April 10, 2020  
 
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Selling a Birth Control and Family Planning Information and Services Business

Think birth control and family planning information and services business sales have dwindled to a standstill? Think again. There aren't any guarantees, but if you adhere to fundamental business sale concepts, you can likely get a good price for your business.

Personal and professional concerns surround the sale of a birth control and family planning information and services business. In our experience, a common owner concern is how the sale will affect customers and employees.
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If you're looking for a reason to wait to put your business on the market, you'll find it. Selling a birth control and family planning information and services business isn't easy, but we believe sellers can achieve their goals in any economic environment.

Leveraging Industry Connections

Today's birth control and family planning information and services business buyers can be found in a variety of locations. To advertise your sale to the widest possible audience, consider a listing on BizBuySell.com or other top online business-for-sale listing sites. For more targeted lead generation, consider tapping into your network of industry contacts. When leveraging industry relationships for sales prospects, you'll need to be cognizant of the potential for competitors to use knowledge of your sale against you in the marketplace. Use good sense in restricting the flow of information within the industry and focusing your efforts toward trusted industry allies.

Seller Concessions

Seller concessions are becoming more commonplace in business-for-sale transactions. Not surprisingly, seller financing is routinely requested by today's buyers. With entrepreneurs struggling to secure capital, you may be the buyer's only source of financing. Other common seller concessions include staying on the mentor the new owner, non-compete clauses, and working as a consultant to mitigate the impact of new ownership.

Sale Preparation Timeframes

There are no effective shortcuts for selling a birth control and family planning information and services business. Since buyers prefer to see evidence of future cash flow, you'll want to to strategically lock in cash flows and increase profits before you list the business. Additionally, prospective buyers usually request documentation that allows them to understand the business's daily workflows and operational strategy. Since all of this takes time and effort, a birth control and family planning information and services business can rarely be ready for the marketplace in less than six months. If you can afford to wait, we recommend investing a few years in improving your business's financial position before you put it on the market.

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