Wise: Business valuation methods not one-size-fits-all

Business valuation can be especially difficult for small business owners, who invest themselves emotionally as well as financially into the companies they build. But one business planning industry leader says finding the right valuation method may be the key to making the process less painful and more productive.  "There's no one-size-fits-all valuation method," said Joseph Ferriolo, director of Wise Business Plans, which provides individualized, custom-designed business plans for startups and expanding businesses. "But the variation between methodologies makes it even more […]

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Business planning vital step in buying and selling small companies

Business owners looking to buy or sell a company may think they can skip the creation of a new or updated business plan. But that can be a critical misstep. "If you are looking to buy or sell a business, and you are asking yourself whether you really need to write or update a business plan, then you need to ask yourself some even more important questions," said Joseph Ferriolo, director of Wise Business Plans, which provides individualized, custom-designed business […]

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