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What is EBITDA (and why should I care?)

I had a question from a business owner recently during a talk I was giving. “What is EBITDA” he asked, and then added, “and why should I care?” The answer to the first question is that EBITDA stands for Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization. Why is this important to a business owner? Two reasons come to mind: EBITDA is a good proxy…

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Someone Wants to Buy My Business! Now What?

If someone makes an offer for your business, it can be an exciting time—but caution is key. Selling a business can be one of the most challenging tasks a business owner will face. Before engaging in discussions with buyers, you need to ensure you are truly ready to sell, otherwise you may be in an…

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For Businesses Facing Uncertainty, CFOs Provide Direction

As we look to the future of our post-pandemic world, businesses must diversify revenue streams, reduce risk, get financing, and retain existing customers—many of whom will have different expectations in a new-normal environment.  The tectonic shifts brought on by COVID-19 are creating opportunities for businesses to improve their operations and pivot their business models. Many…

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How to Make Your Business More Buyer Friendly

Business owner faces numerous issues while considering a sale of their business, thus is critical to prepare for the sales well in advance. It is key for business owners to properly plan and identify individuals who will be able to assist you with the transition. We at B2BCFO® help you to prepare to this process,…

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Advice From America’s Top CFOs On Cash Flow Strategies

March 31 2020 – 07:07AM PR Newswire (US)  Print MESA, Ariz., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As business owners grapple with the new reality of a COVID-19 crisis-stricken economy, B2B CFO, a national firm dedicated to providing management advisory services to privately held companies, is stepping up to fill a much needed void with information regarding cash flow…

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Managing Cash Flow During Period of Crisis

Some economist consider COVID-19 and oil future prices crash as a “double-black swan” event that has taken all of us by surprise. Therefore, business focuses these days ought to be in protecting employees and managing supply chain disruption. Here is a list of practices and strategies for your consideration: Ensure a robust framework for managing…

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How to Grow Through an Exit Strategy

A successful exit strategy must be planned from inception. As important as the value of your business, so is the time you dedicate to preparing your exit strategy.  Keep in mind it is critical to be ready at buyer’s time. Contrary to general belief, you should begin exit strategy planning with plenty of time before…

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