Is Franchising For Control Freaks?

We all probably know someone who can be described as a control freak. A control freak is typically a person who likes to manage every part of what is going on around them. For example, a parent who wants to know if a child has finished the assigned homework is not a control … [Read more...]

Franchise Documents: Can I Just Switch Out My Name?

Recently, a business owner contacted us and revealed that he had obtained his competitor's franchise documents (though he didn't say how). He had a question he wanted to ask. Here's how the conversation started out: "I found an old version of my competitor's franchise … [Read more...]

Franchise Legal Problems Due to Sales Misrepresentations

How Franchisors Get in Trouble Looking to franchise your business and want to know how to avoid getting into legal trouble?  More than likely, each of us has either been involved in a lawsuit or knows someone involved in some kind of lawsuit or legal problem. And while you … [Read more...]

Franchise Marketing Collateral: Why You Need It and How To Use It.

Imagine for a minute you are done...  yep you've worked hard to franchise your business. You've thought through every detail during the franchise development process. Now, you're ready to tell prospective franchisees exactly why, out of a myriad of franchise opportunities, … [Read more...]

What to Expect When Franchising: Part 2 The Importance of Training, Guidance, and Mentorship

Let The Training Begin! Imagine that you are now franchising your business and have executed the activities mentioned in the previous article (Part 1) flawlessly and as a result have awarded franchises! Congratulations! Whether this is your first franchisee or your 50th, … [Read more...]

What to Expect When You Franchise: Get Ready To Advertise and Entertain!

Let's paint a picture of what you can expect your new role to be as a "Franchisor" when you are done with your franchise development. Exciting times indeed! You have just spent a few months with us to structure and put together your franchise package. Now it is time to tell … [Read more...]