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Welcome to "The Business Transfer" Newsletter Archives. Our articles are "The Best Library of Articles.... a treasure of information about how to sell your business." --- The New York Times

You will find a wealth of information about the business valuation and sale process as well as how to sell or buy a business in each monthly edition. Also included in each publication is a sampling of the newest listings that have been added to our inventory of businesses for sale. Our newsletters are issued in the last week of every month.


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    • May 2019
    • Will Your Business Sell?
    • Economic Impact on Business Sales
    • Why You Should Work with a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI)
    • 5 Reasons to Buy a Successful Business Instead of Starting a New One From Scratch
    • 5 Signs You've Built a Business That's Ready for Buyers
    • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
    • Current Texas Economic News
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      • April 2019
      • Huddle with the Experts When Selling or Buying a Business
      • Economic Impact on Business Sales
      • Chasing Talent: 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Stay Competitive
      • 11 Mind-Blowing Facts About Texas' Economy
      • Market Pulse Survey - 4th Quarter 2018
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • March 2019
      • Growing a Landscaping or Lawn Care Business That You Can Sell
      • Add Value to Your Business with Systems and Brand
      • Key Factors Attracting Companies to Houston
      • 2019: The Best Year Ever to Sell Your Business?
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • February 2019
      • When is the Right Time to Sell Your Company?
      • Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Use a Credentialed Certified Business Broker to Sell Your Business
      • Indicators Point to 2019 Being One of The Best in Recent History to Buy or Sell a Business
      • Business Owners Pondering a Sale Should Strike While the Iron is Hot
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • January 2019
      • Is 2019 Your Time To Retire?
      • Do You Have A Diversified Customer Base?
      • Outlook 2019 is a Great Time To Sell
      • 2019 Trends For Buying and Selling a Business
      • Selling a Business in 2019: Three Important Things to Keep in Mind
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • December 2018
      • 'Tis the Season of Goodwill
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • November 2018
      • Why Business Owners are Selling Their Companies
      • The State of the Business-For-Sale Market Q3 2018
      • Here's What Houston Has to Look Forward to in 2019
      • Why M&A Investors are Moving to the Lower Middle Market
      • 7 Top Technology Trends Will Shape Business in 2019
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • October 2018
      • The 3-Phase Process of Selling a Business - Simplified
      • Your Complete Guide to a Successful Business Exit
      • Why M&A Investors Are Moving To The Lower Middle Market
      • These Banks Have Made The Most SBA Loans In Houston So Far This Year
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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      • September 2018
      • Pricing a Business Too High
      • Prequalify For SBA Lending Early In The Sale Process
      • Houston Restaurants Touted As Best In The Country For Wine
      • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
      • Current Texas Economic News
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        • August 2018
        • Overcoming Declining Revenue Trends When Selling A Business
        • When I'm 64?
        • The New Business Banker: A Private-Equity Firm
        • 5 Economic Trends Every Business Owner Should Watch in 2018
        • What Potential Business Owners Should Know About Entity Structure Considerations & Tax Reform
        • National Survey: Business Brokers Say 2018 is the Best Year to Sell a Business in Last Five Years
        • America's Biggest Boomtowns Are In Texas
        • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
        • Current Texas Economic News
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          • July 2018
          • Today's Market Conditions Exist Due To A Unique Combination of Economic & Market Drivers
          • Are Construction Contracting Companies Sellable?
          • Texas Becoming A Hotspot for Startups
          • Texas Is America's Top State For Business 2018
          • 4 Models for Building Value Through Acquisition
          • It's A Seller's Market For Deals as Buyers Bid Up Business Values
          • Why Do Baby Boomers Start Their Own Business Later in Life?
          • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
          • Current Texas Economic News
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            • June 2018
            • Selling Your Houston-Area Business? Key Value Drivers to Focus On
            • Sold Small Business Transactions -1st Quarter 2018 National Statistics
            • National Statistics: Small Business Sales by Sector - 1st Quarter 2018
            • For The 1st Time In Recorded History, The Number Of Available Jobs Outnumbers The Jobless
            • The Shale Revolution Is A Uniquely American Story
            • More Than Half Of Those Looking For A Business To Acquire Are Under 50
            • Texas Expected To Become Manufacturing Powerhouse By Mid-Century
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • May 2018
            • Factors That Decide The Value Of Your Restaurant
            • Sold Small Business Transactions -1st Quarter 2018 National Statistics
            • Small Business Sales by Sector - 1st Quarter 2018
            • How Does a Tenant Transfer a Lease When Selling a Business?
