Highly Profitable Publishing Business For Sale

PUBLISHER BUSINESS FOR SALE THE FUTURE OF NEWS CAN BE YOURS!  As the newspaper generation ages, the younger generation is failing to follow in their footsteps, creating a Paradigm Shift in the newspaper business from Print to Online. The Internet is simply a more efficient mechanism for delivering information.  Print newspapers are slowly going out of business and unfortunately for them the solution is not their online presence.  There is no scale to any of them, and when their printing presses cease to operate, they WILL disappear along with their websites.  Newspaper advertisers are seeking alternatives to reach the new generation of consumers, yet they have no real alternatives to reach them in their local markets until now. Our Client has the ultimate turnkey solution, providing the most progressive and brilliant platform ever created.  Our Client has an ideal opportunity for the entrepreneur aspiring to be at the forefront of an extraordinary media revolution and IS the … [Read more...]

ATM On-Site Franchise Available – Cincinnati, Ohio

The Perfect Franchise for you!  This Franchise is North America’s only ATM franchise focused on providing ATM services to hotels and other travel and entertainment based businesses.  This ATM Franchise has been very successful providing services to this niche in the market with its unique “turnkey & hassle free” marketing philosophy combined with a “fair and friendly” approach.  They have been providing ATM services since 1996, franchised in 2003 and now have 200+ franchises in the US and Canada.  This ATM franchise has been recognized by many national publications including: • Entrepreneur Magazine “Franchise 500” 2012 — Ranked #2 in Miscellaneous Financial Services — Ranked #406 in General Listing  • Entrepreneur Magazine “Franchise 500” 2011 — Ranked #2 in Miscellaneous Financial Services category — Ranked #371 in the general listing — Ranked #63 in Fastest Growing Franchise  • Military Times Edge 2011 — 2011 Best Franchises for Veterans  • … [Read more...]

Rating Today’s Business Buyers

Once the decision to sell has been made, the business owner should be aware of the variety of possible business buyers. Just as small business itself has become more sophisticated, the people interested in buying them have also become more divergent and complex. The following are some of today's most active categories of business buyers: Family Members Members of the seller's own family form a traditional category of business buyer: tried but not always "true." The notion of a family member taking over is amenable to many of the parties involved because they envision continuity, seeing that as a prime advantage. And it can be, given that the family member treats the role as something akin to a hierarchical responsibility. This can mean years of planning and diligent preparation, involving all or many members of the family in deciding who will be the "heir to the throne." If this has been done, the family member may be the best type of buyer. Too often, however, the difficulty … [Read more...]

Today’s Business Buyer: A Profile

Today's independent business marketplace attracts a wide variety of buyers eager for a piece of ownership action. Buyers of small businesses are most likely replacing lost jobs or searching for a happier alternative to corporate life. Buyers of mid-sized and large operations are, typically, private investment companies seeking businesses to build and eventually sell for a profit. This is the broadest possible look at the types of buyers out there. Business owners considering putting their business on the market should be aware of the finer "distinctions" among buyers, as well as what they are looking to buy, and why. 1. Individual Buyer This is typically an individual with substantial financial resources and with the type of background or experience necessary for leading a particular operation. The individual buyer usually seeks a business that is financially healthy, indicating a sound return on the investment of both time and money. If these buyers do not have the amount of … [Read more...]

Why Do Deals Fall Apart?

In many cases, the buyer and seller reach a tentative agreement on the sale of the business, only to have it fall apart. There are reasons this happens, and, once understood, many of the worst deal-smashers can be avoided. Understanding is the key word. Both the buyer and the seller must develop an awareness of what the sale involves--and such an awareness should include facing potential problems before they swell into floodwaters and "sink" the sale. What keeps a sale from closing successfully? In a survey of business brokers across the United States, similar reasons were cited so often that a pattern of causality began to emerge. The following is a compilation of situations and factors affecting the sale of a business. The Seller Fails To Reveal Problems  When a seller is not up-front about problems of the business, this does not mean the problems will go away. They are bound to turn up later, usually sometime after a tentative agreement has been reached. The buyer then gets … [Read more...]

Buying or Selling a Business

Buying or Selling a Business:  The following is some basic information for anyone considering purchasing a business. Is may also be of interest to anyone thinking of selling their business. The more information and knowledge both sides have about buying and selling a business, the easier the process will become. A Buyer Profile Here is a look at the make-up of the average individual buyer looking to replace a lost job or wanting to get out of an uncomfortable job situation. The chances are he is a male (however, more women are going into business for themselves, so this is rapidly changing). Almost 50 percent will have less than $100,000 in which to invest in the purchase of a business. More than 70 percent will have less than $250,000 to invest. In many cases the funds, or part of them, will come from personal savings followed by financial assistance from family members. He, or she, will never have owned a business before. Despite what he thinks he wants in the way of a … [Read more...]

A Buyer’s Quandary

Statistics reveal that out of about 15 would-be business buyers, only one will actually buy a business. It is important that potential sellers be knowledgeable on what buyers go through to actually become business owners. This is especially true for those who have started their own business or have forgotten what they went thorough prior to buying their business. If a prospective business buyer is employed, he or she has to make the decision to leave that job and go into business for and by himself. There is also the financial commitment necessary to actually invest in a business and any subsequent loans that are a result of the purchase. The new owner will likely need to execute a lease or assume an existing one, which is another financial commitment. These financial obligations are almost always guaranteed personally by the new owner. The prospective business owner must also be willing to make that "leap of faith" that is so necessary to becoming a business owner. There is also … [Read more...]