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There is nothing like the feeling of acquiring a new business. Optimism abounds when you first step through the doors. Embrace that feeling—it is a good day. Traditionally, when a small mom-and-pop shop opened up, the first customer’s dollar would be framed and mounted on...

Building a business take time, focus, and dedication. Selling a business often demands the same requirements. So when the time comes to say good-bye, using a business broker can make the process smooth and painless. Before we look at the reasons for hiring a broker,...

The secret to success is not a simple calculation. The complicated intricacies call for thought and discussion that require a longer dialogue than we have time for today. However, there are specific principles that a business should master if they want to grow successfully in...

When you first open your business, there is a singular focus and drive to succeed. It is hard to think of anything else. Often new business owners are up day and night extending their working hours far longer than the standard nine-to-five of salaried jobs...

Pepperjam CTO, Greg Shepard recently published “Planning Your Exit Should Begin When You Launch” in Entrepreneur magazine.  In this article, Shepard puts forward a variety of thought-provoking ideas including that entrepreneurs should be thinking about partnering early on with those they believe will ultimately want...