For those who have a business, but are looking to step up to a new level. Facing difficulties, selling a business or changing structures.
The Leveling Up Stage
You’ve built something successful. You probably have some people working for you, making it happen. Now you’re thinking about stepping up to a new level. Maybe it’s exporting, maybe a new line of business, maybe a new way of marketing. It may even be selling the business or transitioning to new owners. What you need most is to connect to the right resources.
- Business Ideas: four reasons you need ’em
- The next wave of opportunity
- Franchise businesses in small towns
- The big secret to finding new product ideas
- 2 Business Intelligence Sources: local business demographics
Selling a business
- Sell or close? A third option
- Creating a business that can thrive without you: Built to Sell
- How selling a small town business is like selling a home: a 6-part series from John Warrillow
Changing structures, adding a new business
- Can a sole proprietor have more than one business?
- Can you sell a sole proprietorship
- When not to be a sole proprietorship
- What a farmer can teach you about starting multiple businesses
- Chasing two rabbits as a business lesson
- Audio and slides: How to manage multiple businesses without going crazy
- Maybe it’s time to step aside and let another person lead
Difficulties and Failures
- What to do when sales are down
- Every week, I fail in business
- What if your business is not making it?
- Need business immediately? One way to find it
- What to do when competition opens in your small town
- Capturing the best ideas, so you can pull them out when things get slow
- How to respond to online flame attacks
Secrets and Things No One Ever Tells You
- 3 Resources to get you away from your business
- Configure your business to serve customers
- Keep it simple
- Getting your money’s worth from conferences
- One mistake can kill your business: not preparing for disaster
- Is it time to rent office space?
- Competing with free by adding value
- Elephants are a bargain at 2 for a quarter
- The progression of engagement
- Why you should focus on the problems