Master your sale.

Ready to sell your business? Owner Actions can help you navigate your sale. Sign up today for a step-by-step guide, articles, and resources that will simplify every step of the sales process, from making moves to maximize your sales price to finding a buyer and completing the transition.

What can Owner Actions help you take on?

Connecting with quality buyers.

Did you know that people are searching for businesses just like yours to realize their goals of entrepreneurship? It's true. Ownership through acquisition is becoming an increasingly popular way for professionals to own and operate a successful enterprise—and they're willing to pay handsomely for the opportunity.

Your pool of potential buyers includes many more people, including your employees, investors, business owners in adjacent markets, and even your competitors, though some of these options can be tricky to navigate. Which should you consider? Learn more in our guide.

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Avoiding all-too-common mistakes.

In every sale, there are opportunities for missteps that can turn buyers away, create delays, and cause sellers to realize avoidable costs. 

What are these mistakes? We explore six that must be on your radar before you list your business. Read our guide to learn more and access strategies that can help you avoid them.

Maximizing your sales price.

When listing your business, your broker or a valuation specialist will help set an asking price that's based on fair market value. Asking that price is one thing. Attaining full-priced offers is another. 

In our guide to maximizing your sales price, you can explore pre-sale and marketing strategies that will set you up for success. You'll also learn a series of key negotiation tactics that can help you attain top dollar for your business in any sales scenario.

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"Sellers are rarely given all the information they need to maximize their sales price. Owners who work through our checklists can find actionable steps they can take, whether selling with a broker or on their own."
Mark Fleming
Mark Fleming
Co-founder and CEO of Owner Actions

Articles that drive action

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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Risk scares a group of business buyers.

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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A seller and a business buyer work through a seller financing arrangement.

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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A person looks at a computer and talks on the phone to secure offers from qualified buyers

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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A person wearing an apron leans over a counter while looking at a phone and reads up on how to get his business ready to sell

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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A business owner tries to negotiate to sell his business to an interested buyer

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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A business owner standing in front of her business thinks about selling it on her own, without relying on a broker.

When You Can Sell Your Business Without a Broker—and When You Really Shouldn’t

Selling your business alone is no easy feat, but with the right amount of research and an eager commitment to …

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A business is preapproved for financing

Pro Tip: Have Your Business Preapproved for Financing Before Marketing Your Sale

It can be a tedious process to sell your business. One way to speed it up is to get your …

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There are strategies to keep in mind when paying your business broker.

Points to Keep in Mind When Paying Your Business Broker

Brokers play an important role in the sale of your business, and most are compensated when the work is complete. …

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