Since moving to a podcast only format, we’ve been working to broaden the geographic focus of our show, making it less “Colorado-centric”. We’ve already discussed the substantial savings in time, energy, and sometimes even money a person can realize when buying an existing business or franchise, so today we’d like to share a resource we’ve found which lists businesses for sale in California. But, don’t worry, if you’re not looking to buy or sell a business in California, this site has resources for you too.
BizBen has been in business since 1994, and there are currently more than 8,9oo active business listings available in their database. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in their listings, which are searchable by keyword, business type and location, you can also check out their directory of business brokers, along with a helpful article about choosing a business broker that is right for you. Although California listings are their focus, they have some listings from outside California too.
If you have a business for sale, you can add your listing to BizBen for as little as $45, which includes unlimited ad copy, inclusion in their RSS feed, comprehensive ad statistics and the ability to edit your ad 24/7. The website claims a 90% success rate for their FastTrack ads, which cost $400 for a one month listing. While you’re there, you can also check out the BizBen blog for daily articles about buying, selling and financing your business.