Key Points to Building a Successful Franchise

Your business is doing great, you now want to grow and know franchising is your path. You begin to wonder, “What does it take to build a successful franchise program?”   Successful franchises are made up of a bunch of different elements that all lend to their success. Keep in mind franchising is not just about your business…

Can My Business be Franchised if it Requires a License?

As you are thinking about franchising your business, you may be under the impression that you cannot franchise your business because operating it requires a special license. Perhaps you are thinking that your industry is so specialized that franchising may not be applicable to your type of business. Luckily for you this myth is FALSE!    The…

Everything You Need to Know about Starting a Franchise

For The Franchise Maker, franchising businesses is our specialty. It is all we do day in and day out since 2005. While we live and breathe franchising, we know that not everyone is as familiar with what we do. So we figured we would take a few minutes to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about us.    What Types of Businesses…

Franchising is for Big Picture Thinkers: Lets See if Franchising is Fit for You

Yep, Big picture thinkers are all around us. They are the entrepreneurs who are the driving force behind the great businesses you patronize. You probably interact with big picture thinkers every day or you consider yourself a big picture thinker. A big picture thinker may have already thought about franchising as a way to scale…

You Need More Than Documents to Franchise Your Business

Here you are thinking of franchising your business and you may be thinking that all you really need is a set of franchise documents and you are good to go. In fact you may be thinking that it is so simple you could really just take someone else’s franchise documents and copy them. We are here to tell you that…

How Much Do I Need to Make Before I Franchise My Business?

So you are daydreaming about summer, being on the beach and drinking large quantities of tequila. As you are daydreaming your thoughts go to your business and you remember at one point talking with a really neat company called The Franchise Maker about franchising your business. You continue daydreaming and imagine yourself in the future sitting…