Selling your Business

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.
Growth Strategies

Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It

Check out these five recommendations on making a graceful exit.
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.
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.
Growth Strategies

Instagram Founders Agree to Facebook Buyout

The popular photo sharing app will likely be acquired for $1 billion, reports say.
Growth Strategies

Three Questions to Ask Potential Acquirers

Being well-informed about potential acquirers doesn't require a crystal ball, but it can help fund your future.
Growth Strategies

Do Entrepreneurs Make Their Own Luck -- Or Not?

Some entrepreneurs find themselves in the right place at the right time. In business, as in anything, some people have all the luck.
Growth Strategies

Noncompete Expired, a Serial Entrepreneur Seeks Repeat Success

If you're thinking of selling your company, before you sign a noncompete agreement, consider the journey of a gelato pioneer.
Growth Strategies

How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement

Selling your business? You may have to sign a noncompete. Here's how to negotiate the best terms.
Growth Strategies

How to Sell Your Company -- And Not Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

Consider these three tips to develop an exit strategy for your business.
Growth Strategies

Three Reasons a Buyer Might Pay More for Your Business

Before you decide to put your business up on the block, make sure you fully understand how much what you're offering is worth to buyers.
Growth Strategies

Will Today's Entrepreneurs Ever Retire?

Is your retirement plan to simply keep working until you drop? If so, you're not alone.
Growth Strategies

Are Younger Entrepreneurs Sellouts?

While a new study says Millennials are twice as likely to sell their business, here are a few reasons older entrepreneurs can be willing to sell, too.
Growth Strategies

Tips to Consider When You're Ready to Sell

HARO founder Peter Shankman shares insight from the sale of his business.
Growth Strategies

When You're Ready to Sell the Business

Four tips to maximize profits and plan your exit.