The type of business for which you’ve been waiting has just come up for sale. You’d like to make an offer, but are you certain that the asking price resembles its actual value? Just as some parents overestimate the talents of their offspring, the emotional attachment of an owner to his organization can lead him to value it more highly than reality warrants. If you’re planning to buy a business, how can you know […]
If you’re looking to buy a business, you have no doubt heard from concerned friends and family that the only reason it’s easy to find a business for sale is because small businesses fail so often. While it is true that many business ventures fall flat long before they have a chance to grow, knowing those pitfalls can empower you to avoid those same mistakes, turning buying a business into buying a secure future.
Everyone wants to be their own boss, but success in the business world depends on an individual’s ability to adapt to a changing professional climate that demands a lot from entrepreneurs. Understanding the personality traits of a successful business owner can help an individual pinpoint their own strengths and weaknesses in order to hone the skills needed before buying a business.People who buy a business need to be focused on goals for the business […]
This article will provide you with step by step instructions to get your business ranked on page one of Google. I am going to focus on Google Map Listings. Google Maps is also known as Google Places and Google + Local. Google Maps results often appear when a person performs a search for a local service or product. The idea behind it is to act like the new yellow pages. Map Listings provide the […]
So, you have decided that you want to sell your business or you are moving in the other direction and you want to buy a business. In many cases, hiring a professional business broker is a smart thing to do. Business brokers can help you navigate the often complex process of buying and selling a business. So, how do you go about choosing a business broker to help you? Here […]
Here is a super cool site I bumped into just today. It’s called Foldable.me. This site allows you to create your own “mini-me” – cardboard cutout. Don’t really want to attend that meeting but feel like you should — no problem! Just send your little cardboard buddy instead! Need some advice or want to bounce some ideas off someone — perfect – just call in your mini-me! Is […]