What Makes One Franchise Opportunity Better Than Another?

When you look at a franchise directory, it can be overwhelming. Even if you know the category of franchise you’d like to invest in, there...

Can You Build a Franchise Business without Employees?

Employees are high on most lists of business owners' concerns, whether they own a franchise business or some other kind of company. Look at all the issues that come with employees:

Franchises and Business Opportunities

We're all familiar with comparing the similarities and differences between two things, but unless you're a business aficionado you may not be familiar with franchises versus business opportunities.

10 Signs You Should Own a Business or Franchise

Being your own boss takes a special kind of person. We asked several industry professionals what they thought were must-have traits to successfully own...

5 Things a Franchisor Looks for in a Franchisee

While in the franchise-buying process, it is imperative that you do your due diligence to ensure that the franchise you choose is a good...

How Much Does a Franchise Cost?

So you’re ready to start a franchise. Congratulations! Still, one thing might be holding you back – the franchise cost associated with starting the...

The Role of Conditional Use Permits in Expanding Your Franchise

It’s no secret that business often outpaces local regulations, city ordinances, or zoning regulations. When reviewing the rapid advance of the tech space or...

5 Industries Set to Perform in All Economic Environments

Proven business models, forecasted revenue results and a myriad of financing options have become the attractive calling cards of a paradigm shift in thinking—one that rests squarely with self-reliance. We look to franchise concepts that perform well in any type of economy. Below is our All-Star list.

Why Choose a Franchise Business?

Owning your own business is part of the American Dream. For decades now, choosing a franchise business has been just as likely an option for Americans who want to work for themselves as starting an independent business.

4 Things Franchises Can Teach Independent Business Owners

While running a franchise and running an independent business are two sides of the same coin, there are many differences between the approaches that...

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