            • Start A New Business Or Buy An Existing Business -- Which Is Better?
            • How A Potential Trade War With China & NAFTA Renegotiations Might Affect Houston's Economy
            • What The New Tax Rules Mean for M&A
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • April 2018
            • When Should You Tell The Employees That You're Selling The Business?
            • Market Insight Report - 1st Quarter 2018: Record Breaking Quarter
            • Stats: Small Business Optimism at Historic High
            • Buyers Outnumber Sellers As More PE Firms & Individual Investors Enter The Market
            • Small Business Is Facing a Big Problem: Tight Labor Market Could Hamper Growth
            • Do You Qualify for a Small Business Loan?
            • After A Journey Through The Lone Star State, Author Concludes: 'The Future Is Texas'
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • March 2018
            • Strike While The Iron Is Hot: Now Is A Great Time To Sell A Business
            • Market Pulse Survey - 4th Quarter 2017
            • Is Finance The New Oil In Texas?
            • Why Now Is A Good Time To Sell Your Business: "This Is A Seller's Market"
            • Business Valuations Are High & Buyers Are Hungry
            • U.S. Oil Producers Projected To Eat OPEC's Lunch
            • What The Record Number Of Small Businesses Sold In 2017 Means For Your Exit Plan
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • February 2018
            • The Wine-Lover's Guide To A Well-Run Business
            • Spring Is Right Around The Corner: Time For Spring Cleaning Your Financials
            • Small & Mid-Sized Business Owners Looking To Sell & Retire Are Getting Good Prices For Their Companies
            • Forget Amazon's HQ2: Houston should build a Silicon Bayou
            • 6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do to Get a Jump on the Competition
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • January 2018
            • All Signs Say That 2018 May Be An Ideal Time to Sell Your Business
            • This May Be The Selling Opportunity Of A Lifetime For Business Owners
            • Small Business Unleashed
            • Why It's Prime Time to Buy a Business from a Retiring Baby Boomer
            • Crystal-Ball Predictions For 2018
            • What Is An SBA Loan And How Do You Get One?
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • December 2017
            • Valuing The Season Of Goodwill
            • This May Be The Selling Opportunity Of A Lifetime For Business Owners
            • How To Build A Company You Can Sell
            • How Repealing Net Neutrality Could Hurt Small Texas Businesses
            • People Over 50 Are Among The Country's Most Active Entrepreneurs. This Guy Runs Marathons. He Teaches Skiing. He Has a Clean-Energy Startup. He's Almost 80
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • November 2017
            • To Build, To Franchise, Or To Buy An Existing Business: See the Statistics
            • What is a "Covenant Not To Compete?"
            • Largest Houston-Area SBA Lenders
            • The Impact of the Senate and House Tax Bills on the Small-Business Owner
            • Business is Booming in The Business-For-Sale Marketplace. It's on Track to Hit All-Time High
            • 6 Business & Financial Terms Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • October 2017
            • Performing Successful Due Diligence In A Business Sale
            • Is Now A Good Time To Sell My Business? Resoundingly, yes!
            • Great Infographic: 5 Reasons Why Businesses Fail
            • Data Tells Its Own Story In Your M&A Deal's Due Diligence Phase
            • Why U.S. Manufacturers Are Turning Their Attention to Reshoring
            • Your Brand Is A Driver Of Business Value: Brand Protection For Small Business Owners
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • September 2017
            • Buying A Business: Make Your Acquisition A Good Investment
            • When Selling Your Business, It Pays to Know the Buyer You Want
            • The Value of Employees in a Company Merger
            • Generation Z is Poised to Become the Most Entrepreneurial Generation Ever
            • Small Business Owners are Retiring & Why Millennials May Not Fill The Gap on America's Main Street
            • Recent Survey Found That 38% of SBO Don't Have Enough Life Insurance to Protect Their Business
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • August 2017
            • Reliable Financial Data Is Crucial When Selling A Business
            • What can I expect once I have signed an offer to buy my business?
