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Are Current Economic Conditions Affecting Your Small Business?

Posted by Business Valuation Specialists LLC on May 9, 2022 7:00:00 AM

 

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There will always be differing opinions as to why the US, and the world in general, are facing significant challenges from inflation, supply chain delays, post-COVID hangovers, and many other economic factors that may have a negative impact on your family. If you own a small business, these issues can also impact your revenue and cost structure while creating new concerns you have never faced before.

In some cases, I have seen opportunities arise from these challenges, going back to the start of the pandemic. Savvy business owners have taken advantage of new markets during these difficult times, while others simply had no alternative options other than attempting to outlast the downturn. These latest economic issues appear to be seeping into every industry and business, from technology to energy to food markets, with no short-term solution in sight.

Regardless of the type of business you own and the effects the economy has taken on it, it might be a good time to consider reevaluating your company, given the recent changes that have occurred as a result. Taking a hard look at the state of your business can provide you with the ability to adjust course in certain key areas where revenues and expenses are concerned.

As we have all seen from past experience, there is always a light at the end of the tunnel, regardless of how long and dark it may be. Planning ahead with a strategically revised business plan, starting with a current assessment, can proactively put you in front of the competition.

Your future success and that of your business can, in part, hinge on creating new ideas that will open up opportunities created by these downturns. While many will continue to gripe and complain about the state of the world and how it negatively affects their livelihood, you can look to be one of those who seize the moment through insight and careful planning.

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Valuing your Business in the Midst of Uncertain Economic Times

Posted by Business Valuation Specialists LLC on Aug 31, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Business Valuation makes planning and choices easier

With all the craziness that 2020 has brought along with it, from COVID-19 to civil unrest, to wildfires and storms causing broad power outages, one way of counteracting the uncertainty of your company’s future is to have an updated business valuation completed which not only focuses on historic performance but projected outcomes as well.

Working with you and your company’s key personnel, the certified appraisers at Business Valuation Specialists will walk you through the process and provide insight as to the key information needed to analyze the value of your company with past, present and future scenarios considered.

You may want to consider selling in the current market, capitalize on buying a business which needs further examination, or reaching out to new investors and financial institutions who can provide the necessary capital to get you through these tumultuous times. Regardless of the reasons why, it is always a smart decision to obtain an independent valuation which will hold up to the scrutiny of the parties involved in the transaction.

The experienced, certified appraisers at Business Valuation Specialists are ready to discuss the next steps with you. We look forward to the opportunity to work with your business as you continue to wade through these difficult times.

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