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There’s a very kinky word that millionaire franchise owners love. It describes the thing that makes millionaire franchise owners, millionaires.
The word I’m about to share with you may or may not sit right with you. It kind of depends on your current view of capitalism. Read More

11 Key Steps in Opening a Franchise

11 Key Steps in Opening a Franchise Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on June 23, 2016 12:35 pm
Buying a franchise is a long and involved process, but this infographic explains everything you'll need to know about it. If you're ready to buy a franchise, be aware of every step along the way by reading this infographic. Read More
Are you looking at franchises? Do you have a list of potential franchise opportunities compiled? If so, great!Now…stop with the fear, already. There’s nothing to be afraid of. Read More

Are Franchises Worth It?

Are Franchises Worth It? Avatar Posted by jondyer under Franchises
From http://dyernews.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on June 19, 2016 11:41 am
There are a number of ways to start a business and franchising is just one option. While some entrpreneurs may find it helpful to have the support of a larger brand behind them, others may be frustrated by the lack of freedom. This begs the question — is being a franchise owner right for you?
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What the Heck is Exit Planning?

What the Heck is Exit Planning? Avatar Posted by cbrendlinger under Finance
From http://www.awakeat2oclock.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on June 15, 2016 9:42 am
Exit Planning is a new discipline, developed to meet the massive market need of Baby Boomers who are starting to sell their now 30+ year old businesses. Unfortunately, like any new service offering, there are a lot of people who use the term without fully understanding it. Read More
How can they sleep at night? “They,” being the CEO’s of companies like Aaron’s Rents, ColorTyme and other retailers in the rent-to-own sector of franchising. Read this one to see what I'm referring to. Read More
Even if you have the best strategy and the strongest team, it all means nothing if you don’t have enough money to pay the bills. Simply put, your business can’t run out of cash and your cash flow forecast helps you predict when your bank account might run low. Read More

5 Hidden Revenue Sources for Your Small Business

5 Hidden Revenue Sources for Your Small Business Avatar Posted by popularpicks under Raising Capital
From https://www.credibly.com 21 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on June 7, 2016 12:20 pm
Having enough cash can be a tough thing to stay on top of. There's nothing worse than running a successful small business that's growing, and still not having the funds needed to reinvest in the infrastructure and employees that you require. Read More

What is the sharing economy?

What is the sharing economy? Avatar Posted by MashaKaran under Finance
From http://www.alphagamma.eu 20 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on June 7, 2016 11:57 am
In the Sharing Economy, a couple of important elements come together. The renewed interest in this type of economy represents a paradigm shift in the field of economic science. Read More
This one is not for people who are excited about the idea of buying a franchise...of becoming their own boss. If you are looking to buy a franchise, skip this post. Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Laura Petrolino @lkpetrolino Helps Businesses When Pigs Fly

Okay, we know how that sounds, but just listen for a minute. Laura is in the business of making the impossible … More
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