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Old 30th April 2007, 01:35 AM   #1
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Hi, I need help in how to sell my business...

I want to get the ad out on the newspapers, which is easy.
I would like to sell my business online... How do i do that? Is there are good famous website for placing my business up for sale?

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Old 30th April 2007, 03:41 AM   #2
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What kind of business is it? Do you have a website? I think for selling it online that would be an important factor.

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Old 1st May 2007, 10:36 AM   #3
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Two ideas for you:

1. I would get a copy of the book 2007 Business Reference Guide, published, I think, by Business Brokerage Press. This book (which all the business brokers use) provides a bunch of rules of thumb about valuing different businesses. The book is pretty expensive. About $100, I think. But it'll at the very least make you realistic about the sorts of valuations small businesses get.

2. I think you can post a business for sale listing at bizbuysell.com. I don't know much about this site except that I notice that the legitimate brokers who sell CPA firms all seem to use it. (BTW, the site is really kind of fun to look at... you get quite a bit of info about the various businesses for sale.)

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Can you please tell us more about your business?

What's your product? Do you have a website? Have you advertised your product?

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You can hire a broker in your area to sell it for you. However, if it is an internet business, you will have to have a trainning plan with the business.

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