Managing Financial Risk: The Importance of Environmental Due Diligence

By Michael Wade and Keith Kaylor BAT Associates, Inc. Is there an environmental liability lurking in the commercial property your client is preparing to buy? And how can you find out? Many commercial properties do have potential environmental issues, and purchasers and lenders may unknowingly be taking on substantial risks from loss of … [Read more...]

Technobuddy: Fatal Computer Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By Bill Husted, a.k.a. Technobuddy When it comes to computing there are glitches, just small hiccups that are annoying but not serious. Then there are the fatal mistakes. That’s when your computer becomes a beige paperweight and you lose all the data you’ve stored. It’s worthwhile to spend today talking about the really big mistakes … [Read more...]

Noted Economist to Speak to GABB on March 29

Noted Georgia economist Roger Tutterow, a Kennesaw State University Professor of Economics, will speak March 29 to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers. The GABB, the state’s only professional association dedicating to buying and selling businesses and franchises, will meet at 10:30 a.m. on March 29 at the South Terraces Conference … [Read more...]

Six Ways Business Brokers Can Avoid Litigation

GABB member Lawrence Domenico, an experienced litigator, spoke to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers about how you can avoid litigation. Here's what he had to say: For you guys as Business Brokers, it almost always is better to avoid litigation if you can. Courts and Arbitration proceedings take a long time to complete and lawyers are … [Read more...]

Don’t Want to Get Sued? Come to GABB on Tuesday, Feb. 23

Lawrence Domenico is the kind of lawyer you hire when you litigate, or sue someone. And he's represented a lot of Georgia business brokers in disputes over the years. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Larry will offer advice worth hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers and their guests. Namely, how … [Read more...]

GABB Ramps Up Social Media

At January's meeting, GSU's selling expert Christopher Lemley told us that any company that isn't using social media for marketing is already five years behind. Earlier this month, GABB's Diane Loupe attended a free webinar and heard about a free social media tool called Buffer. Here's the link: http://bufferapp.com/r/c79611 With this … [Read more...]

How to avoid ligitation: GABB Lawyer tells all on Feb. 23

Lawrence Domenico is the kind of lawyer you hire when you litigate, or sue someone. And he's represented a lot of Georgia business brokers in disputes over the years. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Larry will offer advice worth hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers and their guests. Namely, … [Read more...]

How to gain and keep customers, and other advice from a Selling Expert

For business brokers or other solo professionals, the most valuable resource is your time. Outsource, outsource, outsource, was the recommendation of Christopher Lemley, the director of the Georgia State University Professional Selling and Sales Leadership Program, who spoke on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to the Georgia Association of Business … [Read more...]

Ten Georgia Business Brokers Named to 2015 Million Dollar Club

Ten members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2015 Million Dollar Clubs for helping to broker the sale of small-, medium-sized and large businesses in 2015. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in extremely important transactions: the sale of their business. GABB members help owners determine … [Read more...]

Why Your Company Needs a Physical

Many executives of both public and private firms get a physical check-up once a year. Many of these same executives think nothing of having their investments checked over at least once a year – probably more often. Yet, these same prudent executives never consider giving their company an annual physical, unless they are required to by company … [Read more...]