Selling a Small Business – Not So Small an Affair

It takes as much effort to fold something right as it does to blossom something from scratch. What can go wrong when one wants to sell a business and how can a business-person be better equipped to face it all?

For many reasons, an entrepreneur can find oneself standing at the sunset point and ready to conclude a journey that started with a small business. Sometimes, it is helpful to end something at the right time than to stretch it to everyone’s agony. Market factors, industry dynamics, sustainability issues and the roadblocks of scale or speed are just a few triggers that spur any small business owner to consider shutting down the curtains for good. It is only with the lessons learned and the hassles encountered here that the entrepreneur in question can be ready for forthcoming ventures that will gain from all the prudence and caution acquired in this very phase. Provided, the business owner does it right. But this is seldom a picnic.

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How to start a business in 6 Easy Steps

It is not as simple as baking cookies, but it is not as tough as assembling a rocket either. All you need is careful planning, a grandma for tips and the right oven.

Do you know that eleven percent of the adult population in India has been spotted to be engaged in early-stage entrepreneurial activities? Well, wait till you read the next figure. A mere five percent of people in India actually go on to establish their own business.

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Jump-Start a Franchise in Less than a Month

If you are reading this article, chances are you know the inherent advantages of choosing the franchise route instead of diving into the start-up whirlpool or grinding yourself in a 9 to 7 rut.

It is as good as being an entrepreneur but without the overwhelming risk, uncertainty and regulatory weight that deter even the most ambitious entrepreneurs.

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Buying an Existing Business- Benefits & Challenges

Buying an existing business is considered to be a better alternative to starting a business from scratch as it avoids all the hassles involved in starting a new business. But, there is no easy way out in the corporate world, where you might a ton of benefits, you might have a bunch of challenges too. Here are the benefits and challenges of buying an existing business:

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How to Write the Perfect Business Plan  

“He who fails to plan, is planning to fail” – Winston Churchill

Your business plan is your compass- it’s going to help you map out a new course and navigate through unexplored territories. Your business success is highly dependent on the way you plan it out because you cannot reach anywhere without your map. A business plan will guide you through your journey and remind you of your goals too. It is basically the future of your business, on how you see it with a plan on what to do and how to do it. Here are the most common questions which will help you to get started to write the perfect business plan.

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Tips to Get Your Business Valuation Right

If you find a business that you are genuinely interested in and would like to own, you will need to consider a lot of things before deciding on the purchase. Analyze yourself and the business and try to match the things which are going to be paired well and then take a closer look at the business and answer the following questions to determine if it will be a sound investment for you and prove to be in your favor:

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How to Find a Business for Sale Worth Buying

Starting from scratch isn’t the only way to be an entrepreneur, you can buy an existing business and get going too. Here’s what you need to know to get the best deal.

When people are deciding to take a switch from being an employee to being an employer, the first option that pops over to the minds is to start a business from scratch- thinking of a unique business idea, developing it into a successful business model, recruiting efficient staff, setting up the work premises and handling all the business operations. All of this can be a bit overwhelming for a newbie who has just decided to hit the market without any prior experience.

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6 Tips to Save Your Startup from Failing

When you start a startup of your own, failure is the last thing that you want to think about. But in reality, not all startups are meant to be successful. When businesses fail, everybody looks at the bigger picture as to why it could not survive in the market, they try to point out the exact reason for its failure. They think about the idea, its execution, the promotional plan etc. but what really needs to be pondered over are the small things. These small factors contribute to your everyday success and can determine the fate of your business. Here are a few things that can help you to save your startup from failing and which are often overlooked:

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