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Is Being an Owner-Operator Worth It?

Is Being an Owner-Operator Worth It - Sunbelt Business Brokers

The owner-operator business model makes sense for entrepreneurs who value hands-on experience. But the model is waning in popularity — and effectiveness — especially now that it’s a bit easier to run a business remotely. That also means the owner-operator model may not improve your value when selling your business. Here’s how the model is…

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Business Broker vs. Investment Banker vs. M&A Advisor

Business Broker vs. Investment Banker vs. M&A Advisor - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

It helps to have the right advisor when selling your business. But that means choosing between a business broker, an investment banker, and an M&A advisor. What’s the difference between these three professionals, and which is right for you? Business Broker Many business brokers typically serve smaller companies but at Sunbelt, that isn’t the case.…

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How Is Intellectual Property Valued When Selling a Business?

How Is Intellectual Property Valued When Selling a Business - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

When selling your business, it’s relatively easy to place a value on tangible assets like inventory and equipment. But what about intellectual property? If you’re selling your business, here’s how your intellectual property will be assessed. Intellectual Property: Definition What is intellectual property? Intellectual property (IP) refers to your ideas. It consists of the property…

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What Should Business Owners Expect From a Business Broker?

What Should Business Owners Expect From a Business Broker - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

Selling your business through a broker can be a wise choice. A business broker can streamline the process and ensure you get the best deal possible for the company that you’ve helped build. A great broker takes a professional approach and listens to understand what’s important to the seller at the end of the process.…

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How Do You Value an Online Retail Business?

How Do You Value an Online Retail Business - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

If you’re considering selling your business, you’ll have many advantages if you own an online retail business. Online retail businesses are often in-demand for prospective buyers looking to expand their portfolios. However, to make the most profitable sale possible, you should know how to value your business and the best avenue to take to sell.…

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How to Value Goodwill When Selling a Business

How to Value Goodwill When Selling a Business - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

Understanding and valuing Goodwill is a crucial step when selling your business, as it can increase the overall value of your sale. What Is Goodwill? Goodwill is any NON-TANGIBLE asset that’s directly tied to the cash flow of the business. It’s valued at a multiple of the cash flow. Examples of Goodwill Perhaps the simplest…

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How to Value a Construction Business That Doesn’t Have Assets

How to Value a Construction Business That Doesn’t Have Assets - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

The value of any business is often expressed in terms of its tangible assets and liabilities. Known as “book value,” this valuation method can be at best, a guesstimate when selling your business. For one thing, it requires the owner to have kept up to date with their bookkeeping and even more, it doesn’t take…

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Why Are Business Models So Important?

Why Are Business Models So Important - selling your business - Sunbelt Business Brokers

The business model is the foundation of a company and its value proposition to customers, employees, and investors. It is the engine that drives revenue and profitability. The business model has never been more important than today, as companies are pressured to be lean and agile to compete in the global marketplace. There are several…

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