Business Buying Scams to Avoid

By Linda Collett, J.D., GABB Affiliate If a potential client comes to you with something that sounds fishy or too good to be true, trust your gut. Here are some red flags: 1. They want  you to hold money in your escrow account (usually a large dollar amount so the deal is attractive).  The risk is that the deal or client requires … [Read more...]

Embracing Technology to Boost Your Business

Technology can help business owners get top dollar when selling their business, according to Keith Gregg, Chairman/CEO of Chalice Wealth Partners, a San Diego-based wealth tech member organization for independent wealth advisors. Gregg, in February 8, 2019 article in Forbes, “Using Tech to Enhance and Sell a Business,” says some small business … [Read more...]

Marketing Strategist to Speak Aug. 21

Find out how you can harness a marketing strategy to grow your business when internationally known author, marketing and business strategist Diane Conklin speaks on Wednesday, Aug. 21,  to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers. The GABB is the state's largest association of professionals dedicated to buying and selling businesses and … [Read more...]

Gearing Up for the U.S. Economic Census

Every five years, the U.S. Census Bureau collects extensive statistics about businesses that are essential to understanding the American economy.  This official count, better known as the Economic Census, serves as the foundation for the measurement of U.S. businesses and their economic impact. This is free data you can use for your … [Read more...]

GABB Fall Conference 2016: Mobile Technology Boot Camp

Business has gone mobile. The top producers in business are those who have identified and use an organized mobile office system to stay productive, in communication and are responsive to clients’ needs. Join the GABB on Sept. 27 for a Mobile Technology Boot Camp and explore some of the best and most effective ways mobile professionals can use … [Read more...]

Using Social Media To Improve Business Brokering

Social media expert Dr. Matthew Loop offered practical advice on using Facebook and other applications to boost your business when he spoke to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) on June 28. Loop offered highlights from his book, Social Media Made Me Rich, which offers a quick, practical, easy-to-understand, comprehensive … [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...]