            • Selling a business is a high-stakes game for owners
            • Take These Steps To Protect Your Business From Ransomware
            • Is America On The Verge Of A Golden Age For Small Business
            • As If You Needed It, Further Proof That Houston Is So Much Bigger Than Most Cities
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • July 2017
            • Could Private Equity be the Solution to Your Exit?
            • SBA Loan Rates: Current Interest Rates & How They Work
            • In The Economic Circle of Life, Businesses Are Dying Faster Than Ever
            • How to Buy a Baby Boomer Business
            • Sibling Rivalry Takes On New Meaning When Fighting for the Family Business
            • Why Should Business Owners Hire a Business Broker To Sell Their Business?
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • June 2017
            • The A of Valuation ABCs
            • How Long Does Selling a Business Take?
            • 9 Questions to Ask When You're Buying a Business
            • When Mom & Pop Can't Sell The Farm (or in this case, the Theme Park
            • How a Buyer Might Rate Your Small Business
            • Small-Business Owner Survey: 35% of Small-Business Owners Work 50-59 Hours / Week
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • May 2017
            • Avoiding The Biggest Deal Killer: Time
            • Market Pulse Survey - 1st Quarter 2017
            • Is now a good time to sell a construction-related business?
            • Why NAFTA is important to Texas
            • How to Build a Business That's Ripe for Acquisition
            • What Texas' Landmark Telemedicine Legislation Means for the Industry and the Nation
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • April 2017
            • Buying or Selling a Business? Is It SBA Financeable?
            • Number of Small Business Transactions Jump in Early 2017
            • Brave New Workers: A Texas Cowboy Finds Fortune in the Wind
            • This Oil Tycoon & Ayn Rand Fan Says, "I Feel Better Living in Texas"
            • What I Learned From Acquiring a Business
            • Fishing vs. Hunting: Which is the Right Way to Sell Your Business?
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • March 2017
            • It's A Competitive Market For Buying A Business
            • What Happens To Real Estate When You Are Acquired?
            • Record Number of Business Owners Selling Their Companies
            • 10 Key Steps To Getting A Small Business Loan
            • Why The World Needs More Women Entrepreneurs
            • The Surprising Origins of These Beloved Texas Songs
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • February 2017
            • Small Business Stats and Trends (Infographics)
            • Energy M&A Expected to Zoom
            • Protecting Intellectual Property: Copyrights
            • This Great Business is Getting Snubbed at the Oscars This Year
            • 5 Tips for Navigating SBA Financing for Acquisitions
            • SOLD Businesses and Testimonials
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • January 2017
            • Will Selling Your Business Get A Lot Less Taxing?
            • Navigating Today's Business-For-Sale Environment
            • How To Improve The Value Of Your Landscape Maintenance Business
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • November/December 2016
            • Trump, Brexit and Baby Boomer Business Exits
            • SOLD: Small Business Transactions Are Up
            • Market Pulse Survey - 3rd Qtr 2016
            • SOLD: Texas Motor Freight
            • SOLD: Anything But Plain
            • Ask The Experts
            • Current Texas Economic News
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            • October 2016
            • What You May Not Know About Company Value
            • SOLD: Custom Cove Countertops
            • SOLD: Sugar Land Party Rentals
            • SOLD: All-Pro Transmission & Total Car Care
            • SOLD: USA Car Care
            • SOLD: Seeking Sitters
            • Ask The Experts
            • Texas Economic News
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            • September 2016
            • Who Are The Buyers For Privately-Held Companies
            • SOLD: Lake Livingston Golf Cars
            • Ask The Experts
            • Texas Economic News
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            • August 2016
            • Market Pulse Survey Results - 2nd Quarter 2016
            • SOLD: Memorable Landscapes
            • SOLD: American Family Group - Allstate Insurance
            • SOLD: Bella Nova Day Spa & Wellness
            • Ask The Experts
            • Texas Economic News
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            • July 2016
            • What Is A Value Gap & What Causes It?
