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The Deal Board podcast is a place to learn the best way to sell a business or grow by acquiring a new one. Business Exit Experts, Andy Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich, lead discussions with expert business brokers and entrepreneurs that have sold or acquired a business so you can learn from their experience. Whether you are looking to sell a business, buy a business or grow your business - The Deal Board gives you the behind the scenes look at the entire deal process.

The Deal Board podcast is a place to learn the best way to sell a business or grow by acquiring a new one. Business Exit Experts, Andy Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich, lead discussions with expert business brokers and entrepreneurs that have sold or acquired a business so you can learn from their experience. Whether you are looking to sell a business, buy a business or grow your business - The Deal Board gives you the behind the scenes look at the entire deal process.
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The Deal Board podcast is a place to learn the best way to sell a business or grow by acquiring a new one. Business Exit Experts, Andy Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich, lead discussions with expert business brokers and entrepreneurs that have sold or acquired a business so you can learn from their experience. Whether you are looking to sell a business, buy a business or grow your business - The Deal Board gives you the behind the scenes look at the entire deal process.

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English

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Ep021: How World Events Affect Small Business Owners with Andy Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

2/12/2019
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Description: Andrew and Jessica inspired on the latest US government shut down for 34 days decided to dive into the topic of how this large economics events affect business owners. Nowadays the world is all interconnected, through banking, currency exchanges and trade; the internet had brought all the nations together and as a result when one suffers there is a chain reaction in the others. Any major economic event influences how businesses are being sold and even how long deals can take to...

Duration:00:34:43

Ep020: Marketing and Social Media Strategies with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

2/5/2019
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Andrew and Jessica, along with two amazing guests, Kerry Cole, Executive director of Becca Cosmetics, and Corey Saban, founder of Videobolt.com, are presenting inexpensive and even no-cost strategies to grow your following in social media and make your business grow and even increase its value. Social media is a great tool to connect with customers, keep the engagement with them and really promote your business. This is a very simple process that can help you improve your business’ quality...

Duration:00:29:23

Ep019: Benefits of Seller Financing with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

1/29/2019
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Andrew and Jessica dive deep into seller financing, which is a loan given by the seller who acts like a bank and is a crucial component in buying a business, to the extent that almost every deal relies on it. Banks, on the other side, want to see the seller invested in the buyers’ success, believing in their own business and in the deal itself. Seller financing is not about the money, it has to do more with the seller trusting his business, showing interest in following up and be there for...

Duration:00:35:46

Ep018: How to Fix & Flip a Business with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

1/23/2019
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Description: Andrew and Jessica are talking in this episode about “flippers.” That is the name given to buyers that acquire multiple businesses knowing they could increase their value in a number of years and then sell them. In the near future, it is expected there will be more business opportunities. Prognosticators say that baby boomers will come to the market en masse to sell their businesses, but the predictions state there are not going to be enough skilled buyers, which would not...

Duration:00:40:53

Ep017: Buying a Business with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

1/15/2019
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Andrew and Jessica will lay out all the details about buying a business. The process of acquiring a business can bring a lot of frustration since the market is currently dominated by sellers. The advice from the experts in this episode will help set you apart as a buyer competing for deals in the marketplace and, even if you already own a company, will assist you in making your business grow through acquisition. Listen to this episode and find what it takes to buy a business and to hire a...

Duration:00:34:33

Ep016: Getting Ready to Sell with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

1/8/2019
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As a business owner, you may wonder what you should do to prepare your business for sale. In this episode, Andrew and Jessica bring three amazing guests who are experts in closing deals, such as Michael Shea, Mitra Sanai, and Jim Tatem; they are displaying the tools and advice you need to increase the value of your business while having it ready to sell. Listing of the week: Kevin Hickey (Fairfield County) Truck Company. Listing price $150,000. Gross income $300,000 or more. Easy to...

Duration:00:39:42

Ep015: New Year’s Special with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

1/1/2019
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To welcome 2019, Andrew and Jessica welcome to the podcast two influencing and inspiring men: Jim Tatem who is the President of United Franchise Group, explaining the pros of goal setting, and Bob House president of BizBuySell, talking about what kind of business activity goes on during New Year and what can be expected for 2019 related to business sales. This episode is a great way to start the year, the aim is to help you to set your business goals for the next few months for a great and...

Duration:00:38:26

Ep014: Holiday Special with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

12/25/2018
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Andrew and Jessica wish you Merry Christmas! And what better time than this to talk about business! Some of the businesses experience their biggest boost and revenue these last two months of the year. Did you know that this year it is expected for consumers to spend over a trillion dollars in these holidays? Listen to this episode and find two amazing business opportunities as well as knowledge about the aspects to have under consideration when selling or acquiring a business that makes its...

Duration:00:38:10

Ep013: Non-traditional Financing Options For Buying a Business with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

12/18/2018
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Andrew and Jessica are diving deep into financing along with experts in this arena who will provide very useful information. If you are looking to reinvest in your business using your retirement funds to make a business transaction or if you are struggling in getting the requirements to get a loan, you will find this show perfect for you! Know your options and take advantage of this great time of the economy to make your business grow or acquire a new one. Listen to this episode and find out...

