Upside Group Franchise Consulting

For the past decade, Upside Group has been helping franchisees develop their business plans and marketing strategies with an aim to increase sales and to ensure long term success. Comprised of an experienced and professional team, Upside Group understands every aspect of the franchise model and how to execute the most effective strategies for a number of different business goals.

With measurable results and proven expertise, Upside Group is committed to providing clients with a list of comprehensive services that will strengthen the development of their franchise. The Upside franchise consulting business team is relied upon industry-wide to attract qualified franchisees that are in line with your strategic growth goals.

From sales planning to franchise lead scrubbing and screening, tracking, and customer management, Upside Group's proven franchise sales management professionals sell franchises, help with franchisee re-sales, and assist entrepreneurs interested in buying a franchise to find one in the industry that fits their professional vision and the potential for franchise profits in their local marketplace.

Articles by Upside Group Franchise Consulting:


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...

By | Posted January 31, 2017

Olympic Dreams

There certainly is a lot of buildup to the Olympics each time they roll around, but it certainly is worth it the Olympics never disappoint. There is still a purity to the games that is lost in many of the professional sports. If you're like me, you might find yourself thinking what could have...

By | Posted February 14, 2014

Three Important Questions to Ask Before Buying a Franchise

From finances to legal documentation, there's a lot that goes into the preliminary stages of buying a franchise. When you make the decision to become a franchisee, you're opening yourself up to leadership, to innovation, and to the optimistic pursuit of financial success. But going hand in...

By | Posted January 23, 2014

Adult Christmas - Don't forget yourself!

I recently saw a study that said 79% of Americans were either unhappy or apathetic about their current career.  That is simply a shocking and sad figure.  To think we spend 40+ hours a week doing something we don't really like or possibly truly dislike.  Consider the next time you go...

By | Posted December 23, 2013

In Business For Yourself but Not By Yourself: Is a Turnkey Franchise Right For You?

Having worked in the franchise world for almost twenty years, I've heard this old adage more than enough times to understand its weight.  And although franchisees buy and run their own businesses at their own risks, they have access to a strong support infrastructure every step...

By | Posted August 19, 2013

Three Franchising Myths Debunked

When you're in the process of considering whether or not to become a franchisee, you'll find yourself asking dozens of questions. Will I be making money as a franchisee? How familiar do I need to be with the product that I'm selling? And what exactly will my duties entail? And though your...

By | Posted August 14, 2013

Business Email Etiquette: Why Attention to Detail Matters for a Franchise

When you've made the exciting decision to franchise your business, it won't take you long to realize that your work will be cut out for you. From interviewing to creating a strategy for selecting the perfect location, the process (though certainly a rewarding one) isn't always an easy one. And...

By | Posted July 19, 2013

Buying a Franchise: It's All About the Relationship

Buying a franchise is an interesting prospect.  When I was a young franchise consultant it seemed very simple: someone sought out an interesting concept that, hopefully, would make them a few bucks, they invested in it, and off they went.  You would think after 15 years I would...

By | Posted June 25, 2013

Franchise Business Consulting: Running a Franchise Business in a Small Town VS a Big City

Picture a business smack dab in the middle of a humming, vibrant city. Trains, cars, and planes zoom past; commuters hurry to and from work on the busy morning sidewalk; street lights stay on all hours of the night. Now picture a business nestled comfortably in a quiet, little town. Families...

By | Posted November 16, 2012

Franchise Marketing and Tomorrow!

I had a buddy that was affectionately nicknamed by his father "Tomorrow."  The reason was he said that whenever he asked my friend to do something, he would inevitably say he would get to it tomorrow.  It got to the point where he would say, "Son, can you go out and - oh I...

By | Posted August 16, 2012

Finding the Right Franchise Match

Finding the correct franchise for you can be a daunting task.  There are literally thousands of franchise brands strewn across various industries.  They range from inexpensive scaled down offerings to comprehensive, complex business models and everything in between.  It is estimated...

By | Posted February 20, 2012

Franchise Marketing Techniques to Increase Franchise Sales

For franchise owners it is important to continuously be growing your business. By expanding your business, you are coming into contact with more patrons and potential franchisees.  Unfortunately, in economic recessions this task can prove to be more difficult. This is the reason you should...

By | Posted February 13, 2012

Franchising Today: How Franchisees Succeed

It's no secret that franchising is one of the most popular steps to take for thriving businesses. Successful franchising acts as a catalyst for growth, recognition, and longevity. This makes it an enticing option for business owners across the country. The fact remains, however, that a...

By | Posted October 25, 2011

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