You don’t want to waste your time with someone who’s just fishing.

Neil wrote in to ask how he can measure if a seller is serious or not when you find a business advertised for sale.

It’s all about investment in the process and you can measure this with just a few questions.

Watch and I’ll show you how: https://youtu.be/4qoVsmKF8yo

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When it’s too good to be true.

Do you believe people will pay money in order to help you get ahead?

Do you believe that an opportunity for amazing investment returns will come knocking on your door?

Do you believe everything you read and hear?

Not only do we need to think about what we’re hearing, we need to understand the motivations of the source.

Today’s recording is a little bit different.

Watch and learn more here: https://youtu.be/G-2Yc4wRd7M

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How can you exit a business without using a broker?

Well, actually, there are a whole list of ways to do it.

Keep in mind though, that ‘exit’ doesn’t always mean ‘sell.’

Watch and learn more here: https://youtu.be/33XaNDt7qVc

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Will a 229%ROI make you want to do this deal?

I was asked my opinion on a widely publicized book about buying businesses.

It’s got a big fat problem.

The author overstates the rate of return and potential benefit of buying a business.

Instead of just being critical, I take his example apart and show you step by step what is wrong with it.

Check out my outrageous opinions in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/74ISnsgtwlM

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Paul’s journey to learn the Jedi arts…

Paul reached out to me to find out where he needs to go in order to learn about the trade of business brokerage.

I take some time to review the experience, skills and resources any person would need to be successful as a business broker.

With particular attention to how and from WHOM you should gain some real-world experience.

Check it out in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/0qd6xRNN-I4

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business in a risk-reduced way even in the covid-recession https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com

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Learn from your cousin on the other side of town.

Sellers- Do you tire of waiting to be paid or are you excited to be making a high-yield investment?

Perspective is important in how you approach the topic of financing the sale of your business.

Learn why you might need to be part of the financing solution of a business sale and why this may be an amazingly profitable turn of events.

Check it out in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/PO1M-_wq-m4

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business in a risk-reduced way even in the covid-recession https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com

Learn how to Sell a business. https://www.HowToSellMyOwnBusiness.com

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The Terms can be more important than the price.

How much would you pay for a business if you were afraid that the customers wouldn’t like you?

This can be a problem in many small businesses where there is a relationship directly between the business owner and the important customers.

If an owner never invested the time to prepare, they may not be happy about the solution to getting a fair price for the business.

Watch and learn more.

Check it out in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/O48arsARXq4

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business in a risk-reduced way even in the covid-recession https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com

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The way money goes into a business controls how it can come out.

Lending money to a corporation you own creates a debt and an asset.

These can be part of the tax strategy employed when selling and can create options for buyers and sellers.

Watch and learn more.

Check it out in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/MXkBD37STTI

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Getting your cash bomb ready to pull the trigger on a deal can make you flexible.

Want to outmanoeuver the other buyers?

Be able to have the cash to make a deal with no banker.

It does have it’s risks, depending on where you get the cash and what the terms are.

Especially now given the price of many assets.

Check it out in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/W6WBiRp-LK4

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Zafer is working hard, where is the Goodwill going?

Zafer emailed me to say that the business he bought is doing better, so why does the goodwill on his balance sheet keep going down?

Should it not be going up?

It all has to do with accounting rules and something called conservatism.

I explore that and also answer how the Goodwill got onto the balance sheet in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/Q6TQF1NZ58w

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David Barnett

David C Barnett author, speaker, consultant and coach. I help you buy, sell & manage your business. Find out more at www.DavidCBarnett.com

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