Archives for December 2018

Creating Positive Word-of-Mouth For Your Business

Did you know that 74% of consumers cite “word-of-mouth” as a key influence in their decision making? But most businesses leave so much good news on the table! Marjorie Young, an experienced public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will shared her ideas about creating positive word-of-mouth on Jan. 22, … [Read more...]

Why You Should Hire a Business Broker to Sell your Business

By Peter Siegel When the owner of a convenience store, bakery, restaurant, janitorial service company or other small Georgia business is ready to retire, it usually is a good idea to hire a business broker to sell business assets. Thats because the sale will be part of a package that includes goodwill also called going business value, according … [Read more...]

What Sellers Don’t Expect When Selling Their Companies

In the proverbial “perfect world,” business owners would plan three to five years ahead to sell their companies.  But, as one industry expert has suggested, business owners very seldom plan to sell; rather, selling is “event driven.”  Partner disputes, divorce, burn-out, health, and new competition are examples of events that can force the sale of … [Read more...]

Georgia Business Brokers Support Foster Children

The Georgia Association of Business Brokers donated a carload of toys, diapers and other goods and money to the Foster Care Support Foundation at the GABB's recent holiday dinner. FCSF serves a vital and growing need throughout Georgia by providing free clothing, infant equipment and developmental toys to thousands of children in foster and … [Read more...]

GABB Holiday Party 2019 Slideshow

The Georgia Association of Business Brokers celebrated another successful year at a Dec. 7 Holiday Gala at the Capitol Grille in Dunwoody. Here are some pictures of those who attended. … [Read more...]

The Importance of Understanding Leases

Leases should never be overlooked when it comes to buying or selling a business.  After all, where your business is located and how long you can stay at that location plays a key role in the overall health of your business.  It is easy to get lost with “larger” issues when buying or selling a business.  But in terms of stability, few factors rank … [Read more...]

Thirteen Georgia Business Brokers Achieve GABB 2018 Million Dollar Club

Thirteen members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2018 Million Dollar Club for helping broker the sale of more than $71 million worth of small, medium and large businesses. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in important and complicated transactions: the sale of their business. GABB members … [Read more...]