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Finding Practical Help for Migrant Workers

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Tips to Prepare to Sell Your Small Business

Putting your business on the market is a major, and potentially life-changing, decision. Whether you retire, shift to a...

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Not Planning to Leave Your Business? Plan Your Exit Anyway

Sooner or later, every entrepreneur will either want to retire or be forced to. Yet most never think much about the...

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If You Want to Sell Your Business in 2020, Here’s What You Must Do Now

It’s a familiar scenario to exit planners: a small business owner in the suburbs has owned a business for many decades....

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8 Tips to Find the Best Buyer for Your Business

Finding a buyer for your business is a lot like dating. Business owners are often so flattered to have an interested...

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Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

If you’re contemplating a business sale, odds are good you’ve never done this before—and that even if you have, it’s...

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Timing is Everything: When to Sell Your Business

You’ve committed a significant chunk of your time, and maybe of your life, to your business. You’ll never know when the...

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Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

Selling your business is not something you do suddenly. The further ahead you think, the more successful a sale has the...

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How a Business Broker Helps You Sell Your Company

The independent spirit of many entrepreneurs is a key factor in their success. When you sell your business, however, a...

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Boost the Sale Value of Your Business

You’ve dedicated years, maybe even decades, to your business. So don’t gamble when it comes to turning that work into...

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7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for a Sale

Whether you’re planning an exit now or assessing options for the future, you’ve already accomplished something most...

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M&A Valuations

Selling your company can feel daunting, but there is a proven model for increasing business value and successfully...

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Want a Low-Stress, High-Price Sale?

Selling your business for a fair price can be an exhausting undertaking. This can be exhausting and stressful,...

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What Every Entrepreneur Must Know Before Hiring a Business Broker

Every month, more than half a million people become business owners. For many, the primary goal is to grow and sell...

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Ask Your Atlanta Business Brokers These 5 Questions First

The decision to hire an M&A advisor is an important one, not something to rush. You’ll likely only sell a business...

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The Biggest Mistake Sellers Make When Approached by a Buyer

If a buyer offered to purchase your company tomorrow, what would you do? You’d need to figure out their motives first,...

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The Three Most Common Mistakes Business Sellers Make

The business sale market is witnessing a bonanza. Despite this, some owners struggle to close deals. After all, value...

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Considerations When Hiring a Business Broker

If you’re selling your business, you can go through the stress and risk of selling it yourself, or you can hire a...

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10 Tips for Successfully Selling Your Business

You’ve finally decided to sell your business. Whether this is an emotional decision after years of debate, an easy...

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3 Signs It May Be Time to Sell Your Business

It’s typical for owners to periodically contemplate selling their business. But how can you tell if it’s the right time...

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Tips for Managing a Seller’s Unrealistic Value Expectations

Sellers sell their businesses for many reasons, but the chief among them is money. So every M&A advisor has encountered...

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5 Insider Tips for Choosing the Right Business Broker for Your Sale

Most owners can benefits immensely from working with a broker to help them sell their small to medium-sized business....

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Seller Diligence as a Value Driver

It’s a familiar tale virtually every M&A firm has encountered: a family-owned chain is successful, but with multiple...

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8 Winning Tips for Selling Your Business

If you plan to sell your business soon, you’ve picked the right time. Consumer confidence is high, and profitable...

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Reasons to Include a Broker on Your M&A Team

Many owners planning to sell their business wonder whether or not to hire a business broker. Many decide not to—and...

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Selling Your Business? Here's What You Should Know

If you’ve spent decades, or perhaps even a lifetime, building a small business from the ground up, now might be a good...

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5 Steps to Ensure a Successful Sale

No matter when you plan to sell your business—soon or many years down the road—a few steps now can ensure a more...

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Tax Reform Will Lead to an M&A Middle Market Boom

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in 2017 has been repeatedly called the most significant change to the tax code in...

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M&A Tips for Startups

Getting your idea off the ground and into a business has taken a lot. You’ve hit bumps and rough patches. But now...

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Key Questions Buyers Will Ask Before Purchasing a Business

Owners preparing to sell their company should be prepared to offer comprehensive, believable answers to the questions...

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2018: A Great Time to Sell Your Business

2018: A Great Time to Sell Your Business

If you’re contemplating a retirement, looking to make a leap elsewhere, or...

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How to Find the Best Broker to Represent You

Selling a business that generates 5 million and under 10 million in revenue? Here is how to find the best brokerage...

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Why Your Business Should Be Able to Succeed Without You

Business owners have often committed a significant portion of their lives to building their businesses. They devote...

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Georgia continues to be M&A Hotbed through 2017

Recently, Georgia has been a mergers and acquisitions hotbed in the mid- to lower-middle markets....

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From Frustration to Fulfillment: How I Re-invented My Career at Age 50

written by Brian C. Copeland

Introduction

I’ve enjoyed a 25-plus year career in the Atlanta...

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Do You Have an Exit Strategy?

You have been at helm of your Georgia based business your head down and nose to the grindstone for years now. After...