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Achieve your small business goals with tips, guides, and owner interviews from Baton.

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Owning a business

How-tos, checklists, and owner stories to help you navigate your valuation, growth, and the best way to sell a small business.

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Buying a business

Resources that make it easier to find a small business to buy, do the due diligence, and set up for a profitable first chapter.

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What happens to cash when selling a business?

What happens to cash when selling a business? Technically, anything can occur based on the terms the seller and buyer agree on in the sale agreement or contract. However, what usually happens to the cash sitting in the business's bank account or safe is the seller keeps it all.

Dylan Gans

March 15, 2023 ⋅ 10 min read


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How can I find a buyer for my small business — even if it’s “niche”?

November 8, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read

Real Stories

Rachel Yeager Front Desk


How to acquire your dream motel without leaving the job you love

March 13, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read

Know your worth

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Business valuation: Understanding the most common approaches

March 20, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read

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Simple tips for creating a more inclusive workplace, and why it matters

June 28, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read

Preparing to Sell

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How much do business brokers charge: Breaking down pricing and fees

March 20, 2023 ⋅ 12 min read