What's the first question to ask before deciding to sell your business? For many, it's "what is my business worth?" In fact, a proper valuation is one of the most important steps to take before putting a business on the market. However, you shouldn't wait for selling time before asking yourself this question. To make your business worthwhile to a buyer, you should be taking steps to boost your business's value long before you decide to step away. Not sure where to start? You're in luck. Follow along to learn what factors drive the most successful businesses.