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Riddle me this; Why do Business Buyers NOT want Trade-based ones?

We’re seeing a number of trade based businesses at present that are not getting the selling pricing they probably deserve and that prospective buyers are turning their noses up at… and I don’t get it. They are good businesses, making good money. YES, they require work (albeit manual) but then doesn’t every good business. If you’re at all interested in: maintenance concrete polishing or want to be advised of those that come on the market Please drop me a line at denise@xcllusive.com.au and I can fill you in with further details as they come to hand.  

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#BuyThis Long-Established Business; Import/Wholesale Very Pretty Things, ready to ramp up Online…

The current entrepreneurial owner took this 85 year old Madame and reshaped her into being 21st century ready. She, the business, now is in need of the next new talent that can utilise the robust base and morph it into the online sensation it is longing to be… • Niche Business with revenue in excess of $600,000 • Adjusted profit to owner in excess of $100,000 FY2015 • Supplying Australia’s leading fashion houses, retailers and manufacturers • Specialising in the craft, gift and packaging market • Arrangements in place with suppliers, including exclusive with key supplier in Europe (requiring bi-annual overseas trip) • Iconic brand with 85 plus years…

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A more traditional way to Start an Online Business…

Seth Godin (acclaimed author and teacher) says to start your first business this way: Begin with the smallest possible project in which someone will pay you money to solve a problem they know they have. Charge less than it’s worth and more than it costs you. Repeat The beauty about doing so with an Online Business is that not only is it simple to do; it can be done far more cheaply than to go a more traditional route. Don’t worry so much about the ‘online’ part. It is only a tool, a mechanism to reach people who need to…

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CASE STUDY: From $6 to $5668 per qtr in GST in just 3 years…

Who would think it is pleasing to use Tax as a Growth Indicator? This story from one of my charges (Julie Demczuk of www.exclusivepmg.com.au) just this week, got to love a share such as this: I’m sitting in my office on my own thinking about when I first started the business.  I remember saying to my bookkeeper I can’t wait until I start paying GST.  I was so excited when my first GST bill was $6.  After three  years my GST bill for the last quarter is $5,668. What an amazing difference. What an amazing difference indeed! Whilst I haven’t contributed…

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ARTICLE: Why consider using a Business Broker (just like me) to Sell your Business?

Trying to sell your business on your own, having not done it before, can be fraught with danger! As the old adage goes, “You don’t know what you don’t know!“. There’s always the chance that you luck your way through, and all hail to you if you manage to do so. But what I know for sure is, as an experienced Business Broker, is that most do not sell, or sell well. You (as the owner) eventually use a Broker after trying unsuccessfully. In many cases, all that’s unfortunately been achieved is that it takes a whole lot longer to…

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BID; support Charity; win 30mins of talk-time with me…

Just think, 30 minutes dedicated to asking all those niggling questions that you’ve had sitting in the back of your mind for some time but just not got around to asking… NOW IS YOUR CHANCE! I am proud to be involved with Mummy Mentoring Festival – raising funds for Alannah & Madeleine Foundation. I have donated 3 sessions to help wonderful women, working from home, all across Australia.  Check out this great charity event and how you can win a 30min phone session with me or any one of 37 mentors from all fields of expertise/business. BIDDING STARTS TOMORROW 26…

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ARTICLE: When is the Best Time to Buy a Business? for ABN.org.au

As a contributing article in the Australian Businesswomen’s Network latest newsletter, this article discusses the best time to Buy a Business: Quitting life as you know it and looking to buy a business makes the answers to these questions crucial: What do I want to do? Why do I want to do it? Can I afford to do it? Will I be happy doing it? Why do I want to take on someone else’s “stuff”? To explore the answers to these in the Business Buying context, read the full article…

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#TEMpting: Online Eco Kids Boutique and Blog to BUY…

This online boutique offers children’s products made by manufacturers committed to earth-friendly practices. Clothing made from organic materials, skincare that is chemical and preservative free, toys made from natural, sustainable sources, bottles and dishware that do not contain hormone-disrupting toxins such as BPA. Not only is the focus on the products sold, but also the stories behind them. Special care is taken to source items from inspiring makers in Australia and abroad who are designing, innovating and creating fabulous green products, all while adhering to fair trade principles and using sustainable packaging options. For those making an effort to live…

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#TEMpting: Online Baby Boutique to Buy…

This online boutique store is full of quality products and beautiful gifts for all of the babies and toddlers. Newborn gifts, the perfect baby shower gifts, 1st birthday or just because…what ever the occasion, here you will find the perfect products in store. The business sources, selects, packages and distributes a beautiful range of quality products that have been tried and tested. The offer is promoted along the lines of having a personal shopper, doing all the legwork for the purchaser. Together with the unique range of products on display, so is excellent customer service and the ease of shopping 24/7, from anywhere! Once a perfect gift…

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