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What Are the Main Types of Franchising?

If you’re interested in becoming your own boss, but you’re worried about the uncertainty of starting a new brand from scratch, buying into a franchise may be a great option! In a franchise deal, a franchisor (or a parent company) licenses its business model, products, or operations out to a franchisee (an individual who operates ... What Are the Main Types of Franchising?...Read More

By Franchise Gator | Posted November 8, 2022

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Low cost & cheap franchises

The Best Cheap and Low Cost Franchises

Many would-be business owners think opening a franchise is out of their reach because it seems most opportunities require tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars for an initial investment. But there are actually several opportunities starting at $20,000 or less that are great options for those who may be low on funds but The Best Cheap and Low Cost Franchises

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted October 31, 2016

Top franchises for women

8 Top Franchise Opportunities For Women

Franchising has become an increasingly popular way for women to realize their dreams of business ownership. Many franchisors recognize that women possess many of the necessary traits and skills to run a successful franchise business, and the number of female franchise owners has nearly doubled over the past decade. Franchising is great for women looking to own 8 Top Franchise Opportunities For Women

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted October 25, 2016

Learn about franchising

Top 8 Books to Read for Franchising

An important step to becoming a franchisee is to invest quality time into researching the industry and all of the laws that affect it. Below is our list of the top 8 books to read if you’re thinking about buying a franchise. Whether you have some knowledge of the franchise industry or none at all, Top 8 Books to Read for Franchising

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted October 19, 2016

Traits of successful franchise

Top 10 Traits of Successful Franchisees

Becoming a franchisee is not for everyone, but franchisees who find success have many characteristics in common that help them along the way. Think you have what it takes to be successful in franchising? Here are the top 10 traits that successful franchise owners possess: 1. Leader / Communicator. Successful franchisees are typically successful leaders. Top 10 Traits of Successful Franchisees

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted August 22, 2016

Fastest growing franchises

5 Fastest Growing Franchise Industries

One area of the economy that continues to thrive is the franchising industry. According to the International Franchise Association’s 2016 Franchise Business Economic Outlook, the industry is predicted to grow at faster a rate than other types of businesses this year, including a 1.7% increase in the number of franchise establishments and a 5.5% jump in 5 Fastest Growing Franchise Industries

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted July 27, 2016

What is an FDD

The Importance of the FDD

If you’re new to the world of franchising, you probably have a million questions about everything from costs and training and support, to hiring employees and securing equipment for your new business. One of the most important sources of information for prospective franchisees is the Franchise Disclosure Document, or FDD. The FDD provides a vast The Importance of the FDD

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted July 20, 2016

Turnkey business opportunities

Turnkey Business Opportunities vs. Franchises: Top 8 Things to Know

In the process of researching different franchises, you may come across the term "turnkey business opportunity." While some franchises are billed as turnkey, there are some notable differences between these and turnkey business opportunities. Here are some things to know when considering a turnkey business opportunity. With a turnkey solution, the preparation work of starting Turnkey Business Opportunities vs. Franchises: Top 8 Things to Know

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted July 12, 2016

Questions to ask a franchisor

Before You Buy: Top 16 Questions to Ask a Franchisor

A critical step in the process of buying a franchise is a comprehensive due diligence examination to ensure you are making an informed decision before entering into an agreement. Below is an in-depth list of questions for interviewing a prospective franchisor during the research process. Top 16 Questions to Ask When Interviewing Franchisors: How did Before You Buy: Top 16 Questions to Ask a Franchisor

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By Suzanne Musial | Posted June 29, 2016

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