September 22, 2020  
 
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We hear from a lot of business owners who are timid about listing their publishers' representatives business. Despite the mood of the market, we think there are still opportunities to receive a good price for your publishers' representatives business. Here's what you need to know . . .

The economy isn't the only thing that is uncertain these days. So are publishers' representatives business buyers, many of whom are waiting to pull the trigger on their next acquisition.
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Yet what many sellers don't appreciate is that a down economy can present the perfect opportunity to sell a publishers' representatives business.

Before You Sell

There is a lot of work that needs to be done before you're ready to sell your publishers' representatives business. Perhaps the most important pre-sale consideration is to right-size your expectations to the realities of the market. Once your expectations are in the ballpark, you can move on to making your business presentable to prospective buyers.

Equipment and Inventory Concerns

It's incumbent on buyers to commission their own appraisal of your publishers' representatives business's real assets. Your appraisal should occur before you put your business on the market. A pre-sale appraisal is a prerequisite for because it offers insights about your assets' market value before you initiate conversations with prospective buyers. During your appraisal process, you should also note the condition of your assets. Cost-effective repairs can then be made before your list your publishers' representatives business.

Selecting a Broker

Good business brokers inevitably produce better business sales. In the publishers' representatives business industry, experience is a must-have characteristic for qualified brokerage. The best brokers should also come with a list of references, a demonstrable track record and a proven plan for selling publishers' representatives businesses.

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