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Reasons for Sale

You can divide the reasons for selling a business into two main categories. The first is a planned sale and the second is an unplanned sale. An owner who knows that selling should be a planned event makes the planned sale. The unplanned sale is...

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Burnt Out?

Owning a business can be rewarding and exciting, but it is also a tremendous amount of work. The “buck” stops with you. With that acknowledgment comes a lot of stress. Stress can lead to burnout. A business with a burnt out owner can spell trouble....

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Invest In Happy Employees

The effort, money and time you invest in keeping your employees happy is well justified for your bottom line. Frequently business owners fail to consider the fact that unhappy employees can, and do, negatively impact every aspect of their operation. When dealing with your customers, your...

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Improve The Value Of Your Company

Here are some key factors to help you improve the value of your company. The first key is to get your company’s financials in order. Have your accountant take a look at your accounting procedures and make recommendations on how to improve them. This is very...

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A Summary Of Recent Web Articles

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]An article entitled, “How to Close the Deal and When to Walk Away When Buying or Selling a Business”, posted on Business2Community.com explains the business sale process and how to differentiate between a good deal and a bad deal during...

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Trends In Women Business Owners

The NFWBO (National Foundation for Women Business Owners) identifies trends relating to the small business climate for women. Several interesting conclusions were reached in a joint study with IBM of the top fifty women business owners, as well as 10 additional “up-and-coming” business owners. The women...

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3 Key Factors to Consider about Earnings

Just because two businesses report the same numeric value for earnings, doesn’t mean they are of equal value. There is far more to earnings than may initially meet the eye. Just because two businesses have a similar sale price, it doesn't mean that they are...

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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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