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  • Today’s franchise buyers are faced with thousands of choices; not only do they have to figure what type of franchise businesses to look into, they have to figure out which one is the “best in show.” Allow me to explain. If you’re looking to become a franchise business owner...
    Industry Word - August 25, 2011 - 5 comments
  • There’s a lot of excitement leading up to the purchase of a franchise business. Searching for the right franchise business to invest in involves many steps, and they all have to be done right, in order to minimize financial risk. One step has to do with the money; setting a budget for the...
    Industry Word - July 28, 2011 - 61 comments
  • It takes intelligence, talent, and perseverance to make it to the top in the corporate world; it’s not for the meek. Corporate executives are a special breed; they thrive on pressure, have no problem working extremely long hours, and are usually willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that...
    Industry Word - June 16, 2011 - 4 comments
  • The business model of franchising is one that’s consistently held in high regard by most business experts. That’s because it works. Is that why you’re thinking about buying one? You’re also investing in a franchise because: You want to have more control in your...
    Industry Word - May 18, 2011 - 5 comments
  • Obviously, if you're going to invest in a business of your own, you'll want to make some money, right? But, is that all you're focused on? Will only making money do it for you? Most of the prospective franchise owners that I've consulted with don't even want to...
    Industry Word - January 04, 2011 - 6 comments
  • There are two words used in the franchise industry that can be downright dangerous for some folks that are considering franchise ownership. The words that ;m about to share with you are what I call,-visual words- Yo'll'see
    Industry Word - November 30, 2010 - 2 comments
  • If you are considering franchise ownership, the place to start is at your kitchen table... In order to find out what opportunities you should be looking at, you need to get a legal sized piece of paper, a ruler, and a pen or pencil. Once you have those in front of you, do this exercise...
    Industry Word - November 04, 2010 - 4 comments
  • In theory, buying the hottest franchise around makes a lot of sense; ther;s probably some serious buzz about the franchise, which means that lots of potential customers know about it. Can you imagine opening up a franchise in a market that already has customers waiting patiently for your...
    Industry Word - October 28, 2010 - 8 comments
  • It sure does;t-fee- like our economy is improving too much. Lots of folks are still taking the wait and see approach. Small business owners still seem to be pretty hesitant when it comes to expanding their businesses. Of course that translates into continued high unemployment. If yo're out of...
    Industry Word - September 30, 2010 - 2 comments
  • I;s true; the business model of franchising is one of the best business models ever developed. I-s a brilliant idea, and if i-s done well, it can create lots of success, for both franchisee and franchisor. However, we do't live in a perfect world. The US franchise industry is highly regulated,...
    Industry Word - September 02, 2010 - 1 comments

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