Selling a small to mid-sized business in California can be a difficult process for owners and intermediaries. Statistics show that over 70% of all sellers never end up selling their business due to asking the wrong selling price or structuring a deal structure that doesn't make sense. Also not getting enough exposure to the right types of possible business buyers will surely limit the chances for a sale.
For over twenty years BizBen has provided advisory services to small business owners, brokers, agents, and intermediaries to help them locate the best possible buyer who can purchase their business, and provide resources and referrals to get their deal completed (financing, attorneys, due diligence, brokers, agents, etc).
This program has had a high degree of success (95%) throughout its existence (over 20 years!) and continues to provide the results small business owner/sellers and intermediaries require in selling their California business to the right buyer for the right price and terms. This program includes a REALISTIC & FAIR business valuation, a FREE 3 to 6 month optimized Fast Track posting on BizBen to sell your business, getting your business professionally pre-qualified for SBA or Non SBA financing for your potential buyers of your business (thus increasing the number of potential buyers!)
The BizBen ProSell Program For California Small Business Owners & Intermediaries Includes:
1. Phone Consultations To Determine Who Ideal Buyers Are For The Business And How To Reach Them Via BizBen, Determining The Correct Adjusted Net Income Of The Business Being Sold & How It Correlates To A Selling Price (And Deal Structure) That Makes Sense, Introductions To Resources To Get Your Deal Completed Successfully.
2. Financing - Pre-Qualification For Potential Business Buyers Based On The Information Presented By The Business Being Sold. Discussion Of Deal Structures Will Also Be Covered.
3. An Introduction To Specific Individuals At Lenders & Financial Institutions To Provide Financing (These Introductions Only Apply If Both The Business & Potential Buyer Qualifies For Business Purchase Financing).
4. Refer The Owner/Seller, Broker, or Agent To Any Professional Resources (Legal/Paperwork/Contracts, Due Diligence, Escrow/Bulk Sale, Professional Business Broker or Intermediary Assistance) That Will Help Them Complete Their Deal & Get It Closed Successfully.
6. We'll Assist With A Professionally Written & Optimized Business For Sale Posting (Optimized Fast Track Ad) On BizBen.com (With Side & Bottom Banners To Increase Exposure) For 3 Months. If You Still Have Not Sold Your Business Within The 3 Month Time Period, You Will Receive An Additional 3 Months Of Extensive Advertising & Marketing On BizBen For FREE!
The cost of our ProSell Program for owners, brokers, and agents is a one time fee of $800 and provides all of the above: business valuation, advisory, and BizBen postings & network advertising/marketing services. The ProSell Program fee can be paid via a credit or debit card (over the phone) with Peter Siegel, MBA - the founder of BizBen and the BizBen ProSell Program Director.
For more information regarding the BizBen ProSell Program or to sign up - phone Peter Siegel, MBA direct at 866-270-6278.
|Helpful Resources To Assist In Selling And Buying California Businesses|
|Brad Steinberg, Broker - Laundromat Specialists
Laundry specialists - founded in 1968 by three laundry professionals, PWS is a family-owned corporation. Through the years it has grown to become the largest vended laundry equipment distributor in the United States. Call Brad Steinberg at 323-721-8832 to sell or buy a coin or card laundromat.
|Jordan Green, JRG Communications - Marketing Services For Brokers, Agents
JRG Communications is a marketing communications company assisting business brokers & agents. Services include: social media management, custom website creation & design, content creation services, optimizing and posting listings on business-for-sale websites, custom articles & blog post creation.
|Mark Chatow, Esq.: Legal Services For Buying, Selling Businesses
Mark has a broad range of small business purchase & sale experience from analyzing potential acquisition targets to successfully guiding buyers and sellers through the purchase & sale of small businesses. Mark can assist with contracts, negotiations, legal matters, etc. Reach Mark at 949-478-8393.
|Elizabeth McGovern: Escrow Services - SF Bay Area
McGovern Escrow Services, Inc., is a leading independent escrow company. We are a trusted partner with our clients, assisting them through the tangled bulk sale & liquor license transfer process. We provide attentive, quality & innovative customer service. Phone Elizabeth McGovern at 415-735-3645.
|Willard Michlin, CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner, Due Diligence Services
Willard Michlin, CPA #106752, offers buyers step by step training & assistance in doing Due Diligence Services when they are thinking of making an offer, or are in process of investigating a business purchase. He helps to determine the actual net profit even when there is cash. Call 805-428-2063.
|Diane Boudreau-Tschetter: Escrow And Bulk Sale Services
California Business Escrow, Inc. is a full service independent escrow company serving all of California and has expertise in a wide range of escrows. Our team prides itself on providing an exceptional escrow experience. For more info phone Diane Boudreau-Tschetter at 888-383-3331 or 209-838-1100.
|Helen Yoo: Escrow & Bulk Sale Services - Southern California
New Century Escrow, Inc. is a fully licensed & bonded independent escrow company. Over 20 years combined experience in handling bulk escrow transactions. Multi-lingual staff that speaks your language, including Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese. Call Helen Yoo direct at 626-890-1151.
|Janet Carrera - Escrow & Bulk Sale Services - SF Bay Area
Redwood Escrow Services, Inc. is a full service, licensed independent escrow company. We are EAFC Fidelity bonded, fully insured & licensed with the Department of Corporations. Committed to offering our clients the most comprehensive variety of escrow services available. Phone Janet at 510-247-0741.
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