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Franchise Buying Guide

How to Succeed as the First Franchisee
Franchise Buying Guide

How to Succeed as the First Franchisee

Three steps to navigate your way through a new franchise system--and thrive.
Franchise Buying Guide

Spreading the News: 6 Sales and Marketing Opportunities

If you're tired of selling for someone else, break out on your own with these innovative franchise concepts.
Franchise Buying Guide

Beyond the Burger: 8 Fast-Food Concepts

If you're looking for an out-of-the-ordinary food franchise that'll grab diners' attentions, start here.
Franchise Buying Guide

In the Know

Looking for a franchise forecast? Your search ends here, as we predict what will break on franchising's horizon in 2006.
Franchise Buying Guide

Will This Franchise Work In My Area?

Our expert helps you determine whether your dream franchise will succeed in your market.
Franchise Buying Guide

Pushing Forward

Is enough being done in the franchise industry to encourage diversity? An expert has his say.
Franchise Buying Guide

New York Action

Creative franchise concepts are just a slice of life in the Big Apple.
Franchise Buying Guide

Show Me the Money

You don't need big bucks to start a franchise--you just need the right source of funding.
Franchise Buying Guide

How to Attract Franchise Investors

Our coach explains how to get your franchise invested by hard-to-reach outside investors.
Are You Suited to Be a Franchisee?
Franchise Buying Guide

Are You Suited to Be a Franchisee?

100 questions you should ask or answer before you buy a franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Buying a Restaurant Franchise

Do you have what it takes to be a successful restaurateur? Our franchise expert offers some words of wisdom.
Franchise Buying Guide

Executive Decision

Corporate execs are jumping into franchise ownership and experiencing a whole new side of business.
Franchise Buying Guide

True Confessions

Wondering what it's really like to buy a franchise? Seven entrepreneurs tell all about their experiences as franchisees.
Buying a Foreign-Based Franchise
Franchise Buying Guide

Buying a Foreign-Based Franchise

What to know when researching a franchise based outside of the United States.
Franchise Buying Guide

The Future is Now

Tech franchises are hot. Whether you're teaching kids all about computers or consulting for big business, don't get left out of this great opportunity.
Franchise Buying Guide

All the Rage

Wondering what everyone will be crazy about in the coming year? Take a sneak peek at the hottest franchising trends for 2005.
Franchise Buying Guide

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.
Franchise Buying Guide

The Right Stuff

Are you franchisee material? Take a look at yourself from a franchisor's point of view, and see how you measure up.
Franchise Buying Guide

When Franchisees Speak Up

Are proactive franchisees welcome in franchising?
Franchise Buying Guide

Coming of Age

Americans are hitting 50 and finding they're anything but over the hill. These entrepreneurs prove it's never too late to buy a franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

What's Hot: eBay Dropoff Franchises

eBay fulfillment franchises are popping up in hopes of becoming the eBay middleman of choice.
Franchise Buying Guide

Word to the Wise

A few things to consider before tackling franchising
Go Forth and Multiply
Franchise Buying Guide

Go Forth and Multiply

Multiunit franchising is on the rise as many entrepreneurs look for more ways to grow. Could this expansion trend be in your future?
Franchise Buying Guide

Got Skills?

Franchising is becoming a beacon for experienced workers.
Franchise Buying Guide

The Four Cs of Franchise Financing

Keep these in mind when seeking money for your franchise.
Franchise Buying Guide

Prime Time

Aging Americans require more and more services--are you tuned in to their needs? A senior-care franchise could be your big break in this growing industry.
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