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  • Have you ever thought about starting a B2B franchise?B2B, short for business-to-business, is a sector of franchising that’s a bit under the radar. That’s because these franchises are not as visible as food or retail franchises.But their lack of visibility shouldn’t be a deterrent....
  • In this post, I’m going to teach you 5 things you need to do before you start searching for a franchise to buy.In this case, preparation is key.In other words, the time to get all your ducks in a row is before you start your search...not during your search.5 Things To Do Before You Start Your...
  • I’d like you to grab a pen and paper and quickly write down the first three franchises that come to mind.When you’re done, look below to see if any of these iconic franchise brands are on your list:Subway®McDonald’s®Dunkin Donuts®Pizza Hut®Burger King® If...
  • When it comes to investigating franchise opportunities, you have lots of choices these days.You can explore:Food franchisesRetail franchisesB2B franchisesMaintenance/Cleaning franchisesAutomotive franchisesThe list goes on and on.In addition, you’ll have to decide whether you want to invest...
  • Generally speaking, the franchise business model is a good one. Over the years, it’s enabled thousands of people to start businesses.Those businesses have brought much-needed revenue to city coffers. They’ve also provided employment opportunities for people residing in areas where these...
  • The Pros And Cons Of Owning A Retail Franchise The retail sector of franchising is huge.According to a recent report* from Franchise Direct, the retail franchise sector brings in nearly $70 billion dollars per year, while directly employing over 815,000 people.In addition, financial output from...
  • Occasionally, franchise owners run into problems running their businesses.If you decide to become a franchise owner, who should you communicate with to get an issue you’re experiencing resolved?And most importantly, what if your issue (or issues) aren’t getting taken care of? What...
  • I’d like to start out by telling you that it’s perfectly normal to be fearful about owning a franchise business-or any business. As a matter of fact, if you weren’t afraid, it would cause me worry.But if you’d really like to be your own boss, there are ways to overcome some...
  • Do you remember the last major purchase you made?If so, would you describe it as being a smooth, easy process, or a difficult, frustrating one that infuriated you to no end?If it was a smooth transaction, congratulations!But if it wasn’t, and you happen to be thinking about buying a franchise...
  • There are plenty of myths about franchising. A great deal of them revolve around money. I hear these two statements a lot: “Franchise companies make most of their profits from franchise fees.”“If it wasn’t for those franchise fees, I’d probably consider buying a...

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