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Selling your business is never an exact science. Just when you think you have an interested buyer, something comes up to threaten the deal.  But sure enough, another potential buyer is waiting in the wings. Finding the right buyer is the key to a smooth transaction; it also will contribute to the continued success and growth of the business. When deciding who the best buyer is for your business you first should take a look at what kind of business you're offering.

Many find the idea of running a small business appealing, but lose their motivation after dealing with business plans, investors, and legal issues associated with new start-ups. "About half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more. As one would expect, the probability of survival increases with a firm’s age. Survival rates have changed little over time.”- Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, BED

For those disheartened by such risky undertakings, buying an existing business is often a simpler and safer alternative. Less stress and strain: An existing business acquisition does not mean stress free, but it will be significantly less than if you were always wondering and worrying if customers would really come and, if and when, the monetary investment would pay off on a start-from-scratch business venture.

There is no set way to know when it's the right time to close or sell your business. however, there are some factors to consider when making the decision.

Sometimes small business owners think that the only real option for them is to close down a business rather than sell it. For some small businesses where the owner is looking to wind down, this may be the only real option. For other smaller ventures it may be more prudent to try to find a buyer. An important fact is, “when you close a business you most likely will not get full value for the business assets.”

Starting an ecommerce business is hard work with many steps and decisions that need to come together at the right time. Just as there are many ways to earn money on the Internet, there are just as many ways to lose money.  Whenever you hear about a successful online entrepreneur, chances are that he or she spent countless hours trying to make it happen. The operating costs are low and the potential to make an impact is high.

Every entrepreneur has his or her “dream business”; the one that they’ve imagined themselves doing since they were very young.  While finding the perfect way to get started with this business may not come until later in life, the opportunity may be closer than you think.  If you’re someone who has always dreamed of buying a hardware store and being an important part of your local community, then it is now easier than ever to find that opportunity.

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