            • 3 Ways To Sell Your Business Like You Ran It
            • Ask The Experts
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            • June 2016
            • Businesses For Sale 
              6 Factors In Choosing A Business Broker 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              A Primer On Private Equity 
              The Person Buying Your Business Has 7 Fears 
              Intangible Assets Fuel The Value Of Your Business 
              Why Private Equity Is Buying Up Software Companies 
              17 Signs You'll Be Running Your Own Business By 2017 
              Millennials Step Into Boomers' Business-Owner Shoes 
              Housing Analysts Predict Faster Growth For Home Construction Sector 
              He Sold His Business for $2 Billion. Now He's An Uber Driver. Huh? 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • May 2016
            • Business Opportunities For Sale 
              Market Pulse Survey 1st Qtr 2016 
              Recommended Reading for Business Owners 
              SBA Loan Rejection Characteristics 
              5 Signs That Your Competitors Are Lazy 
              What My Son's Graduation Taught Me About My Business 
              Buying A Business Is A Hot Move Right Now - But Ask These 7 Questions First 
              Have The Right Valuation Expectations When Selling Your Business 
              Revenue Is Growing -- Now What? 
              Delicious Cases Of Recipe Espionage: How To Protect Your Trade Secrets 
              Can A Great Brand Boost Business Value When It's Time To Sell? 
              What's Your Number? 
              How A Baby Boomer Can Gain Closure After Selling A Business 
              A Primer On Private Equity 
              The Person Buying Your Business Has 7 Fears 
              Intangible Assets Fuel The Value Of Your Business 
              Why Private Equity Is Buying Up Software Companies 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • April 2016 - We Have Moved
            • Successful Business Owners Who Have Sold Their Businesses Have These 3 Abilities 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              4 Biggest Challenges Facing Business Leaders Today 
              Why More MBAs Should Buy Small Businesses 
              Business Owners: Benefit From Boosting Your Financial IQ 
              3 Reasons Why You Should Add Business Valuation To Your Annual Review 
              9 Vital Customer Analytics Every Manager Should Know 
              The One Risk Every Company Needs To Take 
              5 Cities Are Among Those Redefining What Cities Can Be...(yes, Houston is one of them) 
              Why Buying A Company Can Be Better Than Starting One 
              Are You Growing Your Business Or Just Running It? 
              3 Simple Business Practices Inspired by Hinduism 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • March 2016
            • Market Pulse Survey - 4th Quarter 2015 
              Exceptions To SBA Loans: How To Get A 25 year Loan 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Selling a Business? Successful Sellers Have These 3 Abilities 
              Does Your Business Model Look To The Future Or Just Defend the Present? 
              Selling Your Business: Avoiding the Double-Tax Ding on C Corp. After the Fact 
              3 Signs a Company Is Ready to Be Acquired 
              You've Bought a Small Business. Now What? 
              Bone Up On CyberSecurity: 63% Of SmallBiz Owners Have Already Been Attacked 
              When Selling Your Business, Go Ugly Early! 
              Why Small Business Owners Miss Ronald Reagan 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • February 2016
            • Accurate Financials Enhances Business Sale Price 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              What kind of businesses can't be purchased with SBA financing? 
              Hello Stranger! Let's Start A Business Together 
              Harness The Awesome Power Of Clients& Watch Your Business Soar 
              5 Ugly Truths About Starting A Business (This is why you should BUY a business) 
              A 6-Question Test Before Opening a Second Business Location 
              The Key Elements of Non-Disclosure Agreements 
              Accounting Technology & Betty the Bookkeeper 
              SWOT: One Crucial Exercise For A Healthy Business 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • January 2016
            • Taking The Curtain Call: Timing Your Exit 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              4 Things To Know About Small Business Taxes 
              What's Changing In Your Customers' World? Got A Strategy For That? 
