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Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Online Business in 2015

You can't underestimate the importance of acting quickly when you're ready to sell your business. To get the best possible valuation, you need to sell your business when it is performing well, preferably at a peak before it begins any type of decline. That said, it is also important not to rush into the sales process. The key to a successful sale is to seize opportunities but to first ensure that you're fully prepared when that optimal moment arrives. In other words, if you know you want to sell sooner rather than later, now is the best time to start [...]

Selling a Business in Just Nine Steps

Every Internet business is unique, but still, the sales process for any online company or e-commerce store is similar. No matter what type of business you're hoping to sell, a qualified Internet business broker should guide you through the following eight steps: 1. Valuation – Prior to the execution of a listing agreement the broker will require specific financial and operational information on your business. Upon receiving that information the broker will then develop a valuation which will indicate a suggested listing price for your business. That valuation will be driven by the historical financial performance of your business, its [...]

Making the Change from Offline to Online

In the second quarter of 2014, Internet sales in the U.S. were $75 billion, rising 4.9 percent over the first quarter of the year. With figures like that, it's no wonder that so many people are saying that the Internet is where the money is. If you've been hearing that wisdom for years, it's natural that you'd be curious about exactly what the prospects are for moving from owning an offline business to an online one or leaving your current job to enter the world of online business as your own boss. So what's holding you back? If you're like [...]

Why Now is a Good Time to Sell Your Online Business

When it comes to selling your online business, timing truly is everything. Not only do you want to plan the sale of your business to coincide with a high point in its performance, but you also want to be certain that the market is conducive to a quick sale. If you have been considering selling your online business, there truly is no better time than the present. As we speed through the final quarter of 2014, conditions are uniquely ideal for making big gains through a sale. Here is a look at some of the reasons why now is a [...]

Top 8 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

When the daily grind begins to grind you down, do you find yourself heaving a wistful sigh and wishing you could leave it behind? Do you dream of firing your boss and going into business for yourself? Everyone in the working world entertains these types of fantasies at some point in their lives, but obviously, not everyone is cut out to actually take those steps to go it alone and begin or buy their own business. So how can you be sure whether you actually possess that entrepreneurial spirit or if it just a passing flight of fancy? There is [...]

6 Reasons Why You Need an Internet Business Broker

After working hard to build your online business, you deserve to get the best possible sale price on what you have built. Many Internet business owners make the mistake of trying to go it alone and sell their businesses independently. Their motivation is avoiding the fees charged by Internet business brokers, but often times, this ends up being a decision that costs them much more than what a broker would make when assisting with the sale. Here are six reasons why you need the help of an Internet business broker when selling any online business: 1. Years of Experience - [...]

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