The Internet’s Turbulent Next Decade

The internet’s turbulent next decade from Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Planning Your Escape (from business ownership)

There are different types of exit strategies to choose from. Most entrepreneurs who start businesses set their goal with an initial public offering. While this is a respectable and admirable goal, for most it is not likely to happen. Most exits from business involve an acquisition or sale of the business. Continue reading

6 Year End Steps to Ready a Business for Sale…

Whether you are ready to sell your business now or in the future, steps should be implemented now to make your business more salable. Continue reading

6 Tricks to Sell Yourself by Geoffrey James

A few months ago, we posted a blog about selling yourself to business buyers – Tips for Business Buyers: Sell Yourself – from Nick Rodites of Bankers Advocate.  Today, I will be sharing some ways to sell yourself to the … Continue reading

Unlock Your Client’s Business Value to Create Investment Liquidity

“71% of small and mid-sized enterprise owners plan to exit their businesses within the next ten years…however, the challenge is that few organizations genuinely understand what actions they must take to achieve this goal.” Continue reading

Your Most Important Meeting of the Year: The Annual Business Review

With less than 60 days left until the end of the year, business owners are likely starting the process of evaluating the results of 2010 and formulating resolutions for 2011. We suggest using this opportunity to hold an “Annual Business … Continue reading

Seminar this Thursday at Stetson’s Celebration Campus…

In these tough economic times, it is more important than ever to plan ahead. That is why it gives me great pleasure to invite you and your clients to a seminar on Planning Your Exit from Business Ownership. This seminar … Continue reading

Upcoming Seminar in Orlando

Topic: “Planning Your Exit from Business Ownership” Presenters: Frank Mock, Lowndes, Drosdick & Chris Curtin, Bankers Advocate Sponsor: The Law firm of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Location: Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., Orlando Date: December … Continue reading

What are the risk factors that are taken into consideration in a business valuation?

In AccuVal’s (a global leader in valuation, advisory and asset management services) most recent newsletter, the above question was asked. Here is their answer: A: In addition to the appraisal approach, business risk, financial risk, and liquidity risk should also … Continue reading

Buying a Business for your Kids? Think Twice…

Everyone wants to help their children succeed. Many believe the best path for them is the same path they chose-Entrepreneurship. Before you help your children buy or start a business let’s look at some caveats: Can you afford it? The … Continue reading