              Buying Small Businesses Is The Current Trend vs. Starting One 
              2016 Might Be Best Year To Sell Your Business 
              Emotion & The Art Of Negotiation 
              Bankers, Bulls, Activists: The People Of Finance To Watch In 2016 
              The Record Merger Boom Won't Stop In 2016.....Because Money Is Still Cheap 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • November / December 2015
            • Market Pulse Survey Report - 3rd Quarter 2015 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              The Year of the Deal: 2015 Is The Biggest Year Ever for M&A 
              Crystal Ball: Fortune Magazine's Predictions for 2016 
              What to do When The Sale Of Your Business & Real Estate Are Separate 
              The 7 Worst Business Buzzwords of 2015 
              6 Common Mistakes First-Time Business Owners Should Avoid 
              5 Metrics for Measuring Recurring Revenue 
              Chill Out: 5 New Business Books to Read On Your Winter Vacation 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • October 2015
            • Get Outta Town: Increase The Value Of Your Business 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Why You Should Drop the Client Who Demands You Drop Your Fee 
              Drive Your Business Like a Car: Focus on the Road Ahead 
              Behavioral Economics: Learning From Failure 
              You Don't Have To Be Nuts To Start A Business, But It Might Help 
              Keeping Technology Current Can Increase Business Value 
              Debunking Collectivism: The Real Value of 'Networking' in the Business World 
              How Involved are You Willing to be After the Sale of Your Business? 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • September 2015
            • Move Your Multiple: Improve Cash Flow & Decrease Working Capital Requirements 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              How A Competitive Analysis Can Uncover Your Company's Strengths & Weaknesses 
              5 Business Lessons From Blliionaire Mentors 
              The Importance of Finding The Right Buyer For Your Business 
              How To Spot Hidden Opportunities For Sales Growth 
              Understanding Cash Flow Vs. Profits 
              When It Comes To Selling Your Business,k Don't Be Naive 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • August 2015
            • Who Are The Buyers For Small Businesses 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Q&A: What should I do when I'm just starting to think about the possibility of selling my business? 
              What Companies Can Learn From Military Teams 
              Take This Job & Buy It! More Employees Are Buying Small Businesses From Retiring Owners
              When Workers Are Owners 
              How a Fed Interest Rate Hike Could Increase Borrowing for Small Business Acquisitions 
              6 Books That Will Transform Your Mindset & Grow Your Business 
              14 Online Tools for Effective Competitor Research 
              8 Expenses Businesses Should Pass on to Customers 
              Is Your Online Presence Hampering The Sale Of Your Business? 
              8 Great Reasons To Be Your Own Boss After 50 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
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            • July 2015
            • The IBBA And M&A Source Market Pulse Survey Report Q1 2015 
              What Drives The Value Of A Restaurant? 
              Selling Your Business? Skip The Negotiation 'Tactics' And Focus On Getting The Deal 
              Do You Know What Your Time Is Really Worth? 
              How Learning to Play Poker Can Help You Run a Better Business 
              How Technology Impacts Small Business Valuations & Sale Prices 
              Small-Business Loans: Collateral, Lien and Other Must-Know Lingo 
              When Selling Your Business, Not All Customer Contracts Are Valued Equally 
              Should You Lease Or Purchase Commercial Space For Your Restaurant 
              5 Working Capital Management Strategies 
              Selling A Business Organized As A "C" Corporation: When It's Not A Tax Problem 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • June 2015
            • Reliable Financial Data Is A Driver Of Business Value 
              Three Reasons To Sell Your Business Now 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Psst.....No One Needs To Know Your Company Is For Sale 
              A Primer on Preparing to Sell Your Business 
              Be A Master Of Your Company's Numbers 
              6 Small Business Trends for 2015 
              8 Things A Buyer Will Want To Know 
              Millennials, Corporate Values, & Social Media: The Trifecta That Can't Be Ignored 
              5 Critical Trends To Track Before Selling Your Business 
              4 Things You Didn't Know About Leading A Business 
              5 New Finance Reads You'll Want To Take To The Beach 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • May 2015
            • Is It The Age Of Aquarius For Selling Businesses? 
              Business Lending By U.S. Banks On The Rise 
              Every Great Adventure Ends: The Emotional Impact Of Selling Your Business 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Small Businesses Are Selling Faster Than Ever 
              Retirement Age Isn't The Best Time To Sell A Business 
              Even Business Partners Need A Prenup: It's Called A Buy-Sell Agreement 
              Did You Know That Taking A Vacation Helps Your Business? 
              3 Must-Have Memberships For The Small-Business Traveler 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • April 2015
            • There's A Perfect Storm Approaching For Exiting Business Owners 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Q&A: How did small business become the backbone of America? 
              5 Tips For Keeping Your Cool In Golf & Business 
              How To Achieve The Elusive Competitive Advantage 
              Is Your Strategy Different Enough From Your Rivals? 
