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Most business owners are too busy running their business to prepare to sell it. "I'm not ready now--I'll get to it later," you may be saying. But if you're not at least acting "as if" you'll sell your business, you may never develop the systems that will let you break away--even for a short time.
So how DO you make your business attractive to someone else? In this episode, small business strategist, author, columnist, and speaker Barbara Findlay Schenck points out the top misconceptions many business owners have about selling--and how to change them.
What It Takes to Make Your Business Sale-Worthy…
Growth potential can outshine hard dollars. Buyers look for businesses in growing markets with growing income. You don't have to be a millionaire to sell--a profit of at least $100,000 annually can fetch a nice sum. You can also show growth through your online presence, SEO and search results, and excellent customer service.
Have your systems and records in w