Free Webinar: 'How to Sell a Small Business' on Wed. Aug. 2, hosted by

The Business for Sale Online Academy Hosts 'How to Sell & Value Your Small Business the Right Way'


SAN RAMON, Calif., July 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Business for Sale Online Academy will host a free webinar on how to sell a small business on Wednesday, August 2, at 6pm Pacific Daylight Time.The one-hour webinar entitled "How to Sell & Value Your Small Business The Right Way" will help business owners through the process of selling a business. Selling a business is not like selling a piece of real estate or any other type of asset, it is a complex and unique process, which is probably why 70 percent of all small businesses put on the market never sell. The Business for Sale Online Academy's free webinar will cover in detail all the nuances of the complex process that is set in motion when you decided to sell a small business.

Topics covered by the webinar include:

  • What Paperwork & Information Is Needed to Get Ready Before Going to Market
  • Why Understanding Your Tax Returns & Financials Is So Important
  • How to Value Your Business to Sell Using Various Techniques & Common Sense
  • Why Financing Could Be Important to Your Deal Structure & What to Do About It
  • 10 Questions to Ask & What Answers You Should Look for from a Broker or Agent
  • Understanding Business Buyers & What Is Important to Them to Buy a Business
  • Why Non-Disclosure Agreements Are Important & What They Should Say
  • How Deals Are Usually Structured & Why
  • What Are the Best Times of Year to Sell a Business
  • How to Advertise & Market a Business for Sale to Get the Price/Terms You Want
  • What You Should Expect from Buyers & Why Backup Offers Are Critical
  • The Closing Process: Escrow, Transition Issues & Closing the Deal

This webinar course is designed for owners of small to mid-sized businesses who want to sell a small business or those owners who currently have businesses on the market and need the right tools to complete the job.

Instructions for participating in the free webinar are available on the Business for Sale Online Academy webpage. Simply select the "Remind Me!" button to receive an email reminder for the webinar or visit the webinar description on the Business for Sale Online Academy webpage at 6pm Pacific Daylight Time on Wednesday, August 2, and select the "Join This Session Now!" button.

The "How to Sell & Value Your Small Business the Right Way" webinar, sponsored by, will be presented by Peter Siegel, MBA, a nationally known author and consultant to business owners and business brokers. is a business for sale website, which lists thousands of small businesses and mid-size businesses for sale and also offers a business brokers directory, a business blog, and a schedule of webinars.

The Business for Sale Online Academy provides online educational events to help those who wish to sell a small business or buy a small business. Events include: forums, workshops, roundtables, and training for business buyers, business owners, business brokers, agents, and professional advisers to small and mid-sized business owners.


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