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May

2014

How to Successfully Buy a Profitable Business

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Your Piece Of The American Dream - Final

Author: Lewis Martin
This is the final installment in a series of articles on buying an existing business. If you have followed thus far, the preliminaries are out the way, and you are now ready to complete the process. In this final section, you will learn about business pricing/valuations, financing options, structuring the deal, conducting due diligence, and closing the transaction.
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29

Apr

2014

How to Successfully Buy a Profitable Business

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Your Piece Of The American Dream - Part 4

Author: Lewis Martin

This is the fourth installment in a series of articles on buying an existing business.

There are many general questions that need to be answered when considering the purchase of  an existing business. How long has it been established? What has been the sales trend over the last 3, 4, or 5 years?  What kind of area or local economy is best suited for this type of business? We could go on and on, but that would be outside the scope of this report.  One of the most important aspects of the “due diligence process” is the reason for the sale. 

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16

Apr

2014

How to Successfully Buy a Profitable Business

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Your Piece Of The American Dream - Part 3

Author: Lewis Martin

This is the third installment in a series of articles on buying an existing business.

The search for a sincere and motivated seller can be quite involved. It takes a good amount of time, energy, and perseverance.  It’s not easy, but it can be a fairly simple process if you have an organized consistent approach. The market for small business is large and diverse.  If this is your first time doing anything like this, then you’ll probably find that the market is a lot larger than you ever imagined. 

 

 

 

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4

Apr

2014

How to Successfully Buy a Profitable Business

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Your Piece Of The American Dream

Author: Lewis Martin

Part 2: This is the second installment in a series of articles on buying an existing business.

By now you may be convinced that buying is definitely worth pursuing.  But the lingering question you’re asking yourself is”what kind of business would be best suited for me?”  Well, the answer to that question depends on which factors you consider most important when it comes to business ownership. 

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28

Mar

2014

How to Successfully Buy a Profitable Business

A Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Your Piece Of The American Dream

Author: Lewis Martin
This is the first installment in a series of articles about buying an existing business.

 

For many people, owning a profitable business tops the list of “most hoped for” desires. Business ownership and all the opportunities that go with it, are something that just about anyone can achieve if they have the right tools.  In spite of anything you have ever heard to the contrary, business ownership can be accomplished with a relatively low amount of cash, a small or minimum amount of risk, and with an excellent chance of success.  As “cliche” as it might sound, knowledge is absolutely the key to your success.

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