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What Small Business Owners Need To Know in 2018

Source: Newsfactor Business Report
Small business owners have entered 2018 with many questions about how big their tax bills will be, but they’re also optimistic about profiting from a strong economy. And aside from financial matters, owners with employees must stay mindful about one of the troubling issues of 2017, sexual harassment. Here are five things small business owners need to know about or do in 2018:

Selling a Business? Buying a Business? A Special Event

This event is ideal for small business owners, sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and family businesses who want to understand how to estimate the value of their business that they are selling or that they want to buy. The speakers, including Terry Shepherd, will cover what is involved in the sales process, how do you go about making it happen, and the key steps you need to take. Thursday, September 21st from 1-5 at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis. To register visit

Signs you are ready to expand your business

Are you finally pushing profit margins into the green? Great! But don’t jump on the expansion wagon just yet…

Planning Your Exit: Critical Success Factor in Maximizing Value

Getting ready for a sale or transition out of your business is a critical step. Join this expert panel of business transition specialists and learn the critical success factors and landmines that can disrupt the process including Exit Planning Basics, Increasing Business Value, Buyer Multiples, and Private Equity Investors.

Heading for the Exit -The Realities and Process of Transitioning the Ownership of Your Business

The country is in the process of embarking on the largest transition of business ownership in our history yet 3more… »

Keys to a Successful Merger

Written by: Terry Shepherd Your business sale is imminent, a letter of intent has been signed and due diligence is aboutmore… »

Join Us For A Business Succession Seminar

If you are thinking of exiting your business in the next 2 to 5 years…the time to start preparing ismore… »

Canada – Business Outlook Survey

The results of the winter Business Outlook Survey indicate that business prospects have improved following two years of overall modest activity. The responses reflect building domestic demand, a supportive export outlook and an expected recovery in energy-related activity.

Marketing Strategies for 2017

Source: Small Business Trends – Any good marketer knows to keep an eye on the future to stay ahead of the curve on new trends, emerging marketing channels, and other fresh ideas to deliver brand messages. With 2016 in the rear-view mirror , now is the time to start examining what the New Year is going to mean for marketing.

Planning Your Exit: Critical Success Factors in Maximizing Value

Join a panel of business transaction specialists and learn the critical success factors for how to properly plan for increasing the value of your business, buyer multiples current trends, making your company more financeable, and the options that are available to you. If you’re considering exiting in the next 2 to 5 years, planning starts now!