Wednesday, December 29, 2021

2021 Classic Video Roundup!

 


We’re about the turn the calendar to 2022, here are my favourite videos from the early years of my channel….

Watch as I give a rundown on why you should be watching these videos: https://youtu.be/CSXGQiLkvaA

OR- Just watch this week’s video and all the rest mentioned by clicking this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqomziNDpylXxAqzeBtpL0uxTFAiAI3zN

It all started off when Liz said that she had watched my old video about My Life as a Business Broker, March 2016: https://youtu.be/LsieCGOiS9I

Staged Buy Out of a business, April 2018: https://youtu.be/FmF7XJjXYhg

The Broke Bushwacker needs a loan, June 2014: https://youtu.be/eWnnU5BGkyg

Multiple Offers, Sept 2014: https://youtu.be/JIuP_1nQvKo

Buy a Business on a Credit card, April 2015: https://youtu.be/LE_Lyx9eOI0

Delegating Responsibility vs. Delegating Tasks, Nov 2015: https://youtu.be/tyGDdKOyssY

Is it wise to buy a failing business? Oct 2015: https://youtu.be/DPFbTulgW8g

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Friday, December 24, 2021

Missed my Christmas Eve Party? Watch the replay available now...

 It's going to be a lot of fun....


Come and hang out with me and some of my small business besties. This year's guests include: Rocky Lalvani, host of The Profit Answer Man Podcast and Richer Soul. https://profitcomesfirst.com/ and https://www.richersoul.com Mike Finger, consultant and blogger extraordinaire over at https://exitoasis.com/ Henry Lopez, investor, entrepreneur and host of The How of Business Podcast https://www.thehowofbusiness.com/ Rick Nicholson, restauranteur, investor, and Wizard of Ads marketing partner. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricknicholson-wizard/ Jordan Evans, acquisition entrepreneur, investor https://www.languagenetworkusa.com
Twitter @jordanpevans We will discuss 2021 and what we expect for 2022. Come and join us live and ask your questions/share thoughts or catch us in replay over the holidays.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

No Industry Experience, is that a problem?

 

Instagram wants to know if it’s a problem to buy in an industry if you know nothing about it.

Maybe, is your experience transferrable?

How about getting some of your own? Paid to learn.

Or- bring in the hired guns.

See what I mean in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/FPJnF0WTgyM

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020 https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

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Friday, December 17, 2021

David joins JV Crum III on the Conscious Millionaire Podcast

 


We discussed growth and what an entrepreneur needs to be doing in their business in order to make it grow in profits and value... Listen here: https://consciousmillionaire.com/david-barnett-3/


Wednesday, December 15, 2021

3 Magic Pills for Business Success.

Victor wants to know about any magic pills that might exist for business success.

I’ve got three for you…

1.      Have lots of ______________

2.      Be part of an entrepreneurial _________________

3.      Build a _______________ of people who actually know and __________ you.

Watch this week’s video and see if you can fill in the blanks. https://youtu.be/bJfu2PhL0g4

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Monday, December 13, 2021

John Mill and I discuss strategic exits to sell your business for more!

 John is the author of Hire Your Buyer and explains in our converstation how a seller can get more for their business via working with a buyer and removing barriers to their acquisition. I know you'll enjoy it....



Friday, December 10, 2021

Ken Edmonds invites me to speak to his audience on the 22nd Century Management Podcast.

 

Ken's company specializes in service manager training. https://www.22ctymgmt.com/ 

Original show notes..

What You Need To Do Sell Your Own Business - Interview with David Barnett

How can people better prepare their business for sale?

Why should you prepare now vs. later?

What if I'm not ready to sell?

Barnett loves to say that it took him 10 years to un-learn what he was taught in business school. University had trained him to be a middle-manager in big enterprises, he was totally unprepared for the realities of small business.

Get Your free pdf copy of "12 things to do before you consider selling your business": https://dbarnett.gumroad.com/l/12thin...


Wednesday, December 8, 2021

How to Decide to get into Business

 

Victor H wants to know how one makes this big decision.

It’s not as easy as simply making a Pros and Cons list.

We need a more sophisticated framework.

Thankfully, the Canadian taxpayers have one we can use.

