Starting a Franchise Business

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A Modest Proposal to Franchisors
Franchisees

A Modest Proposal to Franchisors

People are continuing to buy into franchises without a clear understanding of the risks.
Dr. Gabriel Feldman
Smart Marketing Strategies That Attract Franchisees
Franchises

Smart Marketing Strategies That Attract Franchisees

You want more franchisees? Here are some smart ways to attract them with franchise marketing.
John Lincoln
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
The 6 Most Common Franchisor Mistakes
Franchises

The 6 Most Common Franchisor Mistakes

Too many entrepreneurs start the franchise journey without being fully prepared.
Kyle Zagrodzky
From Anheurser-Busch Sales Rep to Restaurateur, This Man Has Made a Career of Wings and Beer
Franchise Players

From Anheurser-Busch Sales Rep to Restaurateur, This Man Has Made a Career of Wings and Beer

Long-time franchisee Brent Weaver of North Carolina started out in sales for the beer giant before opening his own East Coast Wings & Grill 12 years ago.
Erin Schultz
The One Element Your Franchise Can't Afford to Ignore
Franchise

The One Element Your Franchise Can't Afford to Ignore

For most successful franchisors, quality control is at the heart of franchisee success. Find out what elements need to be top quality if you want to succeed.
Mark Siebert
The 2 Most Important Steps in Deciding If Franchising Is a Good Fit for You
Franchises

The 2 Most Important Steps in Deciding If Franchising Is a Good Fit for You

Although you might be able to make a profitable go of it, franchising isn't for everyone. Here's what to consider before you jump in.
Mark Siebert
10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs
Franchises

10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Make a list of the scariest variables founders confront. Those are mostly solved for you when you open a franchise.
John Rampton
The Rules and Regulations of Being a Franchisor
Franchises

The Rules and Regulations of Being a Franchisor

Before you can decide if you should franchise your business, read this to find out exactly what you're getting yourself into.
Mark Siebert
This Franchise Took 'Work at Home' to a Whole New Level
Franchise Players

This Franchise Took 'Work at Home' to a Whole New Level

Amy VanderMolen loved selling on eBay. So she made her hobby her business.
Entrepreneur Staff
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
4 Reasons Why Former Employees Make the Best Franchisees
Franchises

4 Reasons Why Former Employees Make the Best Franchisees

If you've worked for a franchise for a length of time, you've got a leg up on becoming an owner.
Rick Bisio
20 Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $50,000
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20 Franchises You Can Launch for Less Than $50,000

Think you can't afford to be your own boss? Think again.
Entrepreneur Staff
How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back
Sports Businesses

How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back

An Amazing Athletes franchisee does well by doing good.
Tracy Stapp Herold