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How to Find the Right Buyer for Your Business

What You’ll Learn: Why interest is not enough to qualify a buyer The traits of the right buyer for your business How to find the right buyers long before you …

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7 Ways to Finance a Small Business Purchase

What You’ll Learn How to finance a business purchase with SBA loans Combining personal funds with other financing options How to use debt assumption to fund part of your purchase …

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Industry Spotlight: Buying a Septic System Business

What You’ll Learn The amazing ROI benefits of buying a septic system business What you need to run the business profitably even without prior experience Proven growth strategies to boost …

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What You Need to Know About Legal Due Diligence

What You’ll Learn What you need to know before due diligence starts The headspace you should be in during the process Post-acquisition services and how your legal advisor can help …

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Industry Spotlight: Buying a Manufacturing Company

What You’ll Learn Why you need to buy a manufacturing company now How to find the most profitable manufacturing company to acquire How to choose between international and domestic manufacturing …

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How To Buy a Business: The Complete Roadmap

A lot of people think that when you own a company, it needs to be built from scratch - pulled by the bootstraps from the ground floor up to the executive suite. But the reality is that many business owners end up acquiring a company after it’s already been operating for some time. This comes with its own pros and cons, but buying an existing company is a great way to step into an ownership position right away. You may also be looking to expand a business you already own, or acquire a company that can complement your offerings in a unique way. Whatever the reason, our business buying guide should help you on your journey.

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Pros & Cons Of Buying An Existing Business

The entrepreneurial urge is a powerful one. Entire tomes have been written about people who have started their own businesses and risen to the heights of success. But the simple fact is that not everyone has the time, dedication, or wherewithal to build a business from the ground up. Fortunately, there's another way. One of the more common ways to scratch the entrepreneurial itch is to acquire a company that already exists. There are actually a number of advantages to buying an existing business.

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First 7 days running a plumbing company

The First 7 Days At Your Newly Acquired Business

The first few days after acquiring a business can be daunting. There’s so much to do and so much to learn, it’s difficult to wrap your head around. When you first take the helm of a new company, the first week is critical. Done right, it will set you up for roaring success, but missteps can be costly. Quinn Huffman recently took the reins of Plumb-Tech, a Missoula, Montana-based plumbing and heating company. While challenges certainly existed, he knew that if the business was to succeed, he would need to get to work right away. We sat down with Quinn to discuss his first week on the job and his process. He shared his successes, failures, and some advice.

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