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Top Veterans Franchises for 2017

Our nation’s veterans are a valuable resource, but translating the skills and knowledge they gained while serving our country can sometimes be a challenge. One avenue to consider is franchising. Franchising allows veterans to utilize the leadership experience they learned in the military as a...Read More

By Suzanne Musial February 16, 2017

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Three Myths about Opening a Franchise

So you're considering buying a franchise - great decision! The franchise business is a lucrative, rewarding profession in which you can start your own business without needing to forge your own business model or develop an entirely new conceptual standard. Your business has proven profitability and...

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15 Common Franchise Terms and What They Mean

When searching for a franchise it’s important to know the lingo. Here is a list of the most common franchise terms to get you in the know as you begin the investigation process: Advertising Fee: A contribution paid by the franchisee into the franchise system’s advertising fund for...

By Suzanne Musial

The Benefits of Using a Franchise Broker

Franchise brokers: Who are they, and do you need one? The best travel agents ask a lot of questions of their clients before planning a trip. The more they know, the more they can match the right experience to the client. Good franchise brokers are the same way. Their job is to learn all they can...

By Suzanne Musial

Tips to Maximize Your Franchise Opportunity

So, you’ve decided to buy a franchise. There are a variety of good reasons for investing in a franchise, but the most compelling is the possibility of financial success. However, while owning a franchise can give you a tested business model with brand awareness, it doesn’t always...

By Staff Writer

Think Bigger: Area Developer and Master Franchisors

The single-unit “mom-and-pop” arrangement may be what most people think of when they think about franchise ownership. Simple franchisor/franchisee operators dominated the franchise universe well into the late 1990s and, for many, that model remains just fine. But there are other ownership...

By Suzanne Musial

Buying Young: Why Franchising is Great for Millennials

Owning a franchise in your 20s. Who’s in? When someone says “franchisee,” the image that comes to mind is usually a middle-aged man or woman and not a recent college grad just entering the workforce. However, several factors have begun turning that perception on its ear – one of the most...

By Suzanne Musial

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...

By Suzanne Musial

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...

By Suzanne Musial

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...

By Suzanne Musial

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