HOW TO SELL A BUSINESS

Before the Sale

1. Set Expectations

Gain an understanding of how the selling process works. What are the financial and tax implications of selling? What are the different exit options? Ensure there is a comfort level with the steps to take to reach a successful sale.

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During the Sale

Create a Business Listing

Use clear, concise language to create a Business Listing that will attract buyers. Make sure to include a detailed description and images of the business and any included assets like inventory or equipment. 

After the Sale

Transition Out

Celebrate the successful sale of the business! Provide the new owners with any mentorship or training outlined in the sale agreement.

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