Buying a Franchise

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3 Factors That Distinguish an Actual Business From a Novelty
Buying a Business

3 Factors That Distinguish an Actual Business From a Novelty

Is that website you're looking to buy a smart bet? Do your due diligence first. Here's how.
Thomas Smale
Is Franchising a Fit for You?
Franchises

Is Franchising a Fit for You?

Before taking the leap make sure you've thoroughly researched every nuance of this business model.
Brenton Hayden
Guide to Small Business Ideas
Ready To Launch

Guide to Small Business Ideas

You want to start your own business. What business idea is right for you? Let's review three common ones.
Carolyn Sun
How Do You Size up a Potential Franchise? Schmooze.
Choosing a Franchise

How Do You Size up a Potential Franchise? Schmooze.

The six types of franchisees you must talk with to assess whether a particular system is right for you.
Rick Bisio
More Than 200 Franchise Opportunities for Less Than $50,000
Franchise Opportunities

More Than 200 Franchise Opportunities for Less Than $50,000

Don't let cost prohibit you from owning a franchise. Check out these options.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Will Google's Algorithm Update Affect Your Franchise Sales?
Franchise Marketing

Will Google's Algorithm Update Affect Your Franchise Sales?

It's time to get "mobile-friendly" to keep your franchisee recruitment efforts going strong.
Matthew Job
7 Tips for Getting the Information You Need Before Becoming a Franchisee
Buying a Franchise

7 Tips for Getting the Information You Need Before Becoming a Franchisee

Speaking with at least five current owners is your best first step.
Anna Wilds
Exploring a Franchise Opportunity? 5 Key Questions to Ask.
Buying a Franchise

Exploring a Franchise Opportunity? 5 Key Questions to Ask.

Embarking on this discovery process will let you check out the business model even as you, the franchisee, are being vetted.
Anna Wilds
What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale
Starting a Business

What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale

Ask yourself these 30 questions to determine if this business is the right one for you to purchase.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
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.
What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise
Franchise 500

What to Ask Before You Buy a Franchise

Get answers from someone who's already done it, but make sure they're the answers you need.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History
Franchise

Buying a Franchise? What to Look for in a Company's History

The documents franchises offer tell part of the story, but franchisees need the full history before committing to anything.
Joe Prusha
Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013
Franchises

Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013

The number of franchise establishments in the U.S. is expected to grow by 1.3 percent this year.
Catherine Clifford
Looking to Buy a Franchise? Here's How to Start
Franchises

Looking to Buy a Franchise? Here's How to Start

If the cookie-cutter franchise model appeals to you, then take these first five steps.
Colleen DeBaise