Why? Why do you want to become the owner of a franchise? What's going on in your life now that's moving you in this direction? Take a look at the Infographic below. Are these the best reasons to become a franchise owner? Are any of the 5 reasons above your reasons? If not, would you like to share your reason for wanting to become a franchise owner?
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Here we go again. It's starting all over. It's amateur hour. The Likelihood Of Success In Franchise Ownership If you buy a franchise, your chances of success depends on a lot of factors. You read that here. But, if you saw a recent article about franchising in the Sacramento Business Journal, your take on "success in franchising" would probably be quite a bit different. Correction: the thing that I'm about to point out wasn't stated by the journalist who wrote this
What's hot in franchising for 2013? What is the franchise business landscape going to look like? When the heck are small business lenders going to lend? And, when will soon-to-be-billionaire celebrities stop causing mass protests before, during, and after franchise business grand opening celebrations? News Update: The Recession Is Over The franchise industry-like many industries, has had its up and downs the past few years. The great recession
If you're a current franchisee of Unishippers, a small package and freight shipping reseller, are you feeling as hot as a bucket of fresh lava right about now? Or, are you cool with what your corporate office has decided to do with your franchise model? The reason I ask is because of a word that's rather important in franchise circles. The word; Territory And, as a Unishipper franchise owner, you purchased one, right? (A protected one, I
Most small business bloggers delete comments that contain really blatant advertising. Not me. I've decided that it's time for this King to start acting like one. I'm going to stimulate the economy, worldwide. I don't even care if the banks aren't really in the mood to make a lot of small business loans. There are other options. I'm going to try to make things happen. And not just in the US. It seems like the entire global economy is in the
(A Franchise Document.) You have choices. For example, the Small Business Administration and/or the Federal Trade Commission, suggests that franchise buyers read the entire Franchise Disclosure Document, (FDD) before entering into a formal agreement with a franchise company. I disagree. Reading the 200+ page legal and financial document that the US Government requires franchisors to send to prospective franchise buyers is a royal waste of time. And who wants to waste time in our
Do you really think that you'll be able to waltz into your local bank and get a small business start-up loan approved, quickly and easily? Really? Let me ask you a question that may seem off-topic with regards to my first question; Where do you get your news? The reason I'm asking you that is because of two words that have permeated the news cycle for the past two years now. Those words are, "credit crunch." You have heard them, right?
Tweet If you're a current franchise owner, why are you working so hard? What's your reason? Is it a short-term reason, or a long-term one? Do you have any idea what I'm really asking? I'll try asking you this question another way; Do you have a plan?
Perfect I'm curious about something. If you were to; A. Lose your job Or B. Start to have really sick thoughts about what you'd like to do to your boss And decided that you'd like to explore the idea of owning your own franchise business, what would you look for? What types of things would make it "the perfect franchise?"
Now he's done it, you're saying; he's finally thrown himself right over the edge. Maybe my Crown is a little tight Maybe. If you're thinking about buying a franchise, this post is for you. If you know someone who's mentioned that they've "been looking for a franchise to buy," please bookmark this post, and send it to them. They'll thank you, someday. Now, I'm not saying that folks should just stop buying franchises and grind the franchise industry to a halt. It's a great