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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Tutor Doctor® Franchise Owner Secures $4 Million Deal

I love reporting on good franchise business news. I just found this story…a good franchise business news story-online. It’s the first I heard of it, and felt it was worth sharing. Maybe you’ll be motivated to take a shot at becoming a franchise owner yourself after reading it. Show More Summary

New LinkedIn Group Started: How To Buy A Franchise

  Are you interested in owning a franchise? Or, are you interested in at least learning about becoming a franchise owner? If so, I just started something that I hope you’ll find useful. And, it’s free for you to get involved with.  Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership Survey: Why, When, And What

So, you’re thinking that franchise ownership could be the route for you to take. Why? Why do you want to buy a franchise? When would you like to be in business-in a perfect world? What types of franchises are you going to investigate?...Show More Summary

Maybe You Should Look At Buying An Existing Franchise

One option-if you’re on the hunt for a franchise to buy, is to buy an existing franchise. An already-operating franchise business. It’s one way to go, and there are definite advantages. In a moment, I’ll show you a few advantages of buying an existing franchise. Show More Summary

New Fitness Franchise Opportunity Is Well Positioned For Explosive Growth

(Sponsored Post) This post was written by Ray Haiber As an experienced franchise professional, every once in a while I get invited to help bring a new concept to the market that I know intuitively has all the right ingredients to become a bona fide success. Show More Summary

Franchise Ownership Fact: Most People Are Too Frightened To Start A Business

It’s true. Most people are too risk-averse to start their own business. It’s not a bad thing…not at all. But, it’s a fact. It’s the reason most people don’t buy franchises-or any other type of business. Do you consider yourself to be...Show More Summary

3 New Franchise Books Have Been Released And They’re The Shortest Ones Ever Written

It’s been a while since a new book on franchising has been written and released. But, all that has changed this year, because of one intrepid indie book publisher. The Publisher: FranBiz Press.   About FranBiz Press FranBiz Press was...Show More Summary

McDonald’s Is Officially In A Slump: CEO Is History

(Image from Flicker-www.flickr.com/photos/42353480@N02/8301882207) For the first time in 30 years, McDonald’s revenue numbers waned compared to the year before. This ends the longest positive sales run of a domestic restaurant chain ever. Show More Summary

The Problem I Have With Franchise Rankings

Franchise industry insiders…the people who are actually in franchising, look at franchise rankings in a much different way than say, prospective franchise owners. Take me, for instance: I hardly ever take franchise rankings seriously. Show More Summary

How To Experience The Thrill Of Franchise Ownership

  Reading about franchise ownership isn’t thrilling. It’s interesting…even entertaining at times. But, it’s not thrilling. We’re talking about business articles here, not Stephen King novels. Out of the close to 2000 articles on franchising...Show More Summary

Buying A Franchise? Doing This Will Make You Look Like An Amateur

You’re excited. Pumped. Ready to rock! That’s because you’ve found it. You found The One…the best franchise around. And, you can’t wait to see it in action. An up and running franchise of the business concept you want in on. I mean you really can’t wait. Show More Summary

Finally! A Way To Predict If A Franchise Location Will Be Successful

  (Sponsored Post) Technology won’t help you succeed at a bad franchise location; nothing will. It’s no secret that franchisees (and franchisors) live or die when they choose their location. That’s retail… and nothing will change that. Show More Summary

Franchise Interviews: HandyPro Handyman Services | Senior Modifications

    Keith A. Paul, the founder and CEO of HandyPro International, LLC, was kind enough to answer a few questions for me about his unique and ready-for-prime time, franchise opportunity. But, before we dig in-and find out about HandyPro-from the CEO’s perspective, please read my introduction. Show More Summary

Will 2015 Be Your Year To Be The Boss?

(Courtesy of Guidant Financial) At some point or another, every employee fantasizes about quitting their day job and becoming their own boss. It’s the quintessential American dream — building a career from the ground up and taking control of one’s own destiny. Show More Summary

Will The Restaurant Business Grow In 2015?

The restaurant business can really have serious ups and downs. Just look around. I don’t know about your area of the country, but here in the Midwest, the restaurant industry is always interesting-to say the least. Interesting in the fact that there are always openings and closings happening. Show More Summary

Korean Coffee Franchise In New Jersey Be Like

Why? Why would a coffee franchise that originates in South Korea open up in New Jersey? How is that a fit? Why New Jersey? I didn’t even know Koreans drank coffee. Silly me: I figured tea was their hot beverage of choice.     Caffebene...Show More Summary

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

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