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Watch National Small Business Week Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Live

The importance of cybersecurity in today’s small business world can’t be overstated. All sorts of small businesses are being targeted. Mom and pop businesses all the way up to multi-unit franchise businesses can sometimes bear the brunt of cyber-attacks. Show More Summary

Can Choosing The Right Franchise Make You Rich?

According to the book, “Million Dollar Habits: Proven Power Practices to Double and Triple Your Income,” written by Brian Tracy, most American millionaires are manager-owners of businesses. Here are a few more facts about the rich. So,...Show More Summary

Buying A Franchise? You Need To Avoid Opinions At All Costs

“What’s your opinion of Quiznos, Joel?” “Joel, do you think McDonald’s is a good franchise?” “Joel, is a $60,000 franchise fee out of line?” “Should I invest in multi-units, Joel?” “Joel, do you think it’s okay to buy a franchise right out of college?” I do have opinions on every question asked above. Show More Summary

Interesting Franchise And Small Business Links For April

Here’s some interesting franchise and small business news along with links to the stories, for April.   McDonald’s Korea is going to transition it’s company-owned outlets to franchise outlets. According to this report, the company has been directly managing most of its stores in Asia so far. Show More Summary

See How This Blaze Pizza Team Member Almost Broke YouTube

Did you hear about the Blaze Pizza team member that almost broke YouTube recently? Check this out… The place: Pasadena, California The day: March 11th, 2016 The Blaze Pizza team member: Ron The thing that almost broke YouTube: This video     Ron is really Lebron James, the super-human power forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Show More Summary

5000 People Took My Free Franchise Quiz And The Results Are Alarming

The online version of my free franchise quiz went live in November of 2006. Since then, over 5000 people (prospective franchise owners) have taken my free franchise quiz. The results really are alarming. I decided to put together the 19 question quiz because I felt it was badly needed. Show More Summary

Franchising And Small Business Links For March

As you’ll see below, I’ve linked to the following franchising and small business articles that I found interesting (you should too) for March. Feel free too pass them around to those who may find them interesting, too.   March Franchising...Show More Summary

The Top 5 Reasons People Buy A Franchise: Are One Of Them Yours?

  Thousands of people make the decision to buy a franchise every year. They do it for a variety of reasons. I have talked with thousands of prospective franchise business owners over the years. All of them…all of these courageous people...Show More Summary

The Lowdown On Senior Care Franchises For 2016

The senior population isn’t the only group of people senior care franchise owners serve. According to the editorial team at Franchise Direct, senior care franchisees also serve: People recovering from accidents People returning homeShow More Summary

The ABC’s Of Finding A Franchise You Can Make Stacks of Cash Owning

Stacks Of Cash. That’s what you want. You want to find a profitable franchise opportunity. You’re willing to risk some of your cash-to do it…to be your own boss. You’re even willing to potentially take heat from your family if things don’t quite work out. Show More Summary

Could Denver Be The Best Place To Start A Franchise?

Before I get into the topic at hand-whether or not Denver is the best place to start a franchise business, I’d like to share what I know about the city. My dad traveled a lot when I was a kid. He worked for a few pretty large companies, like Revlon, for example. Show More Summary

Subway® Footlong Lawsuit Settled: 12-Inch Rulers Now Included In Franchise Package

12 inches. Not 11. Not 10. 12. How difficult can it be? How hard is it to serve a 12-inch sub. A sub that’s a foot long…well…one that’s supposed to be a foot long. Well, for Subway, it’s obviously hard. Scratch that. It was hard. Until last week. Show More Summary

5 Things You Need To Know Before Pulling The Trigger On A Franchise

You’re going to be nervous. Everybody is. Pulling the trigger on a franchise business opportunity is hard. That’s because buying a franchise is a big deal. Especially if you’re a corporate refugee. A corporate refugee is someone who has been downsized or displaced from a lengthy corporate career, like Cheryl, for example. Show More Summary

Franchise Business Links For February

Lots of franchise businesses use Smartphones these days. Franchisees can track business mileage, access payroll figures, and stay in touch with their stores 24/7. It’s all good. But, sometimes, bad people use Smartphones, and governments around the world would like to gain access to some or all of the data stored on these Smartphones. Show More Summary

How CAN You Know How To Research A Franchise?

It’s really easy to get confused after looking at several different franchise opportunities. It can be tough to remember things like: The amount of the franchise fee Total investment The number of up and running franchise businessesShow More Summary

Hot Dog! Burger King Is Adding Hot Dogs To Its Menu

Hot dog! Burger King® is going for it. The company just announced that it will be adding hot dogs to its menu starting February 23rd. But why? Why is a chain known for its flame-broiled hamburgers adding an edible cigar-shaped object...Show More Summary

How To Know If You’ve Found The Perfect Franchise

The Merriam-Webster Definition Of Perfect: The Franchise King’s Definition Of Perfect (a perfect franchise opportunity) A franchise business opportunity that fits someone perfectly at all levels.  At all levels? Yes. At. All. Levels....Show More Summary

Another Way To Buy A Franchise

There are two ways to buy a franchise. The first way is the “traditional” way. You figure out your financials, determine your budget, and then you try to find a franchise to buy that you feel could be a winner. Another way to buy a franchise is to buy one that’s already up and running. […] The post Another Way To Buy A Franchise appeared first on The Franchise King®.

All-Day Breakfast Scores An Early McWin For McDonald’s

A lot of customers were excited when Steve Easterbrook, the CEO of McDonald’s, served up the news about All-Day Breakfasts. Pancakes at noon? Sausage at 7? Well, their excitement has translated into higher revenue. A real McWin for franchisees and shareholders. Show More Summary

Are You Starting To Have Really Sick Thoughts About What You’d Like To Do To Your Boss?

I hated several of my bosses. Especially the verbally abusive, hot-tempered ones. I’ll admit I had some pretty sick thoughts about what I wanted to do to them. (Not that I would have ever gone through with any of them of course.) But sick thoughts nevertheless. Show More Summary

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