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Apr

16

2019

Man sitting in front of his computer with hand-drawn eyes on yellow post-it notes covering his eyes.
How to Spot a Bad Franchise Opportunity

So, you’re going down the black hole of endless research for the perfect franchise opportunity. And for good reason: It would be naive to assume every franchise you come across is a good investment. How do you figure out which is the opportunity with the lowest risk and highest probability…

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

12

2019

Woman owning and running her franchise business from home next to her dog.
Benefits of Home-Based Franchises – Rise of the Solopreneur

There’s no longer a stigma against those who work from home. In fact, 43 percent of the United States workforce works remotely, while nearly 50 percent of small businesses are home-based and generate more than $400 billion per year. Forbes says the rise of the solopreneur means increased interest in…

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…

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…

Oct

23

2018

Franchising With a Business Partner

Franchising is a considerable endeavor that comes with its fair share of obstacles and rewards. The question is: Would you rather go it alone or with someone you trust? A business partnership is defined as two or more people who start or expand a business (or franchise) together. It can…

Oct

09

2018

Franchising When You’re a Mom

Mother may as well be a job title. Think about it: moms are basically entrepreneurs. You manage the household, often including everything from finances to every family member’s schedule, not to mention, making sure everyone is happy and healthy, too. Sometimes, on top of all of that, you have to…

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