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Business For Sale: Childcare & Development – #10706 Price: 1,600,000 In-demand childcare facility specializing in child development for pre-school children starting at six weeks of age located in a prime twin cities metro location. Call: 612-467-9673 or visit StanGibbs.com

Businesses For Sale Plymouth MN Call Now For Current Listings

Businesses For Sale Plymouth MN Call Now For Current Listings. What is my business worth? How will I find a buyer? Where will I find time to sell my business? If that sounds like you, call The Gibbs Group of Calhoun Companies. Almost 50+ years combined experience, thousands of business buyers both national & international, 100’s of businesses sold! StanGibbs.com…

Restaurant Business Sold!

Allow Us To Help YOU Write Your Success Story! “I had an excellent experience with Calhoun Companies and Shaun Jackson. From start to finish, Shaun and everyone we met with were great to work with. They were very diligent and professional throughout the whole process of buying a business.” “I would highly recommend working with Calhoun Companies.” – John Wackerman

Why you might not want stop ‘liking’ things on Facebook

Image: facebook Facebook’s reactions just turned one and the company is finally revealing how its revamped like button impacts your News Feed. It turns out the company weighs reactions love, haha, wow, sad and angry over “likes” in determining what content to surface in your News Feed. SEE ALSO: Instagram launches photo albums, sadly “Over the past year we’ve found…

2017 crowdfunding guide

Cyril EbersweilerCrunch Network Contributor   Cyril Ebersweiler is the founder and managing partner of Hax, the Shenzhen and SF-based hardware startup accelerator. More posts by this contributor: Benjamin JoffeCrunch Network Contributor   Benjamin Joffe is a partner with Hax, the Shenzhen and SF-based hardware startup accelerator. More posts by this contributor: More than two years ago we wrote about what…

Mozilla pockets Pocket in first acquisition

Mozilla bought content time-shifting app Pocket for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced simultaneously on their blogs. What started as a handy Firefox plug-in for saving articles you didnt have time for became more and more closely integrated with the browser, and today theyre making it official. Pocket lets you hit a button to save a long article for later…

Determining the Value of a Business

Determining the value of a business outside of a building or property can be a challenge. Every successful deal requires a satisfied seller and a satisfied buyer. A successful business sale is when everyone feels like they have compromised a bit are usually the ones that become the best situations for everyone. A favorable sale is when the seller obtains…

Jobless rate down but wage growth slows – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters UK unemployment fell in the three months to January but there was a sharp slowdown in wage growth. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the unemployment rate fell to 4.7% – it has not been lower than that since the summer of 1975. However, wage growth has slowed significantly to 2.2% from 2.6% in the previous…

Business Valuations

We work with business owners as they plan for the future! One of the primary ways The Gibbs Group does this for you is to offer you a Business Valuation on your Businesses and/or real estate. If you would like to receive an accurate valuation as to what your business is worth, even if you are not looking to sell…

Recent Business Sale

Manufacturing Company, Specializing in Metal Fabrication and Machining SOLD by The Gibbs Group The Gibbs Group of Calhoun Companies recently helped Minneapolis Sheet Metal Works, a manufacturing company specializing in sheet metal fabrication and machining, find a buyer for their company. Jason Edgar brought plenty of experience to the deal table. He had worked in research and development at 3M…

2017 Business Predictions

More Businesses Will Be For Sale in 2017 According to a recent article in INC Magazine, there will be more businesses for sale in 2017. The article “10 Business Trends That Will Grow in 2017” lists number five as: 5. More businesses for sale Baby Boomers started most of the brick and mortar businesses that we see. But there are…

Biggest Business Blunders of 2016

FoxBusiness.com posts Top 5 Biggest Business Blunders of 2016 “Nobody’s perfect and corporate executives are just like you and me. But when you’re running a publicly traded company and billions in wealth is made or lost by a stock price swing, the stakes are much higher. In FOXBusiness.com’s list of the Biggest Business Blunders of 2016, some executives are likely…

PPC Marketing and Targeted Ads Important for Small Business in 2016

Pay-Per-Click Marketing and Targeted Ads Important for Small Business in 2016 Larry Kim, founder and CTO, WordStream believes: “Re-marketing works, and here’s why: Contrary to popular belief, conversion rates actually increase the more users see an ad within re-marketing campaigns. That’s because these are people who have already been exposed to and engaged with your brand. It’s true that click-through…

Small Businesses Local Marketing and Re-Marketing in 2016

Small Businesses Local Marketing and Re-Marketing in 2016 James Blews, owner, James Blews Consulting said: “Small businesses will begin to see the viability and increase in use of interactive content. Specifically, I think Periscope will emerge as the de-facto platform for small business and micro business to conduct real-time conversation, over-the-shoulder how-tos and more. While this platform is free (meaning…

Rethink Small Business Marketing Strategies in 2016

Rethink Small Business Marketing Strategies in 2016 Tony Faustino, president, Faustino Marketing Strategies says: “Online ad-blocking software will greatly impact small business owners. Ninety-three percent of mobile ads are blocked on Firefox and Chrome, and iOS 9 adoption accelerates this complication. Educating prospective buyers, earning trust and solidifying existing customer relationships will be crucial via subscriptions to email newsletters and…