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Is it Time to Sell?
Churchwell Thomas L
7/1/2006
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Most entrepreneurs eventually face the question: is it time to sell my company? The issue often arrives with inadequate time to consider all of the issues. Assume the question will arise and game out possible scenarios.

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Preparing Your Company for Exit
Okabe Robert M
7/1/2006
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Selling your business is similar to raising capital. The difference: you're selling the whole company. Selling your company, like raising money, includes preparing the business plan, financials, cash-flow projections, and demonstration of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance practices.

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Terms and Conditions of Selling Your Business
Payne William H Bill
7/1/2006
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Selling your company involves an entire set of specific business and legal terms and conditions that relate solely to this transaction and are often new to first-time entrepreneurs. This document contains a helpful list of pertinent terms as well as some issues that the selling entrepreneur might consider before closing the sale.

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SWOT Analysis
FastTrac
8/10/2006
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SWOT analysis provides an excellent tool for entrepreneurs to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of their business.

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Clarifying Your Vision
FastTrac
8/28/2006
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Entrepreneurs should articulate their purpose in a specific three-year vision statement with specific goals for growth.

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Gearing Up for Growth
FastTrac
8/28/2006
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As entrepreneurs plan for growth, they identify the key issues that provide useful information. Consider how one entrepreneur takes an indepth look at her business and uses this insight to clarify a vision and set clear goals for her business.

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Determine Market Potential
FastTrac
9/20/2006
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Determine the market potential of business's products or services by examining the key factors presented in this article.

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Evaluating Your Business Model
FastTrac
9/20/2006
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During the planning process, entrepreneurs must evaluate their business model to ensure that the current model will support growth.

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Exit Strategies
FastTrac
9/20/2006
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Exit strategies should be designed as a part of the overall plan for growth. The exit strategy plays a key role in determining the strategic direction for the company.

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Growth Strategy: Line Expansion
FastTrac
9/20/2006
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There are four basic strategies for growth--Market Penetration, Market Expansion, Line Expansion, and New Product Development. This article examines Line Expansion.

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