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Making the Most of Freelance Talent

Our list of the newest franchises is proof that a creative approach succeeds in even the toughest times

This story appears in the September 2010 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

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Given the economic turmoil of the last couple of years, many are understandably preaching caution now that the clouds are finally starting to part. Don't tell that to the companies on our list of new franchises, though. All the bad news and naysaying of the last couple of years hasn't stopped any of them from forging ahead with their plans to become the nation's next big franchise. And if they can find franchisees with as much guts and gusto as they have, they just might succeed.

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