Duration:00:35:41

Ep012: Purchasing a Franchise with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

12/11/2018
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Andrew and Jessica talk about franchising and about the opportunities that can be found in this kind of business as well as how to start one and expand it. This episode counts with the participation of amazing guests who have plenty of experience and knowledge in the franchising world, who know what makes franchising successful and what to look for in a successful franchise. Did you know that only 15% of businesses that start from scratch have success compare to 90% success for franchises?...

Duration:00:47:25

Ep011: Distressed Businesses with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

12/4/2018
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Andrew and Jessica are diving deep into the topic of distressed businesses, which are the ones that will not be sold at their value; these businesses are in trouble or have a huge amount of assets that impact on their value. The key when selling a business in distress is finding the right buyers who are taking advantage of an opportunity to acquire assets at a lower price. Listen to real cases of businesses that were barely making or losing money and still were good acquisition deals for...

Duration:00:36:09

Ep010: Transition your Business into a Franchise with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

11/27/2018
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Sometimes the only way of expanding a business is franchising. Andy and Jessica explain in this episode the different aspects of this exciting endeavor, as it is the transition from owning a business to being a franchisor. Listen to real cases of successful business extending their boundaries, including the testimony of Andy with the franchise of Transworld Business Advisors. Is your business ready to be franchised? Are you interested in becoming a franchisor? Listen to this show and get...

Duration:00:41:31

Ep009: Thanksgiving Show with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

11/20/2018
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Andrew and Jessica present the reality of a lot of businesses that find Thanksgiving their most profitable part of the year; some business acquire many customers and owners find a great opportunity to capitalize from this income. If you are looking to sell or purchase a business there is a need to understand the seasonality of the business — timing the acquisition is crucial. Listen to this episode to learn more about how to take advantage of the holiday season to increase the value of a...

Duration:00:26:03

Ep008: How Books and Records Affect Deals with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

11/13/2018
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Jessica and Andrew emphasize the importance of keeping neat books and records during this episode. Real cases are exposed in detail, in order to have a clear picture of the serious influence that good or poor books and records can have on a deal. Brokers from Colorado and Florida talk about how they overcome the challenges they encounter while selling a business with inconsistent or lack of information about their income and expenses. So, if you are selling a business or acquiring one, you...

Duration:00:30:36

EP007: Financing Business Acquisitions Through the SBA with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

11/6/2018
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Andy and Jessica are bringing the experts in the SBA in the U.S., Live Oak and Stearns Bank, specialists in these kinds of loans. They explain in detail what are the crucial requirements in order to ease the process, and why getting an SBA loan is a great idea in the current market. Listen to this episode and find out not only the benefits of an SBA loan but also what to have and what to avoid in order to facilitate the course of acquiring a business with this incredible financing...

Duration:00:33:44

Ep:006 Halloween Special with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

10/30/2018
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Andrew and Jessica invite you to join them in a spooky episode! Filled with dead and killer deals, scary business and more! This episode introduces unique businesses, from a human body parts company to a custom business run by an Italian family. Listen to this Halloween special and get to know some real deals that were killed by poor decisions and emotional confrontations. Meet amazing brokers who share some of their horrifying moments in this business. Get ready, this show gets...

Duration:00:22:07

Ep:005 Recasting Financials with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

10/10/2018
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Andrew and Jessica are talking about small business, the ones that are earning less than a million dollars, that want to get ready for a fair sale. Recasting is the way of looking at the financials in order to show all the available moneys for a working operator. Not always an easy job, since businesses’ values are changing all the time but Jessica and Andrew are highlighting all the essential tools for a seller to have, keeping consistency and transparency as a priority. Listing of the...

Duration:00:31:02

Ep:004 How much is a business worth? with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

10/3/2018
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Business valuation experts Andy and Jessica talk about the worth of a small business from the buyer’s and seller’s perspectives. Business valuation is an art and it can be approached through different methods, highlighting the assets, the earnings, or the market. As a buyer or a seller, you need to educate yourself about business worth, to understand how it operates under different variables, keeping it simple and finding the best deals according to the particular circumstances each business...

Duration:00:30:40

Ep:003 Landlords in a Heated Market with Jessica Fialkovich and Andrew Cagnetta

10/1/2018
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Selling and purchasing a business cannot be done right without considering in detail who is the landlord, in which economic atmosphere you are and how are you going to negotiate the lease. Listen to this episode and get to know about great and not so great real business done by three awesome brokers from San Diego, Texas, and New York, who will share their success and failures while dealing with landlords and lease arrangements. Listing of the week: 22-year-old business in Fort...

Duration:00:34:21

Ep:002 Landlord Issues In The Commercial Real Estate Market with Andrew Cagnetta and Jessica Fialkovich

10/1/2018
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In today’s episode, Andrew and Jessica dive into the complicated topic of dealing with landlords in the commercial real estate market and the inevitable fluctuation of the characteristics of this negotiation according to the economic atmosphere at the time of the deal. Prolific or down markets will set the features of the encounter with the landlord. Listen to the rich perspectives of Steven and Eric, business advisors from California and New York City respectively, and get tips to...

Duration:00:36:01