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Prepare for the Sale of a Business in 6 Steps
Selling a Business

Prepare for the Sale of a Business in 6 Steps

To potentially maximize the value of a deal and protect your assets, put a strategic plan in place before any papers are signed.
Mary Martuscelli
Selling a Business

The Key to Maximizing Return When Selling a Business

Given that many owners regret a company's sale, strive to maximize your personal and financial objectives.
Tensie Homan
Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business

Do a thorough inventory of such things as the company's brand assets and messaging to assure the highest value upon a transition in ownership.
Aaron Keller
Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

If you're going into business with a friend, make sure you're prepared.
Nina Kaufman
U.K. Dad Decides to Give Away His Startup
Exit Strategies

U.K. Dad Decides to Give Away His Startup

This entrepreneur isn't interested in selling his startup. His exit strategy is to simply give the business away.
Jason Fell
Time to Get Out? Why Now is a Good Time to Sell Your Business.
Growth Strategies

Time to Get Out? Why Now is a Good Time to Sell Your Business.

High stock prices, low interest rates and years of profitability make this year an attractive for an exit strategy.
Peter Lehrman
How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014
Growth Strategies

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014

2014 looks like it's going to be a seller's market for small businesses, so here are five tips to help you know what you're worth.
Elaine Pofeldt
Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions
Growth Strategies

Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
Adam Toren
10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business
Growth Strategies

10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business

Selling a business should never be a spur-of-the-moment decision. Here's what you need to think about to figure it out.
Lisa Girard
Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year
Growth Strategies

Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year

Lots of businesses have changed hands in the past several years, but plenty of money is still sitting on the sidelines. How to make a good deal.
Brad Sugars
Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It
Growth Strategies

Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It

Check out these five recommendations on making a graceful exit.
Catherine Clifford
4 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Business
Growth Strategies

4 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Business

Sales of small businesses rose in 2012 and are expected to increase in the new year. Here's what you should do to prepare to sell.
Brian Patrick Eha
How Instagram Went From Idea to $1 Billion in Less Than Two Years
Growth Strategies

How Instagram Went From Idea to $1 Billion in Less Than Two Years

Here's a quick history of the meteoric rise of the popular file-sharing app, which is being acquired by Facebook despite its absence of revenue.
Jason Fell
Selling Your Business? Serial 'Trep Gurbaksh Chahal Says Be Bought, Not Sold
Growth Strategies

Selling Your Business? Serial 'Trep Gurbaksh Chahal Says Be Bought, Not Sold

In this 'Trep Talk Extra, the young multimillionaire shares strategies on making your business attractive to a buyer.
Teri Evans