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Why every business for sale needs a business broker

Why every business for sale needs a business broker

Business owners have skills and experience in various facets of running a business.  As the experts in their business, many think they can handle everything involved in selling the business.  To put it simply, they can’t.  Hands down, the best thing an owner can do for their business is to enlist a qualified business broker…

How to build a high performing business

How to build a high performing business

There are a few key indicators that separate good businesses from great businesses.  A great business will exceed in one or more high-performance indicators and this helps them to grow more quickly, successfully, and sustainably when compared to others in their industry.  Building a high performing business can help it to be more profitable and…

5 reasons a motel can be a great business venture

5 reasons a motel can be a great business venture

Purchasing a motel can be an excellent business venture for individuals or a group of investors.  The accommodation industry in Canada, including the western provinces, provides owners with a flexible business that can be grown, diversified, and adjusted relatively easily in response to changing market conditions.  Below are five reasons that motels are a viable…

How to steer your business away from the wrong buyer

ow to steer your business away from the wrong buyer

There are many moving parts when it comes to selling a business.  One of the most time consuming and frustrating aspects of selling is finding the right buyer.  When business owners try to sell their business independently, the buyer qualification process often takes up an unreasonable amount of time and rarely results in a qualified…

A business owner’s guide to franchises

A business owner's guide to franchises

For many Canadian business owners, a franchise opportunity can be a viable way to build a business empire.  Franchises offer owners the opportunity to step into a business that has a proven business concept and a framework in place.  With branding, policies, and procedures already established, a franchise allows owners more time to work on…

How to build a business you can sell

How to sell your business Alberta British Columbia Calgary Kelowna

One of the smartest things a business owner can do is build a business with the goal of planning to sell it.  It doesn’t matter if you plan on selling in three years or thirty years.  Ensuring that your business appeals to potential buyers will bring you success in the present and when it comes…

How to buy a business in Western Canada

Buying a business in Western Canada is a significant investment but it doesn’t have to be hard, scary, or overwhelming.  Qualified business brokers can help you choose the best small business for your budget, goals, and lifestyle.  Here are 4 tips to help you buy a business in Western Canada. Decide if you want to…

Plan to grow your business

Plan to grow your business

Successful business owners know that a good business plan provides a foundation upon which they can build.  There is an additional document small business owners should draft that can help them grow even more.  A business growth plan is often overlooked and undervalued but this document can help catapult a business to the next level. …