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…

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…