Starting a Franchise Business

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There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity
Starting a Franchise Business

There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity

Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.
Kedma Ough
Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises
Growth Strategies

Meet the Breakout Stars Behind 9 Fast-Growing Franchises

See who's behind the industry's fastest-growing young franchises—and learn the secret to their rapid-fire success.
The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract
Franchise

The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract

A real estate professional with multiple offices discovers critical terms of her business arrangement the hard way.
Stacey Alcorn
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To Be or Not to Be a Franchisee: 3 Key Questions to Consider
Starting a Franchise Business

To Be or Not to Be a Franchisee: 3 Key Questions to Consider

Consider your personality and approach to business matters to determine if you're ready to start your own company or purchase a franchise.
Paul Segreto
Franchise Players: Before You Buy a Franchise, Talk to Former Employees
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Before You Buy a Franchise, Talk to Former Employees

Bruno Lima didn't just talk to other Anago franchisees before franchising – he reached out to ex-employees.
Kate Taylor
The 3 Scariest Things About Owning a Franchise
Franchises

The 3 Scariest Things About Owning a Franchise

Owning a franchise can be a rewarding career path, but people need to be cognizant of the hard truths that come with it.
Joel Libava
The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business
Franchise

The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business

Franchising could be your next big strategy for expansion or it could send your growing business down the wrong path. Here are some key considerations before deciding if franchising is for you.
Scott Shane
The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners
Franchises

The Top Traits of Successful Franchise Owners

'Franchise King' Joel Libava claims he has cracked the code to what makes a successful franchise owner. Find out if you have what it takes.
Men In Kilts on the 'Challenging' Startup Journey
Franchises

Men In Kilts on the 'Challenging' Startup Journey

The CEO of the window-washing franchise talks candidly about obstacles -- and provides tips for perseverance.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Three Keys to Maximizing Franchise Success
Starting a Business

Three Keys to Maximizing Franchise Success

Making big bucks in the franchise world isn't a sure thing. It takes skill and hard work, but for the willing it can pay off.
Jeff Elgin