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John Warrillow

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Latest 1 May 2022 | Updated Daily

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The Art of Selling Your Business with John Warrillow

The Small BizChat

John Warrillow is a best-selling author and founder of The Value Builder System. His team helps businesses worldwide to build the value of their company using his software system and a team of independent advisory experts. His best-selling books include Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You, The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry, and his latest is The Art of Selling Your Business: Winning Strategies & Secret Hacks for Exiting on Top. John also hosts Built to Sell Radio, a podcast where he interviews hundreds of founders about their exit and is ranked as one of the ten best podcasts for business owners. Today, John shares the inspiration for his trilogy of books on building, accelerating, and harvesting a business's value. He reveals the one thing that makes a company more valuable and how you can happily exit when selling your business. He highlights what you need to know before starting the process of selling your company and the tricks to watch for from potential buyers. He shares information on the people you will need to help you and the biggest mistakes to avoid when selling your business. He also shares how you can position your company to increase the sales price and the most important thing you can do when selling a business. “The way you position your company and talk about it in the marketplace has a huge impact on its value.”- John Warrillow This week on SmallBizChat Podcast: What inspired John to start writing business books The one thing that makes a company more valuable Lessons John has learned about “punching above your weight” when it comes to selling your company and what inspired him to write The Art of Selling Your Business The secret to a happy exit when you are ready to sell your company What you need to know before you think about selling your company Business selling trends John has seen during the pandemic The team you need around you when you are ready to sell your company Dealing with potential business buyers The biggest mistakes to avoid when selling your business How to position your business for acquisition The most important thing to do when selling your company Resources Mentioned: Lost and Founder By Rand Fishkin The Daily Podcast Strava Small Giants by Bo Burlingham Connect with John Warrillow: Built To Sell Book: Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You Book: The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry Book: The Art of Selling Your Business: Winning Strategies & Secret Hacks for Exiting on Top Podcast: Built to Sell Radio Built To Sell on Facebook Built To Sell on Twitter John Warrillow on LinkedIn John Warrillow on Twitter This episode is sponsored by… Plastiq People and businesses everywhere use Plastiq to pay for virtually everything using their credit card, even where cards aren’t accepted. From business expenses, suppliers, rent, taxes, raw materials, and more - Plastiq makes it fast and easy to pay for purchases. Plastiq allows you to rack up points from your credit card reward programs and offers global payments, the ability to pay in cash from your bank account, and more! Take two minutes and make a payment with Plastiq today at www.plastiq.com. Plastiq. It’s the smarter way to pay. Become Your Own Boss Book GIVEAWAY! The 2020 pandemic has been so hard on America’s small businesses - and America in general. If you’re ready to start your dream business, then look no further! I’m currently giving away 1,000 free copies of my best-selling book: Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months. This book has helped over 100,000 people like you to start, build, and grow their small businesses… and now it’s your time to shine. All you have to do to get your hands on a free copy is head over to www.beginmybiz.com/freeoffer to sign up for your free offer. You only pay shipping. Let’s End Small Business Failure - Together! Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of the SmallBizChat Podcast - the show on a mission to improve small business success. If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, subscribe to the show, and leave us a rating and review. Help us spread the word and end small business failure by sharing your favorite episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media. Visit our website or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or YouTube for more great content, tips, and strategies to improve your small business.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


13 Apr 2022

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Ep 67: The Art of Selling Your Business - Push vs Pull with John Warrillow

Inside the Lion's Den: A Business and Leadership Podcast

The book I recommend the most, Built To Sell, is written by my guest today, John Warrillow. He has started and successfully exited four companies and has been in the unique position to have had thousands of conversations with business owners who have gone through the process of selling their businesses. He shares his expertise and insight with us today as we discuss reasons people sell, how to position yourself to sell, and some of the pitfalls that you might not even know exist. SHOW NOTES: https://insidethelionsdenpodcast.com/podcast/episode67 CONNECT WITH ARYEH: Apply to Work with Me Instagram Future Fund | The guilt-free flexible plan to build financial wealth + freedom


30 Mar 2022

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The Art Of Building A Business To Sell | John Warrillow

Millionaire Mindcast

In this episode of the Millionaire Mindcast, we have an amazing guest, John Warrillow. He is the author of Built To Sell and many other books, resources, and information around businesses. And today he talked about the art of building a business to sell. This and more on today's show so tune in, Enjoy! Connect with Matty A. and Text me to 844.447.1555  Show Brought To You By: TheRichLifeAcademy.com Episode Sponsored By: TheRichLifeStore.com Questions? Comments? Do you have a success story you would like to share on the show? Send us an email to Questions@MillionaireMindcast.com

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7 Mar 2022

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Leading Your Company to Maximize Your Company Value with John Warrillow

Growth Think Tank

Do you want to maximize your company value? Every business owner who wants to sell in the future must understand what they need to do to improve their value now. Today’s guest is John Warrillow, author of “The Art of the Selling Your Business,” and a few others. John is also the founder of The Value Builder System™, host of Built To Sell Radio. John shares the steps to maximize your company value. John has years of experience helping companies increase their value. Discover the steps to maximize your company's value. Get the show notes for Leading Your Company to Maximize Your Company Value with John Warrillow Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #JohnWarrillow with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttJohnWarrillow #MaximizeYourCompanyValue #GeneHammettPodcast #GHepisode858 #Author #TheArtoftheSellingYourBusiness Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!


1 Mar 2022

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How to Build Your Business to Sell with John Warrillow...

