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Dealing with COVID-19’s Economic Impact: Planning and Communication are Key

By Meritus | May 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Dealing with COVID-19’s Economic Impact: Planning and Communication are Key

There are many things that you should be doing to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  At the top of the list is to be proactive.  Now is the time to be thinking about how best to position your business after the economy has returned to something near normal.  Now is not the time for self-pity. …

Now is the Time for Focus

By Meritus | May 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Now is the Time for Focus

As of late April 2020, there is one thought at the forefront of the vast majority of businesses around the globe, namely, what steps do I need to take to stay in business until the COVID-19 pandemic is over or recedes?  There is no doubt about it, this is the “big question” of the day. …

Questions for Helping Businesses Survive the COVID

By Meritus | May 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Questions for Helping Businesses Survive the COVID

Developing Your 90-Day Plan Those who want to make sure their businesses survive this pandemic will want to achieve a laser-like focus.  It is important to realize that the forced downtime triggered by the pandemic affords you the opportunity to work on potentially neglected aspects of your business.  Summed up another way, now is the…

Inside info on Businesses coming up for sale!

By Meritus | May 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Inside info on Businesses coming up for sale!

  Do you want to know about businesses that are coming up for sale before they hit the market? Want to get the information before the competition? We can help. As a business broker it is our job to find businesses that are willing to sell for our buyers, as well as find buyers for…

It’s Time to Exit. Are you Ready?

By Meritus | May 7, 2020 | Comments Off on It’s Time to Exit. Are you Ready?

Thinking about whether or not you are ready to exit is an important question.  It’s something that every business owner will have to address at some point.  Importantly, you don’t want to wait until the 11th hour to prepare to sell your business.  There are far too many pieces in this particular puzzle to wait…

6 Tips and 90 Days to Protect Your Business

By Meritus | May 4, 2020 | Comments Off on 6 Tips and 90 Days to Protect Your Business

There can be no way around it, Inc. contributor Brian Hamilton’s April 2020 COVID-19 centered article, “6 Actions to Take in the Next 90 Days to Save Your Business,” isn’t pulling any punches.  Hamilton, Founder of the Brian Hamilton Foundation, believes that the next 90-days could be make or break days for business owners looking…

How to Connect During a Crisis

By Meritus | April 29, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Connect During a Crisis

Small business owners are facing new challenges during this crisis.  Communicating with customers requires more focus and depth than ever before.  In Mat Zuker’s latest article for Forbes Magazine, he cites Jay Mandel who runs The Collective NYC, a marketing consulting team focusing on a customer’s experience, who underlines the importance of businesses to understand…

Don’t Fear Failure, Learn from It Instead

By Meritus | April 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Don’t Fear Failure, Learn from It Instead

Failure is rarely fun.  But it is also a key ingredient in success.  While failure can be painful, there is no doubting the fact that the lessons that come from failure can be powerful teachers that provide life-long lessons and even life-trajectory altering results.  Summed up another way, failure hurts.  But on occasion, not failing…

Determining the Right Time to Sell

By Meritus | April 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Determining the Right Time to Sell

Determining when it’s finally the right time to sell can be a tricky proposition.  If you are thinking about selling your business, one of the best steps you can take is to contact a business broker.  A good business broker will have years, or even decades, of proven experience under his or her belt.  He…

Great Tips for Selling Your Business

By Meritus | April 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Great Tips for Selling Your Business

It takes preparation and focus to sell most businesses.  The reality of the situation is that it can take years to achieve this goal.  Partnering with a business broker or M&A Advisor is a smart step towards selling any business, as these pros know the very best tips.  In that spirit, let’s take a look…

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