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Posted August 6, 2012
This book was written a little dry. It reminded me a bit of al
This book was written a little dry. It reminded me a bit of all the college lectures I’ve sat through, dull but highly informative. A few times the author repeats herself verbatim. It’s unclear if she does so because she feels the point must be stressed, or if she’s expecting the reader to jump around in the book. The case studies seemed to be a mismatch for the overall purposes of the book as they focused on individuals starting new businesses as opposed to buying or selling the business. The information is detailed so if you are a notice the book warrants rereading. Overall not a bad read.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted December 11, 2006
Excellent resource--full of financial tips
This book is a complete step-be-step guide to buying/selling a small business. The author begins by explaining the process of choosing the right business for you. He continues by giving detailed explanations of each step of the process, following through to how to deal with your new employees. The book includes a CD that contains the complete book plus a sample business plan that can be modified to suit your needs. Another benefit of the book is the simplified explanation of how to do a financial analysis of the prospective business. This analysis tells you a lot about the way a business operates and if the business is worth the investment risk. I would recommend this book to anyone who is seriously looking into buying a small business. It is packed full of helpful information and is written in terminology that is very easy to understand. The financial information alone is well worth the purchase of the book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted September 18, 2006
The Real of Business Sales
Business selling and acquisitions can be a tricky trade when you don¿t know the rules and the procedures to use which analyzes a business past, present and future performances. Loans from banks and other financial sources are tough to obtain if you don¿t have a comprehensive business or action plan in place. You must know your market and study information pertaining to the business endeavor that you are contemplating. How to Buy and/or Sell a Small Business for Maximum Profit introduces you to the process of buying and selling businesses by focusing on personal goals, proper strategic planning, action planning, writing out sound investment strategies and, seeking capital and financing options. The book contains a CD-ROM with Excel and Adobe Formatted worksheets to assist you in creating financial projections. Author Rene V. Richards simplifies the terms you hear on CNN and other financial outlets so you can understand what the process is when you hear stories about businesses being sold or bought. Even though it¿s basic reading, this book is a good place to get information from for the novice investor. This book is another winner from Atlantic Publishing Group which specializes in Business, Management, Technology and Training topics that novices and individuals on an Intermediate level can understand and implement quickly and efficiently.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted October 2, 2006
With a companion CD-ROM, this title is great for anyone planning to buy or sell a small business. It includes everything you¿ll need to know about valuing the business, evaluating the business, financing and raising the capital, while supplying many of the much needed letters and legal forms that will be used throughout the entire process. Made up of easy to read, short chapters, you will find much of the important information broken down into bulleted and numbered lists throughout the text. This allows the reader to find just the information needed quickly, while also breaking down what could be an overwhelming amount of information into digestible pieces. In this title you will find the ¿Classified Case Studies: Directly From The Experts¿ pages which are commonly found in books by Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc. These pages give valid, real life experiences from professionals who have already bought or sold a small business. If you have a small business and are looking to sell, or you are an entrepreneur looking to purchase, this title may be just the one for you!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.