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BizBen Live Podcast Sessions Thursday EveningsLive BizBen.com Sessions Podcast: Dates And Topics Of Upcoming Sessions

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   The BizBen.com Live Sessions Podcast is held on Thursday evenings at 7PM. This 45 minute session is comprised of questions and topics that have been emailed and texted into the Host of this podcast Peter Siegel, MBA and an assortment of panelists: ProAdvisors, ProIntermediaries, and Special Guests.
Tips For Buyers Of Gas StationsHow To Buy A Gas Station That Pumps Out Profits - Tips For Buyers

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Most people who think they want to buy a gas station don't realize that finding the right business to own in this industry and determining its fair price pose more complex problems than buying a fast food franchise, retail store or most types of businesses. There are many variables to consider.
What Not To Do When Searching To Buy RestaurantsBuying A Restaurant: What Not To Do When Searching To Buy A Restaurant

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Many California small business investors want to buy a restaurant. People always need to eat; there should be plenty of business. And some buyers think there is prestige to owning a popular eating establishment. But it isn't an easy purchase. Here's what not to do when planning to buy a restaurant.
Business Buyers Biggest MistakesWhat Are Business Buyers Biggest Mistakes? We Examine The Most Common

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   A business buyer in our ProBuy Program searching to buy a business asked me to sum up what I though the biggest mistakes business buyers make when they search for and bought a small business. I asked ProIntermediaries on BizBen their thoughts on the matter and received a diverse response.
Structuring An Earn OutEarn Outs - Latest Feedback, Structuring An Earn Out

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Using an earn out can benefit both buyer & seller of a business purchase. A recent question by a buyer in the BizBen ProBuy Program about the best way to structure a business earn out prompted me to ask a panel of BizBen Resources how they would deal with the buyers question on earn out structures.
BizBen ProBuy Program Buying A BusinessBizBen ProBuy Program: Professional Assistance With Buying A Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Buying a small to mid-sized business can be a confusing and/or frustrating process for many buyers. Statistics show that over 80% of all buyers never end up buying a business. The ProBuy Program assists potential buyers with the process of finding, evaluating & buying a small to mid-sized business.
BizBen ProSell ProgramBizBen ProSell Program: Professional Assistance - Selling A Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Selling a small to mid-sized business in can be a difficult process for owners and intermediaries. Statistics show that over 70% of all owner / sellers never end up selling their small to mid-sized business. That is why we initiated the BizBen ProSell Program for business owners & intermediaries.
Buying An Existing BusinessThe Advantages Of Buying An Existing Business

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   You have a strong entrepreneurial spirit. You know you want to be a small business owner. Now what? Do you buy an existing business or start one from scratch? An existing business can save a lot of time and effort. I will share with you some of the advantages of buying an existing business.
Showing Your Business - Tips For Business Buyer VisitsShowing Your Business - Tips For Business Buyer Visits

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Showing your business when selling is one of the most important steps in the sale process & how it is done will greatly affect the selling price. There are two areas to be concerned with, how the business looks & how you react to the prospective buyer.
Should Real Estate Be Included When Selling A BusinessShould Real Estate Be Included In The Sale Of A Business?

Posted By: Peter Siegel MBA: BizBen Founder, Lead Advisor.   Should business opportunity offering include the real estate? There are no right or wrong answers to the question about whether the seller of a business should include the real property, or sell the company only and continue on as the landlord/lady. Peter Siegel With BizBen.com explores this issue.

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