              Taking On A Business Partner?: 6 Questions You Shouldn't Forget To Ask 
              Use The Metrics That Really Matter In Your Business 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • March 2015
            • Supplier Concentration & Business Value 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Q&A: Why do businesses fail to sell after going to market? 
              3 Current Trends Impact Business Salability 
              How A 1-Hour Meeting Can Change Your Company's Future; How To Work ON Your Business, Not IN It 
              Build Niche Expertise To Grow Your Business 
              Stock & Asset Sales: Tax Consequences Of Each Transaction 
              Build Your Company's Value -- Grow A Business That Runs Without You 
              Frequently Overlooked Tax Deductions & Credits For Small Businesses 
              Why This CEO Dropped Out Of Business School To Open A Pizza Shop 
              Mind Your Business: The Value Of A Good Accountant 
              How Is The Least Capitalistic Business In The World Run? -- The Real Hipster Entrepreneurs, MONKS 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • February 2015
            • Recasting Financial Statements: A Crucial Steps In Preparing Your Business For Sale 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Q&A: What NOT to do when selling your business (Blab) 
              How To Survive In The Restaurant Business 
              Business Lessons From George Washington 
              3 Mistakes That Can Prevent You From Selling Your Business 
              Selling Your Business Without Regret 
              Top 10 Tasks for Q1: Laying The Foundation For 2015 
              How Far Has The Automotive Service Industry Really Come? 
              Boomers Impacting M&A Market 
              How To Make Your Business Stand Out: Get Nicheey With It 
              IBM: A Lesson For American Business 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • January 2015
            • Reliable Financial Data Is A Top Driver Of Business Value 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              'Finish Big' - How Great Owners Exit Their Companies On Top 
              Will Trade Deals Help Small Businesses?: What A Fire Truck Company Tells Us About Free Trade 
              How To Assess An Industry Before Jumping Into It 
              Recurring Revenue: The Holy Grail Of Business Value: 20 New Ideas For A Subscription Business 
              Coming Soon: The Biggest Wealth Transfer In History 
              Put Estate Planning On Your Bucket List 
              In The New U.S. Congress, House Committees Will Carry a Strong Texas Accent 
              Depreciation Tax Extenders Big Bonus For Business Owners 
              An In-Depth Look At The Non-Compete Agreement 
              What Tenants Need To Know About Their Commercial Lease 
              6 Things You Must Know About Experienced Buyers Before Selling Your Business 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates 

            • November / December 2014
            • Don't Fall For It: 5 Mistakes Business Owners Make When Dreaming Of Selling 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Q&A: What Are The Advantages Of Buying The Real Estate Along With The Business? 
              Gross Margin: Tracking This Metric Will Give You Vital Perspectives On Your Business 
              Food For Thought -- Are Your Competitors Carving You Up Like A Turkey? 
              Own Your Business & The Property? -- New IRS Rule Allows Deductions For Building Upgrades 
              Boomer Or Bust?: Challenges Facing Boomer Business Owners Exiting Their Company 
              2015: A Good Year To Sell Your Business? 
              Pros & Cons Of Funding A Business With Your Retirement Account 
              What A Profit & Loss Statement Reveals About Your Business 
              Without Systems Your Business Is Managing YOU 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • October 2014
            • Buy-Side Engagement - Search Criteria 
              Baby Boomers: Incredible Numbers Are Buying And Selling Businesses 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              If They Can Sell Pet Rocks Why Can't You Sell Your Business For What You Want? 
              I'm Leaving You -- What Happens Financially When Someone Leaves A Business Partnership
              The 10 Scariest Things A Customer Can Say To A Small Business Owner 
              7 Types Of People Who Buy Main Street Businesses 
              Beat The Odds By Researching Before Buying A Business 
              Why Companies Need To Focus On Cash Flow 
              Why You Should Separate Your Personal & Business Funds 
              A Venture Capitalist, An Entrepreneur, And A Hell's Angels Biker Are On A Plane... 
