Selling a Business

How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It
Exit Strategies

How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It

Long before you are ready to sell is the right time to begin getting the business ready to sell.
Thomas Smale
7 Vital Steps to Position Your Company for Acquisition
Selling a Business

7 Vital Steps to Position Your Company for Acquisition

Here's a piece of advice: Start preparing to sell today, rather than years from now.
Michael Cooper
Digitally Sold: The Logistics of Transferring Your Online Business
Selling a Business

Digitally Sold: The Logistics of Transferring Your Online Business

Instead of handing over keys to a building, you're transferring account passwords, intellectual property and domain names.
Mark Daoust
6 Factors in Taking Over an Existing Business
Buying a Business

6 Factors in Taking Over an Existing Business

Buying a business involves more upfront cost but less risk than starting from scratch.
Jared Hecht
Know When and How to Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

Know When and How to Sell Your Business

Experts say selling a business takes just as much thought and effort as starting it.
Andrea Murad
Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan
Succession Planning

Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan

Will you be leaving control of your company to family or your employees? Or will you just sell it to an interested party?
Stephen Sheinbaum
The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business
Selling a Business

The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business

Educating yourself on each buyer type is one of the first steps in beginning to plan the sale of your company.
Peter Lehrman
Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy
Succession Planning

Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy

Your business plan should also take into consideration what happens when you are no longer here.
Susan Solovic
Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business
Business Optimization

Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business

Incredible opportunity, both personal and professional, can come from a sale. But you've also got to be prepared for what lies ahead.
Nellie Akalp
The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand
Make More Happen

The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand

The cosmetics company founder Essie Weingarten reflects on the obstacles and triumphs of growing a business.
Nina Zipkin
Twinkies Maker Hostess Brands Shelves Sale for IPO
IPO

Twinkies Maker Hostess Brands Shelves Sale for IPO

The move underscores the growth prospects of Hostess as well as its quick turnaround.
3 Reasons You Should Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

3 Reasons You Should Sell Your Business

Owners who ponder over selling their business do not always do so out of financial desperation or trouble but usually because they are looking for the next opportunity.
Pamela Wasley
How Do You Make Your Business Sale-Ready From the Beginning?
Selling a Business

How Do You Make Your Business Sale-Ready From the Beginning?

Even if you're just starting out, it may be smart to start planning for that big day. Here are three considerations.
Steve Cook