May 16, 2023
Brad Wayland is a Business Advisor at Quiet Light, a brokerage firm that helps online business owners execute successful exits. As a thriving entrepreneur, he has almost 20 years of experience marketing and operating online businesses.
Starting in 2003, Brad helped create an online custom t-shirt company that became a multimillion-dollar enterprise. Later, he started building other e-commerce businesses and investing in existing companies. Over the last 10 years, Brad has constructed, purchased, or sold more than 30 web properties.
Chris Wozniak is a Business Advisor with Quiet Light and the Founder of The George Ryan Group, LLC. He began his career as the Founder, Business Broker, and Mergers and Acquisitions Intermediary of Lesdon & Associates Business Brokers LLC.
Through his work representing hundreds of sellers and being a member of the International Business Brokers Association, Chris has earned accreditations of Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary and Certified Business Intermediary. He also earned the Board Certified Broker designation as a member of the Texas Associations of Business Brokers, the Broker-Dealer license issued by the Texas State Securities Board, and the Real Estate Broker license issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
Amidst the evolving business world, what do entrepreneurs need to know to keep up and stay ahead?
The pandemic drastically changed business as usual, especially in the M&A space. Brad Wayland and Chris Wozniak discuss the changes to be mindful of in buyer behavior, multiples, lending, and interest rates in e-commerce, SaaS businesses, and content sites. What are their recommendations for maneuvering and flourishing amid these shifts?
In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley and Pat Yates sit down with Brad Wayland and Chris Wozniak, Business Advisors with Quiet Light, to discuss the evolution of business and the effects of the changes since 2021. They share their insights and recommendation in many areas, including what e-commerce businesses generate the most profit, what multiple to look for in an M&A, and how the lending market has altered.