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Jul

07

2020

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The Biggest Differences Between Management and Ownership

One of the biggest differences between management and ownership is the financial responsibilities required of a business owner. Both roles require leadership skills and business sense, but we believe that franchise ownership offers day-to-day and long-term benefits that just aren’t part of the package for franchise managers. Read on to…

Jun

16

2020

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Franchises for Fathers

Who says you can’t treat yourself to a Father’s Day present? And the gift of business ownership is the best gift of all. Read on to learn all about ideal franchise business models for fathers and start your entrepreneurial journey as soon as possible. What Makes a Man’s Franchise America’s…

Jun

09

2020

Should Staffing Issues Affect Your Franchise Business Choice?

Franchises have been in the news quite a bit lately, and some of the stories are related to staffing. For example, the Service Employees International Union has organized walk-offs among restaurant workers, primarily at fast-food franchises, demanding $15.00 an hour. Home health care aides, working in another industry that includes…

Jun

02

2020

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16 Questions to Ask Your Franchise Validator

You’ve found a franchise that feels right for you. So now it’s time to start taking the necessary steps to become a franchisee. This is your guide to the franchise validation process, which is one more way for you to be absolutely positive that you’re investing in a good franchise…

May

19

2020

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Essential Businesses Are Thriving—Here’s How to Own One

Essential businesses aren’t a new concept, but this term has been popping up everywhere lately in reference to the businesses that provide essential products and services to consumers, and that have proven to be fixtures of communities across the country during this unprecedented pandemic. If you are interested in providing…

May

05

2020

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How to Hire the Best Employees for Your Franchise

As a franchise owner, you’ll need to build an effective team to help you meet your customers’ needs and your own goals. But how do you find and hire employees you can count on? Discover America’s Best Franchises’ top tips for hiring the best employees for your franchise. Determine Your…

Apr

21

2020

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The Resale Process: Buying from a Franchisee

A franchise resale refers to a prospective franchisee purchasing a franchise location from a current franchisee instead of directly from a franchisor. Franchisees choose to sell their franchise locations for a variety of reasons. Often, they’re ready to retire. Other times, they want a less hands-on business or are moving…

Apr

11

2020

How Does That Franchise Handle Complaints?

What are these people talking about? “takes all your money, sues you for more, and leaves you homeless and penniless” “a narcissistic dictatorship that is chasing the almighty dollar into purgatory” “They don’t want to consider anything on your behalf!!! NOT A TINY LITTLE BIT!!!” It may sound as though…

Apr

07

2020

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What Semi-Absentee Ownership Actually Looks Like

Are you considering a semi-absentee franchise ownership opportunity? It can often be the best of both worlds as it allows you to maintain your current career in addition to growing a franchise business. Explore what semi-absentee ownership actually looks like. What is Semi-Absentee Ownership? Semi-absentee ownership is a franchise opportunity…

Mar

17

2020

What Recurring Revenue Models Mean for Franchisees
What Recurring Revenue Models Mean for Franchisees

Recurring revenue model. It’s quite the franchising buzz term. But what does it actually mean — and how does it affect franchise owners? Find out. What is a Recurring Revenue Model? You might have heard the phrase before, especially as you read up on different franchise models. A recurring revenue…

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