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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A Proper Introduction To Franchising

Franchise Business University is now open for enrollment. If you’re looking into franchise ownership, or are thinking of doing so, check it out.   A Proper Introduction To Franchising Summer (for some) is a great time to work on detail-oriented projects. Show More Summary

Franchisors: Ignore This Piece Of Advice At Your Own Peril

Once upon a time, there was no internet. No World Wide Web. (Ok. Not that long ago.) But, seriously, there wasn’t an efficient way for prospective franchise buyers to check out potential franchise opportunities. Clicking from one franchise website to another didn’t happen. Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership: How Cool Would It Be To Own Multiple Locations?

That cool. I think it would be really cool to own more than one franchise location. Do you? Do you picture owning multiple locations?   Cruising Through Town Can you picture yourself cruising through town, visiting each of your franchise locations? Popping in to check up on things? Looking through receipts, calculator in hand? Counting. Show More Summary

Crisis Management: Subway Franchise Magicians Make Jared Fogle Disappear

    The Subway PR team magicians have just made Jared Fogle disappear. Fogle is gone from time and space. You can’t (and won’t) find his name or his picture anywhere on the Subway corporate website. Wise move.   Speed When a reporter...Show More Summary

What Winning Looks Like In Franchising

If you were to buy a franchise, what would winning look like to you? Think about it for a moment. What are you seeing? What’s the visual? What is your visual?   Define Success What are your goals? If you decide to pull the trigger, and...Show More Summary

McDonald’s: They’re Making Their Quarter Pounder Bigger Why?

I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but most restaurants in the U.S. are trying like heck to come up with healthier menu offerings for their customers. It’s a good move, since the obesity rates in this country are through the roof....Show More Summary

You Open Your Franchise And This Happens

The time: Two months after you opened your new franchise business The place: Your office Your frame of mind:     The reason: (See the 1st image)       Those are crickets.   You Open Your Franchise And This Happens Imagine investing $250,000 on a franchise business. Show More Summary

Buying A Franchise: Fighting About Money

I grabbed the text below from my book, Become A Franchise Owner! “Over the years, I’ve actually been involved in a few mild arguments with prospective franchise buyers who didn’t feel that it was important for me to know about their financial situation. Show More Summary

New Report On Cleaning Franchises Is The Bomb

One very popular sector in franchising is the cleaning sector. It includes commercial cleaning and residential cleaning. That kind of makes it a double-sector. Cleaning Franchises Most of the people I work 1-on-1 with quickly discount cleaning franchises. Show More Summary

Did Ray Kroc Have A Dark Side?

I don’t know. But, there sure is a lot of talk going on as of late about Ray Kroc-and his supposed dark side. That’s because there’s a movie filming about the life of Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald’s. Kroc wasn’t the founder of McDonald’s. Show More Summary

This New Tax Preparation Franchise Concept Will Make You Happy

(Sponsored Post) Happy? I know. Rarely is the word “happy” used in a sentence that includes the word, “tax.” After all, who in their right mind would ever be happy about preparing their tax returns? Or, happy about paying their taxes?...Show More Summary

Noteworthy In Franchising: June 6th

Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting franchise happenings from the 1st week of June. Nothing boring here. Just unadulterated excitement, as you’ll see. Noteworthy In Franchising: June 6th It looks like it’s going to endShow More Summary

Instant Support From A Franchisor Is A Pipe Dream

All of us want it fast. Instant this. Instant that. We want our food fast. (Fast food) We want to get rich quickly. We want our success to be instant. We want our high-speed internet service to be way faster than it is. I want to type faster. Etc.   A Great Reason To Buy […] The post Instant Support From A Franchisor Is A Pipe Dream appeared first on The Franchise King®.

Ask-Carol! A Home-Based Business Focused On Seniors

(Sponsored Post) One way to stand out in business these days is to make sure your business has a memorable name. For example: Ask-Carol!  Another way to stand out in business, specifically in franchising-let’s go deeper, in the senior care sector of franchising, is to offer a franchise opportunity that’s unlike any other. Show More Summary

Buying A Franchise: What To Do When You Get The Special List

You’ve been eyeing the 1-800-Cut-My Damn-Dead-Tree-Down franchise opportunity for a couple of months. It’s right up your alley. You love working outside. You hate working in a cubicle. This could be your chance to escape the corporate life. Show More Summary

Twin Peaks Revokes Waco Franchise License In Record Time

There are approximately 75 Twin Peaks restaurant franchises up and running throughout the U.S. The one in Waco, Texas, is now the most famous one. That’s because there was a shoot-out in the restaurant franchises’ parking lot. A big shoot-out. Show More Summary

Your Local SBDC Is A Great Free Franchise Resource

A great free resource could be located a few miles from where you’re sitting. Free is good. Right? Allow me to introduce you to a wonderful business resource that you may not know about. The SBDC.   What Is An SBDC? SBDC’s provide free educational services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

Franchise Research Tip: Spend A Day With A Franchisee

One of the best ways to do franchise research is to spend “A day in the life” of a franchisee. So… After you find a franchisee who’s willing to let you hang out and observe their franchise business in action… Get In Your Car And Go!Show More Summary

22 Excellent Reasons To Buy A Franchise

Should you buy a franchise? I don’t know. It’s not my money I’d be putting at risk. My job is to educate you on franchising. I’ll show you how to choose the right franchise, how to do the research needed, and how to get to a yes or a no on the opportunities you discover. […] The post 22 Excellent Reasons To Buy A Franchise appeared first on The Franchise King®.

You Don’t Have To

You don’t have to. (Buy a franchise) It’s perfectly okay to just look around a bit. I really don’t blame you. Job security is almost non-existent these days. If you’re employed, and you’re really good at what you do, you can lose your job in a split second. Talent only goes so far these days. If […] The post You Don’t Have To appeared first on The Franchise King®.

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