Owning a franchise is a great way to become a small business owner. That's why BizSugar created its Franchises section where you can find everything you need to know about buying, running and selling a franchise.

It's crucial for people looking into owning a franchise to do this...to make in-person visits with franchisees. As a matter of fact, one of the best ways to do franchise research is to spend “A day in the life” of a franchisee. Read More

22 Excellent Reasons To Buy A Franchise

22 Excellent Reasons To Buy A Franchise Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on May 8, 2015 11:58 am
Just in case you don’t really know why you want to buy a franchise-or at least look into franchise ownership as a path to your personal and professional goals, I compiled a list of possible reasons. Read More
"My business isn't meant to be so damn complicated. I set out to offer decent food at a decent price in a convenient way. Now…all of a sudden, we have a menu with 50 different items, Double-Drive-Thru windows, and 15 different types of coffee. What happened?” That, from the late Ray Kroc, former Read More

Most Of You Will Never Buy A Franchise And I Know Why

Most Of You Will Never Buy A Franchise And I Know Why Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 38 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on April 19, 2015 4:20 pm
Most of you will never do it-never buy a franchise. Never. Never ever. I really do know why. The reason you won't do it isn't really a bad reason-or a wrong reason. It's THE reason, as you'll see when you read this franchise blog post.

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Fast And Furious Is Not The Way To Sell Franchises

Fast And Furious Is Not The Way To Sell Franchises Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 44 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on April 15, 2015 8:55 am
Fast and furious is not the best way to sell franchises. I'm serious.
If you’re a franchisor…a new one, this may not be what you want to hear. Especially after you’ve invested $150,000 or more into your franchise. But, you need to hear it. Read More

You Found the Perfect Franchise: Now What?

You Found the Perfect Franchise: Now What? Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 51 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on April 7, 2015 10:02 am
Finding the franchise you want to commit to is only the beginning. The Franchise King tells incoming franchisees what comes after they find "The One." The steps you need to take. Read More

Can You Bootstrap a Franchise Business? - SmallBizClub

Can You Bootstrap a Franchise Business? - SmallBizClub Avatar Posted by TaylorBPT under Franchises
From http://smallbizclub.com 53 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on April 4, 2015 4:09 pm
Most franchise business opportunities don't lend themselves to bootstrapping. They require a pretty hefty initial investment in franchise fees, building costs, start up inventory, staff, and marketing. Often, they also require a high net worth and a good deal of cash on hand. Read More

Following The Franchise System Does Not Equal Instant Success

Following The Franchise System Does Not Equal Instant Success Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.sba.gov 57 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on April 1, 2015 7:54 am
Franchises are really not turnkey businesses. Turnkey is a great word, though. It offers a fantastic visual. But, it’s too fantastic. If franchise businesses really were turnkey…the possibilities are endless. Read More

Don't Buy A Franchise Because You Can't Find A Job

Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://youtu.be 55 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on March 31, 2015 8:13 pm
You should never consider buying a franchise because you can't find a job. It's the wrong reason. You should become the owner of a franchise business because you want to...because you want to be the boss. Read More
Taking a look at 10 up-and-coming franchises that embody current trends in the always evolving food franchise industry. As always, performing in-depth research and due diligence are a critical part of determining if an investment opportunity is right for you. Read More

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