35 Steps in Selling a Business – An Outline

Selling a Business in 35 Steps

Whether you are trying to sell your business by yourself, or you hire a professional to guide you through the process, there are 35 separate steps required to sell a business. I’ve broken down these 35 steps into four major stages: Planning, Searching, Deal Making, and Closing.
To see a brief description of each step in these four stages, click:
Planning – the first 9 Steps
Searching – the next 8 Steps
Deal Making – the next 10 Steps
Closing – the last 8 steps
If you’re interested in receiving a one-page PDF summary of all 35 steps in the 4 stages of selling a business, email Tom MacPherson and paste “Sequence of Steps in Selling a Business” in the Subject line.
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