Starting a Franchise Business

20 Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $75,000

Think you can't afford to be your own boss? Think again.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 3 min read

Which Franchise is Right For You? Follow These Steps

In this excerpt from The Franchisee Handbook, by iFranchise Group CEO Mark Siebert, learn how to narrow the field to boost your chances of success

Mark Siebert

· 13 min read

6 Risk Factors You Need to Consider Before Purchasing a Franchise

Don't lay down any cash until you've carefully evaluated the most common risks you might face when buying a franchise.

Mark Siebert

· 5 min read

5 Steps You Need to Take Before You Buy a Franchise

Prepare now, so you won't be in a bind later.

Jim Judy

· 5 min read

Hurricane Maria Almost Destroyed This Entrepreneur's $300,000 Franchise Investment. Here's How She Moved Forward.

Post-hurricane, this Pita Pit franchisee in San Juan dealt with lack of food, gas, power and communication. Here's how she used a new mindset to move forward.

Hayden Field

· 6 min read

5 Reasons Why More Women Are Making the Choice to Become Franchisees

For some women, starting a franchise is better than starting a business.

Jim Judy

· 5 min read

The Top 5 Franchises of the 21st Century

Which franchises have earned a top-five spot on our Franchise 500 list since 2001?

Matthew McCreary

· 5 min read

How a 17-Year-Old With $1,000 Started Subway and Became a Billionaire

Fred DeLuca started what would become a billion-dollar business to help pay for college.

Matthew McCreary

· 4 min read

5 Great Ways to Research Franchise Businesses

Interested in franchising? Make sure you do your research first.

Jim Judy

· 7 min read

The Top-Ranked Franchise 500 Companies Available in All 50 States

We looked at the top 20 businesses from our Franchise 500 to find a top-ranked franchise in your home state.

Matthew McCreary

· 5 min read

Rising Stars: The Top 100 New Franchises to Keep Your Eyes On

These companies may be new to the scene, but they are already giving the big guys a run for their money with innovative models, marketing methods and menus.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 2 min read

5 Ways Franchisees Can Protect Their Business Interests

A longtime franchisee lawyer explains how franchisees can best protect their business interests.

Lissa Harris

· 4 min read