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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Entrepreneurship
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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Top 10 Franchise Blog Posts Of 2014

I’m pretty darn proud of The Franchise King Blog. It’s my baby. (That actually is my baby. That’s what she looked like 18+ years ago) I’m proud of her, too. She’s turned into a remarkable young woman. Anyway-enough of the mushy stuff…   What Was Popular On This Blog In 2014? Lots of stuff, actually. Show More Summary

How Franchise Businesses Help Deliver Holiday Happiness This Season

(Sponsored Post) The holiday season is an exciting time for households and businesses across the country. As friends and families gear up for seasonal gifting, decorating, entertaining and more – franchises and local businesses throughout...Show More Summary

Cuba: President Obama Just Opened The Door To Franchising In Cuba

President Obama, in one fell swoop, just opened the door to normalized relations between two countries that have been at odds with each other for 5 long decades. The One Fell Swoop Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor that has been held by the Cuban government for the last 5 years, was freed today. Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership: The Pros And Cons

The decision to become the owner of a franchise is a big one. Franchise ownership can be very, very rewarding. It can also be not very, very rewarding. The franchise business model is a powerful one. But, it’s not perfect. That’s why I suggest you ignore some of the more common sayings in franchising. Show More Summary

The Duke, The Duchess And The Franchise King®: A Reunion

I had to wait a lot longer than I thought I would. I know that The Duke and The Duchess are busy people. But, I am too. Keep going…   Royalty I know that The Duke and The Duchess are Royalty. But, so am I. I know that The Duchess is pregnant-so she’s especially tired these days. Show More Summary

This Could Put Waiters And Waitresses On The Unemployment Line

Please don’t pass this blog post onto any family members or friends that wait tables for a living. You’ll only succeed  in depressing them. Big time. As a mater of fact, if you do  pass this blog post onto the waiters and waitresses in your life, they’ll probably decide to never wait on you again. Show More Summary

Franchise Interviews: Auntie Anne’s®

(Sponsored Post) Food franchises are top of mind for a large number of today’s franchise business opportunity seekers. But, why? Well, for one, food franchises are very visible; they’re everywhere. Food franchises can be found in malls and strip centers…even in travel plazas. Show More Summary

All Bloggers Must Do This In Exactly 26 Days

Are you a blogger? Do you own a website? If so, there’s something really important that you need to do. And, you need to do it in exactly 26 days. Are you wondering what “it” is? Good! In order to find out, I’m going to ask you to do one little thing. Only read this […] The post All Bloggers Must Do This In Exactly 26 Days appeared first on The Franchise King®.

How And Why Are Pizza Fusion Franchisees Walking Away?

You can’t just walk away from a franchise you have purchased-and operated. Not only can’t you just “walk away” from what’s typically a 10-year franchise agreement, you certainly can’t just change the name of your franchise business-and start an eerily-similar one on your own. Show More Summary

Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me

I haven’t been sleeping too well the last few weeks. Maybe it’s: The fact that it gets dark at 5:30 pm The winter season The idiots in Washington D.C. Everyday worries My age Or… This   Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me That’s right. Show More Summary

Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me

I haven’t been sleeping too well the last few weeks. Maybe it’s: The fact that it gets dark at 5;30 pm The winter season The idiots in Washington D.C. Everyday worries My age Or… This   Future Franchise Owners Are Really Starting To Worry Me That’s right. Show More Summary

Quiznos: What Happened To Joe The Franchisee?

I don’t know Joe. What I do  know is this: Someone named “Joe” left a comment on a post I wrote concerning the Quiznos lawsuit and the huge settlement amount the parties agreed to. (It was a class-action lawsuit) I have no idea if Joe was a genuine  former Quiznos franchisee or not. Show More Summary

Here’s What This Window Genie Franchise Owner Didn’t Want

Greg told me he “didn’t want a retail store.” So, I didn’t talk to him about franchise opportunities that required a retail storefront. Franchise Search Tip: Knowing what you don’t want can quickly open the door to what you may  want. Show More Summary

An Idea For Franchisors And Franchisees in 2015

Here’s an idea: Make 2015 a giving  year. I’m not referring to charity work or community work, although I would encourage you to do that. Keep reading to find out how I want you to become a giver in 2015.   An Idea For Franchisors And Franchisees in 2015 I want you to become a […] The post An Idea For Franchisors And Franchisees in 2015 appeared first on The Franchise King®.

Franchise Interviews: The UPS Store®

(Sponsored Post) It’s very beneficial for today’s potential franchise owners to get a feel of the opportunities they’re interested in from a lot of different angles. Existing franchisees are a great source of information about the opportunity. Show More Summary

How To Be The King Of Your Franchise Business

That’s the goal, right? You purchased the franchise business you’re now the owner of, so you could be King. So, you could run the show. So you could be the boss.   What Does Being The King Mean To You? While you’re thinking about that, let me share what being King means to me. […] The post How To Be The King Of Your Franchise Business appeared first on The Franchise King®.

Home-Based Franchises: 12 Things That Make This Franchise Worth Investigating

The sheer number of home-based franchises available these days presents a challenge. How do you not  skip over “The One“? The One that can get you where you want to go. The One that’s a great fit for what your top skills are. The One that makes the most sense. Show More Summary

Retail Franchises: This One Is Getting Ready To Kill Your Brain Cells

A lot of people ask me about retail franchises. Franchises in the retail sector are pretty popular. Choose the right one, and you could end up doing pretty well. Bonus: Retail franchises make great family businesses. If you’re looking...Show More Summary

My Competitors In Franchising Are Driving Me Cray-Cray

(Image courtesy of BitStrips) They are. Big time. Seriously. The things I’ve been feeling have been going on for a while. I just haven’t wanted to share them with you. Until now. That’s because I can’t take it anymore!    My Competitors...Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership: Are You Having Second Thoughts?

So…. You’ve been learning about what it takes to own a franchise business. You’ve purchased books on franchise ownership. You’ve read blog posts on franchising. You’re receiving email newsletters on franchising and small business. You’re taking advantage of some of the free franchise advice that’s occasionally being offered. Show More Summary

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