Buying a Business For Dummies


Prospect, evaluate, purchase, and grow an existing business

Buying a Business For Dummies guides you through the process of becoming an entrepreneur without starting from scratch. Before you purchase an existing business, you'll need to know what types of opportunities are out there, how to identify the right fit for your goals, and which strategies to use as you negotiate the deal and manage a smooth transition. This book gives you step-by-step advice on all of that. What about actually running the business successfully? You're covered there, too, with clear information on executing a smooth ownership transition and growing your new business. Let this friendly Dummies guide be your mentor as you embark on your business ownership adventure.

Know what's involved in buying a business and see if it's for you

Evaluate your risk tolerance and identify businesses worth buying

Negotiating a great deal and managing a seamless handover

Making changes to your new business -without making enemies

Buying a Business For Dummies is a great starting point for entrepreneurs interested in a lower-risk route to business ownership.