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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Cyber Attacks: Should Franchise Owners Worry About Them?

Are you a franchise owner? If so, should you worry about cyber attacks? The answer: Yes. Should you lose sleep over the possibility of a cyber attack on your franchise business? The answer: No.   Cyber Attacks: Should Franchise Owners Worry About Them? Cyber attacks are ugly. Show More Summary

Franchising Is A Scam

That’s right. Franchising is just a big-old scam. With a capital “S.” Are you surprised to see a statement like that coming from me? The Franchise King®? What’s the deal? After all, I’m the guy who for years has been 100% focused onShow More Summary

The Magic Of Franchise Financing

(Guest post) Can you become rich by opening up a franchise? Possibly! However, if you’re able to open 5 or 10 successful franchise locations, you’re more likely to get rich. The good news is that a business owner that is able to successfully...Show More Summary

Franchise Opportunities: Opening A UPS Store

(Sponsored Post) I’ve never met anyone who hasn’t heard of The UPS Store®. It’s quite difficult to ignore a brand that has over 4300 units operating in the U.S. It’s quite the franchise. It doesn’t hurt that the UPS® brand itself, has been around since 1907. Show More Summary

90 7-Eleven Franchises For Sale In New York

There well over 8,000 7-Eleven locations in the U.S. and Canada: More than 6,000 are owned and operated by franchisees. 7-Eleven retail franchises are very familiar across most of the U.S. The executive team at 7-Eleven headquarters wants it to be a 100% franchised here. Show More Summary

How To Change The Franchise World As A Franchisee

Before I share my thoughts and ideas on how franchisees can change the franchise world, it’s important for you to understand where my Crown head is at…where I’m coming from. Let’s begin.     My Baggage It comes with me wherever I go....Show More Summary

Franchise Trends: Is Pizza Getting Hot Again?

I was talking to my friend Barney last week. He’s very knowledgeable about the food industry, and is one of very few people I know in franchising who, like me, actually worked in food-service. Now, when I say “worked in food service,” in Barney’s case, he was an Owner. Show More Summary

Franchise Report: 2014 Children’s Education-Related Franchises

I know first-hand, how difficult it can be for a pretty sizable amount of today’s students to totally comprehend their curriculum. My daughter recently graduated high school, and she didn’t excel in one of her subjects. So, we got her some help. Show More Summary

How Can A Junk Removal Business Lower Taxes?

The junk removal business is huge. That’s probably why junk removal franchises are becoming popular. But, how can this type of franchise business lower taxes? Keep reading.   How Can A Junk Removal Business Lower Taxes? The junk removal business I’m referring to-the franchise, is called The Junkluggers. Show More Summary

Customer Motivation: The Secret To Your Franchise Communications Strategy

(This is a guest post from Laura Petrolino, of Arment Dietrich) Remember when you used your phone only to call people? That’s it. No texting. No looking things up on the internet. No Facebook or Twitter. No photography. You picked it up, you dialed a number. Show More Summary

Looking At Franchises? First Things First

Are you looking into franchise ownership? Have you found one or two franchise opportunities that interest you? If so, great! Now… Stop with the fear. There’s nothing to be afraid of. Yet.   Keep reading.     Looking At Franchises? First...Show More Summary

25 Food Franchises That Are Hot In The Great White North

Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas referred to Canada as “The Great White North,” during their many appearances on SCTV. The show was hilarious. Many people first saw the late John Candy on SCTV.  Several other really funny people starred on the show over the years. Show More Summary

Franchisors: Get More Organized So You Can Award More New Franchises

It has long been thought that organization is they key to success. This may no longer be true in today’s digital age. 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. Show More Summary

Franchise Business Tip: Don’t Get Derailed

I’ve worked with people who have been derailed by well-meaning friends and relatives. It’s not a pretty sight. They’ve talked themselves out of the franchise opportunity they were starting to get interested in after “hearing something” from a well-meaning, but totally (or partially) unqualified family member or friend. Show More Summary

ADP Franchise Report Shows 21,360 Jobs Added In August

21,360 franchise jobs added looks like a pretty good number. But, according to Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and head of the ADP Research Institute, this job growth was slightly below the twelve-month average in August. On a positive note, she said it was better than July. Show More Summary

The Starbucks Franchise Experiment

Starbucks is going a different direction. They’re not awarding franchises anymore. They’re done. Just like that. It’s over. Kapoot. For now.   The Starbucks Franchise Experiment They got us. When Starbucks announced that is was going to start offering franchises, thousands of people (I’m assuming) contacted headquarters. Show More Summary

Subway® Franchise Opens In Polygamist Community

A Subway® franchise has opened up in a closed community. A community that believes that one wife is just not enough for today’s men. A FLDS Community…. The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located  in Short Creek, Hildale, Utah. Show More Summary

Tubby’s Sub Sandwich Shop May Need Creative Franchise Marketing Help

With a name like Tubby’s…. The name of this Michigan-based sub sandwich franchise chain came from the a popular comic strip character with the same name. That’s good to know, but how can Tubby’s new owners get around the name. A name that (to a lot of people) means “One that’s overweight.” Wait. Show More Summary

The NLRB Franchise Business Decision: How Scary Is it?

The NLRB Ruling could change the franchise business as we know it. I know that’s a dramatic statement…and I’m really not into drama, but their decision is  kind of scary. Keep reading to see why…   The NLRB Franchise Business Decision...Show More Summary

Working From Home Franchise Businesses

Are you looking to buy a franchise that you can run from home? Does working from home sound attractive to you? Are there legitimate franchise opportunities and business opportunities that offer the chance to work from a home office?Show More Summary

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