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Are You Experiencing Burnout?

Often a business owner doesn't know that he or she is experiencing burnout until it is too late. Owners who feel over stressed frequently want to sell their business and move on. However, buyers are not so eager to accept burnout as a believable reason...

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Do You Really Understand Your Customers?

  The time you invest getting to understand and know your customers is time well spent. The feedback you get from your customers is gold. There are other reasons why you should learn more about your customers and their specific needs. Let’s take a look at...

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The Significance of a Listing Agreement

A listing agreement is usually required in order to sell a business using a business broker. Signing a listing agreement legally allows the sale of a business and serves to represent the end of ownership. For many business owners this means heading into new territory....

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Are You Sure Your Deal Is Completed?

Having a signed Letter of Intent is important when it comes to your deal being completed. It is vital to remember that the deal isn’t done until many items have been completed. The due diligence process should not be overlooked. A buyer decides whether or not...

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Do You Really Know the Value of Your Company?

Executives will likely examine their own investments at least once a year, if not more often. However, these same capable executives never consider giving their company an annual exam unless required to do so by rule or regulations. Most Business Owners Don't Know According to a recent...

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Understanding Issues Your Buyer May Face

Not every prospective buyer actually buys a business. In fact, out of 15 prospective buyers, only 1 actually makes a purchase. Sellers should remember that being a buyer can be stressful. The bottom line is that buying a business is usually one of the single...

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The Six Most Common Types of Buyers: Pros & Cons

When selling, business owners should realize that there are many different types of prospective buyers. Today’s buyers are more diverse and sophisticated than ever before. Below is a list of different types of buyers and what you should know about each of them. 1. Family Members Family...

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Confidentiality Agreements

Confidentiality Agreements In virtually every business, confidentiality is a major concern. Most business owners want to keep the fact that they are selling their business confidential. At the same time, business owners want to sell their business as quickly as possible, and they want to receive...

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