Entrepreneur: Latest from Andrew A. Caffey http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 02 Dec 2008 13:22:00 GMT Information Please Buying a franchise? The questions to ask, the people to see, the resources to use Tue, 02 Dec 2008 13:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/23354 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/23354 Buying a franchise? The questions to ask, the people to see, the resources to use Do Your Homework The smart first step to buying a franchise or business opportunity: research right. Sat, 01 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185990 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185990 The smart first step to buying a franchise or business opportunity: research right. Are You Franchisee Material? We asked franchisors what they want in franchisees, and 4 qualities rose to the top. Find out if they're looking for you. Wed, 20 Dec 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/172034 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/172034 We asked franchisors what they want in franchisees, and 4 qualities rose to the top. Find out if they're looking for you. Finding the Perfect Opportunity Owning a franchise or business opportunity is within your reach--it's just a matter of finding the right one. Tue, 10 Oct 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/168408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/168408 Owning a franchise or business opportunity is within your reach--it's just a matter of finding the right one. Ask the Insiders What franchisors want, common mistakes and the skinny on multiunit options: Our panel of experts tells all. Sun, 01 Jan 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81680 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81680 What franchisors want, common mistakes and the skinny on multiunit options: Our panel of experts tells all. Get Franchise Fit Buying a franchise biz can be a real workout. This research routine will put some muscle on your franchise future. Tue, 01 Nov 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80768 Buying a franchise biz can be a real workout. This research routine will put some muscle on your franchise future. Get Franchise Fit We'll give you a research routine that will set you on the right track for your franchise future. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80132 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80132 We'll give you a research routine that will set you on the right track for your franchise future. Budget-Friendly Franchise Looking for a franchise you can afford? We've got all the answers you need to do your homework -- and spend wisely. Fri, 16 Sep 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79856 Looking for a franchise you can afford? We've got all the answers you need to do your homework -- and spend wisely. Five Franchising Strategies Owning and operating isn't the only way to build a franchise biz. Here are five other strategies to get you in the game. Tue, 21 Jun 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78402 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78402 Owning and operating isn't the only way to build a franchise biz. Here are five other strategies to get you in the game. A Tale of Two Opportunities If you're considering buying a franchise or business opportunity, here's what you need to know before making your decision. Sun, 01 May 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77656 If you're considering buying a franchise or business opportunity, here's what you need to know before making your decision. Cheap Sheet Stumped by the task of finding the perfect budget-friendly franchise? We've got all the answers you need to do your homework right--and spend your money wisely. Tue, 01 Feb 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76122 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76122 Stumped by the task of finding the perfect budget-friendly franchise? We've got all the answers you need to do your homework right--and spend your money wisely. Get in the Game Think owning and operating is the only way to get involved in a franchise? Well, we can think of 5 strategies you can use to play the franchising game. Read on to find the one that fits you best. Sat, 01 Jan 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74994 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74994 Think owning and operating is the only way to get involved in a franchise? Well, we can think of 5 strategies you can use to play the franchising game. Read on to find the one that fits you best. Franchise Funding Sources Thinking of buying into a franchised business, but can't find the cash? Try these five common resources. Tue, 23 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74290 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74290 Thinking of buying into a franchised business, but can't find the cash? Try these five common resources. Franchise, Biz Opp and MLM: What's the Difference? What you don't know CAN hurt you. Here's how to choose the entrepreneurial investment that's best. Tue, 16 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73852 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73852 What you don't know CAN hurt you. Here's how to choose the entrepreneurial investment that's best. How to Research a Franchise Opportunity Your assignment: Buy a franchise. Step 1: Take our crash course in finding the right franchise for you. Tue, 16 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73858 Your assignment: Buy a franchise. Step 1: Take our crash course in finding the right franchise for you. Head of the Class Your assignment: Buy a Franchise. Step 1: Take our crash course in finding the right franchise for you. Wed, 01 Sep 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/72350 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/72350 Your assignment: Buy a Franchise. Step 1: Take our crash course in finding the right franchise for you. Netting a Winner Before you chase down that business opportunity, make sure it's the right one for you. These tips will get you started. Sat, 01 May 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/70564 Before you chase down that business opportunity, make sure it's the right one for you. These tips will get you started. All That Glitters It's easy to be blinded by all the tempting opportunities out there. Keep these points in mind while doing your research, and you'll be sure to strike franchise gold. Sun, 01 Feb 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/68918 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/68918 It's easy to be blinded by all the tempting opportunities out there. Keep these points in mind while doing your research, and you'll be sure to strike franchise gold. Hey, Get a Clue! Find out why the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular has been a franchisee's best friend for 25 years. Thu, 01 Jan 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66004 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66004 Find out why the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular has been a franchisee's best friend for 25 years. Cloning Around You've read about the companies in our Franchise 500. Now find out how to join them by franchising your own business. Thu, 01 Jan 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66030 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/66030 You've read about the companies in our Franchise 500. Now find out how to join them by franchising your own business. Playing It Right As an entrepreneur, taking risks is part of your nature. But when it comes to franchise research, it doesn't pay to gamble. Keep these points in mind before choosing a franchise. Wed, 01 Oct 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/64678 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/64678 As an entrepreneur, taking risks is part of your nature. But when it comes to franchise research, it doesn't pay to gamble. Keep these points in mind before choosing a franchise. Just the FAQs Got questions about researching and buying a franchise or a business opportunity? We've got answers. Sun, 01 Jun 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/62234 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/62234 Got questions about researching and buying a franchise or a business opportunity? We've got answers. Stick to the Path Get your trip down franchise-buying lane off on the right foot with a little how-to help. Wed, 01 Jan 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/58114 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/58114 Get your trip down franchise-buying lane off on the right foot with a little how-to help. Can You Spot Me Five? Can't find the cash? Have you tried these 5 common resources? Wed, 01 Jan 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/58126 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/58126 Can't find the cash? Have you tried these 5 common resources? Good Buy So you think buying a franchise is the best path to your business dreams? Now you need directions to the right choice of opportunity. Tue, 19 Nov 2002 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/57310 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/57310 So you think buying a franchise is the best path to your business dreams? Now you need directions to the right choice of opportunity. On a Mission Any business opportunity purchase demands careful investigation. What's at stake? Only the keys to an entrepreneurial kingdom. Thu, 01 Aug 2002 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25058 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25058 Any business opportunity purchase demands careful investigation. What's at stake? Only the keys to an entrepreneurial kingdom. Information Not Included 5 great questions not answered in the UFOC Mon, 22 Apr 2002 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/51252 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/51252 5 great questions not answered in the UFOC Read All About It Everything you need to know should be in this one document, but where? Tue, 01 Jan 2002 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/47470 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/47470 Everything you need to know should be in this one document, but where? Watch Out! Hey, suckers! Here's how to <i>not</i> throw your money away on a get-rich-quick scheme. Tue, 01 Jan 2002 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/47472 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/47472 Hey, suckers! Here's how to <i>not</i> throw your money away on a get-rich-quick scheme. Age Issues Blaze a new trail or go with old reliable? That's what you have to decide before you buy a franchise. Tue, 01 Jan 2002 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/47474 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/47474 Blaze a new trail or go with old reliable? That's what you have to decide before you buy a franchise.