Maximizing Value for Your Business Sale

Maximizing Value for Your Business Sale

Essential Business Development Strategies for Business Owners Maximizing your business’s value before a sale is essential. But that doesn’t happen without a little effort. That is why strategic financial planning matters. It enables you to present your company to potential buyers in the best possible light. By meticulously organizing your business sale in advance, reviewing your finan

The Top Trends in Buying and Selling Businesses in 2024

The Top Trends in Buying and Selling Businesses in 2024

In the dynamic landscape of business ownership, staying ahead of trends is crucial. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, understanding the current market trends can significantly impact your success. If you are looking to improve your entrepreneurial skills in the coming months, there are some key trends you should be aware of that are shaping the buying and sellin

Leveraging Social Media to Attract Buyers for Your Business

Leveraging Social Media to Attract Buyers for Your Business

Social media is here to stay, and it’s vital that businesses harness its power to stay ahead, especially when it comes to selling their companies. According to Statista, over 4.59 billion people were using social media worldwide in 2022, more than half of the 7.95 billion inhabitants at the time. That number is projected to increase to almost six billion in 2027. Social media is a highly eff

Understanding the Role of Technology in Modern Business Brokerage

Understanding the Role of Technology in Modern Business Brokerage

From the wheel to the steam engine to computers, technology continues to evolve and shift how we live our lives. The speed and power of computers have doubled about every two years over the last 60 years, which has enabled us to go from computers to go from weighing 30 tons and taking up 1,800 square feet of space to the world’s current smallest complete, operational computer that measu

Valuing Your Business: How Business Brokers Determine Worth

Valuing Your Business: How Business Brokers Determine Worth

When the decision has been made to sell your business, the next step is perhaps the most crucial of all: determining the value of your business. There are several ways this can be done, but it isn’t an exact science. For that reason, it is essential that you seek out a trained broker to help you determine how much your business is worth.  But don’t expect that broker to tell you

The Rise of Recession-proof Businesses

The Rise of Recession-proof Businesses

During the last 25 years, the U.S. and the world experienced two major economic upheavals. First, the Great Recession from 2007 to 2009 took about ten years to recover from completely. Then there was the financial crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown. As a result, the term “recession-proof” has become quite common — whether among those in busi

Who's Buying and Who's Selling in 2023

Who's Buying and Who's Selling in 2023

As the financial recovery from the pandemic continues, Transworld’s Main Street Market Report found that business acquisitions were up more than 32% from 2021 to 2022. This rebound is great news for buyers, but to fully understand the uptick, let’s drill down into who is currently looking to sell their businesses and which demographics are primed to make a purchase.   Who’

2023 Main Street Market Report

2023 Main Street Market Report

Selling your business is a big decision. Equally important is finding the right business advisor to help you navigate the process. When you select Transworld San Diego North our latest Market Report shows you’re choosing the best. Let’s dive into Transworld San Diego North’s small business transaction activity for 2022 and learn more about what sets Transworld San Diego North&rsq

Be Ready to Buy a Business in the New Year!

Be Ready to Buy a Business in the New Year!

The beginning of the year marks a fresh start. It marks an opportunity to set new goals, make new plans, and create new habits. It’s also a great time to buy a new business. The first of January is not only a good day to start a new business because of a new year’s resolution, but it also has very specific advantages – all to do with timing. First of all, if there is an opportun

Top 5 Questions Before Buying a Business

Top 5 Questions Before Buying a Business

Have you been considering acquiring a business? Becoming an entrepreneur? An entrepreneur is defined as someone who operates a business. The nature of acquiring that business, however, does not matter. That’s right – an entrepreneur is either someone who has invested in or purchased an existing business, or has started one from the ground up. The key is simply owning and/or running the

Is a Recession a Good Time to Buy a Business?

Is a Recession a Good Time to Buy a Business?

The U.S. has been experiencing one of the greatest inflations in its modern history – with incredibly high gas prices, rising food costs, and much more. However, every inflation is later met with an inevitable recession. The question is, is a recession a good time to buy a business? As an entrepreneur, knowing when to invest versus when to wait is key to making a profit. As a business owner,

Buyers Guide: What You Need to Know When Buying a Business

Buyers Guide: What You Need to Know When Buying a Business

An entrepreneur is defined as “a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.” That’s right, taking risks is within the job description. However, a risk does not have to come with fear or even because of a blind decision. A wise entrepreneur equips themselves with a team of experts in the areas where

Does Purchase Price of Business Include Working Capital?

Does Purchase Price of Business Include Working Capital?

The selling and buying of a business in northern San Diego is not as simple as buying a pair of shoes at the store. There is more to it than swiping a credit card or writing a check. A business is composed of multiple elements such as assets, profits, staff, property, equipment, etc. Therefore, when a business is sold, ownership of more than a name and flagship is transferred to a new person. As s

How to Find the Right Business to Buy in San Diego

How to Find the Right Business to Buy in San Diego

Are you in the market for a new business in San Diego but are unsure of where to start? Have no fear. Finding the right business to buy is not as daunting as it may seem. The key to success is understanding what you are looking for, and how to find it. Here are some tips from our experts: Prep Before you can begin your search for a business to buy in San Diego, you need to have a clear under

How and where to market your business in San Diego

How and where to market your business in San Diego

Is your business for sale? If so, you have likely found it is daunting to think about actually running your business and managing your staff, while also negotiating with potential buyers. In fact, maybe you haven’t even reached that point because you haven’t been able to advertise the sale. Experienced business brokers, such as the team at Transworld Business Advisors San Diego North,