The Desk of BizON

This blog is dedicated to small businesses, entrepreneurs and anyone looking to buy, sell & grow businesses or franchises.

How to Acquire a Small Business (and Keep Employees Happy)

There are many books that discuss the inner workings of big M&A deals but there are few that delve into the purchase of a small business — a move that requires a different strategy. Small companies are difficult to buy, but they can have tremendous benefits to the acquirer over the long term — an argument that has been proven over and over again in Silicon Valley. Continue reading “How to Acquire a Small Business (and Keep Employees Happy)”


4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Buy an Existing Business

It is needless to say that a typical 9 to 5 job is not for everyone. And not everyone has the time, perfect idea or funds to build their own business from the ground up. Luckily, there is still a way to become a business owner without having to do most of the grunt work – and that is through buying an existing, already established business or franchise. Continue reading “4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Buy an Existing Business”

Leave the 9-5 behind: How to Buy a Business

As a business broker, I have a wealth of experience interacting with potential buyers who are interested in businesses that I have listed through my brokerage. Potential buyers range from the beginner to the expert. No matter where you sit on the spectrum … you have an equal chance of closing the transaction and leaving the 9-5 behind for your dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Continue reading “Leave the 9-5 behind: How to Buy a Business”

What is Effective Change Management in Business?

In my experience as a Business Coach, I have been able to see that no other word is as scary as the word change. In your personal life, not being ready for change means you won’t be able to lose weight, for instance, or solve your marital problems. In business, the fear of change means wasting money, missing opportunities, and even losing your company. Continue reading “What is Effective Change Management in Business?”

How Buyers Benefit & Sellers Thrive.

BizON was built to help buyers & sellers connect and for small business owners, entrepreneurs and franchise owners to grow by leveraging our tools, tips and resources.  As a forward thinking leader in the business & franchise for sale world, it is our responsibility to push the limits of technology in order to ensure our users have a successful and positive experience. Continue reading “How Buyers Benefit & Sellers Thrive.”

Simple & Good Reasons to Acquire a Business. (it’s a sexy & smart strategy)

At BizON, we’ve been on a journey to make buying & selling businesses or franchises less difficult, less stressful and more fun and simple. Entrepreneurship through acquisition is going to gain more and more momentum in 2018 and beyond. Continue reading “Simple & Good Reasons to Acquire a Business. (it’s a sexy & smart strategy)”

Why You Should Buy a Business (and How to Do It) – HBR Podcast

At BizON we are on a constant journey to connecting with like minded individuals that believe in the power and vision of ‘Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition‘, and one of those individuals is Taryn Herritt – a high volume seller on BizON (check out her listings here) and one of our newest contributor to the Desk of BizON. Continue reading “Why You Should Buy a Business (and How to Do It) – HBR Podcast”

How The Right Words Can Help Sell a Business

Many believe that the right photos and the perfect asking price are all that you need to make your business listing appealing to potential buyers, but truth be told – this is not the case. Continue reading “How The Right Words Can Help Sell a Business”


The core of what we do at BizON is attract and connect engaged business/franchise buyers & sellers. However, we have recently introduced an important initiative that aims to help small business owners, franchise owners and entrepreneurs grow their ventures. To date, we’ve done this via our “Grow” tab within the BizON marketplace. Continue reading “#BizCHATS”

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