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Do you own a business and dream of franchising it one day? Franchising can be one of the fastest and least capital intensive ways to expand a business, but it’s not without its challenges. Many businesses have collapsed in financial ruin and destroyed their reputation by franchising their busines Read More
You may want to avoid opinions at all costs, when you buy a franchise. That’s right; even opinions from me (or other franchise professionals), serve no real purpose when you’re buying a franchise.

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Top Three Things To Look For As An Angel Investor

Top Three Things To Look For As An Angel Investor Avatar Posted by lyceum under Raising Capital
From http://smallbiztrends.com 15 days ago
Made Hot by: DigiTechBlog on April 18, 2016 1:31 pm
Today, I am starting a new column here at Small Business Trends. In addition to my regular weekly articles that focus on data-driven discussions of entrepreneurship, I am going to cover my experience as an angel investor in two new monthly columns. Below, we will focus on the top three things that Read More

Small Business Owners are Souring on the 2016 Election

Small Business Owners are Souring on the 2016 Election Avatar Posted by jondyer under Taxes
From http://dyernews.com 15 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on April 17, 2016 1:04 pm
Over the past few months it seems that many entrepreneurs have lost faith in the 2016 candidates for president. Still many small business owners are holding out hope that our next president will address the issues most important to them including cutting taxes and investing in infrastructure. Read More
Did you hear about the Blaze Pizza team member that almost broke YouTube recently? Check this out…
The place: Pasadena, California
The day: March 11th, 2016
The Blaze Pizza team member: Ron
The thing that almost broke YouTube: This video Read More

18 Tea Franchises to Challenge Teavana

18 Tea Franchises to Challenge Teavana Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Franchises
From http://smallbiztrends.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on April 15, 2016 1:21 pm
You already know all about the popularity of coffee franchises. But if tea is more of your thing, there are also plenty of tea franchises for you to choose from. Read More

Let the Business Owners Pay for It

Let the Business Owners Pay for It Avatar Posted by cbrendlinger under Taxes
From http://www.awakeat2oclock.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: MarketWiz on April 15, 2016 10:22 am
When it comes to “No taxation without representation,” the rallying cry of our founding fathers, few identifiable population segments are as abused as business owners. By some estimates, about 70% of the new laws governing businesses are created by government staff without legislative approval or r Read More

StreetShares Offers Low Risk Small Business Loans for Veterans

StreetShares Offers Low Risk Small Business Loans for Veterans Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://smallbiztrends.com 23 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on April 11, 2016 10:06 am
The SEC has approved new plans for a revolutionary type of loan facilitated by both crowdfunding and traditional funds. Mark Rockefeller, CEO of StreetShares, of Reston, Virginia, feels the result should benefit small businesses owned by veterans by making financing easier to obtain. Read More

Friday Franchising News - April Fool's Day Fun

Friday Franchising News - April Fool\'s Day Fun  Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 29 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on April 5, 2016 11:15 am
It's April 1 and that means it's April Fool's Day. This is the day that brands can have some fun with their message. For this edition of Friday Franchising News, we take a look at how the franchising sector is celebrating. Read More

Franchise Ownership Doesn't Have To Be A Risky Endeavor

Franchise Ownership Doesn\'t Have To Be A Risky Endeavor Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://www.thefranchiseking.com 29 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on April 4, 2016 8:14 am
Any new business venture, including franchise biz ownership, is a risky endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Wait…let me rephrase that: Franchise ownership is a risky endeavor, but if you stick with me, I’ll show you how to lower your risk. Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …
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Michelle Mangen @mmangen Beats Commuting Blues

Imagine living in Wisconsin, not known for its mild winters, and having a job that forces you to commute 100 miles one … More
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