Franchising Can be an Unlimited Portal for Growth

In general when you think of franchising as a way to grow your business you may think that your growth options are just limited to entrepreneurs who are looking to start up their own business. We will refer to these entrepreneurs as “startup operators”. Of course the whole idea of franchising is to duplicate your…

What Happens After I Become a Franchise and a Franchisee is Struggling?

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are in the future and have already franchised your business. It’s come to your attention that one of your franchisees is struggling. If you’re lucky enough… you found out because your franchisee reached out to you, admitted they are struggling and asked for help. However in most cases…

The Role of Patents in Franchising

The other day we talked with a business owner whose up and running business was centered around a unique product that he created. He had a dilemma. He wanted to patent his “widget” AND he wanted to franchise his business, but he didn’t know which one to do first! Okay, first, let’s clarify what a…

Making Sense of the Franchise Fee and Territory

There’s a common misconception out there that when a person buys a franchise, the franchise fee that is paid by the person buying a franchise is contingent upon the size of the territory that is awarded. While this is currently not the case, there was a time years ago, when franchisors charged a fee just…

Myth – People Buy a Franchise Just for the Name

“Isn’t the reason why most people buy a franchise is just for the name?” We get asked this question quite often. And given that there are many established franchise “brand names” in the world, it can seem daunting to an emerging franchisor with a business name that no one knows yet! First of all, it’s…

Do I Need All Parts of The Franchise Maker Process?

Yep, the process to franchise your business can be a bit intimidating, complicated and overwhelming so we are here to make it easy for you. Our franchise development program provides you with all of the different pieces and professionals necessary in order for you to start offering franchises nationwide. Now you may be asking yourself,…