Before you begin the process of selling your business there are two questions that need to be addressed; 1. Are you ready to sell your business? 2. Is your business ready to be sold? Many entrepreneurs spend a life time building a successful business and have a difficult time parting from the day to day operations. However, that is an emotional and highly personal subject the owner will have to decide upon. The process of selling a business can be extensive. It is important to address the emotional side of your decision to sell. If you are not completely decisive then you stand a good chance of losing a lot of time and money. If you do decide to sell and are committed then the next question, is your business ready to be sold, comes into play. You may be ready, but the business may not be presentable for you to achieve the maximum value when sold. To get the most for your business, it is important to get a professional evaluation done to assure you receive the maximum value and not leave money on the table. Making the biggest decision in your life requires professional help from experts. It takes more than an accountant or broker to list your business to achieve the just reward of maximum compensation for years of effort.