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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

See How Your Pie Is Changing The Way You Eat Pizza

(A very busy Your Pie franchise location)   (Sponsored Post) Though food trends come and go (we’re looking at you, avocado toast), pizza will always be a staple of the American diet. Even still, the industry evolves, which presents unique opportunities for pizza owners. Show More Summary

Finally! A Health Insurance Website That’s Easy To Use

(This is a Sponsored post by UnitedHealthCare. All thoughts and opinions are my own.) As a busy small business owner, it’s crucial for you to be able to get important information you need, quickly. Especially if it’s the kind of information that impacts your bottom line. Show More Summary

The #1 Thing My Dad Taught Me About The FDD

Although this post is about the #1 thing my dad taught me about the FDD, I need to tell you what prompted me to share his important tip with you. In short, every week or so I like to search the web for franchise-related articles and news. Show More Summary

What Happens When You Work With A Franchise Consultant?

  I hope you were able to learn a lot from the information I shared about franchise consultants in the 1st part of this article. But what happens when you work with a franchise consultant? I’m going to show you, step-by-step. That’sShow More Summary

Ask Me Anything About Buying A Profitable Franchise!

Your chance to Ask Me Anything About Buying A Profitable Franchise! is coming up on Wednesday, October 25, at 11:00 AM EDT. What is an #AMA? Made famous by people like, President Obama, Bill Gates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jerry Seinfeld, Amy...Show More Summary

Why Are These Franchise Owners So Darn Happy?

Look at them. Why are these franchise owners so darn happy? The Backstory In 2014, Greg Pyles reached out to me for advice on finding a franchise to buy. He had been in the IT space for almost 3 decades, and felt it was time to be his...Show More Summary

October Small Business And Franchise News

This time of year, most areas of the United States enjoy cool, crisp nights. Seasonal changes affect lots of things, including small business. Maybe it’s something in the air. Well, there are other things in the air.  And some of these things are making some people nervous. Show More Summary

Your Net Worth Calculations Are Probably Wrong

Recently, I added a new question to the free franchise compatibility quiz I created. (Almost 6,000 people have taken this quiz.) But there’s a problem, and it could be a big one. I’m pretty sure almost everybody is answering the question wrong. Show More Summary

What Everybody Ought To Know About Franchise Consultants

Are you thinking about working with a franchise consultant? If so, you need to read this exclusive franchise article. In particular, I’m going to share a boatload of tips along with a few secrets that will save you loads of time, lots of potential headaches, and maybe even your life’s savings. Show More Summary

A New Way For Small Businesses To Simplify Employee Health Care

(Pictured: A small business-Five Guys, with employees.) (This is a sponsored post by UnitedHealthCare. All thoughts and opinions are my own.) According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there were 29.6 million small businesses up and running. Show More Summary

Are Franchises Really Worth The Investment?

I get asked that question (in some form or another) all the time. The thing is, my answer-the answer actually, is a matter of opinion. Unless you look at what you get when you buy a franchise.   The Deck Is Stacked In Your Favor You get so much when you buy a franchise. Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why Women And Franchises Are A Match Made In Business Heaven

(This is a guest post from Marsha Kelly) It’s no secret that women who embark on the path of entrepreneurship, and start their own business, are usually successful. After all, the skills that women have in spades — perseverance, communication,...Show More Summary

Hurricane Harvey: SBA To Help Houston Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is ready to help small businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey. That, according to Linda McMahon, SBA Administrator. “SBA is strongly committed to providing Texas with the most effective and customer-focused...Show More Summary

Why Are You Allowing Them To Control Your Schedule?

Read the title to this blog post again. It’s kind of crazy when you think about it. Seriously…Who in their right mind would ever allow someone else to control their schedule? You? Whoops. Sorry about that. You must be an employee.  Show More Summary

Brick And Mortar And Franchising

(Retail stores)   When you think about retail franchise opportunities, what brick and mortar stores come to mind? Better yet, what types of brick and mortar stores do you think of? FYI: This retail store is not a franchise. (Unfortunately) But this packing and shipping franchise is. Show More Summary

Two Things That Change Everything When Looking At Franchise Opportunities

Looking at franchise opportunities can be pretty darn exciting! That’s because you’re doing way more than looking for an opportunity. Namely, you’ve decided that you want more out of life. More than a company can give you. Way more than your boss can give you. Show More Summary

Several U.S. Pizza Franchises Are Getting Russian Money

Did you know that franchises like Papa John’s, Domino’s And Sbarro are getting Russian money? That’s right. Money. Directly from Russia. And, believe it or not, they’re not trying to hide it. Read on.   Does Domino’s Need Russian Money?...Show More Summary

These 5 Franchise Buying Blunders Are Totally Avoidable

Blunders happen. They’re part of the human condition. But, some of them are avoidable. In this article, I’m going to show you 5 blunders that are avoidable when buying a franchise business. According to Dictionary.com a “blunder” is,...Show More Summary

Business News And Franchise News For July

Franchise News For July (School of Rock, Seattle) School of Rock CEO Dzana Homan, who was receiving a large number of complaints about her leadership, was just replaced by Rob Price. He was the chief operating officer of Wawa, a Delaware County-based convenience store chain. Show More Summary

Franchising: Are You A Lone Wolf Or A Team Player?

(Sponsored Post) We all have personality characteristics and experiences that may suit us better for one type of business over another. And that especially applies to franchises. For example, those who have spent a business career in a teamwork environment, may also want that environment when they start their own franchise businesses. Show More Summary

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