Seriously, I lifted it from the government’s own website and now we’re going to twist it to serve our capitalist needs… [insert evil laugh track]

So, this is how one makes a VERY BIG decision that will affect your future forever in a good or bad way…: https://youtu.be/sH1nBLnQIj0

Let me take you through my map of products and services here: https://youtu.be/qz8D-At10Hg

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020 https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

5 Worst Pieces of Small Business Advice – EVER!!

 
YouTube commentator JediBunny wants to know what I think are the 5 worst pieces of small business advice.

I’ve ranked them in a Letterman Style list.

Let’s see if you agree…

The first one I roast is ‘Sales Cures All’ which is touted by business celebrity Mark Cuban.

Why is Mark wrong?

… and then 4 more for you to ponder in this week’s video…: https://youtu.be/GcGgVV66oFA

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020 https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Jeff Alpaugh and I discuss his journey into business and surviving the pandemic in Retail.

 

Jeff and his team make men look amazing and are on track for growth. Watch the video to learn more AND, if you need to improve your wardrobe, use this link for a discount: https://www.jeffalpaugh.com/dcb10




Monday, November 29, 2021

Join me and Jaryd Krause as we talk about 3 ways to Buy a Business with No Money

 
I was happy to join Jaryd as we discuss three different ways to buy a business without using your own cash.

To check out more of Jaryd's Buying Online Businesses Podcast, visit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVpL4pxUgwoYfMb8B4YwHnkiztmoesTnN

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020 at https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Good deals on distressed businesses?

 


Anders wants to know if there are good deals to be had on distressed businesses?

We’re all familiar with scratch and dent sales.

Does that happen with businesses?

Is it possible to get a bargain or better financing when we’re willing to buy something with warts?

I explain in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/7hkak8QgmAM

Which mentions these past vids as well:

·         Formula of the Zero Down Deal. https://youtu.be/lx-Qyvh_ROA

·         What if the business owes more than its worth? https://youtu.be/qwMLbyoBvt4

·         Dead Capital in a Business and Buying a Job. https://youtu.be/kHnIh6HM840

·         Robert Gale buys 20 distressed businesses… https://youtu.be/Cf0e4so9b1c

·         Why Aren’t Millenials Buying Main St. Businesses? https://youtu.be/uCSTCS2z3tk

·         Discovering Deal Capital in a Zombie Business. https://youtu.be/IQTucDC4NsY

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Monday, November 22, 2021

Incentivize employees and achieve goals via life insurance?

 Mark Willis and I have a chat about how you can achieve business and employee goals (like retention) using strategies involving insurance and annuities...



Friday, November 19, 2021

I make an appearance on Pre-Approved Podcast where I talk about buying and selling businesses.

Click on the link below to listen to our conversation as I covers a range of topics such as evaluating how much your business might be worth, tips to increase the sellability of your business, and top reasons why people sell their business.

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1544305/9445815-what-might-your-business-be-worth-w-david-barnett-ep029


If you are interested in know what your business might be worth or if you are thinking of acquiring a small/medium size business. Tune in for my excellent advice.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Advice to an 18-year-old on Business Ownership and Career

 

This 18-year-old wants the best of both worlds, how can he get it?

Khush wants a career in computer science and own a business on the side with a manager.

What books and materials would I recommend today for him to learn?

None!

I explain in this week’s video: https://youtu.be/ES4waXr2Yas

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020 https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

5 Tips for Buying a Small or Medium Sized Business SMB

 

Everyone loves lists.

I list out my top 5 tips for buying a small business.

They have to do with planning, your gut, liquidity and more.

Check out Amazon for my book- 21 Stupid Things People do when Trying to Buy a Business to see the dumb things list.

Watch this week’s video here: https://youtu.be/NM0ZGZ2WXCk

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession of 2020 https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

How long does it take to find a business?

 

Eric is concerned after 18 months of looking. Should he be? Can he do more?

Firstly, in the video, I mention a business broker. His actual name is Curt Maier. Sorry Curt!

Eric writes to me because he’s been looking for a year and a half and is concerned.

Should he be?

What is Eric doing to find a business and is there something that can speed up this process?

I explore the market, the role of brokers and how much of the market they can really access for you and more.

Watch this week’s video here: https://youtu.be/UEvf1PRz-bY

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

Build a proper cash flow forecast for any business https://www.BizPlanSchool.com

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Friday, October 29, 2021

David appears on DIY for Business podcast

 

Buying and selling a company will most likely be the biggest transaction people will have. Don't go into a transaction like this blind. Learn from author, podcaster and consultant, David C Barnett, who is an authority on how to buy and sell companies the correct way. Mistakes can be very costly when selling or purchasing a company if it's done without the proper knowledge of what to look for and how to prepare for the transaction. Learn from a pro on this episode of DIY for Business.

