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Posts by Joel Libava

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  • If you’re convinced that you have enough money to invest in a franchise, are right for the business model of franchising and have done a thorough self-analysis, it’s time for you to find a few franchises to start investigating. Fire Up Your Computer Grab your favorite beverage, and...
    Industry Word - July 03, 2013 - 2 comments
  • You’re interested in a franchise or two. You want to learn more about the opportunity. Who will you be talking to at headquarters?   Franchise Salespeople If you guessed a franchise salesperson, also known as a franchise development representative, you guessed right. And yes –...
    Industry Word - June 05, 2013 - 7 comments
  • Are you thinking of purchasing a franchise someday? If so, you’re going to be focusing on things such as finding a franchise that’s a good fit for you, doing research, scouting out potential business locations and getting a small business loan.* In other words, you’re going to...
    Industry Word - May 01, 2013 - 7 comments
  • If you’re going to do a serious search for a franchise this year, please don’t make the mistake of not involving family members. Would you like to know why? Read on.   A Big Decision The decision to become the owner of a franchise business is a big one. It’s not to be...
    Industry Word - April 03, 2013 - 1 comments
  • Sometimes, the best-laid plans don’t pan out. Take business ownership, for instance. Think about how many businesses are started and closed in the US every year. Not every business makes it. But, every small business owner wants to make it. Why else would someone risk their money, and commit...
    Industry Word - March 06, 2013 - 3 comments
  • If you’re thinking of becoming the owner of a franchise-type of business, there’s something you need to know about franchising…and you may not like it. Now, what I’m about to share probably won’t be a game-changer if you’re really bent on buying a franchise,...
    Industry Word - February 06, 2013 - 2 comments
  • Will great things finally start to happen in franchising in 2013? Should you become the owner of a franchise business in 2013? What are some of the trends in franchising? Let’s dig in...                 ...
    Industry Word - January 03, 2013 - 13 comments
  • A significant number of the people that I’ve provided franchise advice to over the years have insisted on looking at franchises that have a recognizable brand name. I understand why they start their franchise business searches with “the brand” in mind, but do you? You will if you...
    Industry Word - December 05, 2012 - 4 comments
  • If you’re searching for the right franchise to buy, it’s important to set some goals. One reason that you’re going to want to have some specific goals set up is this: There are over 3,000 franchise opportunities to choose from! With that many choices, it’s way too easy to...
    Industry Word - November 06, 2012 - 7 comments
  • Due diligence, the research part of buying a franchise, includes several different things. If you’ve never worked through the process of researching one before, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll miss something. And, it all starts by knowing what to ask. Franchise research...
    Industry Word - October 02, 2012 - 10 comments

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