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How to Drastically Reduce Taxes by Allocating Goodwill

You may hear the word “Goodwill”  thrown around a lot, especially during business valuation and/or buying and selling a business, but what does it really mean?  When it comes to selling your business, the term refers to all the “sweat equity” that the seller put into a business during his/her ownership tenure. Goodwill can be […]

The Tremendous Importance of Simply Saying, “Hello!”

Far too many customers have grown to expect poor customer service. Whether its rude employees and customer support or impersonal robotic phone system responses, customers are often shocked when they receive pleasant customer service. In such a climate, it is clear that businesses that simply treat customers well are taking advantage of a huge opportunity. […]

Three Signs You May Be Experiencing Burnout

Burnout is a strange phenomenon in that often a business owner doesn’t know that he or she is experiencing it until it is too late. Owners who feel beleaguered and over stressed frequently want to sell their business and move on. However, buyers are not so eager to accept burnout as a believable reason for […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Small Business

Proper Planning Can Mean Thousands of Dollars in Your Pocket Getty Images   By Debbie Allen Updated May 11, 2017 Everyday small business owners (retailers) make drastic mistakes when selling their business and lose thousands of dollars in the process. All their hard work and long-term investment goes down the drain. As entrepreneurs, they had once dreamed […]

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Want to get a high business sale price for your company? Here’s how

  Do you want to get a high business sale price when selling your company?  Of course you do! Your business most likely represents the bulk of your life’s hard work, you deserve to get the most that you possibly can.  We noted in a previous blog post that there are two broad answers to this […]

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The Top 3 Unexpected Events CEO’s May Encounter During the Selling Process

When it comes time to sell a business, not everything goes as planned. Having Unexpected events when selling a company is not uncommon for  CEO’s and Business Owner’s. However, you may be one of the lucky ones. And find that selling your business is a streamlined process. But most CEO’s looking to sell a business […]

Expert Advice to Help You Prepare to Sell Your Business

If you know you want to sell your business rather than pass it on to the next generation, these tips will help you do it right. Image credit: Morsa Images | Getty Images THE STAFF OF ENTREPRENEUR MEDIA, INC. ENTREPRENEUR STAFF As glamorous as selling your business may sound, entrepreneurs who’ve been there will tell […]