Tips & techniques for selling your small business



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Overview of the business sale process
Quiz: Should I sell my business?
Outline of the selling process

Preparing your business for market
Preparation is a must to sell at the highest price
Know your reason for selling

Valuation - How much is your business worth?
Determining the best asking price
Recast your financials to maximize your business value to a buyer

Pros and cons of business brokers
How to best use accountants and attorneys

Qualifying buyers
The all-important Selling Memorandum
How to handle "nibbles" from minnows, sharks and keepers

Taxes and Deal structure
What you should know about taxes
Powerful financing and deal structures
Steps you must take to make sure you get paid

Ten things you should know when negotiating
How to survive the "due diligence" process

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