Scott Hill, 25+ year small business veteran, shares his experiences, stories, and lessons learned from being a founder, buyer, seller, business broker, investor, franchisee, and consultant of small businesses in over a 1/2 dozen completely different industries. He's had wins and losses. He's got the scars to prove it. The show is focused on helping people buy and sell existing small businesses ("main street" businesses with less than $1,000,000 in annual revenue that make up close to 90% of American businesses). Scott uses his proprietary 6 step process he's developed over the years to dramatically improve your odds of either buying or selling a small business. Did you know less than 30% of businesses ever sell? The rest fade into oblivion or get transferred for next to nothing. Did you know close to 90% of aspiring business owners, who say they want to own a business, never do despite a recent Vistaprint study saying 62% of American adults would rather be their own boss?! Do you know why? Scott does...through personal experience. He also shares practical information and know how so you'll have the confidence and knowledge to pursue either buying or selling a small business. You need a plan. Scott has one. Go ahead...Live your American Dream! It starts here. Frequency: Biweekly
Defy The Odds Show #28 - Buy, Grow, and/or Sell a Small Business
We're back! After about 6 months, we're back helping small business owners better than ever! Learn what we're doing to help small businesses owners today!
Defy The Odds Show #27 - Advice for Buyers
Buyers can create some serious leverage using an SBA loan to buy a business and real estate. Buyer should also be certain they are interested in buying a business before wasting the sellers time.
Defy The Odds - A Look At The Fair Price Method
How do you know if the price is fair? One way is to use our fair price method. It's one tool available inside our Business Range of Value Report.
DTOS #25 - Attract A Buyer Like Elaine Says on Seinfeld
Just like Elaine says on Seinfeld, you need to be careful when attracting a squirrel. Buyers, like squirrels, are hesitant. You have to give the buyer time to get comfortable or, like Elaine says, you'll scare the squirrel away.
What Does Bitcoin Have to Do With Buying or Selling A Business?
Bitcoin can be used to buy and sell businesses. But first, it really needs to work through 2 main issues. Also, I share why I think the price of Bitcoin today is more legit than in 2017.
Defy The Odds Show - Episode #23 - Take What you Hear With A Grain Of Salt...Maybe Even a Tablespoon Full
When it comes to buying or selling a small business, take what you hear with a grain of salt...maybe a tablespoon full. The consequences of taking advice from a well meaning relative or advisor may prove costly.