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How to improve your business’s digital worth before selling it

Your business’s digital presence is now an essential part of your marketing package. Customers expect you to have a website and social media profiles with which they can engage. If they can't find you online, then they are liable to look elsewhere. If you are looking to sell your business, then potential buyers will want your business to come as [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Mistakes when Buying and Selling Businesses, Strategy|0 Comments

M&A Source Conference and Dealmakers Expo in Dallas Texas

I'm attending the M&A Source Conference and Dealmakers Expo in Dallas, Texas. Parties interested in meeting please contact me on my US mobile +1 (646) 727 5462 or email: wsmit@businesshunters.co.za

Are you listing your business for sale at the optimal price?

It's crucial to know how your asking price may impact the time it takes to sell a business, and how that time on the market may influence what buyers are willing to pay. Contact Willem Smit, Certified Mergers & Acquisition Specialist

By |March 19th, 2017|Categories: Ask the Business Sales Expert, Business Valuation|1 Comment

How to conduct a Competitors Analysis

Introduction Most business owners would need to identify and conduct research on who they are competing with as part of their ongoing business survival efforts. The aim of this article is to: Define what is a Competitors Analysis . Identify the Types of Competitors. Identify the Classification of Competitors. What questions to ask when assessing your competitors. What financial analysis [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Business Exit Strategy, Strategy|Tags: |1 Comment

Biz Strategy 101: How to do a PEST Analysis

Introduction This series looks at the different strategic tools and methods used when designing your business strategy for execution. In this article we will look at the PEST analysis.   What does "PEST" mean ? It refers to "Political, Economic, Socio-Cultural, Technological". This analysis is used for marketing and business development assessments. What is the main outcome of using "PEST" [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Ask the Business Sales Expert, Business Exit Strategy, Strategy|Tags: , |0 Comments