Buying A Franchise: Fighting About Money

couple fighting about money

I grabbed the text below from my book, Become A Franchise Owner! "Over the years, I’ve actually been involved in a few mild arguments with prospective franchise buyers who didn’t feel that it was important for me to know about their financial situation. Admittedly, I’m not the most patient person when people who have requested my guidance refuse -- for some strange reason -- to give me the ... Click to continue

New Report On Cleaning Franchises Is The Bomb

cleaning it up

One very popular sector in franchising is the cleaning sector. It includes commercial cleaning and residential cleaning. That kind of makes it a double-sector. Cleaning Franchises Most of the people I work 1-on-1 with quickly discount cleaning franchises. They think they'll be the ones doing the cleaning. Or, they just want something sexier. Now, I would never own a cleaning franchise. I have ... Click to continue

Did Ray Kroc Have A Dark Side?

ray kroc ceo

I don't know. But, there sure is a lot of talk going on as of late about Ray Kroc-and his supposed dark side. That's because there's a movie filming about the life of Ray Kroc, the *founder of McDonald's. *Kroc wasn't the founder of McDonald's. The McDonald brothers were. He purchased the restaurant chain from them. And, built an empire. An empire that may not be an empire pretty soon, ... Click to continue

This New Tax Preparation Franchise Concept Will Make You Happy

tax franchises

(Sponsored Post) Happy? I know. Rarely is the word "happy" used in a sentence that includes the word, "tax." After all, who in their right mind would ever be happy about preparing their tax returns? Or, happy about paying their taxes? I certainly won't be breaking into my favorite dance (that the kid in the video below stole from me) right before I have to prepare my own taxes. I'm ... Click to continue

Noteworthy In Franchising: June 6th

noteworthy in business

Let's take a look at some of the more interesting franchise happenings from the 1st week of June. Nothing boring here. Just unadulterated excitement, as you'll see. Noteworthy In Franchising: June 6th It looks like it's going to end up being the summer of discontent for McDonald's franchisees....actually, it's been pretty depressing for franchisees of McDonald's for the past couple of years. ... Click to continue

Instant Support From A Franchisor Is A Pipe Dream


All of us want it fast. Instant this. Instant that. We want our food fast. (Fast food) We want to get rich quickly. We want our success to be instant. We want our high-speed internet service to be way faster than it is. I want to type faster. Some people want to drive faster so they can get "there" faster. Etc.   A Great Reason To Buy A Franchise There are a ton of ... Click to continue

Ask-Carol! A Home-Based Business Focused On Seniors

stand out

(Sponsored Post) One way to stand out in business these days is to make sure your business has a memorable name. For example: Ask-Carol!  Another way to stand out in business, specifically in franchising-let's go deeper, in the senior care sector of franchising, is to offer a franchise opportunity that's unlike any other. That's what Carol and Bill Shockley last year. (2014) Keep ... Click to continue

Buying A Franchise: What To Do When You Get The Special List

special list

You've been eyeing the 1-800-Cut-My Damn-Dead-Tree-Down franchise opportunity for a couple of months. It's right up your alley. You love working outside. You hate working in a cubicle. This could be your chance to escape the corporate life. To finally own what you do. So, you start learning about the franchise. You start to understand what your role would be as a franchisee. It's a fit. Next ... Click to continue