Category: Business Sale

Baby Boomers

Queensland Business Sales     Many business owners wait until retirement to sell, and as baby boomers are getting older, the numbers of businesses for sale is rising. In fact, 57% of business owners identified their age as the main motivation for considering a sale. January 1st 2011 was the day the first baby boomer […]

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Its a perfect time to buy a business

  Queensland Business Sales THERE is plenty of press around at the moment pointing out the economy has suffered over the past two years. Tourism has been down, the weather been horrible and the building industry has been slower just to name a few of the problems. With all these factors considered, there are probably […]

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Make Yourself Redundant

Queensland Business Sales Most successful businesses are carefully guided by hands on owner operators, that have an in depth understanding of all facets of their business, including administration, staff roles, customers, sales and marketing, suppliers and service providers. The owner will often have years’ experience in their field and likely to have forged solid relationships […]

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It’s That Time of Year Again

Queensland Business Sales   Well, it’s that time of the year again when business owners may contemplate an exit strategy or possibly look to move on from their business venture. It is no secret that the July – December period is the busiest when it comes to business sales and a time when buyer activity […]

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Working For Yourself Can Be Very Rewarding

  Queensland Business Sales   Working for yourself can be very rewarding. However, one of the biggest issues facing business owners is self-motivation. When you’re an employee you’ll have a manager to guide you, or nudge you when you need to lift. The business owner misses out on this. As the “big cheese” you’re the […]

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Can I Sell My Business To A Competitor?

  Queensland Business Sales   Up until recent years most business owners would never have contemplated selling their business to a competitor. There are several reasons why and generally it was due to the competitive rivalry they have developed or the obvious one “I don’t want them to see my figures”. Well, things certainly have […]

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Is Your Business Prepared for Sale?

  Queensland Business Sales   Understanding how business buyers will make their final buying decision can be critical to selling your business. As the business owner, you may have a clear idea as to what you’re selling the fitout, the profits, systems, the location, the lifestyle, the brand and the years of hard work building […]

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Sales in Your Business

  Queensland Business Sales We often wonder as to why many business owners copy the sales and marketing strategies from their more successful competitors. More often than not these operators don’t offer a point of difference and they certainly don’t stand out in a crowd. Many business owners refuse to classify themselves as salespeople as […]

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Business Sales are firing

  Queensland Business Sales There is no doubt that confidence is up and the buyers are back, with many of our listings having multiple buyers showing interest and going through the research and due diligence process. The general change in attitude and sentiment with buyers over the past 6 months has been quite remarkable. Most […]

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Should I Tell My Staff I’m Selling The Business?

  Queensland Business Sales This is a scenario most business owners struggle with long before they go to the market. Informing your staff you are selling may cause issues, however, if done properly there can be great tactical benefits. If staff learn about the sale on the grapevine understandably they may panic and fear for […]

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