David Newport's opinion about business sales in the New Zealand market.

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Twenty Sixteen

Thursday, January 28, 2016

This week is my second week back at the desk after a pretty rainy break here in Auckland. You always wonder in these first few weeks of the year how the new year will treat you. Well so far the phone has been ringing, have numerous prospects looking at our franchise opportunities and a number of new businesses looking to sell. So. So far so good. Read More...


It's The End Of Another Year

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Well Friday is most likely the last day of the year for me at Switch Business for 2015. Will be setting up new business opportunities that should hit the market in and around February 1st 2016. Read More...


If you're not changing you're standing still

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Well if things aren't changing then you are standing still. Nicollette has left SBL as an employee to take up a position with a company called Luminary Group which allows her to follow her first interest, social media. She will still contract her services back to SBL for all of our marketing and social media requirements.  Read More...


Choose social media platforms that suit your business

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Welcome to part two of our series where I’m explaining the exciting world that is social media. Having previously looked at WHY your business needs to build a social media presence, we’re now going to look at WHICH social media platforms you should be on. Read More...


Switch is back in the franchise game

Friday, September 11, 2015

It’s funny how your business life can turn full circle. In the mid to late '90s I started selling franchises for a couple of NZ franchise companies. Back then I started with 0800-2-Fixit and installer services and later progressed through to Hire a Hubby and a number of others until I moved into larger businesses in the mid 2000's.  Read More...