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Franchise Buying Guide

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.
Franchise Buying Guide

Where the Money Is

The path to financing a franchise may not be easy. But if you know what lenders are looking for, you'll be well on your way.
Franchise Buying Guide

Women of Substance

Who says it's a man's world? These women entrepreneurs have found exactly what they want in franchising.
Franchise Buying Guide

Goodwill Hunting?

Then these franchises are worth a look if you need a helping hand--or want to lend one to others.
Franchise Buying Guide

Secrets to Avoiding Employee Hassles in Your Franchise

Want a franchise, but afraid of the pain of dealing with employees? Follow these three tips to minimize employee problems.
Franchise Buying Guide

What's Hot: Ice Cream

The inside scoop on how ice cream franchises are going beyond the vanilla.
Franchise Buying Guide

Secrets to Success

Yes, you can be a successful franchisee--our insiders and experts tell you how.
Franchise Buying Guide

Trend Watch: Child-Focused Franchises

If the increasing popularity of education services, toy stores and kids' gyms is any indication, you can be sure the children's franchise industry is growing big and strong.
Franchise Buying Guide

Can Franchising Be Taught?

What do you really learn at one of the nation's top seminars on being a franchisee? Meet a franchisee who benefited from the course.
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