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A three-step guide to buying a business: Completing the purchase

Conceptualising the process as a series of steps can help you effectively navigate buying a business. We’ve already outlined those steps – from choosing your sector to closing the deal – in part two of this three-step series (part one explored the most common reasons for buying a business). Now let’s delve more deeply into
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The SME sales curse: appealing to everyone

You have a product. And that product has the sales potential to appeal to everyone. Wouldn’t that be great? Well, it depends, says Shweta Jhajharia of The London Coaching Group, on how large your marketing budget and team are. Many business owners with a product they don’t consider to be niche resist the idea of
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A three-step guide to buying: The key steps involved in buying a business

Buying your first business can seem daunting but the trick is to follow a series of key steps. During each stage your primary focus will be on one particular activity and this will help you feel more in control and move ahead with confidence. So, if you’re planning a business purchase, here are some important
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A three-step guide to buying a business Part 1: Why are you buying?

Many entrepreneurs dream of starting their own business and carving out a niche in the world of commerce. Undeterred by the prospect of fighting for funding and round-the-clock -responsibilities, these are often people who can cope with the uncertainty, high risk and long hours associated with launching a start-up. However, there is an alternative path
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The psychology of online buyers and how to win them over

One thing that has baffled business owners and marketing researchers for years is consumers’ decision making. No matter how many studies are performed or surveys conducted, consumers will continue to surprise experts with their purchase behaviour. It may seem easier to organise your business’ annual budget, or carry out an inventory audit than understand what
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Everything you ever wanted to know about direct selling

In the modern world of direct selling, also known as network marketing, there are many seemingly baffling questions which beg straightforward answers. Learning Enterprises Organisation Ltd (LEO), an established company in the industry, receives many such queries and does its best to address any concerns. So, in an effort to answer everything you ever wanted
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A three-step guide to selling a business: The key procedures involved

In the first part of this three-article series we explored the most common reasons why entrepreneurs sell their business. Once that momentous decision is taken, it’s vital that you understand how the selling process works. While it does vary to some degree from business to business, the general steps are always broadly the same. Appoint
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UK businesses for sale: A review of what’s on the market

In this piece, we look at a selection of exciting UK businesses for sale, review what makes them ideal purchases and what type of person or business owner would benefit the most from acquiring them. Beautiful Italian restaurant in Richmond for sale Click here to take a look at this wonderful opportunity to buy a beautiful restaurant
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How to prepare to sell your business for maximum value

Pulling together all the elements to make selling your business a success can be a complicated process. What do you need to do to find the right buyer willing to offer you the right price? Here are some tips and strategies to help. Keep your business focus During the sales process it’s essential you continue in
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Is buying a business in debt worth the risk?

In today’s uncertain economic climate, making any business decision carries an element of risk. But what if, as an entrepreneur, you’ve set your sights on acquiring a new business? Perhaps a company that is already in debt? Weighing up the pros and cons is a vital step when acquiring any new business, but debt certainly
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