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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…

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….

Feb

12

2019

Franchise business owners looking at blueprints for new store build. Franchise ownership for both single- and multi-unit franchising.
Single-Unit vs. Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership

Single-unit franchise ownership is much different from multi-unit franchise ownership. The two types of operators often have different business goals and priorities. So, how do you decide which is right for you? As always, America’s Best Franchises has got you covered with all the pertinent details to help you make…

Feb

05

2019

Browse this glossary of franchise terms.
Glossary of Franchise Terms

Considering franchising as a business opportunity? Like most industries, franchising has its own language. Familiarizing yourself with the lingo before beginning your search for the perfect franchise can help ease the research process. Absentee Ownership: An absentee owner uses a manager-run model where they hire someone to manage day-to-day operations….

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…

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