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Franchise business plans need to be thorough, for sure. But, they don’t have to be complicated. Tip: Put yourself in your bankers shoes. You need to get inside your banker’s head. You really need to see what it is they’re looking for in a business plan, so they can approve your small business (fran Read More
Yes school's out for the summer, but should additional education be a part of your plans to become a franchisee? Read More
Men sometimes need to say no. I'm serious. Read this post to see what I mean. See if you agree. See if you think what I discussed in the post is risky behavior. Read More
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 33 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 36 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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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
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
In my usual, gentle way, I share how the entire franchise business industry can show their gratitude for our military veterans. Please read this post. Read More

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