Month: August 2015

How to sell your business – part 10

So you want to sell your business? When you are preparing to sell your business keep running your business as you normally would – now is not the time to take long vacations or let sales slip! That’s it for our top 10 tips for preparing to sell your business. Next week we will start on a new series so…

How to sell your business – part 9

So you want to sell your business? Know why you are selling your business and be prepared to tell the prospective business buyer your reasons. Most business buyers are curious as to why you are selling and will ask for an explanation. Look for the final tip #10 in this series next week. Questions? Contact us, we specialize in business…

How to sell your business – part 8

So you want to sell your business? Brainstorm on ways to grow the business. All buyers are looking for ways to add to the work you have done by improving sales or cutting out unnecessary expenses. If you have ideas, be prepared to discuss them with your potential business buyer. Look for tip #9 next week. Questions? Contact us, we…

How to sell your business – part 7

So you want to sell your business? Keep this in mind when you are preparing to sell your business. Improve your curb appeal. Tidy your working space – first impressions make a big difference! Look for tip #8 next week. Questions? Contact us, we specialize in business valuations plus we have over 40 years’ experience connecting buyers and sellers. Call…

How to sell your business – part 6

So you want to sell your business? Consider your employees. Decide how and when you will communicate the sale with your employees. Because of the uncertainty involved, most business owners wait until the sale is imminent (or done) before sharing the news with their employees. A buyer is likely to keep your employees after the sale is completed, so treat…