Category Archives for Valuation / Sell Business

How To Value A Company Based On Profit

If you’re an entrepreneur or an investor, you definitely need to know how to value a company based on profit. Valuing based on profit is not my go-to method, because profit is a tricky number to use, as I’ll explain below. But, you should certainly know how to use it. This comes in handy in […]

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EBITDA Multiples For Manufacturing Companies

Manufacturing is a very broad industry. Manufacturing could mean anything from food manufacturing to heavy machinery and equipment. What I’m interested in the most is manufacturing in the general industrial category that can be loosely applied to any sub industry of manufacturing. So, I analyzed the EBITDA multiples for manufacturing companies in the general industrial […]

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How to Organize Financial Statements to Sell Your Business [Download Model]

If your company has an account, better yet, if your company’s financials get audited every year, then what you need to gather to prepare for the sale of your business should be easy. If your company has unorganized financials, then it’ll be a bit more work, which will be covered in a future post. If […]

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Who Can I Sell My Business To?

You’ve built your business from the ground up, putting in sweat equity like no one else will understand and appreciate. For that reason, it’s hard to let go of your baby because you think it’s worth more than what others are willing to pay for it and you can’t trust anyone to run it like […]

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How To Calculate Selling Price Of Small Business

If you want to sell your business, there are several technical valuation methods to determine the right selling price. You can hire a business valuator and spend thousands of dollars to publish a report IF you need a qualified valuator’s stamp of approval. But you may not need that and it’s good to educate yourself […]

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How Much Can You Make on Airbnb?

You pay hundreds of dollars to stay in an Airbnb when you travel. Why can’t you also list on Airbnb and make passive income while you work full-time? Well, if you already have a spare bedroom, there’s really no risk in listing it on Airbnb. And if you are thinking of buying an income property, […]

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How to Value a Mining Company – Part II (Download Valuation Model)

Now that you know how to value a gold mine from the previous post, valuing a base metal mine should be easy because the steps are essentially the same. What makes valuing a base metal mine – that is, copper, lead, nickel or zinc – more complicated than a gold mine or a silver mine […]

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How to Value a Gold Mining Company (Download Valuation Model)

The mining industry is a fascinating space – not only for the fact that almost everything around us comes from mining but also because of the possibility of striking gold with penny stocks that have the potential to turn into a multi-million dollar mine-producing company. But just as much as there is the possibility of […]

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How To Value A Podcast

If Joe Rogan of The Joe Rogan Experience, one of the top 20 podcasters, wanted to one day scale up by bringing on additional producers and podcast personalities to host multiple new shows, how much equity should he give away to investors for their investment? Or perhaps Dan Carlin wanted to turn his Hardcore History […]

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