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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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The Top Franchise Trends And Predictions For 2018

2018 is going to be a game-changing year for franchising. For lots of reasons. But before I share the top franchise trends and predictions for 2018 (including useful tips on how to go about choosing and researching a franchise in 2018), it’s important for you to have an overview of our current economic situation. Show More Summary

Go For It! Become A Multi-Unit Franchise Owner

If you’re going to do it, if you’re going to become the owner of a franchise, you might as well GO BIG, right? In other words, if you’re going to walk into your local bank to apply for a small business loan anyway, why not ask for the...Show More Summary

Are You Sick And Tired Of Seeing Your Boss Make All The Money?

“They” say that having a resentment towards someone is unhealthy.  I happen to agree. (Not that it stops me from having one every now and then.) What are your thoughts about resentments? Are you harboring any “special” ones currently?...Show More Summary

Your Success As A Franchise Owner: What Would It Look Like?

If you were to buy a franchise, and were able to turn it into a highly-profitable, successful business, what would it look like? What would you be able to do? In other words, how would your success as a franchise owner impact your life? (Please take a couple of minutes to think about your answers. Show More Summary

Franchise Idea: Provide A Service That No One Has Time To Do

  (Sponsored Post) It’s a sunny Saturday. You’ve traveled all week for work, and you’re beat. But… Little League practice starts at noon, and you’re excited to see your son do his thing. Then, At 2:30, your 11-year old daughter has a piano recital at school. Show More Summary

My Answers To These Franchise Questions Will Help You A Lot

A little over a month ago, I was asked to hold an #AMA event. (AMA = Ask Me Anything.) I enthusiastically agreed, and decided to go with a topic I’m well-versed in: “Buying A Profitable Franchise.” In this post, I’m going to share my...Show More Summary

Franchise Lessons From The Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

(This is a guest post from Marsha Kelly of Here’s a wonderful opportunity to learn franchise lessons along with the keys to business success from the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list. Below, you can learn...Show More Summary

What Do You Want From Your Life As A Franchisee?

Before I get into the topic of what you want from your life as a franchise owner, I need to share my view of what’s happening in our world. It’s important. And as you’ll see, it has everything to do with the question I posed in the title of this post. Show More Summary

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

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