Archive for September, 2010

The two options for expanding a small business

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Business owners and entrepreneurs are almost always seeking to expand their company, and the biggest question in deciding how to do so comes down to two options: slow growth or acquisition. As always, the decision will involve serious cost-benefit analysis, but each is not without its own degree of risk and reward.

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Alternative financing methods for small businesses

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

In the wake of the recent financial collapse, small business financing has become particularly tricky. As banks and other lenders tighten their loan policies, it is important for small businesses to consider other means of financing.

One source is government – a method that has been on the uptick in recent months.

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Bootstrapping can be an advantage when buying a business

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

For people hoping to buy a business, bootstrapping, or financing the purchase without a third party, can actually be a benefit by limiting debt and allowing greater freedom for the business owner.
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Buying a business that operates internationally requires tact

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Buying a business that exports to world markets offers exciting challenges and the potential for tremendous growth, and addressing the differences in culture and commerce will help a new business owner succeed.

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Texas Association of Business Brokers Annual Convention & Education Conference

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

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Holiday Inn Riverwalk | San Antonio, TX | Sept. 21-25, 2010

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Service industry opportunities for people buying a business

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The service industry presents a plethora of opportunities over the next 10 years for entrepreneurs buying a business, with 96 percent of anticipated growth to occur in fields such as landscaping and security.

According to data from the U.S.
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Business Owner Need To Do Some Soul Searching

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Before a business owner decides to sell their business they need to do some soul searching to find out what they are going to do once they sell.  Often times they start the process and change their mind because the alternative to being a business owner isn’t what they first thought it would be.

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Many older or retired workers are buying a business

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

A struggling economy is motivating many semi-retired workers to consider entrepreneurship, and buying a business allows people to utilize their life experience and expansive network of contacts.

Typically drawing on savings or even a retirement account for funds, some retired workers are pursuing a second career, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

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Food Network Star Finalist Joins We Sell Restaurants to Lead Consulting

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Food Network Star Finalist Herb Mesa announces role as Director of Consulting at Atlanta Restaurant Broker We Sell Restaurants answering the question, “What’s Next?”

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Only Use the “E” Word (Empowerment) When You Mean It!

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

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A popular buzz word today when it comes to engaging employees is empowerment. Leaders say, “We empower our employees to solve problems,” or “you are empowered to change things.”

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