Are you a people person? What about managing people? Prefer to work alone? All of these are things you should consider when looking at which franchise is right for you. In this 4 part series we will examine the different employment models to help you understand this factor when reviewing the perfect fit. Successful concepts … Franchise Employment Models…A Deciding Factor?
By Farrah Kennedy | Posted September 14, 2011
What is a Credit Score: The most commonly known credit score is the FICO score developed by the Fair Isaacs Company. FICO scores range from 300 to 850, the higher the number the better the score. A credit score below 650 may make it more difficult to obtain a loan. Business lenders look to a business … What You Need to Know About Your Credit Score
By BoeFly | Posted September 13, 2011
Franchise Gator sits down with Dan Martin, Franchise Strategy Coach & IFX CEO to get his take on using a Franchise Consultant/Broker as well as some good advice for someone looking to venture into franchising. Dan Martin’s franchise experience goes back to 1983 when he started with a Franchise Management company. This eventually led to … Industry Expert Weighs in on Franchise Consultants
By Farrah Kennedy | Posted September 13, 2011
While there are LOTS of articles and blog posts out on the web all about the importance of social networking, and the ‘how-to’ of social networking, it can become come quite overwhelming to grasp exactly what to do; but perhaps even more importantly, what NOT to do. Hopefully this post will help you navigate your … The Do’s and Dont’s of Social Networking for Your Small Business
By AK Stout | Posted September 8, 2011
The secrets to finding out the ROI potential of a franchise When investigating a franchise opportunity one of the most difficult pieces of information to get from the franchisor is how much money you might make. This may be frustrating because you are not going to invest in a business until you have a good … How Much Money Can I Make?
By Eric Bell | Posted February 3, 2009
There’s an age-old saying that plays through business owners’ ears again and again: "it takes money to make money." I don’t have the first clue where the old proverb came from, but wherever it originated, it has found its way into the minds of many a fearful entrepreneur. As if starting a business wasn’t challenging … Best Work From Home Low Investment Franchise Opportunities
By Jon Clem | Posted January 16, 2009
FranChoice, Inc. You’ve probably heard the term "turnkey" many times and may have wondered what it means in terms of franchising. Turnkey basically refers to a franchise package so complete that everything you need to start the franchise will be done for you. On the surface, this sounds like a great idea. You pay your fee … What’s a Turnkey Franchise?
By Stephan Baldwin | Posted May 6, 2008
There is a huge balancing act that comes along with life, especially once life is no longer limited to the scope of one person. For couples, life can get extremely stressful and frustrating as the balancing act of career and income compete with time spent together enjoying shared passions. For some the desire to start … Hottest Small Business Franchises For Couples
By Staff Writer | Posted March 4, 2008
Chances are, if you are looking for the freedom that comes from owning your own business or franchise you have spent some serious time considering a small business. Other business opportunities to free you from the corporate ladder would also include a franchise business which allows you the freedom to be your own boss while … Top 10 Small Business Franchise Ideas
By Ben Baggett | Posted January 28, 2008
After you’ve done all your research and made an informed decision about which franchise is right for you, your first step toward buying a franchise business will be your application, which "according to Craig E. Yaris of The Lemon Tree"is basically a "weeding out process" for the franchisor. The application serves as a guide for … What do Franchisors Look for in a Franchisee?
By Stephan Baldwin | Posted June 15, 2007