Franchising is full of confusing terms -- until you learn their meanings. Use this guide to learn the meaning of common franchise terms. In this post, we’ll look at 10 key terms that you’ll need to know if you want to become a franchise owner.
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My main business blog-The Franchise King Blog, has been around since 2006. As of today, it includes 1597 different articles on franchising, along with several niche Pages. What follows are the top blog posts I wrote in 2015…the most popular ones.

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What follows is my interview with Debbie Bernacki. If you’ve been thinking about entering the senior care franchise space, spend some time learning about the Happier At Home franchise opportunity. Read More
In this franchise video, The Franchise King®, Joel Libava, discloses the REAL reason franchise brokers, consultants and franchise "coaches" offer "Free Services." (And why would want to.) Read More
Not all new franchisees build their operation from scratch. Some buy franchise resales. Here are a number of reasons they are beneficial to all parties involved. Read More
Read and bookmark the most comprehensive article on how to buy a franchise ever written. Learn what it takes to become the owner of a franchise, step-by-step, from The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. Read More
Let's take a look at franchise business news links-along with small business news links and more, as the year winds down. Feel free to share this franchise blog post with your peers and friends. Read More
A recent report by franchise system data provider FranchiseGrade indicates that both the average (mean) and typical (median) franchise upfront fees at a “healthy” franchise system are higher than that of an “unhealthy” franchise system – 12 percent higher in the case of the average system.
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Franchise FUD: Browning-Ferris Industries, the NLRB, and Joint-Employer Status An August decision by the NLRB is likely to have a broad impact in the coming years, forcing a great deal of change in how many businesses do business.  While the issue may be under the radar for some business owners, th Read More
Franchises allow individuals to go into business knowing they have the backing of the franchisor. This has its advantages and disadvantages. Those positives ad negatives were recently highlighted in California as Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the strongest franchisee protection rules in the U.S. Read More

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