PORTLAND, OR — Exit Strategies 360° Inc. has developed two online workshop series which help owners prepare to sell their businesses, according to a press release.

The workshop series each consist of two 60- to 90-minute sessions per month for five months (10 total) — August through December and January through May.

“Preparing My Business for Sale,” the first workshop series, provides guidance to owners early in the selling process with lessons aimed at maximizing a business’ value, such as how to “boost efficiency and profitability.”

“Selling My Own Business,” the second workshop series, offers owners direction to sell their companies themselves “effectively and comfortably.”

“Brokers charge 8 to 10 percent for their services; after the closing table and taxes, this can easily result in fees in excess of 20 to 30 percent of your net proceeds,” Exit Strategies 360° said in the release. “Another way had to be created; we’ve done just that.”

For more information, click HERE to visit the Exit Strategies 360° website or call 1-800-388-1096. Click HERE for the workshop series’ flyer.

Regular Cleanfax contributor Fred Geyen discussed the need for proper planning when selling a business and the all-too-common revelation that your business isn’t worth what you thought in a three-part article series in 2014: