BizBuySell in the News

November 30, 2007

St. Petersburg Times

One-stop shopping for aspiring CEOs

Want to run your own business? You needn't start from scratch. Consider Limey's Pub, a St. Petersburg establishment. Commercial real estate broker Barbara Bicknell listed the business on BizBuySell.com because it can reach a national audience. Since then, she's heard from half a dozen people who saw the ad.

November 15, 2007

Washington Examiner

Want to buy a business? Check the Internet

If you're in the market for a $1.5 million D.C. supermarket, you can currently snag one on San Francisco-based bizbuysell.com. You can also find a $145,000 police supply and equipment store, a $500,000 Subway and a $550,000 deli in a "great location across from a metro station."

November 14, 2007

MSNBC

Selling Your Business Online

Many business owners looking to sell their business don't realize they can use the internet to make the selling process go more smoothly. Online business-for-sale marketplaces allow sellers to reach a large number of potential buyers and provide resources for owners considering putting their business up for sale.

November 13, 2007

Washington Post

Selling Your Business Online

TMany business owners looking to sell their business don't realize they can use the internet to make the selling process go more smoothly. Online business-for-sale marketplaces allow sellers to reach a large number of potential buyers and provide resources for owners considering putting their business up for sale.

November 13, 2007

San Antonio Express-News

David Hendricks: Psst - Want to sell your business?

Dreams are made or broken when businesses are sold. In San Antonio, the dreaming is good. The market is healthy enough that businesses can ask for higher prices than the national average, a national broker service says. Asking prices are one thing, though. Selling prices are another.

November 12, 2007

Orlando Sentinel

A buyer's market -- for businesses

Ever wondered what local businesses go for when they sell? National Web site BizBuySell.com, which recently started tracking the data by metro area on a quarterly basis, reports that Orlando-area businesses are selling for below the national median sale price.

November 11, 2007

St. Petersburg Times

In the market to be your own boss?

If you can afford a house here, then, presumably, you can afford to buy a business, too. BizBuySell.com, an online marketplace of businesses for sale, reports that the median asking price of a business here is $200,000. That's $50,000 less than the national price, and virtually equal to the current price of a home here.

November 9, 2007

Yahoo! Small Business

Selling Your Business Online

Many business owners looking to sell their business don't realize they can use the internet to make the selling process go more smoothly. Online business-for-sale marketplaces allow sellers to reach a large number of potential buyers and provide resources for owners considering putting their business up for sale.

November 9, 2007

Baltimore Examiner

Region's small-business market follows national trends

A water treatment and air purification company for $150,000, an ice cream franchise for $375,000, a tavern for $1.7 million. Those are just a few of several hundred small businesses for sale in the Baltimore region, according to San Francisco-based BizBuySell.com, one of the largest online business-for-sale marketplaces.

November 9, 2007

Yahoo! Finance

Selling Your Business Online

Of course you can sell your product on the internet. But you can sell your business there, too. Many business owners looking to sell their business don't realize they can use the internet to make the selling process go more smoothly.

November 9, 2007

Entrepreneur

Selling Your Business Online

Of course you can sell your product on the internet. But you can sell your business there, too. Many business owners looking to sell their business don't realize they can use the internet to make the selling process go more smoothly.

November 7, 2007

San Antonio Express-News

Businesses hot sellers in San Antonio

San Antonio businesses for sell on a leading Internet sales site have a price tag typically of nearly $300,000, which is stronger than the $250,000 average asking price for businesses across the country.

November 7, 2007

East Valley Tribune

Buying a business requires research

If you want to buy a business in the Phoenix metro area, you likely won't pay as much as you would in other areas of the country.

October 29, 2007

Colorado Springs Gazette

Buying a business requires research

Up odds for success by doing your homework. Dave Edmondson has bought both houses and a business. A home purchase is a snap compared to a business, he said.

October 28, 2007

Holland Sentinel

Experts urge diligence when buying a business

Most brokers will only work with those they think are serious. Dave Edmondson has bought both houses and a business. A home purchase is a snap compared to a business, he said.

October 22, 2007

FSB: Fortune Small Business

How do I position my business for sale?

FSB's Anne Fisher helps a sole proprietor discover his firm's true value. Pricing a business with intangible assets is tricky, but doable. Among the factors usually considered are net income and cash flow for the past three to five years, the prosperity of the firm's clients, its proportion of repeat customers, and the industry's strength.

October 17, 2007

Orange County Register

O.C. businesses sell for less than those in other states

Orange County's houses may be among the most expensive in the country, but that's not true of our small businesses. That's the word from BizBuySell.com, a Bay Area-based Web site that at any given time lists more than 48,000 businesses for sale around the country.

September 14, 2007

merchandeyes

A Fair Price

BizBuySell.com has launched a new feature that will help business owners and values determine a fair price of a certain business, based on factors such as kind of shop and location, Convenience Store News reported.

September 10, 2007

Orange County Register

Buying a business requires research, patience

While millions of Californians flirt with the idea of buying their own business, only about one in five who go shopping actually completes the purchase, according to the International Business Brokers Association. If you're thinking about buying your way into business, you can increase your chances for success if you understand the challenges.

September 6, 2007

American Coin-Op

What is a Coin Laundry Worth?

If you're looking to buy or sell a coin laundry, an Internet marketplace may prove beneficial. BizBuySell announced that for the first time business owners and buyers can find out the value of a business at no cost by using its "Valuation Report."

August 30, 2007

Entrepreneur

How do I determine the value of an existing business?

We are considering purchasing an existing embroidery and advertising specialties business. We would like some guidance in how to value the business.

