Home Based Guidelines - South Florida Business Broker Russell Cohen

Business Broker Russell Cohen


Home Based Guidelines

If you are a home-based business owner who is ready to sell, you may have many questions and concerns regarding selling your business. You may have started a business from scratch and had much success with it, but now you are looking toward retiring, or starting a new business, or taking a break. You don’t want to simply close down shop and allow your competitors to absorb your business. If possible, you would like to make the most from all your hard work and time; you would like to sell your business for a profit. But how? Can home-based businesses be sold? If so, can they be sold for a profitable price? Should you hire a business broker in Riverside to sell your business?

 There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration when selling a business. For instance, a seller needs to acquire a business valuation, prepare the business for sale, develop a marketing plan, maintain confidentiality during the sale, and finally sale negotiations. It is no wonder that many business owners consult with a business broker when embarking on the journey of selling their business. However, as a home-based business owner, many may advise you not to hire a business broker to help you sell. To be honest with you, it can be done. If you are running a profitable business, with a few intelligent steps you could promote your company yourself. Start the selling process by having casual discussion with your professional contacts, acquaintances, customers, old employee, or even your friends. There are also online marketplaces and self-serve business sale platforms to assist you in marketing your business directly to prospects. It will require you to do your homework on selling a business, as well as time to commit to selling your business… all while still trying to run a profitable business. Easy enough, right?


Selling your home-based business fast and for top dollar, can be a challenging for many business owners. Consulting with a professional business broker can greatly increase your chances of selling at the highest possible price, no matter how small your business may be. For more information on how a business broker can help you, contact one of the professional business brokers by calling 1-800-BIZ-BROKER or by visiting www.1800bizbroker.com


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