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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…

Mar

03

2020

Mobile Franchising
Is a Mobile or Food Truck Franchise Right for You?

Mobile franchises are a great way to build your own business with fewer overhead costs and more flexibility than a traditional, brick-and-mortar franchise model. But it can also be inconsistent, especially early on when you’re still getting your business bearings. So, is a mobile franchise right for you? Read on…

Feb

18

2020

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5 Questions to Ask During Your First Franchise Call

So you’ve explored franchise opportunities and decided on one (or a few) that you’d like to investigate further. The next step is to schedule a call with the franchisor. But what do you talk about? We have 5 questions for you to ask during your first franchise call.   1….

Feb

04

2020

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What Multi-Brand Franchise Ownership Actually Looks Like

Whether you are looking to expand your franchise portfolio or looking to start your first franchise venture, multi-brand franchise ownership could be an option for you. Explore what that means — and what it entails — for multi-brand franchise owners. Multi-Brand Franchise Ownership Multi-brand franchise ownership is exactly what it…

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