              There's A Lack Of Quality Businesses For Sale In Today's Deal Market 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • September 2014
            • The Best Time To Sell A Business Could Be Right Now! 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              What The Beatles' Songs Can Teach Us About Business 
              The Business Of Business Is Business 
              The Great American Entrepreneurs: Mechanics & Gas Station Owners 
              Double Your Restaurant Profits: Focus On Peak Selling Periods 
              Small Business: The Strongest & Best Boots On The Ground 
              10 Franchise Brands That Have High SBA Loan Default Rates 
              5 Surprising Entrepreneurship Lessons From The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament 
              That One Skill You Wish You Had 
              Controlling Risk While Growing Your Business 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • August 2014
            • Learn From Other Peoples Mistakes: 9 Sure-Fire Lessons Before Selling Your Business 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              The Non-Compete Agreement 
              Business Lessons We Can Learn From These 7 Animals 
              How To Avoid Troublesome Earn-Out Problems 
              When To Sell Your Franchise 
              Beware The Tony Tire Kicker 
              Small Business Lending Remains Far Below Pre-Recession Levels 
              How To Tell Employees & Customers When Selling Your Business 
              Why Business Owners Should Care About China's Economy 
              Texas Economic & Market New Updates
            • July 2014
            • Focus On Value Drivers First When Planning To Sell 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Unreported Income Claims - What Does A Buyer Do? 
              When Your Business Runs Without You, Your Odds Of Selling Increases By 44% 
              7 Blogs & Newsletters That Can Help You Sell A Business 
              8 Tips I Wished I Would Have Known When I Was Selling My Business 
              Avoiding The Deal Breakers To Achieve The Perfect Exit 
              Texas Economic & Market New Updates
            • June 2014
            • Planning To Sell In 3 Or 4 Years? --> Start Working On It Now 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              What Are The Strategic Reasons Why A Big Company Might Want To Buy My Business? 
              What Does A Woman Really Want? - Study Says, "Her Own Business." 
              The Value Of A Good Accountant & How To Find One 
              5 Critical Mistakes That Kill The Value Of Your Small Business 
              Own A C-Corp? How To Minimize The Dreaded Double Tax When Selling Your Business 
              Private Equity Firms $1 Trillion Burning A Hole In Their Pockets 
              Baby Boomers Own 67% Of All Small Business - Will There Be Enough Buyers? 
              Texas Economic & Market New Updates
            • May 2014
            • SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Buyer Beware: Do You Really Want To Meet Employees Prior To Closing? 
              Is It Customary For The Seller To Hand Over Their QuickBooks Program? 
              Why Some Deals Take Longer Than Others 
              Before Buying A Business Do Your Due Diligence 
              The Human Factor In Merger Collapse 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • April 2014
            • SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              What Assets Are Included In A Business Sale? 
              Why You Should Consider Selling Your Business - Fox Business 
              Buying A Business? Are You Buying Its Stock Or Assets? - Cleveland Business 
              3 Ways To Sell Your Business For Top Dollar - Forbes Magazine 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates 
            • March 2014
            • Value Driver: Barriers To Competitive Entry 
              SOLD: Successful Sale / Testimonial 
              Covering More Ground Regarding SBA Financing 
              What Business Owners Need To Know About Capital Gains - Forbes Magazine 
              Does Your Key Supplier Have A Succession Plan? Why You Should Care. - Business Journal 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • February 2014
            • Not All Business Types Are Created Equal In The Eyes of SBA Acquisition Lenders 
              SOLD: Successful Sales / Testimonials 
              Sell & Go? Or No. 7 Seasoned Entrepreneurs Explain - Inc. Magazine 
              The Nuts & Bolts Of A Buy-Sell Agreement 
              Due Diligence. Where To Begin 
              Own A Franchise? What Franchisees Need To Know About Selling Their Business 
              How To Be A Non-Owner. 8 Things To Ponder After You Sell Your Business - Business Journal
              Can I Take Over The Lease When I Buy A Business? Or, Do I have To Get A New Lease? 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates
            • January 2014
            • Get Rid Of Excess Inventory To Maximize Business Price 
              Some Of The Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Selling A Company 
              3 Hot Industries For Business Buyers & Sellers - Inc. Magazine 
              4 Tips For Selling Your Business - Fox Business 
              Time To Get Out? - Reuters 
              Is It More Important To Focus On Cash Flow or Profit? - Thomson Reuters 
              15 Steps To Set Your Company Up For A Successful M&A Transaction - Forbes Magazine 
              Would You Rather Run A Restaurant Or Sell Tomato Sauce? - The New York Times 
              Texas Economic & Market News Updates