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Finding Practical Help for Migrant Workers

By Sunbelt Marketing on Jul 28, 2020 12:00:00 AM

 
The Bare Minimum
Every human being deserves to have their basic needs met. Unfortunately, many migrant workers often struggle with their essentials. 
 
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Tips to Prepare to Sell Your Small Business

By Sunbelt Marketing on Jul 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Putting your business on the market is a major, and potentially life-changing, decision. Whether you retire, shift to a new opportunity, or just want to hand the company over to someone with more enthusiasm, it can be difficult to let go of something into which you’ve poured much of yourself. These strategies can make the transition easier and increase the odds of a lucrative sale.

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Not Planning to Leave Your Business? Plan Your Exit Anyway

By Sunbelt Marketing on Jul 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Sooner or later, every entrepreneur will either want to retire or be forced to. Yet most never think much about the future of their business after they’re gone. It’s easy to become so tied to your business that you cannot separate your identity from it. Even if you cannot imagine leaving your business any time soon, the time to plan is now. Here’s a rough overview of your options. 

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

By Sunbelt Marketing on Jun 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM

It’s a familiar scenario to exit planners: a small business owner in the suburbs has owned a business for many decades. Now they’re seriously considering an exit. Their sales are up and the economy is thriving. New entrepreneurs are eager to invest in quality businesses. But there are liabilities, too: the owner’s tax returns do not align with their profitability thanks to unreported sales, personal expenses, and other creative tax management approaches. This tax minimization has been highly successful, but it now presents a serious barrier to highlighting the full profitability of the company.

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8 Tips to Find the Best Buyer for Your Business

By Sunbelt Marketing on May 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Finding a buyer for your business is a lot like dating. Business owners are often so flattered to have an interested buyer that they forget to focus on ensuring that the buyer is the right buyer. Buyers are not scarce if you sell your business, and its story, in the right way. 

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Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

By Sunbelt Marketing on Apr 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

If you’re contemplating a business sale, odds are good you’ve never done this before—and that even if you have, it’s only been once or twice. Selling a business is a skill that demands practice, which many sellers lack. To get the most out of the sale, avoid these rookie mistakes:

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Timing is Everything: When to Sell Your Business

By Sunbelt Marketing on Feb 22, 2020 12:00:00 AM

You’ve committed a significant chunk of your time, and maybe of your life, to your business. You’ll never know when the best time to sell is until after the fact. This uncertainty is enough to push many owners over the edge. Others continually delay putting their company on the market, hoping the market will continually rise. It won’t. Here’s how to live with the uncertainty and find the right time to sell your company. Here are the basic criteria you need to evaluate before putting your company on the market. 

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Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

By Sunbelt Marketing on Jan 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Selling your business is not something you do suddenly. The further ahead you think, the more successful a sale has the potential to be. Here are the biggest mistakes sellers make when putting a business on the market.

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How a Business Broker Helps You Sell Your Company

By Sunbelt Marketing on Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 AM

The independent spirit of many entrepreneurs is a key factor in their success. When you sell your business, however, a DIY approach is almost always a recipe for disaster. No matter whom you sell your company to, you likely have little experience selling a business. Going it alone almost inevitably means losing money and time. Here’s how a business broker can make the process easier and more profitable.

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Boost the Sale Value of Your Business

By Sunbelt Marketing on Oct 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM

You’ve dedicated years, maybe even decades, to your business. So don’t gamble when it comes to turning that work into cash as you plan an exit. Exit planning begins with assessing the opportunities and risks a buyer would likely see during due diligence. This empowers you to proactively position your business for a lucrative sale, while marketing to the right buyers. 

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7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for a Sale

By Sunbelt Marketing on Sep 26, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Whether you’re planning an exit now or assessing options for the future, you’ve already accomplished something most people never will. Selling your company is probably something you’ll do just once, so take time to prepare for the sale so you can get the most out of the process. These seven steps can help prepare your business for a successful sale. 

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M&A Valuations

By Sunbelt Marketing on Aug 24, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Selling your company can feel daunting, but there is a proven model for increasing business value and successfully closing deals. The goal here is to focus on drivers of valuation. Here’s what you need to know. 

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