Each day is filled with important activities for a small business owner. C.J. Pascuzzo of 9 Round Kickbox Fitness in Decatur, Georgia, shared with us how he organizes his day and manages his time to keep the business running smoothly.
Promoting a new business is all about raising awareness, whether it’s one person at a time or in large groups. At 9 Round Kickbox Fitness in Decatur, Georgia, C.J. Pascuzzo has found that the best way to promote the business is to just talk to people—in any way possible.
Everyone loves the neighbor who plans block parties, waters your plants while you're away on vacation, and does their part to make the community a better place. One of the magical things about owning a franchise is the fact that you can be that neighbor and benefit your entire community.
As with anything that directly relates to the world's most popular search engine, Google Plus Local can be a useful tool for your small business to engage prospects in the surrounding area.
Picking a franchise to invest in is a big decision, and one that often requires a lot of soul searching. Beyond the financial investment that these businesses require, there are many personal sacrifices and a certain level of risk that is involved in becoming your own boss.
A potential franchisee seriously interested in becoming an entrepreneur will take several demonstrative steps throughout the ownership process. Allow us to introduce to you the Top 5 Pitfalls of franchise funding.
We no longer live in a one-career society. In my grandfather’s day, a person often had the same job his whole life. My father had two. I've already made four major career changes and have over 20 years left in the workforce.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent agency of the government that helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Although the SBA does not directly offer loans or financing, it does offer SBA-guaranteed loan programs, through lending institutions.
Although it may not be immediately evident, a franchise company is under no obligation to award a franchise to just anyone who can afford the franchise fee.
The franchise agreement is the written contract between the franchisor and franchisee. It is the fundamental legal document upon which the franchisor-franchisee relationship is based. The franchise agreement details the conditions that both the franchisee and franchisor must understand and accept.