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Jul

02

2019

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Loving the Product Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Loving the Business

One way to approach your franchise search is to focus on the businesses that you personally enjoy. Maybe it’s the pizza you can’t get enough of or the gym that keeps you motivated. You can easily whittle down your list of potential franchises by paying attention to your own buying…

Jun

25

2019

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Finding the Right Location for Your Franchise

The real estate adage “Location. Location. Location.” is just as true for businesses as it is for homes. The location of your business affects everything from customer access to supplier relations to how much you enjoy the daily commute. With that importance in mind, let’s look at some aspects to…

Jun

18

2019

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6 Reasons Franchise Businesses Fail and How to Avoid Them

As an investment and a point of personal pride, you want your franchise business to succeed. So does your franchisor, your customers, and your employees. So, as you begin your franchise journey, let’s look at some reasons franchises fail and what you can do to avoid them. 1) Lack of…

Jun

11

2019

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How to Market Your Franchised Business Locally

You did it! You’re a franchise business owner. And while one of the reasons you decided to franchise was to own a business with a proven system and brand recognition, including national advertising campaigns, you still have to think about marketing in your local community. Isn’t That What the Brand…

Jun

05

2019

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Is A Children’s Franchise Right For You?

Starting a Children’s Franchise What could be more rewarding than being in a position to affect future generations? When you own a children’s franchise, you will experience the joy of watching children learn something new. Whether it’s solving a problem, learning to code, understand the meaning behind science or get…

Jun

04

2019

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What You Need to Know About Buying an Existing Franchise

Purchasing an existing franchise is what’s known as a franchise resale. Many entrepreneurs are attracted to these types of sales because you can buy into the franchise for a lower price than if you were to start from scratch with the brand. Although it’s easy to get excited to inherit…

May

28

2019

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How to Choose a Franchise Consultant

There are thousands of franchise systems to choose from. It’s a big decision that can easily become overwhelming. That’s why many people turn to franchise consultants, also known as franchise brokers, who act as the middleman between you and a number of hand-selected franchisors. Their job is to help you…

May

21

2019

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Why You Should Hire a Franchise Attorney

You did it! You finally found the golden franchise opportunity perfect for you. But not so fast; before you make it official, there’s one crucial thing you have to do first. That’s protect yourself legally, and the only way to do that is to hire an experienced franchise attorney. Many…

May

14

2019

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2019 Franchising Trends: The State of Franchising

The franchise space is experiencing rapid expansion. Consumer trends are shifting while technological advances are pushing franchisor boundaries – so much so, your friendly experts at America’s Best Franchises say it’s safe to expect continued growth in the franchising industry over the next few years. In the meantime, let’s take…

May

07

2019

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Franchise Succession Planning: What’s Your Exit Strategy?

Planning to exit a franchise system is just as important as choosing to be part of one. While passing down your business to a loved one can strengthen your relationship, it can also be a pretty complicated process. To make the process even more complex, most franchisors must approve your…

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