New Report

14 Companies That Sold with a Contractors-Only Model

Are you building a business that relies on contractors, rather than employees?

Our newest report features 14 companies that grew and sold using this model, plus advice about how to make this type of business attractive to buyers.

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Tips for selling a business that runs on contractors (no employees)

A person is sitting on a large stack of money while working on a laptop, with a paper airplane flying in the background, symbolizing the concept of making money online or remote work profitability.

How this U.K. SEO agency turned a major client into a buyer


Focusing on reputation management helped this agency grow recurring revenue


Should you consider seller financing when you sell your business? We explain how it works

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This couple grew a remote work marketplace used by 10K software engineers

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They split their digital marketing agency into two pieces — and sold for 15% more

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Course: How to Sell Your Business (1 hour)

A high-level, practical overview of what you need to know.

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Podcast Episodes

Anna Maste, Co-Founder of Boondockers Welcome

How a 7-hour workweek led to Anna Maste’s 7-figure sale

30 minutes

This is the story of how Anna Maste and Marianne Edwards, a mother-daughter duo, bootstrapped and sold a membership site for RVers called Boondockers Welcome.

Donald Spann, Co-Founder of Vicky Virtual Receptionists

Donald Spann’s goal was time freedom. He got it by building a virtual call center

36 minutes

This entrepreneur says you don’t have to be passionate about your business. Here’s what he suggests instead, and how he built Vicky Virtual Receptionists to an exit.

Jon Hainstock Co-founder of ZoomShift

When’s the right time to exit? Jon Hainstock on selling ZoomShift

30 minutes

Is there a right time to sell your business? This was what Jon Hainstock and his co-founder, Ben Bartling, had to figure out when they were planning their exit from ZoomShift.

Sam Parr, Founder of The Hustle

From hot dog stand to 8-figure exit: How Sam Parr built and sold The Hustle

39 minutes

How did this down-to-earth guy with no previous media experience build such a valuable company? Here’s how Sam Parr became one of the leading voices in entrepreneurship.

How To

Advice for Selling Your Business


Considering selling your business? Here’s a step-by-step guide to the acquisition process


Should you work with a broker to sell your business? How to choose one and what to expect


Strategies for minimizing taxes when you sell your business


What is SDE? We explain seller’s discretionary income, plus why it matters for your sale

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