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A conference call with the franchise salesperson will be scheduled after you request information from the company. It’s the only way to get the details and some of your preliminary questions answered. The franchisors' website may be informative, but talking with a representative of the franchisor r Read More

Franchisors: Get More Organized

Franchisors: Get More Organized Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on September 19, 2014 1:33 pm
Business moves faster than the speed of light, so everything you can do to shave precious minutes off your work can improve your franchise’s bottom line and allow you to expand your business.
That’s right: You’ll be able to sell more new franchises if you can find a way to be more organized. Read More
There are numerous attributes franchisors look for in potential franchisees. But franchisors aren't the only ones who have something to bring to the partnership. Here we explore the value prospective franchisees can bring to their selected franchise. Read More
How easy is it to get a small business SBA loan for start-up? The answer: It depends. On lots of stuff. The Role Of The SBA The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses. Veteran-owned businesses, too. Read More

Boosting Capital Access for Women Business Owners

Boosting Capital Access for Women Business Owners Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 14 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on September 13, 2014 8:50 am
Read about how this summer, U.S. Senator & Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Maria Cantwell initiated legislation to increase the availability of Small Business Administration loans for women in pursuit of funding their business. Read More
It was fund while it lasted. Starbucks, the amazing coffee cafe etc. teased us for a couple of months. That's because they decided to finally offer franchises for sale. That franchise experiment has come to an end. Read why. Read More
One of our international clients had 0.1% of visitors contacting them. After implementing the points in this article, their results went up to 1%. That's 10X improvement! If it's important to you to get more leads from your website, read on. Read More

5 Popular (And Real) Reasons for Buying a Franchise

5 Popular (And Real)  Reasons for Buying a Franchise Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.franchisedirect.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: OpenSourceMedia on September 6, 2014 4:08 pm
Why do you need to know someone's reasons for doing something? If your a franchise consultant like Joel Libava, it's so you can better assist them with a major decision. Here are the reasons "The Franchise King" has been told most often. Read More
The answer: Probably not. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced that its Office of the General Counsel is going to name McDonald’s as a “joint employer” in upcoming court cases. The courts cases are based on complaints against McDonald’s franchisees. Read to see what this may Read More
Sometimes the franchise you dream isn't the one you're most suited to run. Planet Beach tries to avoid bad franchise fits by offering multiple ways for prospects to decide if their system is right for them. Read More

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Devan Perine @devanmarie Is Community Manager at EnMast

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