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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Franchising: NLRB Decision Won’t Help Unions Weasel Their Way In

Union officials are fooling themselves if they think the recent NLRB decision will help them weasel their way into the franchise industry. I mean really? I’m sure that thousands of workers-the ones who are already just scraping by on...Show More Summary

Why You Buy Warm Lemonade On A 90 Degree Day

When I think of hot weather, my mind doesn’t immediately think of the wonderful vacations I’ve taken in places like North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, or even the Bahamas. I don’t go back in time to when I lived in hot, dry West Texas, or even hotter and drier Las Vegas, either. Show More Summary

A Sleeping Bag Was My Bed For 3 Months And I Felt Like A Rock Star

For a while there, my morning ritual started with The Unzipping Of My Sleeping Bag-as opposed to just getting out of bed like most of my fellow earthlings. Most of the day was usually uphill after that. I’m grateful that I only had to...Show More Summary

Buying A Franchise? Here’s How To Get Unlimited 1-On-1 Advice

If you’re thinking about buying a franchise, you’re going to need advice. But, not just any, old advice. Real advice. Useful advice. Straightforward, no-fluff advice. Proven advice. Check out what Rieva Lesonsky, (who worked at Entrepreneur...Show More Summary

Franchise Business/Small Business Links: J.J. Ramberg And More

I just finished searching far and wide for interesting and important franchise/small business news and tidbits. I hope you’ll like what I found. If so, don’t be shy: click the share buttons and share, share, share! Thank you. And, please...Show More Summary

Ray Kroc: The Entrepreneur Who Built The McDonald’s Franchise

Ray Kroc was a true entrepreneur. He knew he was on to something after seeing the McDonald brothers’ hamburger restaurant in action.   Ray Kroc Is My Personal (Business) Hero Ray (Raymond Albert Kroc) is my personal franchise business hero. Show More Summary

Franchise Opportunity: Own Something Big

(Sponsored Post) Big. Would you like to own something big…something with big potential? Something that very few people have? Something that could help you reach your true potential? Something you’ve heard of, but never knew exactly what it was? Keep reading. Show More Summary

Franchise Business Links For August

Check out the latest happenings in the world of franchising…. After recently hosting a convention for its franchise operators, GNC (retail vitamin and supplement stores) executives outlined what they call “a strong potential” to sell corporate stores to established franchise operators and to also recruit new franchisees for new GNC units. Show More Summary

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

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