling before you start the negotiation process. Remember, you are in complete control of the terms and conditions of the transaction. If you disagree with any condition, just walk away and find another buyer.