Tips for Advisors

Tips for Advisors Advisory Training and Tools for Professional Practices and Business Brokers These tips are for professional advisors and agents who work with small and midsize businesses, especially the buyers and sellers of these businesses. Use this info to more efficiently and profitably achieve done deals. Visit this webpage weekly to see new info. […]

Too many business brokers, buyers and sellers make this mistake.

The opportunity that vanished for businesses, towns and people along Route 66 is happening today to tens of thousands of profitable small and midsize companies in the best local economies, thanks to missteps by advisors, business brokers and potential business buyers. Keep reading for street-smart insight into opportunity lost and how, today, astute people gain […]

62 Reasons for Sellers Hiring Brokers

Savvy Buyers Level Their Playing Field The advantages that brokers convey to sellers are why savvy buyers contact our Business Buyer Advocates ® to level their dealmaking playing field and to help facilitate win-win done deals. According to our poll, conducted in the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom (plus a few contributors from around […]

You Can’t Buy It If You Can’t Find It

How to Prepare Yourself and Find the Right Business to Buy 285 Dos, Don’ts & Profit Strategies and 6 Checklists Poorly prepared people, who cannot show their advisors worthwhile deals, are the #1 reason why attorneys, accountants, lenders and other others kill deals or have trouble with clients. Business brokers, too, suffer from ill-prepared “buyers.” […]

Business Buying Dos, Don’ts & Profit Strategies

New 6th Edition: October 29, 2019 How to Buy the Right Business the Right Way— 296 Dos 273 Don’ts 93 Profit Strategies 203 Negotiating Tips ™ Click to place your order. BONUS: Contact Ted Leverette (after you read any of his books) to schedule a free and private teleconference to discuss anything related to dealmaking. […]

Selling a Business By-Owner?

More than 300 people signed up for this TeleSeminar. You can hear it free, below. Pros and Cons of Selling a Business By-Owner. (The agenda and the link to the audio recording is on the bottom of this webpage.) I’m Ted Leverette, The Original Business Buyer Advocate ®. What I know about sellers and selling […]

Ted Leverette Reveals How Business Buyers Are Blindsided By Seller’s Employees

Insights Savvy Business Buyers MUST Detect from Employees of Companies for Sale Employees can be the buyer’s BEST reality check. Too many buyers are fooled by employees working for businesses for sale. How the Employees of Companies for Sale Can Be the Buyer’s BEST Reality Check Buyers, sellers and their representatives, rightfully, fear interaction between […]

Buyer’s Bill of Rights

Buyer’s Bill of Rights Bill of Rights for Buyers of Small and Midsize Businesses THE PROBLEM FOR BUYERS OF BUSINESSES Too many potential buyers of small and midsize businesses do not know what is fair and reasonable during their interaction with business sellers, business brokers, M&A intermediaries, professional service providers, sources of financing and other […]

Is Silicon Valley bad for your health?

  Ted Leverette coined another phrase: SillyCom Valley. With the emphasis on silly. (So funny it makes some people cry.) Coming soon, sillycomvalley.com, but meanwhile  . . . After decades of the news media building up and bloviating about the wonders of Silicon Valley tech firms and their visionary people, get ready to see a […]