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  • 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
  • New technologies are being developed daily, and a lot of them can be used for business. The franchise business is a model that's built on efficiency, and it only makes sense that some of the new technology that's being developed would have several uses for both franchisees, and franchisors. Some...
    Industry Word - August 26, 2010 - 0 comments
  • Le;s say that yo-ve done the legwork tha-s needed to determine that your business is franchise material. Yo've done a feasibility study. This study probably included; An honest assessment of current and possible future competitors Legal due diligence for name, patents, and trademarks A study of...
    Industry Word - August 05, 2010 - 0 comments
  • I;s fair to say that over 30% of the folks I talk to about franchise ownership, whether i-s in a seminar setting, or during a franchise opportunity consultation, bring up-Home Health Care Franchises' These are some smart people. The changing demographics in the US are a huge factor in the...
    Industry Word - July 26, 2010 - 2 comments
  • Is that a fair question? Will that question give you a reason to slow things down a bit, if yo;re already in the throes of franchise exploration? Good! Are you currently experiencing one of the following problems? Out of work/ca-t find a job Miserable in your current job Not making enough money...
    Industry Word - July 26, 2010 - 3 comments
  • Social media. Those two words, (if yo;re online a lot) are quite popular. The-re so popular that if you search them on a search engine like Bing, yo-ll see that there are 191 million results. If you do the same search on Google, it will yield about 227 million results. The franchise industry, as...
    Industry Word - May 06, 2010 - 2 comments
  • Making the decision to franchise your business should not be taken lightly. Not only will you be investing a sizeable amount of money, but you'll have to provide a blueprint of how your business runs to your franchisees. That's going to take a bit of time. I'm sure that you're...
    Industry Word - April 13, 2010 - 4 comments
  • Officially, spring begins on March 20th. Soon, the smell of freshly cut grass will be wafting through the mostly fresh air. A sense of renewal will fill the landscape. Things will start turning green. Green can be a relaxing color. Tha;s why many hospitals use it in their décor. Some television...
    Industry Word - March 02, 2010 - 3 comments
  • Do you remember the last time you made a major purchase? Whether that purchase was a house or a car, you attempted to gather as much information as possible in order to make sure you were doing the right thing. Well, investing in a franchise business of your own is major. Here's how to...
    Industry Word - December 15, 2009 - 2 comments

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