Wednesday, December 27, 2023

DCB year in review and what to expect in 2024

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Happy Holidays!

We’re about to enter a new year and so today I discuss what I think my best content was of 2023 and what you can expect next year.

Also- the way to access over 13 hours of private content that you can learn from.

Find out in this week’s video: 


See you over on YouTube

David C Barnett

Friday, December 22, 2023

LIVE-David's Holly Jolly 2023 Christmas Eve Special!

Here's a festive treat for everyone! There's no better way to embrace the holiday season than by gathering with loved ones for a joyous feast or celebration. In the true spirit of the season, I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be continuing my tradition of hosting a special Christmas Eve live event. Join me on YouTube Live this Friday, December 22nd, at 1 PM Eastern Time and 2 PM Atlantic Time for an unforgettable experience that's expected to last around 4 hours. We'll have engaging conversations with some special guests, reflecting on their 2023 experiences and offering insights into what the upcoming year may hold. Get ready for an afternoon filled with laughter, warmth, and anticipation for the adventures that lie ahead! Rocky Lalvani, Host of the Richer Soul and Profit Answer Man podcasts. Rocky coaches entrepreneurs to implement the Profit First system in their businesses. Mike Finger, a former business owner, business broker and consultant who helps business owners prepare their businesses for sale. Mike is also the co-host of my new show Your Exit Squad. I’m sure we’ll be sharing some of the details of this program as season 1 is about to be released. Henry Lopez, former car wash and suite salon owner and current co-working space and frozen yogurt shop owner will be visiting too. Henry is also a business coach and the host of the How of Business Podcast. Aaron Baer Providing Practical Legal Advice to Clients an entrepreneur first and a lawyer second - which allows him to tackle legal issues by putting himself in your shoes. Patrick Dichter has successfully executed a search for a CPA/Bookkeeping firm without being a CPA! He is now growing this company from being highly regional to a national service provider. Lisa Forrest has over 30 years of experience writing loans under the US Small Business Administration’s (SBA) loan programs. Mark Willis, from Lake Growth Financial. Mark is a channel sponsor and helps people secure his client’s financial future with the Bank on Yourself system. Marc Mawhinney, Three-time business owner and business coach to coaches will be stopping in. Marc is the host of the Natural Born Coaches Podcast. Finally, I’ve got Rick Nicholson who will be visiting near the end. Rick has owned seven different food/coffee businesses over the years and is a Wizard of Ads partner with Roy H Williams’ Austin, TX based organization. He’s also appeared this past year as a live guest on the YouTube channel. As a live event, if you can join us during the broadcast, you’ll be able to post comments that I’ll be able to see and so it could be quite interactive for us. If you can’t make it and want to submit a question for me or any of the guests, just hit ‘reply’ and send me a note right now. If you can’t make it to the live broadcast, the recording will be available for you to see later and I’ll put the audio on my regular podcast feeds as well. See you! Cheers David Barnett

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Do I need a Business Broker to buy a business

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Several people have asked if they need to get a business broker to help them buy a business.

No, you don’t.

But, it opens up a huge conversation about co-operation of brokers, fiduciary duties, agency relationships and more…

Like, who actually does protect your interests when you buy a business and makes sure you do a good deal?

Find out in this week’s video: 


See you over on YouTube

David C Barnett

Monday, December 18, 2023

Live - Take advantage of FREE business promotion with a little elbow grease. Guest Mickie Kennedy


Take advantage of FREE business promotion with a little elbow grease.

New Livestream guest-> Mickie Kennedy

I’m happy to have Mickie join me on a live broadcast.

Mickie Kennedy has been working in the promotion, public relations and press release industries for years.

Tune in and as we’ll be discussing how small businesses can take advantage of the media’s appetite for news in a cost-effective way.

This is a ‘must see event’ for business owners and anyone who will one-day own one.

Be sure to join live so that you can ask questions, replay will be available.

Set yourself a reminder on YouTube here: 

We’ll be going live Monday December 18 at 12 Noon Eastern Time and 1PM Atlantic Time

See you there!

David C Barnett

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Great Conversation with the Host of Buying Online Businesses Jaryd Krause and Will Smith

Entrepreneurs and business leaders engaged in the M&A process often encounter a journey fraught with uncertainties.

Negotiating with finesse, navigating the complexities of due diligence, and managing the evolution of corporate cultures are among the challenges requiring strategic acumen.

In this high-stakes setting, even seasoned professionals may find themselves standing at a crossroads, seeking the optimal path forward.

Watch my appearance at Buying Online Businesses Podcast:

See original show notes on the hosts episode page:

Unconventional Ways to Raise Partnership CASH to buy a SMB


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I tell the story of 4 young men who had a unique system set up to accumulate capital and de-risk their first acquisition.

Are you serious about buying a business?

Do you have colleagues or friends who are equally serious?

This might be something to get the wheels turning in your head…

The new video is here: 


See you over on YouTube

David C Barnett

Monday, December 11, 2023

Live SBA Loan Brokers- Interview with Viso Business Capital Founder with Heather Endresen


New Livestream guest- Heather Endresen I’m happy to have Heather join me on a live broadcast. Heather Endresen has decades of experience in helping people obtain SBA loans while working as a banker. She’s now got her own brokerage up and running and is helping entrepreneurs in new ways. Tune in and as we’ll be discussing how SBA loan brokerage works and what the advantages of a broker can be. This is a ‘must see event’ for US entrepreneurs who want to learn all the tricks to accessing capital. Find Heather online at

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Using AI to help buy a business


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We’ve all seen the clickbait articles about AI and the small business world.

Is it true?

Can AI really help you buy a small business?

I explore this in today’s video which has a particularly entertaining ending….

The new video is here: 


See you over on YouTube

David C Barnett

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

I had a blast Conversation with Mark Podolsky host of TheLandGeek

How To Avoid Dumb Deals When Buying And Selling Small Or Medium Size Businesses

Listen as we Discuss this topic and concerned on his show

  • The definition of small- or medium-sized business
  • What is a dumb deal
  • What’s a good deal
  • Franchising
  • Attributes of a perfect business
  • The “Mandela Effect” in buying a business

Monday, December 4, 2023

Live Marriage issues and your Small Business with Edward Coambs


New Livestream guest- Edward Coambs I’m happy to have Edward join me on a live broadcast. Edward has years of experience in financial and retirement planning but is ALSO a certified Marriage and Family Therapist Associate in the State of North Carolina. Tune in and as we’ll be discussing how small business and entrepreneurship can affect your personal relationships. This is a ‘must see event’ for anyone who wants to try and win in both of these aspects of life. Be sure to join live so that you can ask questions, replay will be available. We’ll be going live December 04 at 12 Noon Eastern Time and 1PM Atlantic Time See you there! David C Barnett