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Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call
Starting a Franchise Business

Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call

Franchises offer lots that people find reassuring about the structure of the corporate job they are otherwise ready to chuck to start their own business.
Anna Wilds
How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model
Franchisors

How a Health Setback Inspired This Entrepreneur to Adopt a New Business Model

Lisa Kornstein's clothing boutique is using a semi-absentee model, allowing her to manage her health and her business.
5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015
Starting a Franchise Business

5 Key Franchise Ownership Trends in 2015

Why "become your own boss" looks better than ever.
Rick Bisio
5 Ways to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Franchise
Starting a Franchise Business

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Is Ready to Franchise

Think you're ready to become the leader of a brand? Proceed very, very carefully.
Kyle Zagrodzky
The Basics of Buying a Franchise
Starting a Business

The Basics of Buying a Franchise

If you're thinking about becoming a franchisee, find out what you're getting yourself into by reviewing this quick guide.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
To Find the Right Franchise, Test Drive More Than One
Franchise Opportunities

To Find the Right Franchise, Test Drive More Than One

Selecting a franchise is an enormous decision. Take a look at several, and consider your own skills and goals, before choosing.
Rick Bisio
6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Starting a Franchise Business

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to take the plunge and run a franchise business?
Rick Bisio
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
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