August 30, 2007

Internet Retailer

What is a business worth? Biz owners and buyers can now find out with free, instant report

BizBuySell - the Internet`s largest marketplace for buying or selling a small business - announced today that for the first time business owners and buyers can find out the value of a business at no cost by using its unique "Valuation Report."

August 29, 2007

Bizcommunity.com

What is a business worth?

BizBuySell, an Internet-based marketplace for buying or selling small businesses, have announced that for the first time business owners and buyers can find out the value of a business at no cost by using its unique "Valuation Report."

August 29, 2007

National Petroleum News

BizBuySell introduces free online tool to determine value of a business

BizBuySell, a Web site for buying and selling small businesses, announced Aug. 28 that business owners and buyers can find out the value of a business at no cost by using its "Valuation Report."

August 28, 2007

Small Business Trends

Value Your Business In Ten Minutes at BizBuySell

BizBuySell, which is an online marketplace for buying and selling businesses, now offers a free valuation report. The valuation report helps you determine fair market prices for businesses in your industry.

August 27, 2007

Convenience Store News

Web Site Launches Free Business Valuations

BizBuySell, a Web site dedicated to buying or selling a small business, now allows business owners and buyers to find the value of a specific business for free using the site's "Valuation Report."

August 27, 2007

Small Business Notes

BizBuySell Launches Free Business Valuation Tool

BizBuySell - the Internet's largest marketplace for buying or selling a small business - announced today that for the first time business owners and buyers can find out the value of a business at no cost by using its unique "Valuation Report."

August 24, 2007

PMQ - Pizza Marketing Quarterly

What is a business worth? Biz owners and buyers can now find out with free, instant report

BizBuySell - the Internet's largest marketplace for buying or selling a small business - announced today that for the first time business owners and buyers can find out the value of a business at no cost by using its unique "Valuation Report."

August 22, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle

Vet wants to know best way to sell business to another vet

Q: I'm a Vietnam-era veteran who is preparing to sell my small manufacturing business and retire. About 20 percent of my sales go to firms that supply the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and are required to use a certain percentage of veteran-owned subcontractors. So it makes sense for me to sell my company to another veteran. How do I go about discreetly finding another vet who's looking for an opportunity like this?

June 6, 2007

Entrepreneur

Survey Says: Entrepreneurs Nix Consultants

A recent survey conducted by BizBuySell, the largest online business-for-sale marketplace, found that nearly 75% of business owners doubted the effectiveness of hiring consultants to improve business reputation, preferring instead to do their own marketing without external assistance...

May 31, 2007

Arizona Republic

8 ways to cement your reputation in business

For many small businesses, reputation is everything. Literally. That's because it's the one area they feel they can beat out even the biggest business without spending a dime.

May 29, 2007

Success Magazine

Your Reputation is at Stake; Take Control of It!

A company's reputation is dependent upon a good business image. But, would you hire a consultant to enhance the image of your company?

May 23, 2007

Inc.com

Business Owners: No Need for Consultants

Most small-business owners would rather go it alone than hire a consultant to make their business more attractive to potential buyers, according to BizBuySell.com, a San Francisco-based online listing of businesses for sale.

May 19, 2007

Houston Chronicle

Putting a price on your business

In addition to whether or not your business is profitable, there are a number of different factors that come into play, such as how long the business has been around, how many employees you have, the condition of your facilities and equipment, how much inventory you have, the loyalty of your customers and how closely that loyalty is tied to you being the owner.

May, 2007

Restaurant Hospitality

How to Sell Your Restaurant Online

Selling your restaurant can be a lifechanging event. Your decision to sell can be brought on by a variety of factors, including a change in location, finances or lifestyle. Whatever the reason, sellers should be aware of online resources that can make the transaction more efficient and effective.

April 16, 2007

Hotel & Motel Management

Unlock success with these four keys to selling your hotel online

Selling your hotel is a life-changing event. The decision to sell can be brought on by a variety of factors, including a change in location, finances or lifestyle. Whatever the reason, sellers should be aware of online resources that can make the transaction more efficient and effective.

April 12, 2007

Motor Age

Four Keys to Selling Your Auto Service Business Online

The decision to sell your business can be brought on by a variety of factors, including a change in location, finances or lifestyle. Whatever the reason, sellers should be aware of online resources that can make the transaction more efficient and effective. According to a recent Yahoo Inc. poll, two-thirds of Americans dream of owning a business. Potential buyers are always looking, and many of them look online.

April 11, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle

MIND YOUR BUSINESS Couples in business together need to define roles, set limits

Q: My husband and I are planning to go into business together. We have young children and are worried about how to handle issues of work encroaching on home life. Any tips for people going into business with their spouse or significant other?

April 2007

National Clothesline

Selling a business on the internet

Selling your drycleaning business is a life-changing event. The decision to sell can be brought on by a variety of factors, including a change in location, finances, or lifestyle.

April 2, 2007

Laredo Morning Times

Jump-starting the dream: Buying a Texas business online can be an alternative from starting a business from scratch

Thinking of turning your dream of starting a business into reality? You are in good company. According to a recent Yahoo Inc. poll, two-thirds of Americans have entrepreneurial aspirations. The most cited reasons given by aspiring entrepreneurs are the ability to do something they love and a desire to be their own boss.

April, 2007

San Francisco Chronicle

Selling a business on the internet

Selling your drycleaning business is a life-changing event. The decision to sell can be brought on by a variety of factors, including a change in location, finances, or lifestyle. Whatever the reason, sellers should be aware of on-line resources that can make the transaction more efficient and effective.

March 30, 2007

Austin Business Journal

Buying a business online a popular trend in Lone Star State

The most-cited reasons given by aspiring entrepreneurs are the ability to do something they love and a desire to be their own boss. For would-be Texas entrepreneurs, there are plenty of businesses to buy.

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