Introducing our new brand: Allan Taylor & Co.

PHOTO Me and Chris

After years of thinking about it, months of talking about it and weeks of agonizing over it, we’ve finally done it. Chris and I are thrilled to announce the start of a new chapter at our firm under a new brand name: Allan Taylor & Company. Why the change? I’ll never forget the first blog […]

Monthly Motivation for Selling a Business 08.14

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Following is a short recap of some of the best articles I’ve read recently on selling a business, buying a business, business value, as well as other useful nuggets of small-business wisdom. [Plus a postcard from one of my travels through Main Street USA.] What creates value in your business? Don’t let the math stop you […]

Highrise CRM is for sale. And I’m still a customer.

Highrise CRM for Sale

Every once in a while you get a chance to put your money where your mouth is. An opportunity to ask yourself if you practice what you preach, knowing that anything other than a resounding “yes” will force you to ask yourself a more unsettling question: “Why not?” I came face to face with one […]

Monthly Motivation for Selling Your Business 06.14

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Following is a short recap of some of the best articles I’ve read recently on selling your business, buying a business, business value, as well as other useful nuggets of small-business wisdom. [Plus a photo from my travels around Main Street USA.] Lessons Learned: Buying a Financially Troubled Company A great firsthand account from a lawyer’s […]

Monthly Motivation for Selling Your Business 04.14

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Following is a short recap of some of the best articles I’ve read recently on selling your business, buying a business, business value, as well as other useful nuggets of small-business wisdom. [Plus a photo from my travels around Main Street USA.] Part of the formula for selling a small business is YOU If you read […]

5 “Strategic” Ways to Sell Your Business

5 “Strategic” Ways to Sell Your Business

Looking back on the path of business experience that brought me to where I am today, I always smile when I think about the two-year whirlwind I spent working for a venture-backed Internet startup in my hometown of Seattle. With my freshly-minted MBA in hand, I decided to ditch the “old economy” and join the […]