Is My Business Franchisable?

From restaurants and retail stores to hotels and service-based businesses, franchises are everywhere. They are in almost every imaginable industry. So, how do you know if your business is franchisable? While some businesses seem to have an obvious potential for franchising, it’s not always so blatant. If you are like many business owners you have…

Benefits of Franchising

No doubt franchising can be a powerful way for you to expand your business into other markets. If you want to grow your business but may be limited in resources, franchising can be very enticing. While the idea of franchising might have been a blip on your radar at one time, you may not be…

What is Franchising?

Franchising…when people hear this word it may mean different things for different people. The facts are that in 2015 alone franchising directly contributed $674.3 billion dollars out of our $17 trillion dollar economy and has created roughly 7.6 million jobs to date (according to the International Franchise Association). As you can see, the franchise industry is a BIG…

Do I Make More Money Franchising or Opening Locations?

Perhaps you are thinking about growing your business and you’ve thought, “Can I make as much money franchising as I can opening other locations.” This is a good question and you might be right depending on how many more locations you actually plan to open. Let’s explore this a bit further. Opening More Company Owned Locations…

A Custom Approach to Franchising Your Business

Recently we were talking with one of our clients and he brought up in conversation that he decided to use The Franchise Maker to franchise his business because he saw right away that we offer more of a tailored approach. So what does a “more tailored approach” really mean for you, and why is this…

Why People Buy a Franchise

Often times when you think about the idea of franchising you might lose sight as to why someone would want to buy your business as a franchise in the first place. While we welcome a conversation with you at any time about franchising your business, sometimes our role is to bring knowledge to the table…