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Fight Rising Costs by Improving Operating Efficiency

The Hidden Margin Killer We are halfway through the year and experiencing rising costs across the board nationwide. Many businesses are spinning their wheels trying to figure out solutions to the problems before them. While each business is complex and experiences its own unique set of challenges, there is one commonality among most organizations: they are all operating less efficiently than they should be and are potentially wasting large sums of money every year. Improving operating efficiency is imperative to a company's survival and growth. The International Data Corporation estimates that most businesses, no matter their size, suffer yearly [...]

By |August 17th, 2022|

Exit Strategies: Building A Business For Sale Part 3 – Labor Market Struggles

Labor Market Struggles Given the current employment market, many business owners have labor and hiring at the top of their mind. It’s no secret that it’s an ongoing struggle for both large corporations and small businesses nationwide. I won’t go into the why in this article, but I will dive into how you can mitigate the labor market’s impact and better position your organization for future sale. Two-Step Process A lot of time, money, and unnecessary stress can be saved by taking two “simple” steps. First, companies that invest their efforts into comprehensive training programs tend to see better [...]

By |July 28th, 2022|

Indiana Business Advisor’s Go To Market Edge

Indiana Business Advisors Go To Market Edge has always existed, and now it has been improved and formalized. Upon my recent return to Indiana Business Advisors, I gave myself a challenge… to take what was already a robust marketing process for confidentially exposing our engagements, with extensive buyer networks, email program, direct mail and targeted outreach, online deal sites, social presence and a host of possibilities for extending reach… then beefing it up and turning it into a cohesive Go To Market engine. We already had a reach far beyond anything our nearest competitors could boast. But we needed [...]

By |June 6th, 2022|

Incentives for Business Owners in Indiana

Incentives for Business Owners in Indiana Did you know that the government has free money available to business owners? Local, state, and federal governments offer economic incentives to attract new facilities, create jobs, and encourage investments in buildings and equipment, while also retaining existing facilities and employees. Depending on the size of the business, industry, and purpose of funds, you may qualify for tens to hundred-thousands of dollars in free money. Free Money for Buying a Business? A business acquisition is a “business growth event” that can trigger an incentive opportunity. By allowing acquiring companies to take advantage of new [...]

By |May 16th, 2022|

Indiana Business Advisors Strengthens Resources

Andrew Wahl Joins Indiana Business Advisors Indiana Business Advisors (IBA) is pleased and proud to welcome Andrew Wahl as Business Broker to our firm. Andrew comes to IBA with a solid entrepreneurial background. He started his first business at the age of 16. Today, he is an active senior commercial real estate broker, business broker, and owner/operator of Top Shot Aerial Photography, Indy’s largest locally owned drone service. Andrew is a graduate of Ball State University where he focused on entrepreneurship and small business management through the Miller College of Business. After graduation, he went into sales while operating Top [...]

By |April 27th, 2022|

Exit Strategies: Building A Business For Sale Part 2

EXIT STRATEGIES: BUILDING A BUSINESS FOR SALE Part 2: Importance of Plans, Policies & Procedures Owning and operating a business takes a lot of work. Anyone who has done this at some point in their life will agree. It’s not only time and effort put in, but also sometimes late nights, weekends, holidays, and whatever else the unexpected has brought. In the end, your business is your personal investment. For many, it’s the product of their life savings and will be their retirement plan. Read on for some tips to make your business more marketable for sale in the [...]

By |March 17th, 2022|
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