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Buying a Franchise

Mar

19

2019

Franchise owner excited about franchising and the benefits that come with it.
Buying a Franchise: 3 Benefits of Ownership

More than 30 percent of small businesses fail within the first five years of being open. This is largely due to the fact that start-up business owners have to figure out how to effectively run their business along the way. That’s why many entrepreneurs turn to franchising; it offers the…

Mar

05

2019

Woman trying to avoid making a mistake when choosing a franchise opportunity.
6 Mistakes to Avoid as a First-Time Franchisee

You finally found the golden franchise opportunity right for you. It’s exhilarating, especially since you spent so much time looking for the perfect fit. There’s so much to look forward to. But be forewarned not to let the excitement of owning a business blind you from the reality of it…

Feb

26

2019

Woman learning about the basics of franchising.
The Basics of Franchising: What You Need to Know

Franchising is when a franchisor grants a franchisee the rights to sell their products and/or services. The two enter an agreement that allows the franchisee to use the franchisor’s methods, operations, systems, brand name and other intellectual property to grow their business. Franchisors often provide ongoing training to support the…

Feb

19

2019

Franchise vs. Startup: What’s Your Entrepreneurial Journey?

Owning your own business can be an exciting, liberating and lucrative experience. But it’s a big change to go from corporate employee to head-honcho, so it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you get started. And it all depends on the kind of business you want to own….

Jan

22

2019

6 must-read books before buying into a franchise. Woman in book store looking to purcahse best franchise books.
6 Must-Read Books Before Choosing a Franchise Opportunity

So, you’re browsing franchise opportunities and quickly find yourself overwhelmed by all the choices. Who would blame you? There are thousands of franchise opportunities spanning more than 100 industries in the United States. We get it. Not to mention, the stack of franchise brochures and Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD) piling…

Jan

15

2019

What to Expect When You Purchase a Travel Agency Franchise
What to Expect When You Purchase a Travel Agency Franchise

For those looking for the magical sweet spot between “I wanna be my own boss” and “I want to travel more,” owning a travel agency franchise can be a perfect arrangement. It offers freedom in your employment, and freedom in your leisure. And, as an added bonus, the two will…

Jan

08

2019

Franchisor and franchisee going over franchise disclosure document (FDD) together.
Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD): What You Need to Know

Prospective franchisees typically receive a Franchise Disclosure Document after requesting more information about a franchise or during the Discovery Day process. But this 100- to 200-page legal document is more than just an intimidating pile of papers; it can mean the difference between your success or failure as a franchise…

Dec

18

2018

Business partners searching for the best franchise opportunity on America's Best Franchises
Choosing a Franchise Opportunity: 10 Steps to Franchising

So, you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin. While franchising has crossed your mind, you’re still not sold on the idea. Thankfully, you’ve come to the right place, America’s Best Franchises, where we’re all about helping you choose the right franchise opportunity for you. Here’s…

Dec

11

2018

Man choosing a franchise opportunity on America's Best Franchises, asking himself, "Is franchising right for me?"
7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Franchising (Is Franchising Right for Me?)

If you’re considering franchising as an alternative to your 9-to-5, you’ve come to the right place. But wait! Before you make any rash decisions, like quitting your job, there are a few things you should consider, first. Yes, franchising is a great way to own your own business because it’s…

Nov

27

2018

Transitioning from corporate america to business owner. An entrepreneur ready to take on the world of franchising.
Franchising: Your Escape From Corporate America

Corporate America provides you (and your family) with stability. It gives you a steady paycheck, health benefits and more. All you have to do is work…which can sometimes seem like a life sentence. You slave away from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. — and more often than not, you work…

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