If you’re wondering when is the right time to sell your business, you may want to wait until your company is generating $1 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA). The million-dollar mark is a tipping point at which the number of buyers interested in acquiring your…Continue reading: What’s so special about the million-dollar mark?
Have you ever noticed that fire trucks always back into the fire hall? Why don’t they just pull into their parking spot snout-forward like the rest of us? Backing in at the end of a shift saves them time when they have to get to a fire. They back in…Continue reading: Why fire trucks always back in
Why are Amazon, Apple and many of the most promising Silicon Valley start-ups leveraging a subscription business model? Subscribers not only provide steady revenue; they make your company more valuable in the eyes of an acquirer. In a traditional business, customers buy your product or service once and may or…Continue reading: Subscribers Make Your Company More Valuable
Why would two companies in the same industry, with the same financial performance, command vastly different valuations? The answer often comes down to how much each business is likely to grow in the future. The problem is that a lot of successful businesses reach a point where their growth…Continue reading: Where to start, when your growth stops
Summer is here, and although it may seem strange, now may be the perfect time to increase the value of your company. The most valuable businesses are the ones that can survive without their owner. A buyer will pay a premium for a company that runs on autopilot and levy…Continue reading: Six ways to profit from your vacation this summer