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How to Buy a Franchise on a Limited Budget

Are you looking to buy a franchise but aren’t sure you can handle the costs involved? It’s true, an average middle-class salary alone probably won’t be enough to make your dream a reality, but that doesn’t mean starting a franchise is impossible even on a limited budget. You just have to...Read More

By Suzanne Musial | Posted August 08, 2017

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How to Create a Franchise Business Plan

As with starting any new business, creating a business plan for your franchise is a critical step in the buying process. This plan will outline the expectations of your new business as well as help you think about and prepare for the challenges you may face. And if you are looking to secure...

By Suzanne Musial | Posted August 08, 2017

What Is The Best Franchise To Own?

If you like the idea of being self-employed but also entering the marketplace with an established business, then a franchise could be the right opportunity for you. What is the best franchise to own? There is a lot to learn before taking the leap into the franchising world. Your investment...

By Suzanne Musial | Posted August 01, 2017

How to Buy a Low Cost Franchise

Buying a low cost franchise is a great option for those who may have big dreams of business ownership but smaller pockets. Generally, low cost opportunities are those whose cash requirements range from less than $20,000 up to $100,000. Once you determine what you can afford, you can begin the...

By Suzanne Musial | Posted July 24, 2017

How to Quit Your Job in 60 Days: Transitioning from 9 to 5 to Entrepreneur

In spite of your good job and solid career, you are determined to realize the freedom and independence of owning your own business, with all of the financial and lifestyle rewards it offers to you and your family. You’ve decided it’s time to control your own destiny — and you're not alone....

By | Posted July 12, 2017

Franchisee Lifestyle Profile: From Corporate Job to Business Owner

Transitioning from a member of a corporate team to working for yourself and leading your own employees is a dream many have. Pursuing such business opportunities, however, require not only passion and dedication, but also the insight into what you can accomplish on your own, and when you may need...

By | Posted June 29, 2017

2017 State of the Franchise Industry

There may be no better time to explore becoming your own boss by opening your own franchise. Branching out can be scary, but according to the latest numbers from the International Franchise Association (IFA), the franchise industry is still experiencing positive growth. The IFA’s Franchise...

By | Posted June 19, 2017

Franchise Gator Releases Low Cost Franchise Buying Guide for 2017

ROSWELL, GA – June 15, 2017 – Franchise Gator, the leading online franchise directory, announced the release of its Low Cost Franchise Buyer’s Guide for 2017 to assist individuals in the buying process when searching for a cheap or low cost franchise opportunity. The guide is the second in a...

By Suzanne Musial | Posted June 15, 2017

Eric Bell of Franchise Gator Discusses Why Franchising May Be a Good Fit for You

Topics of Discussion: How to know if business ownership is right for you? How to know if franchising is the right path vs owning your own business. Benefits of franchising. What types of franchises are out there that are not obvious. Click here to listen to the full podcast online. Franchise...

By Suzanne Musial | Posted June 14, 2017

3 Lessons from Successful Franchisees

It’s true that the franchises that tend to succeed over the long haul come from tried and true sectors: restaurants, hotels, senior care,home services. That almost any concept can be franchised is also true — kid yoga, crime scene clean-up, doggie makeovers … if you can conceive it,...

By | Posted May 25, 2017

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