Learn the difference between a certified business valuation and an uncertified report, plus find out what credentials to look for when hiring valuation experts.
Category: Building Value
When it comes to owning a business, cash flow is king. Learn why a strong cash flow is important and what you can do to improve it.
Thinking about implementing an Employee Stock Ownership Plan? Before you do, take a look at these ESOP pros and cons.
Cut through the confusion around normalized EBITDA and learn how normalizing EBITDA can have a positive impact on the value of your business.
Learn what working capital is, how it’s calculated, what working capital value can tell you about your business, and its role in the selling process.
Don’t overlook the value of branding to a business for sale. This guide explains why (and how) a strong business brand pays off.
Learn how to prepare your business for sale like an expert and prevent common deal-killers. Plus, gain quick tips on prepping each aspect of your business.
Learn how to build a sellable business even if you have no current plans to sell. Plus, discover tips on what it takes to defy the odds and sell if the time comes.
Learn more about the different types of private equity investments for your business, along with a breakdown of their advantages and disadvantages.
Learn what a valuation multiple says about a business, how the multiple is determined, and how sellers can nudge that multiple higher.
There’s more to selling IP than patents. Learn about different IP assets associated with your business and how they contribute to value.
In 2015 I wrote a blog post for Forbes titled Did the Recession Hijack Your Exit Strategy? There were many business owners who were either unable to exit their business -- or had to postpone their exit date by several years -- as a result of the Great Recession. In...