Tag Archives: Whats My Business Worth

How Long Will It Take to Sell My Business?

Depends on a couple factors: 1. Pricing it right based on Seller’s Discretionary Earnings. 2. Type of business by industry. 3. How ease or difficult is it to replace the owner? We are finding that it takes 9-15 months to sell a business; but we have lots of buyers in the market in 2017. At […]

How Do I Keep My Business Sale Confidential?

Great question by every business owner. When it’s time to sell their pride and joy, they don’t want their customers, competitors and employees to know it is in the process of being advertised For Sale. How do Business Broker’s accomplish this Confidentiality? Carefully Using Accepted Tools in our Industry. In summary, we use the NDA […]

SBA Build Your Business Plan

Tons of good resources for small business buyers and owners: Build Your Business Plan Are you interested in starting a business? Creating a business plan is one of the most important steps you will take because the plan serves as your road map for the early years of your business. The business plan generally projects […]

Debt Financing vs. Equity Financing

Why More Debt May be Good for Your Business – Omar A Ramberan Sun Trust Bank 843.412.9108 Ever since the recent financial crisis introduced the general public to the pitfalls of excessive leverage within the financial system, there’s been a common misconception that “leveragability” for corporate borrowers may have been fundamentally altered. However, lending in […]

HR Happenings

Updated COBRA Notices and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) The Obama administration announced updates to model notices that employers must provide to employees, informing workers of their eligibility to continue health care coverage through the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). The Department of Labor (DOL) released a new model general notice form and model […]

Charleston Seminar April 24th & 25th How to Value a Small Business

Attend our Sunbelt Seminar on April 24th at the Marriott in Charleston, SC; we’ll be focusing on how to value Small “Main Street” Businesses and how to determine the real “Owner’s Benefit”. The cost of the 2 day Training Seminar is $995 for Business Brokers; however, Please see www.businessbrokeruniversity.org for this Seminar Information and www.businessbuyersuniversity.com […]

How Long Does It Take Executives to Find Their Next Job?

We are often asked, How long does it take executives to find their next job? There are too many individual variables to factor in, but you can be certain of one thing – it takes longer than you might think. Why is this important? It means a lot actually – emotionally and economically. For someone […]

When To Sell Your Business?

1. When it is doing well. Buyers want an Income they can live off of when searching for the ideal small business. 2. Obviously when you need to retire, or separate from a partner, or for health reasons. 3. Not so obviously, when you are bored with it and have that itch to start another […]

Cell Phone Emergency Power and Other Key Functions

Cell Phone Functions Claim: List details five little-known but useful functions associated with cell phones. MIXTURE OF ACCURATE AND INACCURATE INFORMATION THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO !!! There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or […]

Skinny Health Plans Are Still an Option – Despite Penalty

‘Skinny’ Health Plans Are Still an Option – Despite Penalty By: Kathy Coughlin, President KathyC@HRServiceGroup.com As the implications of health care reform become more apparent, large employers (more than 50 employees) are increasingly struggling with coverage options to avoid the penalties and minimize cost at the same time. There is an added challenge for employers […]