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6 Key Financial Strategies to Get Top Dollar for Your Business

August 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

You’ve worked hard for many years building a successful and profitable business. Now, as you prepare to sell your business, the big question is: How much is it really worth? According to The BizBuySell Guide to Selling Your Small Business, what your business is most [...]

Q&A: Lessons Learned From a Successful Sale

March 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

We caught up with Brett, a San Francisco business owner who recently sold his college counseling business with help from BizBuySell. It took Brett approximately five months in total to sell his business, from starting the listing process on BizBuySell until signing the [...]

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business- Part 2

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

There’s no room for error in the business-for-sale marketplace, so here is a continuation of last week’s selling challenges that can impact the sale of a business. With a little foresight and preparation into common seller frustrations, you can avoid a few of [...]

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business- Part 1

October 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

Let’s face it – selling a business can be challenging, even for experienced business owners who have bought and/or sold several businesses. At, the largest online business-for-sale marketplace in the nation, I encounter frustrated business sellers [...]

Why Negotiation Strategy Matters When Selling a Business

October 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

In today’s tight market, negotiation strategy plays an important role in the sale of a business. Even if you execute every other aspect of your business sale perfectly, the lack of a good negotiation strategy can still derail the deal. A good business broker can help, [...]

How to Boost the Value of Your Business for Sale

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

There’s no arguing that banks, potential investors and creditors look heavily to a company’s financial statements to determine its value. However, past financials often aren’t the whole story. Here are some additional factors to consider as you seek to maximize your [...]