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The business you’ve built has served you well. Now, it’s time to think about the next chapter. Whether you plan to sell your business to a new owner, transition it to your employees or the next generation, or wind down, you can find step-by-step guides, articles, and advice that will help you with every action you need to take.

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Two owners, talking to others, are finding buyers for their business.

Finding Buyers: Who’s Looking for a Business Like Yours?

Every day, groups of people search for businesses to buy. Many do this to achieve their goals of entrepreneurship, expand …

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Too Much Risk: The Parts of Your Business That Will Scare Off Potential Buyers

Many prospective business buyers are risk-averse. They’re quick to spot the threats, red flags, and uncertainties that could impact a …

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Smart Play: Seller Financing

Lots of sellers exiting a business are doing so in a smart way. They're selling their business to qualified buyers, …

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Six Must-Haves to Secure Offers from Business Buyers

More investors than ever before are eager to buy reputable, high-performing businesses with proven records of success. But what’s attracting …

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Avoid These Mistakes When Selling Your Small Business

Wondering how to get your business ready to sell? It's our go-to move to recommend this free checklist. But before …

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Maximize Your Sales Price: The Practices and Negotiation Strategies You Need to Master When Selling Your Business

Virtually every small business seller has the same goal: to sell their business quickly to a competent, capable buyer and …

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