The Franchise King Blog has been around since 2006. Check out my 1st blog post.
What follows are the top blog posts I wrote in 2015…the most popular ones.
Was there a theme this year? Heck…I don’t know.
I do know this: I’m having a freaking blast. I’ve fallen in love with writing.
Not bad for a dude from Cleveland without a college degree.
Please don’t be shy about sharing this post with your social media networks if you find the posts below useful.
Top 15 Blog Posts Of 2015-The Franchise King Blog
There are lots of free resources on franchising around these days.
The resource I shared in the post below may turn out to be the most useful one around.
Before you walk into your local SBDC office for franchise business start-up assistance, it would behoove you to have a basic understand of franchising.
This next post will lead you to a place where you can learn about franchising for free.
You can also buy a book or two on franchising to learn about the business. In the next post, I share 3 of the newest ones.
Maybe you need or reason or two to look into franchise ownership. I have a few for you in the next post.
Franchise ownership can turn out to be the best thing you ever did. It can be thrilling, actually.
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One way to experience the thrill of business ownership is to own multiple business locations. I share information concerning multi-unit franchise ownership in the next post.
Owning Multiple Franchise Units Can Be Pretty Cool
Finding the right franchise (for you) can be a bit tricky. One popular way to look for a franchise opportunity is by reading franchise reviews. But, are franchise reviews and rankings a legitimate way to find a franchise that makes sense for you? You need to read this next post.
Some of you may end up using a franchise “coach” to help you find a franchise to buy. By “coach” I’m referring to the folks that offer their franchise matchmaking “services” for free. In the next rather revealing post, I explain what a franchise “coach” really does. And, it’s not pretty.
You need to do great research. Period. In franchising, there’s no such thing as a money-back guarantee.
Part of the great research you’ll be doing needs to include an in-person meeting or two. The next post is all about spending time with a franchisee in your local area.
If franchise ownership turns out to be right for you, fantastic. Let me know if I can help you get there.
But, franchise ownership really isn’t for everybody as you’ll see in the next post.
Most people don’t buy franchises. As a matter of fact, most people don’t buy any type of business. They remain employees. I know why.
There are best-case scenarios and there are worst-case scenarios in franchising. The next post describes what can happen-worst-case.
I like learning. I didn’t use to. For some bizarre reason I didn’t understand why learning about stuff was useful.
A while back, I had an opportunity to learn from the best in my industry. I share what I learned in the next post.
The importance of having a strong brand behind you as a franchisee is massively important. Having a superstar sign-on as the spokesperson can be a home-run, as you’ll see in the next post.
I hope you found the blog posts above useful.