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Archive for March, 2008

When it comes to valuing a business, the business value number you get is always in today’s dollars. In other words, all business appraisals are done in the present. Yet the key goal of business valuation is to assess the company’s earning potential and risk going forward. In this sense, your business appraisal is always… Continue Reading


Most business people expect that an established business is worth more than its asset base. This extra value is known as business goodwill. In other words, you can determine your business value as the sum of its assets plus business goodwill. The accepted way to estimate the value of business goodwill is to capitalize the… Continue Reading


If you plan to buy or sell an online business, you will be glad to know that the market for privately owned Web based companies is alive and well. In addition to many individual business buyers, Internet businesses often attract larger players – corporate buyers and private equity investors. Such business buyers can pay a premium… Continue Reading


Businesses use a wide range of assets, both tangible and intangible, to produce income. One way you can create business value is to use specialized business assets. A well organized kitchen makes a big difference to a restaurant. A manufacturing firm has production equipment that is fine-tuned to reduce costs and output quality products. Needless to… Continue Reading