Jack Gibson Launches 'How to Buy a Business Without Being Had'

Jack (John V. M.) Gibson, a retired business, business appraiser, and university professor, has recently revised his 5-star rated book "How to Buy a Business without Being Had": a complete and readable guide for anyone interested in becoming a business owner.

Gibson holds degrees from the University of Virginia and Cornell. For over twenty-five years he represented thousands of buyers and sellers of businesses and sprinkles his book with Case Histories about the problems and successes of these clients. He has been a frequent lecturer on the subject business acquisitions and has been admitted to testify in local, state and federal courts on business valuations.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Jack Gibson's book gives readers an in-depth look at the pitfalls that may trap buyers after the sale on a business is closed. Gibson gives readers clear instruction in the financial, legal and practical aspects of buying a business through his effective use of tables and charts supported by footnotes and tips learned over his long career. There is also a helpful Glossary of Terms, Index, Appendix with sample documents, as well as Questions and a Study Guide for classroom use.

The first section of the book spells out ten important steps involved in successful business acquisitions. The next section spells out the advantages of business ownership. Following sections guide readers in putting a realistic value on a business and in how to accurately project future cash flow. Final sections discuss the essential components of a purchase contract, how to sharpen negotiating skills, and the closing process.

The strength of Gibson's book is his deep knowledge of the world of small business. The Case Studies are a particularly rich source of practical advice. All that readers need to know to buy with confidence is clearly spelled out. One effective part of the book teaches buyers how to distinguish between good businesses and bad ones, between businesses that will meet buyers' objectives and businesses with problems that may be incurable. After reading Gibson's book readers will be well equipped to buy a good business at a fair price.
Readers who wish to experience this compelling work can purchase"How to Buy a Business without Being Had" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors' books, including distribution in the world's largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time consuming issues, and focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at http://www.pagepublishing.com.

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