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When To Sell Your Business Timing When To Sell Your Small Business - Many Factors Play A Part

Posted By: Christina Lazuric: Business Broker - CA, TX.   Determining the right time to sell a private business is as much an art as a science, because there are so many factors at play and each business is unique. The timing of a business sale is critical. Christina Lazuric, CBI, Orange County Business Broker discusses this topic on this BizBen Blog post.
Selecting A Business Broker Hiring A Business Broker? Ask These Questions First, Then Decide

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   The key to finding the ideal business broker or agent and selling a small business is asking the right questions and getting the right answers back! Peter Siegel, MBA with BizBen & several top business brokers and agents in California (ProIntermediaries) contribute to this topic to assist sellers.
Business Brokerage Survey Results 6 Successful Traits Of Top Business Brokers: New Survey Results

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   The latest BizBen.com survey of Business Brokers and Agents outlined what it takes to be a top ten percent performer in the business brokerage industry. From good communication to utilizing your resources, these traits are something to take note of and put into practice to be successful.
Sellers Discretionary Cash Add Backs Analysis Add Backs: Defining Sellers Discretionary Income When Buying A Small Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   The use of add backs & sellers discretionary cash is common among sellers of businesses when showing their financial information & explaining that the buyer will actually enjoy more profit than is shown. But buyers are cautioned to review documents closely. Peter Siegel, MBA with BizBen explains.
How to Sell Your Small Business How to Sell Your Small Business: Tips For Selling Your Small Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Peter Siegel, MBA - Lead Advisor with the BizBen.com ProSell Program discusses critical steps to prepare a small to mid-sized business including: which documents will be needed, key advisors to have involved, pricing the business, and how to attract the right business buyers to your listing.
Telling Your Employees The Business Is For Sale When Do I Tell My Employees The Business Is Being Sold?

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   With the multitude of factors that come into play when deciding the appropriate time to inform your employees that your business is for sale, I do not offer a standard or general answer. When sellers consult me as to my opinion on when it is the right time, I like to review the major issues that will affect the decision.
Earnest Money For A Down Payment Buying A Small Business: Earnest Money Deposits Should Be Reasonable

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Peter Siegel, MBA - BizBen Founder & Director of the ProBuy/ProSell Programs explores why earnest money deposits when opening escrow (and bulk sale) serve several important purposes when buying or selling a small business in California. For Buyers not offering a realistic deposit may be a problem.
Do Not Make It Hard To Buy Your Business Business Owners: Do Not Make It Hard To Buy Your Small Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Successful sellers of small businesses need a game plan to sell their California small business for maximum price and for the best terms. Peter Siegel, MBA discusses these seller strategies with BizBen Blog readers based on his experience as the lead Advisor with the ProSell Program on BizBen.com.
Question You Will Be Asked When Selling 8 Questions You Most Likely Will Be Asked When Selling Your Business

Posted By: Timothy Cunha JD, Business Broker: San Francisco Bay Area.   When selling your small business, you'll be bombarded with questions - from the brilliant to the ridiculous. You need to be prepared. Here are some of the key questions you can expect to be asked. Tim Cunha (SF Bay Area Business Broker) reviews many of these possible questions from potential buyers.
Stock Sale VS Asset Sale Tax Considerations Key Tax Considerations: Deciding Between An Asset vs Stock Sale

Posted By: William Ziprick, Transactional Attorney - Contracts, Consulting.   There are a number of the critical tax-related factors which should be reviewed by a party with their legal and tax advisers in determining the best structure for a sale transaction, i.e., whether it should be an Asset Sale or a Stock Sale. Attorney William Ziprick, Esq covers this topic.

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