Find more great podcasts like this at https://www.diyforbusinesspodcast.com/


Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Passive Income and Keep Your Job with an online business!

 

Jaryd Krause gives us the rundown on buying small passive income online businesses.

Notes from Jarryd…

Empire Flippers - https://empireflippers.com/
FeInternational - https://feinternational.com/
Investors Club - https://investors.club/
Quiet Light - https://quietlight.com/
Motion Invest - https://www.motioninvest.com/
Flippa - https://flippa.com/

Jaryd's YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ3g6G2USlnq7EgnUsajTBw?sub_confirmation=1
Jaryd's Due Diligence Framework - https://buyingonlinebusinesses.co/duediligenceframework

Tune in to the live premier or watch the replay here: https://youtu.be/BlMOO4F5epw

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

Learn to sell your business https://www.HowToSellMyOwnBusiness.com

Build a proper cash flow forecast for any business https://www.BizPlanSchool.com

Book a call with me at https://www.clarity.fm/davidbarnett

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Formula of the Zero Down Buy a Business Deal.

 

Wayne says its ok to buy a business with no money if the cash flows. Does it?

Videos mentioned within:

·         Non-Financial Considerations when you buy a small biz https://youtu.be/nV-h9tm1Gkk
·         Questions on Seller Financing https://youtu.be/YhEs5CG3uGs
·         Buy a Business with no money tab https://www.investlocalbook.com/p/buy-business-with-no-money.html
·         Using Machinery for collateral https://youtu.be/hojEFy-pFtc
·         Escape the Banker’s Rules Carefully https://youtu.be/W6WBiRp-LK4
·      Anatomy of a real no-money deal https://youtu.be/HLNmOvfok6A

Wayne suggests how to do a deal with no money.

It does make sense for a buyer, but what about the other players in this deal?

What do they think and how do you deal with their concerns?

Very important video, especially if you’re broke.

Watch this week’s video here: https://youtu.be/lx-Qyvh_ROA

Learn how to buy an already-successful and profitable business even in the covid-recession https://www.BusinessBuyerAdvantage.com   

Learn to sell your business https://www.HowToSellMyOwnBusiness.com

Build a proper cash flow forecast for any business https://www.BizPlanSchool.com

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Friday, October 15, 2021

David joins Ted Leverette and Curt Maier to 'Sharpen Your Search.'

 Expect a few surprises. They might change your perception and increase your opportunity.

Ted's original YouTube Show notes:

People wanting to buy a business face may appear to be three insurmountable obstacles: • Business Brokers. • Buyer competition. • Poorly prepared and unrealistic sellers. In this presentation, you’re going to learn how to go over, around or through them. What about dealmaking during uncertain times? What's to know about searching/buying during a Seller's Market? Why am I not seeing enough of what I want to buy? How to get more and better deal flow? What about outsourcing search? Using/paying finders? How to handle question of net worth and available funds to source the acquisition? What about business brokers? Help or hinderance? Broker management: How to stay top-of-mind with all the other searchers out there? How to go about a proprietary search in the most efficient manner? Are there successful alternatives to drip campaigns? Who do brokers and sellers take more seriously? Self-funded people wanting to buy a business? Search Funders? $1 million business threshold. Adjustments / Add-backs? Business cycle and valuation? Please subscribe and email Ted Leverette from partneroncall.com to schedule a Zoom chat. Ted Leverette enables buyers of profitable small and midsize businesses in the USA, Canada, Australia and the U.K. to be the 1st choice of brokers and sellers, which results in more-profitable done deals sooner with less aggravation at lower cost. How? Read his how-to books. And then let him help you deploy proven best practices. Ted J. Leverette, The Original Business Buyer Advocate ® “Partner" On-Call Network, LLC Searcher and Transaction Advisory: Prepare-Search-Offer-Buy PartnerOnCall.com (Not a business broker; never have been.) Get these books on Amazon or PartnerOnCall.com 120 Financial Lifelines for Small Businesses (Free) How to Prepare Yourself and Find the Right Business to Buy How to Buy the Right Business the Right Way 21st Century Entrepreneur Ideas for Kids and Aspirational Adults (Free) How to Get ALL the Money You Want For Your Business Without Stealing It (USA and Canadian versions.)