Beyond 7 Figures: Build, Scale, Profit

Ep #118 - This week on the podcast, I'm joined by bestselling author, world renowned speaker, and business thought leader John Warrillow. John is the founder of The Value Builder System™ and specializes in helping business owners build up the value of their companies as they prepare to exit. Before founding The Value Builder System™, John built and exited four businesses, of which one was acquired by a public company. He has since published several books and runs the Built to Sell Podcast, which Forbes named one of the "10 best business podcasts run by entrepreneurs." Recently, John published his new book “The Art of Selling Your Business.” To find out more about John Warrillow, go to www.BuiltToSell.com and sign up to receive John’s weekly podcast. Learn More About John Warrillow and Built To Sell: Visit the Built To Sell website at: https://builttosell.com/ Listen to the Built To Sell podcast at: https://builttosell.com/radio/ Follow John Warrillow on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnwarrillow/ Also, please remember to subscribe, rate, and leave a written review for the show if you find value in it. Your reviews help this show to reach a wider audience and I appreciate everyone that has been leaving them. FOLLOW CHARLES GAUDET ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow Charles Gaudet on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/charlesgaudet Follow Charles Gaudet on Facebook: https://facebook.com/charlesgaudet Follow Charles Gaudet on Twitter: https://twitter.com/charlesgaudet VISIT THE PREDICTABLE PROFITS WEBSITE: https://PredictableProfits.com


4 Feb 2022

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834: Built to Sell: Create a Business That Thrives On Its Own with John Warrillow

Marketer of the Day with Robert Plank: Get Daily Insights from the Top Internet Marketers & Entrepreneurs Around the World

Do you want to build a valuable business that can thrive without you even laying a finger? If you are a parent, your goal for your children is to make them an independent and thriving member of society. And this is the same for business owners. If you are an entrepreneur, your goal is not to sell the product but to sell the company. The goal is to build a business that thrives and creates profit without you. Tune in to this episode as John Warrillow shares how you can build a successful thriving business without you!ResourcesBuilt To Sell (Official Website)Built To Sell (Facebook) John Warrillow (LinkedIn) Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You (Amazon Book) Built To Sell Radio(Podcast)


6 Jan 2022

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How to create recurring business revenue with The Automatic Customer's John Warrillow | #563

The Small Business Big Marketing Podcast with Timbo Reid

The lifeblood of your business is repeat customers. But customers can be fickle, markets change, and competitors can be ruthless.  So how do you ensure a steady flow of repeat business? The secret is in recurring revenue ... in finding and keeping automatic customers. It’s a strangely recurring episode 563 of The (12 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


9 Aug 2021

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Selling Your Business with John Warrillow

Elite Expert Insider

Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster, owners of Elite Online Publishing, interview John Warrillow, author of Built to Sell, about how to prepare your business to sell and make it more profitable in the process.  John Warrillow is a best-selling author and the founder of The Value Builder System™. His first book, Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You was recognized by Fortune and Inc. as one of the best business books of 2011 and has been translated into 12 languages.  John is also the host of Built to Sell Radio, ranked by Forbes as one of the world’s 10 best podcasts for business owners. In 2015, John wrote another best-selling book, The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry. In 2021, he released The Art of Selling Your Business: Winning Strategies & Secret Hacks for Exiting on Top. This completes the trilogy of books that teach business owners how to build, accelerate, and harvest the value of their company.  Learn More Here


2 Aug 2021

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How to Sell Your Business, with John Warrillow

Youpreneur: The Profitable Personal Brand Expert Business!

Ever thought about selling your business? It’s a scary process! There are so many details that come into play, and if it’s a route you’re planning on taking in the future, it's vital that you know all of the facts in order to serve you in the best way possible. QUICK REMINDER: Doors to our Youpreneur Incubator Coaching & Mastermind are open! If you’re interested in being coached by myself, other experts and masterminding throughout the year with incredible entrepreneurs, like you, who are on the same journey, just click here for more information and to secure your place!               In this episode, Chris invites John Warrillow, author of Built to Sell, onto the show to discuss the ins and outs of what is involved within the business selling process. Tune in to find out the biggest mistake John has seen people make, his advice for when a deal doesn’t work out, and why it’s always best to have back up offers! Episode Timestamps[06:09] - The biggest mistake John has seen people make in the process of selling a business[19:48] - When and how to have the discussion that you’re selling the business with your employees [26:35] - John’s advice for when a deal falls through[30:34] - Why you should always have multiple offers[32:45] - What’s involved in a sale of a brick and mortar business Essential Learning Points From This EpisodeThe ugly truth of selling a businessWhat happens when a deal falls throughThe conversation to have with your employees when you’re selling your businessNot relying on only one offerThe risk of being dependent on one platformImportant Links & Mentions From This Episode Get Access to John’s gifts! Join the 2021 Youpreneur Incubator Coaching & MastermindJoin the Profitable Personal Brand Entrepreneurs Group Subscribe to Chris’ YouTube ChannelBrowse the Youpreneur FM Podcast ArchiveDownload your FREE copy of the Personal Branding RoadmapThank you for tuning in!There are a lot of podcasts you could be tuning into today, but you chose ours, and we’re grateful for that. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it by using the social media buttons you see on the player at the top of this page.Also, kindly consider taking the 60-seconds it takes to leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on iTunes, they’re extremely helpful when it comes to the ranking of the show and you can bet that I read every single one of them personally!Lastly, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your favorite app, using the link below the player at the top of this page.


14 Jun 2021

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John Warrillow on Building A Business You Can Sell

Elevate with Robert Glazer

John Warrillow is the founder of the Value Builder System, a software program that helps thousands of businesses build more value for customers and investors. He is also the bestselling author of three books, Built To Sell, The Automatic Customer, and his latest, The Art of Selling Your Business, which came out in January 2021. He is also the host of Built To Sell Radio. John joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to build a business that attracts lifetime customers and create your exit strategy.


8 Jun 2021