The very best time to sell your business is when someone wants to buy it. While it can be tempting to continue to grow your business forever – particularly when things are going well — that decision comes with a significant downside. Consider the story of Rand Fishkin who started his entrepreneurial journey when he joined his mother’s marketing agency as a partner.
if you’re a business owner who is selling or thinking about it, you can really benefit from understanding the various types of buyers out there and the businesses they want to purchase–and how business brokers find them for you.
In this episode of “The Real Deal” from the International Business Brokers Association, one owner details the pitfalls of trying to sell her family’s company on her own with no success–that is, until she discovers a business broker.
That’s a good question we get asked a lot–and one you’ll want to know the answer to if you’re selling a small business
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The podcast from the International Business Brokers Association titled “The Real Deal” is full of useful information and insights for business owners. Check it out!
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How do you know when it’s time to sell your business? It’s really all about you.
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