Bill Sivell

Bill Sivell

Bill Sivell is a salesperson with VR Windsor Inc., which sells businesses to buyers across Canada and around the world. His 14-year career includes diverse senior management positions in marketing, advertising, sales management and operations management. He blogs about selling businesses at Maxbizvalue.blogspot.ca.

4 Oversights That Make Your Business Less Valuable

Don’t wait until you decide to sell. Set your business up right with these critical steps

The Hard Truth: What Your Business Is REALLY Worth

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The danger in thinking your business is worth more than it is—plus tips to increase its value

How the Sale of a Business Can Go Off the Rails

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Some business sales unravel because of the seller, others because of the buyer and even more due to third parties. The reasons are numerous—but most can be resolved

4 Good Reasons NOT to Start a Business

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Take this route to business ownership to minimize the risks of starting from scratch

7 Keys to Preparing Your Business for Sale

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Take these steps to successfully entice prospective buyers and increase the likelihood of a successful transaction

Why You Need an Entrance Strategy

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Just as someone who's selling a business needs an exit strategy, the buyer needs a strategy for entering the business

Don’t Be Another Failed Franchisee

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When buying a franchise, your success hinges on knowing the answers to four critical questions

5 Keys To Keeping the Sale of Your Business On Track

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Selling your business takes many twists and turns. Here’s how to ensure you stay the course

What’s Worse Than No Buyers? Just One!

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Don’t fall into the trap of focusing all your efforts on a single potential acquirer for your business—no matter how attractive they may seem

The No. 1 Indicator of Your Company’s Value

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There are many methods for establishing business value. But only one gets to the heart of what a buyer is willing to pay

Sell Your Business Faster

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Offering seller financing can attract more buyers and a better price

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