What’s Your Business Worth?

What’s your business worth?

October 2019, MMR.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

We think we are better looking than we are. We think we drive better than we do. And we think our business is worth more than it is. Psychologists describe this inflated view as “illusory superiority.”

In my January 2018 MMR column, I did my own reality check on the subject of valuation during an interview with Steve Zapf, the past President of Music & Arts. (Jeff Gottlieb succeeded Steve Zapf as President this past April). With more than 500 retail and affiliate locations, the organization is the go-to-company to ask about valuation.

To read the rest, Click Here to check out my October MMR column

Jaimie Blackman

Jaimie Blackman — a former music educator & retailer— is a Certified Wealth Strategist & Succession Planner. Jaimie helps business owners accelerate the value of their company so it can be sold profitably when ready to exit. He is a frequent speaker at the National Association of Music Merchants, (NAMM) Idea Center and has spoken at Yamaha’s succession advantage.

His content has been published in multiple trade magazines including: Music Inc., Music & Sound Retailer, Canadian Music Trade Magazine, and Sound & Communications. His column is now published monthly in MMR— Musical Merchandise Review—and contributes to NAMM U online.

Jaimie is CEO of Jaimie Blackman & Company, and Creator of MoneyCapsules® and the Sound of Money®. To register for Jaimie’s live webinars, or to subscribe to his podcasts & webcasts, visit jaimieblackman.com.

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