Category Archives: Buying a Business

What the Smartest Business Buyers Do First

One of the most important research tasks for people wanting to buy a SMB is to check out pricing ratios (and sales pitches) on several online venues. Bizbuysell.com is one of many. Use the online venues’ search function to identify what’s for sale within your geographic target area. There may not be many. That’s why […]

Entrepreneur Ideas for Kids & Aspirational Adults

“Playfully serious!” FREE It’s priceless! Podcast: When it is Not Practical to Buy a Business, Start a Business (9:48 min.) Listening might inspire you and yours to be a business owner. Why? Because so many young people and adults want to find their way out and up from the economic quagmire that is stifling them. […]

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 is 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 and Canada (plus a few contributors from around the world), there […]

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 and other others kill deals or have trouble with clients. Business brokers, too, suffer from ill-prepared “buyers.” Don’t […]

Business Buying Dos, Don’ts & Profit Strategies

How to Buy the Right Business the Right Way— 296 Dos 273 Don’ts 93 Profit Strategies ™ 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. The information is sorted into these sections, which are […]

Creative Financing

Lenders and investors use the ideas in my creative financing book to build goodwill with business applicants they cannot fund. Instead of merely “no” they say “maybe the ideas in this creative financing book will work for you.” How to Get ALL the Money You Want For Your Business Without Stealing It Click to order […]

Gateway to Hidden Market of Best Businesses for Sale

Are you an advisor to buyers or are you trying to buy a small or midsize business? The hidden market of businesses for sale is where up to 80% of the mature, profitable and fairly priced small and midsize businesses are quietly for sale by-owner. Few of these owners advertise their business for sale. Some […]

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 […]

39 Questions that Stymie Buyers of Businesses

Questions that stymie buyers of small and midsize businesses (and their advisors). How do we know that? We surveyed 10,000 people in the USA and Canada. And then many of them registered for our TeleSeminar. Who? Business buyers, of course. And accountants, acquisition advisors, asset-based lenders, attorneys, bankers, business appraisers, business brokers, business development experts, […]