Sell your Business

Sell your Business

WHAT KIND OF RESULTS WILL YOU GET IF YOU PUT YOUR BUSINESS ON THE MARKET?

Answer the following questionnaire honestly to reveal the strengths and weaknesses of your business and how it is perceived by a potential buyer. The results will serve as a tool to improve your business.

Any information you provide here will remain completely confidential.

Generally speaking a score of under 55 is considered to be poor and a score of over 80 is excellent.

Your score will be a good indicator on your probability of success in selling your business and selling it at the right price.

Fill out the following form and FIND OUT YOUR "SALE SCORE" FOR FREE !

CURRENT LEASE

OVER 5 YRS, OPTIONS/OWN THE PROPERTY AND THE BUSINESS PAYS MARKET RATE RENT
UNDER 3 YRS; NO OPTIONS
OVER 3 YRS; OPTIONS
N/A: HOME BASED BUSINESS

RENT

MARKET RATE
ABOVE MARKET RATE
BELOW MARKET RATE

LOCATION

AVERAGE
HOME BASED/LOCATION NOT RELEVANT.
UNDESIRABLE
EXCELLENT

FINANCIAL RECORDS

INFORMAL
REPORTED AND ACCURATE
NOT ACCURATE OR ORGANIZED

TAX RETURNS

COMPLETE REPORTING
NO VERIFYING RETURNS
SOME VERIFICATION

HISTORY

3 YEARS OR LESS
MORE THAN 5 YEARS
LESS THAN 1 YR.
MORE THAN 10 YEARS AT THE SAME LOCATION

PROFITABILITY TREND

STABLE & FLAT
ERRATIC RESULTS
STEADY & GROWING

CUSTOMER CONCENTRATION

10% OR MORE OF SALES COMES FROM ONE CLIENT
A FEW CLIENTS ACCOUNT FOR A MAJORITY OF THE SALES
CUSTOMER BASE IS DIVERSE AND NOT DEPENDENT ON A FEW

EMPLOYEE RETENTION

LONG TERM EMPLOYEES
HIGH TURNOVER
AVERAGE

LABOR TRAINING

UNDER 2 WEEKS
ABOUT 2 WEEKS
EXTENSIVE

OWNER FINANCING

WILL FINANCE UP TO 25%
ALL CASH
50% OR OVER
OPEN

VALUATION EXPECTATIONS

2 TIMES NET
UNDER 2 TIMES NET
OVER 2 TIMES NET

TRANSFER OF BUSINESS

FRANCHISE TRAINING AND TRANSFER FEE INVOLVED
1-6 MONTHS (Contractor license or Dept.of Transportation Permit, Etc.)
PRIVILEGED OVER 9 MONTHS (Gaming, Limousine, Pawn Shop, Etc.)
UNDER 1 MONTH/NONE

OWNER TIME

40 HOURS/WK
OVER 40 HOURS/WK.
UNDER 40 HOURS/WK
MINIMAL TIME/MANAGEMENT IN PLACE.

INVENTORY

NON-PERISHABLE
PERISHABLE
NO INVENTORY

BRANDING

FRANCHISE
BUSINESS HAS OWNER'S PERSONAL NAME IN IT.
BRAND NAME NOT ASSOCIATED WITH OWNER'S NAME.

WEBSITE

WEBSITE IS A SUB-DIRECTORY OF MARKETING/THIRD PARTY DOMAIN.
FUNCTIONAL WEBSITE FOR SALES AND INTERACTION WITH NEW AND EXISTING CUSTOMERS.
NO WEBSITE

BARRIERS TO ENTRY

SUBSTANTIAL START-UP COST AND REGULATORY HURDLES (MANUFACTURING, EQUIPMENT ETC.)
SOME INVESTMENT REQUIRED FOR NEW LOCATION/EQUIPMENT.
LOW STARTUP COST FOR COMPETITOR TO TAKE MARKET SHARE

AUTOMATION

ADVANCED SYSTEMS IN PLACE THAT RESULT IN IMPROVING THE BOTTOM LINE
BASIC SYSTEMS THAT NEED UPGRADING
NO ADVANCED SYSTEMS IN PLACE

MANUALS AND HANDBOOKS

NON-EXISTENT
BASIC AND NOT FREQUENTLY UPDATED
UPDATED AND CONSTANTLY IMPROVED

YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS


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